Historic Environment Scotland
Longmore House, Edinburgh

Assistant Events Manager

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Job summary

Salary Band £0 - £0
Location Edinburgh and the Lothians
Hours 22.2 per week
Closing Date 16 October 2019 at midday
Reference HES/19/254

The HES Events Team develops and delivers content-led events at selected Historic Scotland Properties in Care (PiCs) and oversees the delivery of externally organised (third party) events at PiCs (excluding Edinburgh and Stirling Castles and primarily at Holyrood Park, Linlithgow Peel and Glasgow Cathedral). The team is part of Interpretation & Events within Visitor Experience, Content and Learning that sits in the Commercial & Tourism Directorate, sharing close links with Commercial and Visitor Operations. The team comprises 1 x Events Manager, 2 x Assistant Events Managers and 2 x Events Assistants (including part time roles).

The role is primarily office-based and you will work at our Edinburgh offices most frequently Longmore House and Holyrood Park Education Centre. During the events season the role includes working on site at events (both HES’s and some third-party), the majority of which take place at weekends.

The post-holder must be capable of working under pressure to tight deadlines to manage multiple objectives. A full driving licence is essential as there will be a requirement to travel to, and work at sites across, the Historic Scotland estate, this will include overnight stays and short periods away from home. The post-holder must be willing to work outdoors, in any weather for long periods

The post holder will work three out of seven days per week (including weekends and evenings – occasionally beyond midnight) to assist the Event Manager in all aspects of developing, planning and delivering HES events and facilitating third party events across the Historic Scotland estate, to include attendance at events.

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