Community Manager
16 Oct, 2018
JOB ADVERT: Join Chelmsford’s Arts & Culture Transformation

Do you believe in the transformative power of arts, culture and heritage to enrich people’s lives, improve our health and wellbeing, and increase civic pride?

Chelmsford, England’s newest city is undergoing a transformation as it sets out a new shared cultural vision towards 2040. An exciting and new role has been created – Cultural Project Officer – to join our burgeoning team and become part of the City Council’s Cultural Services. Working with our Theatres, Museums and Events team you will help raise Chelmsford’s profile and develop a local creative community.

As the Cultural Project Officer, you will have experience in identifying and sourcing funding to support the development of activities, events and initiatives that attract new audiences and enable more people to actively engage with arts, culture and heritage. You will also be responsible for the development and implementation of the performance management and evaluation of our Cultural Services – overseeing the publication of a cross department, multi-dimensional annual report

This is a fun and interesting role for a team player with a drive to enhance participation, increase engagement and diversify audiences and an interest in impact measurement and analysis. If you are keen to ignite a passion for Chelmsford and want to help shape its future as a great place to live and work, whilst also enhancing the city’s profile as a visitor destination, then apply today.

The nuts and bolts:
Job Title: Cultural Project Officer
Job Reference: REQ00001127
Date posted: 16/10/2018
Application closing date: 06/11/2018
Salary Grade 5: Starting at £22,053 per annum / rising to £24,303
Package: Full Time / 37 hrs / Permanent

To apply and download a job pack visit the Chelmsford City Council Recruitment website

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