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Arts and Heritage Officer - Newham

Job Title: Arts and Heritage Officer - Newham
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Newham
Salary: £21.64 - 21.64 per hour
REF: PM938199
Contact Name: Parbej Miah
Contact Email:
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Arts and Heritage Officer – Newham (Temp Vacancy)

Pay Rate: £21.64ph

Full-Time (37 hours)

Job Purpose:

  • To plan and deliver with a high standard of professional inward-and outward-facing events for the department and council wide, with an appropriate focus on modern technology, and contribute to engagement co-ordination as part of the department’s resident engagement and participation remit. To provide logistical systems and technical support to review, evolve and implement the council’s annual events programme.
  • Working with colleagues to ensure the successful delivery of events from initial concept and planning through to on-site management and post event evaluation.
  • Using knowledge of the sector, to embed participation opportunities enabling residents to creatively and artistically express themselves, whilst fostering a learning and awareness of the art forms and traditions of our diverse communities.
  • To ensure relevant legislation, regulations and policies are complied with.
  • To work with the relevant teams and council colleagues to ensure effective marketing and communications that deliver audiences to council’s events and activities.
  • To work collaboratively with colleagues and external stakeholders to achieve the service plans and corporate priorities.
  • To contribute with activities on the service vision of improving resident engagement and participation in arts, cultural and heritage programmes.


  • To support the enhancement of the arts, culture and heritage experience of residents in order to improve their quality of life and enable the council’s commitment to ‘put people at the heart of everything we do.
  • To support the operations of activities to Co-produce and co-design creative, cultural and heritage programmes with residents, community groups, faith groups, arts, culture and heritage organisations.
  • To work with local, organisations, residents, members and key local partners to ensure quality and to develop the future direction of these service areas
  • To research, programme, market and deliver year-round diverse and accessible events, arts, culture and heritage programmes; managing and motivating relevant staff to achieve this.
  • To support with preparation of budgets for the service area in consultation with colleagues and senior officers.
  • To provide logistical and system support for the council’s annual arts culture and heritage events programmes.
  • To lead on specific events and projects as directed by the Arts and Heritage Manager.
  • To provide risk assessments and event management plans.
  • To provide support on the delivery of the council’s mayoral and corporate events programme.
  • To provide technical and financial information, advice and guidance for business cases and external funding bids.
  • To assist with the development of content for regular communications.
  • To provide evaluation reports on arts, culture and heritage programmes and projects.
  • To support with the intelligence, market research and administration process to commission organisations to deliver the council’s strategic outcomes for the council’s arts, cultural and heritage offer.
  • To keep abreast of best practice and research and to have an active interest in working in the arts, cultural and heritage sector.

We offer:

  • 24 hour one on one specialist consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

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