Projects and Policy Officer, FTC open to job share

London (Greater)
£37,406 pa pro rata
04 Jan 2017
15 Jan 2017
Open to job-share

Projects and Policy Officer (Culture at Risk)

Salary: £37,406

Grade: 7

Contract type: Fixed Term

Reference: GLA3133

Interview date: To be confirmed

Application closing date: Sunday 15 January 2017 at 23:59 GMT

The Mayor of London has exciting plans for Culture and Creative Industries in the capital over the next few years. The brief of the Mayor’s Culture Team is being extended to include a wide range of new programmes and policy areas. These include a Cultural Infrastructure Plan, 24 hour London, World Cities and ensuring all Londoners have equal access to the city’s rich cultural offer. 

The Deputy Mayor for Culture and Creative Industries will lead on shaping the Mayor’s cultural strategy.  The GLA culture team is being transformed into a distinct department of the organisation with an enhanced brief to deliver the Mayor’s Cultural Manifesto and the statutory cultural strategy.

As Projects and Policy Officer (Culture at Risk), you will support the development of policy and projects focused on protecting London’s cultural assets and creating opportunities for cultural and creative professionals to thrive in the capital. You will carry out policy research, facilitate stakeholder relationships, deliver projects and manage events.

You will have strong organisational and communications skills, and be able to work to tight deadlines in a high pressure environment. You will have a good understanding of local authority functions in relation to culture, planning and licensing.

This role is a 1 year fixed term contract or secondment.

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.

Application closing date: Sunday 15 January 2017 at 23:59 GMT
Interviews will take place at: City Hall on date TBC

Please note we do not accept CV’s for this role. All applications for this vacancy must be submitted via our online recruitment system. To apply and for a copy of the Job Description and Person specification, please click the "Apply Now" button below.