Events Officer

  • Job Reference: 00000630-1
  • Date Posted: 16 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Rochester Cathedral
  • Location: Rochester
  • Salary: £24,193
  • Sector: Administration, Catering & Hospitality, Customer Service, Sales & Marketing, Travel & Tourism
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Events Officer

We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Events Officer with a passion for dealing with people and events. The Events Officer is part of the Operations Department
reporting to the Events Manager. The post-holder will work closely with the Events Manager, Vergers, and other Cathedral colleagues to ensure that events, activities, and
special services are properly planned, resourced and are effectively delivered. The role requires a professional, organised, and meticulous person to consistently exceed visitor
expectations. The role is permanent.

Hours of work
The role requires some out of hours working, including evening, weekend and bank holidays so flexibility on the hours is required. 
Standard hours of work are 35 hours per week Monday to Friday.

Salary
The salary is £24,193 per annum.

Annual Leave
The holiday entitlement is 33 days for full time employees, which includes the 8 public
holidays. This is pro-rata for part-time hours. The leave year begins on 1st September – 31st August.

Recruitment Process

Rochester Cathedral is committed to Safer Recruiting and working practices in line with the
Church of England Safer Recruitment and Guidance document 2021. The closing date for
applications is:
9am on Thursday 7th July 2022 although we reserve the right to bring this deadline
forward should we receive an adequate number of applications.

Applications should be made using the form on our website
https://www.rochestercathedral.org/work-with-us
The application form should be accompanied by a short letter outlining your suitability for
the role.
We cannot accept CVs.
No recruitment agencies please.
Completed applications should be returned, by email to:
recruitment@rochestercathedral.org stating ‘Events Officer application’ in the subject box.

The interview date is to be confirmed. If you would like to have an informal discussion about
the post, please email the HR Manager on recruitment@rochestercathedral.org who will
arrange a suitable time for a telephone conversation.
The interview process will include a tour of the Garth House and the Cathedral along with a
competency-based interview.