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Event Partnerships Officer

Organisation: Glasgow Life

Salary: £28,570.33 - £32,352.00

Location: G1 1LH

Glasgow Life

Event Partnerships Officer
£28,570.33 – £32,352.00
Location: Commonwealth House, Albion Street, Glasgow G1 1LH
Ref: GLA12034

Glasgow Life is looking for an Event Partnerships Officer to join us on a full time permanent contract. As Event Partnerships Officer you will be joining our in-demand events team. You will be part of a dedicated team which supports events in the city

More about our Events team
Glasgow Life is the strategic lead for events in the city. The team invests to attract, create and grow major cultural and sporting events. We deliver high-profile annual events, including the Merchant City Festival, Glasgow Mela, the World Pipe Band Championships and Glasgow’s winter events. We also deliver one-off major events and programmes, most recently delivering the World Athletics Indoors Championships 2024, the inaugural 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships and European Capital of Sport 2023, with planning underway to host UEFA EURO 2028. Our team are the initial point of contact for events coming to the city. This includes working with local, national and international partners to maximise the economic, marketing and social benefits of events to the city. We aim to position and promote Glasgow as a world-leading event destination boosting the city’s tourism profile, while driving positive impacts and legacies for local communities.

About Glasgow Life
Glasgow Life is the charity which inspires people to lead richer, more active lives through culture and sport. Simply put, we believe that everyone deserves a great Glasgow life. We do this by delivering innovative cultural and sporting programmes and events which improve the mental, physical, and economic well-being of Glasgow. Glasgow Life also creates unforgettable experiences for tourists, strengthening the city’s visitor economy. We stage world-class events, conferences and festivals which enhance Glasgow’s international reputation. Glasgow is the first city to be named European Capital of Sport twice sport and was also the first place in the UK to be named a UNESCO City of Music.

The role
As Event Partnerships Officer, you will be an integral part of the team supporting the management of the citywide events subvention process including finance administration, governance and reporting for the Events team and assisting with initiatives to support delivery of the events strategy. This also includes assisting with event enquiries and events that we provide funding to.
You will report to the Event Partnerships Manager and work alongside the Event Partnerships team and with the wider team.
The candidate
If you’re interested in joining us as Event Partnerships Officer you’ll need:

Essential Criteria:
An appropriate level of qualification/training or employment experience in cultural and/or sporting events sector.
Ability to manage and deliver high quality work across multiple projects.
Experience of processing and monitoring budgets and related financial activity.
Ability to communicate across agencies, government and hierarchies at all levels.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to use software packages such as Microsoft Word, Project, Outlook, Powerpoint and Excel.
Accuracy and attention to detail.

Desirable Criteria:
HNC or HND Event Management.
Employment experience in cultural and/or sporting events.
Knowledge of the operational and delivery elements of events.
Experience of Microsoft Office.

You can read the full person specification for this role under the ‘Job Attachments’ section.

Some of our roles are currently piloting hybrid working, with teams working between the office and home. Your line manager will agree these days with you. This balance enables you to continue much-needed collaborative working.

Our Albion Street office has great links to public transport and parking nearby.

This role is working Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm, 35 hours a week.

We believe in the transformational power of the programmes and events we provide for the people and visitors of Glasgow. If you would like to be a part of what we do, we’d love to hear from you.
Important Dates: Closing date 16th June 2024 and interviews are provisionally scheduled for w/c 24 June 2024
Benefits at Glasgow Life
• A holiday allowance of 30 days plus 6.5 public holidays (for full-time roles). This will rise to 35 days after 5 years
• Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme – which pays 19.3% in employer contributions
• Discounted Glasgow Club membership and money off in our museum shops and online store
• Option to buy extra annual leave
• Cycle-to-work scheme
• Flexible retirement
• Family-friendly policies

Diversity matters at Glasgow Life
We’re determined to reflect the extraordinary diversity of Glasgow in our workforce. Glasgow Life is on a journey to develop a workplace that reflects the communities we serve. Where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work. We’re a Disability Confident and Carer Positive employer and invite candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Read more about our commitment to equality and diversity on our website. https://www.glasgowlife.org.uk/the-small-print/an-inclusive-employer

To apply for this vacancy online please visit Event Partnerships Officer – GLA12034 | Glasgow Life | myjobscotland
Closing date is 11.59pm on Sunday 16th June 2024

Information is available in alternative formats, on request.

Application Deadline: Sunday 16/06/2024