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Hertford Town Council have two vacancies.

Please see details below for the Project Officer vacancy and the Venue Hire Co-ordinator vacancy. 

Vacancy for a Project Officer 

(£26 999 – £28 785 + £609 Outer London Weighting and 5% loyalty bonus after 3 years’ service)

Hertford Town Council needs a driven and enthusiastic individual to come and share their vision, drive and leadership.
This varied and interesting role will drive forward a variety of projects including Neighbourhood Plans, extending both the town blue plaque heritage trail and the impressive festive lighting scheme and working collaboratively with partners on improvements to the Castle Grounds. The wide variety of work will keep the successful candidate engaged in work being led by and responding to the needs of the residents and businesses of Hertford.

Reporting to the Town Clerk, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience of successful community engagement, be able to work under their own initiative, have excellent communication skills and strong project management and organisational skills.

You will be joining a supportive organisation, working from the Town Council’s offices in the picturesque setting of Grade 1 listed, Hertford Castle. The county town of Hertford is one of the best places in the country to live and work and you could help our Council to continue to innovate and ensure that our service provision to residents and businesses remains of the highest standard.

If you would like to discuss the vacancy please contact the Town Clerk, Joseph Whelan on 01992 552885 or by email using town.clerk@hertford.gov.uk

CVs will not be accepted without the accompanying completed application form.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday 12 February 2020
INTERVIEW DATE: Wednesday 19 February 2020

Hertford Town Council is an Equality Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community

Job Description - Word

Job Description - PDF

Application Form - Word

Application Form - PDF


Vacancy for a Casual Venue Hire Co-ordinator - Hertford Castle 

We currently have an opportunity for a hospitality professional to join a dedicated team to support Wedding and Private Events held at Hertford Castle.

As part of a small team you will need to take responsibility for various roles, whilst offering the highest standard of customer service. You must be able to take the initiative when approaching organisation and decision making and be confident to assert rules when needed.

You will need to be flexible with your time and prepared to work evenings and weekends and have a positive ‘can do’ attitude.

Our successful Venue Hire Co-ordinator will:

• Have previous experience within events or a similar role.
• Be a skilled multitasker with the ability to work under pressure in a busy environment.
• Have exceptional attention to detail and great organisational skills.
• Have proven customer service experience and excellent communication skills.

Key Responsibilities:

• To act as lead Event Co-ordinator on duty, managing the event on the day from point of handover; including directing set up, communicating with staff and suppliers, welcoming guests and have the anticipation and planning mindset for varied and unplanned scenarios.
• To demonstrate to clients a strong knowledge of the venue, guiding clients through flexible options. Conducting viewings and dealing with enquiries relating to venue hire.
• To ensure the Health and Safety of the event is managed and compliance of all appropriate licences is in place.

Salary: £12.50 Per Hour

Deadline for applications - Sunday 9th February 2020

Job Description - Word document 

Job Description - PDF format

Application Form - Work document

Application Form - PDF format


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