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Events Coordinator

Ref: 25311

Location: Harrow Council

Directorate: Community Services

Contract Type: Fixed Term until 29/10/2021

Working Hours: 36 hours

Closing Date: 11/04/2021

Interview Dates: TBC

Salary Range: £26,730 to £28,371


The Community Services Directorate at Harrow Council are looking for an Events Coordinator to join their team on a Fixed Term Basis until 29th October 2021.

A successful commercial venue hire business in the Great Barn is fundamental to the long-term sustainability of the Headstone Manor & Museum site. This role supports the Senior Events Officer in delivering corporate, functions, events and weddings in the Great Barn delivering excellent customer service, including being the main point of contact for selected clients, dealing with enquiries, providing viewings, and guiding clients through the process - from enquiry through to planning and coordination of the event.          

About us

Harrow Council is the 12th largest London Borough and one of the most culturally diverse local authorities in the UK, making it a great place to live, work and visit. Located 10 miles from the city centre and just 13 minutes to Euston from Harrow & Wealdstone station there are great transport links via the Metropolitan Line, Watford DC Line and national rail service. It is easily accessible to the M1, M25 and A406.

About you

The successful applicant will have:

  • GCSE Maths & English grade A-C or equivalent
  • Knowledge of hospitality best practice and venue based event coordination
  • Sales experience within a hospitality environment with a proven track record in delivering excellent customer service
  • Experience of event coordination / delivery
  • Experience of and/or ability to meet the needs of diverse communities.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent planning, organisational and practical problem solving skills
  • Able to work on own initiative and prioritise work loads
  • The ability to use standard office software and email with accuracy and attention to detail in written and numeric work
  • The ability to lift and move loads safely

For more information, please refer to the role profile/selection criteria.

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We particularly welcome female applicants, individuals under 25 years of age, those from the BAME community, LGBTQ+ applicants and disabled applicants, as they are under-represented within Harrow Council at this level. Appointment will always, however be made on merit.

Role Profile/Selection Criteria

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