Policy & Projects Officer- Culture at Risk
The Mayor of London has exciting plans for the Culture and the Creative Industries sector. This is a great opportunity to be part of a passionate team, delivering a wide variety of projects, shaping the cultural agenda for London helping the creative workforce to thrive. This role will focus on protecting and growing London’s cultural infrastructure, including music venues, community assets, theatres, artist studios, pubs, LGBT+ spaces, night clubs and heritage buildings.
You will carry out casework on a range of culture at risk cases. This will involve research, mediation and problem solving as well as production of resources and guidance. You will develop relationships with a range of stakeholders including local authority planning, licensing, regeneration and culture teams, community and voluntary organisations, businesses, other GLA teams, TfL and the Police. You will work with artists, venue managers, developers, voluntary groups, campaigns and agencies including Historic England, the Theatres Trust and the Music Venue Trust.
You will have very strong organisational and communications skills and be able to work to tight deadlines in a high-pressure political environment. You will have a sound working knowledge of local government structures and functions in London preferably including experience of working with planning and licensing systems. You will have experience producing clear and concise reports, briefings, analysis and recommendations.
London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.
We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We would welcome applications from candidates who are seeking part time work as this role is open to job share.
In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan and a career average pension scheme.
If you have a question about the role or the recruitment process then please contact a member of the recruitment team via email on [email protected] quoting reference HOPSCO-21
Application closing date: Sunday 26 May 2019 at 23:59 GMT
Interviews will take place at: City Hall on Thursday 6 or Friday 7 June 2019
Please note we do not accept CV’s for this role. All applications for this vacancy must be submitted via our online recruitment system. To apply and to view a copy of the Job Description and Person specification, please click the "Apply Now" button below.