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Event Assistant

Vacancy Id:
£21,268 - £22,658 per annum
Closing Date:
Benefits & Grade:
Grade H
Contract Details:
Contract Hours:
37 hours per week, monthly rota to include evenings and weekends
Interview Date:
Job Description:
The Council is committed to retaining its leadership role and further developing Stockton's reputation as a creative and dynamic events Borough where quality of life is enhanced by a range of vibrant Arts, Festivals and Events.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an energetic, hardworking and self-motivated individual to join the Council's successful Event Team and be part of the journey to deliver extraordinary and unexpected event experiences for residents, businesses and visitors to the Borough.

The post holder will support the technical planning and operational delivery of the Council's annual events programme which includes Stockton International Riverside Festival, Stockton Sparkles, Cycling Festival and Fireworks Display.

Duties will include technical production & assurance, installing and managing temporary demountable structures, assisting with event plans and preparation of risk assessments. The post holder will also provide advice, guidance and support to external event organisers relating to event management processes, including health and safety arrangements.

We are looking for an individual who has a strong working knowledge of working in the events field, with specific experience of event planning, crowd management, event health and safety and traffic management issues.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

Please ensure you refer to the essential and desirable criteria detailed in the Person Specification when completing your application as they are used to select candidates for interview.

For a further informal discussion, please contact Glen Layfield, Event Team Leader, on 01642 528805.

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council ensures that all customers, both internal and external receive a consistently high quality level of service.

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008219 Event Assistant.pdf