Postponements & Cancellations

As we re-open, some events may still be cancelled. If you hold tickets to a cancelled event, rest assured your tickets are protected and we will contact you in due course about your options for a refund or, where available, re-booking to another date.

Please be patient and wait to be contacted. The phone lines remain closed and the Wheeler Street box office is open from 6 pm on performance days for ticket collections only.

If you need to contact Box Office, please send an email to tickets@cambridge.gov.uk and we will respond as soon as we are able. Please note, we are currently experiencing a very high volume of emails and may take a few days to get back to you.

Careers

Current Opportunities

MARKETING ASSISTANT

Hours:                                        37 hours per week, occasional evenings as required

Contract:                                    Permanent

Salary:                                        £23,080 - £25,481 per annum (City Pay Band 3)

Location:                                    Cambridge

Closing Date:                              12 noon, 7 January 2022

Interviews:                                  26 January 2022

Working as part of the Council’s arts and culture department, this post will support marketing and promotional activities across a range of venues and events, including the Cambridge Corn Exchange programme, the Cambridge Folk Festival, and the City Events programme (including The Big Weekend, Fireworks & Bonfire Night, and more).

Whether you are writing and creating content for our social media channels, attending events in-person to take photos and video, liaising with promoters to support shows in the Corn Exchange, or proofing programmes and other hard-copy material before it goes to print, you will play an essential part in ensuring these events are successful and that customers enjoy themselves and take away a positive impression.

The successful applicant will have an understanding of best practices for social media and digital marketing, strong proof-reading skills including correct punctuation and spelling, and familiarity with content management systems for website and email content.

This post forms part of the Marketing and Sponsorship team, and works closely with teams from the Corn Exchange, Folk Festival and City Events, as well as external partners.

In return we can offer many excellent employee benefits for those working at Cambridge City Council which include family friendly policies, a generous annual leave allowance, health & well-being initiatives, employee support scheme, learning and development opportunities and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).

To find out more about this opportunity, please contact Ben Casement-Stoll.

Email:  ben.casementstoll@cambridge.gov.uk  

To download an information pack or to make an application please visit: www.publicsectorjobseast.co.uk

To contact the Recruitment Team please email: recruitment@cambridge.gov.uk

 

 

EVENT OFFICER (FIXED TERM)

Hours:                    37 per week, Monday to Friday with some evening and weekend working

Salary:                   £25,991- £29,577 per annum (City Pay Band 4)

Location:               Cambridge

Contract:               Fixed Term until June 2022

Closing:                 12 noon, 20 January 2022

Interviews:             TBC

Cambridge City Council runs a series of events throughout the year which are hugely popular.  This varied calendar has something for everyone to enjoy and we are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated individual to join our dedicated team.

With strong interpersonal skills you will be able to work as part of team and have an awareness of good event management practice.

You’ll be working closely with the City Events Manager and will support in the effective planning and delivery of the City Events Programme.  One day you may be sourcing traders, the next advancing arrangements with performers; each day will be different, and you will take the lead as the main point of contact for enquiries.

This is a unique opportunity, and your remit will include:

  • Providing administration support
  • Ensuring financial transactions are allocated correctly
  • Dealing with correspondence
  • Monitoring targets
  • Co-ordinating temporary staff

Our small and friendly team are looking forward to you joining us and in return for your commitment we can offer:

  • Family friendly policies
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Access to the highly valued Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • An extensive range of learning and development opportunities
  • Confidential advice and support via the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Health and well-being programme
  • Staff reward and recognition framework

We would love to chat to you more about this unique opportunity and to tell you all about our team and service.  If you would like to find out more then please contact Lewis Anderson on 01223 457727 or email lewis.anderson@cambridge.gov.uk   

To download one of our information packs that tells you all about the City Council, information on our Benefits and Working for Us please visit www.publicsectorjobseast.co.uk

To make an application, please send your CV and a personal statement detailing how you meet the requirements of the role (no more than 1 side of A4) to recruitment@cambridge.gov.uk by the closing date.