Culture, Heritage and Tourism Officer – Events & Culture

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Culture, Heritage and Tourism Officer – Events & Culture
Contract / Temporary

Greenwich RQ812332

Posted: 17th February 2023 11:06
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  • Pay Rate:

    £19.80 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 6 months

  • WOOLWICH, London,

    SE18 6HQ

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Culture, Heritage and Tourism Officer – Events & Culture

Reference no: Greenwich RQ812332

Pay rate: £19.80 per hour PAYE

Occasional evening and weekend work may be required

A Culture, Heritage and Tourism Officer is required to support the delivery of a culture, tourism and heritage service that delivers against the priorities and outcomes of the council. Administering the award and procurement, monitoring and evaluation processes for the service in line with council procedures. To develop relationships with the Royal Greenwich cultural sector to help support organisations and individuals to contribute to a thriving culture, tourism and heritage scene within the borough.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day delivery and procedures of a culture, tourism and heritage service.
  • As directed by the Deputy Culture, Heritage and Tourism Manager, contribute to the delivery of a comprehensive range of innovative cultural, tourism and heritage programmes, projects and events, small and large scale, and assist in the development of initiatives to deliver the council’s priorities.
  • Contribute to policy development across culture, tourism and heritage through consultation, stakeholder engagement, analysing need and implementation and review.
  • Administer the commissioning cycle for culture, tourism and heritage to deliver services that meet the outcomes and priorities of the council.
  • Manage the culture mailing list ensuring that it is GDPR compliant and that relevant organisations are signed up to it.
  • Maintain and develop partnerships with cultural and creative organisations that support the development of a vibrant cultural and creative sector.
  • Co-ordinate the assessment, monitoring and evaluations of the council’s cultural, tourism and heritage activities against corporate and departmental performance indicators and communicate the results as appropriate.
  • Work with the Council’s communications team to promote Royal Greenwich’s cultural, tourism and heritage offer to both residents and visitors.
  • Represent the council at a range of meetings and events with members of the public, internal and external partners and stakeholders, acting as an ambassador for the service, ensuring that policies, priorities, principles and standards are communicated effectively.
  • Produce reports and briefings for the Deputy Culture, Heritage and Tourism Manager and other senior management when required, offering advice and guidance in the development and review of policy relating to arts and culture.
  • Undertake occasional evening and weekend work.


“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

  •  Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  • ***Qualification details and any other experience/skills relevant to the job role to help support your application (and help us to help you!) – please give full details within your CV document.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate effectively to a wide range of people.
  • Ability to develop strong relationships within the cultural sector.
  • Able to work evenings and weekends on occasions.
  • Strong IT skills using Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).


NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD.

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To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF.

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.



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Culture, Heritage and Tourism Officer – Events & Culture
Client Category: Local Authority

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