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Events Assistant

Salary details: £18870 - £20541

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Christchurch and East Dorset Councils
Bournemouth, Christchurch, East Dorset
Occupational group
Hospitality & Facilities
Salary details
PG4 - £18,870 - £20,541
Job term
Full Time
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Closing Date
04 December 2018 11:00 PM
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Salary (PG4) : £18,870 - £20,541 p.a

Plus Local Government Pension Scheme

Hours: 37 hrs per week

Highcliffe Castle is a magnificent Grade 1 listed building situated in the heart of Dorset. The castle is a leading events and weddings venue located on the South coast; which successfully operates alongside the heritage/tourism element of the business. The East wing of the castle is currently in the process of a Heritage Lottery Funded project which is due for completion in April 2019. We have a small team of staff employed by Christchurch Borough Council which is supported by over 100 dedicated volunteers.

Applications are invited for this exciting post at Highcliffe Castle. The successful applicant will join the weddings and events team to support the extensive programme of ceremonies, receptions, concerts, functions and events.  Previous experience in events, weddings or hospitality is essential as are strong customer service skills. The applicant must be able to work late evenings and weekends on a regular basis. 

Highcliffe Castle is owned and operated by Christchurch Borough Council and the post holder will be responsible to the Highcliffe Castle Events & Weddings Team Leader. For an informal chat about this post, please call Greg Rawlings, Events and Weddings Team Leader on 01425 278807.

As a Council that is striving towards the provision of Equal Opportunities, in terms of both employment and service delivery, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Closing Date for Applications: 4th December 2018

Interviews will be held at Highcliffe Castle on:  11th December 2018

For more information about the castle please visit www.highcliffecastle.co.uk   


NB:  You will be unable to view the job description and person specification forms after this vacancy has closed.  We cannot accept CVs in place of an application form as we require the same range of information from all our candidates. Please be aware that further communication will be via e-mail.  Should you not receive an email within 21 days of the closing date, please accept that you have not been shortlisted for interview on this occasion.

The Partnership is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.