Assistant Visitor Events Manager

Organisation: Historic Environment Scotland

Salary: £28,541 per annum

Location: Edinburgh

Thank you for your interest in the post of Assistant Visitor Events Manager with Historic Environment Scotland, based in Longmore House, Edinburgh (with home/hybrid working possible). This is a permanent and pensionable appointment.

The Visitor Events Team develop and deliver a pan-estate programme of visitor events across Historic Environment Scotland’s Properties in Care. The events range in scale from the 10,000 attendee Spectacular Jousting at Linlithgow Palace, through outdoor theatre and musical performances, to re-enactment and living history events. As Assistant Visitor Events Manager you will have a key supporting role and will deputise for the Visitor Events Manager when required. The post line manages one full-time and one part-time Visitor Events Assistant.

The Visitor Events Team sits within the larger Experience service group, part of the Marketing and Engagement Directorate. There are 5 members of the team: 1 Visitor Events Manager, 1 Assistant Visitor Events Manager, 1 Assistant Events Manager (third party events) and 2 Visitor Events Assistants (including part time roles).

The role is primarily office-based and you will work at our Edinburgh office, Longmore House, with the option of some hybrid, home working. During the year the role includes working on site at visitor events, the majority of which take place outdoors and at weekends, in a variety of weather conditions. The role will include overnight stays and short periods away from home.

For more information about this role and how to apply, please visit our website.

Please note that the closing date for this vacancy is midday on Wednesday 22 November 2023.