Historic Environment Scotland
Longmore House, Edinburgh

Events Assistant

Job summary

Salary Band £20063 - £22787
Location Edinburgh and the Lothians
Hours 20.3 per week
Closing Date 16 October 2019 at midday
Reference HES/19/256

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). As Events Assistant you will provide administrative support to the team and will be tasked with responding to a range of requirements.

The role is primarily office-based and you will work at our Edinburgh office. 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. The ideal candidate will be competent in prioritising and working with little supervision.

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 2.75 days out of 7 days per week (including weekends and evenings – occasionally beyond midnight) to assist the Events Team in all aspects of developing, planning and delivering events across the Historic Scotland estate, to include attendance at events.

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