Senior Events Officer x3 – (Events for London, External Relations)
(DNU/GLA) Grade 8 (£41,827)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLA946
Contract type: Permanent and Fixed-Term
Closing date: Sunday 24 September 2017 at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: Monday 16 & Thursday 19 October 2017
Salary: £41,827 per annum
Grade: 8

The Greater London Authority (GLA) is seeking experienced Senior Events Officers to join the Events for London team delivering the Mayor of London’s Events Programme. We are recruiting two Permanent and one fixed-term or secondment opportunity (2 years).


This is an excellent opportunity to work as part of a team delivering some of London’s most exciting and high-profile live public events. The Mayor’s Events programme enhances and enriches London with free events that celebrate diverse cultures and bring Londoners together from across the city from different communities.


The Mayor’s Events Programme:

  • includes over 40 events including London’s spectacular New Year’s Eve Firework Display,
  • engages with an audience of over 3 million people
  • features collaborations with over 50 event partners
  • generates an estimated economic impact of £45m


We are ideally seeking candidates with a successful track record of project management in the design, operation and delivery of outdoor events and in managing relationships with statutory agencies, contractors, sponsors and London's diverse communities. Strong written and oral communication skills are a must.


Qualifications in Event Management, knowledge of legislation relating to the Events Industry and the management of the public realm would also be advantageous.


For more information please read the Job Description and Person Specification


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, childcare voucher scheme 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 quoting reference GLA946


Application closing date: Sunday 24 September 2017 at 23:59 GMT

Interviews will take place at City Hall on: Monday 16 & Thursday 19 October 2017