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Events Officer 

Are you interested in working on some of the city’s best and most loved events? Do you have the skills to create some memorable events and projects for the city residents?

The Role:

To be an active member of the City Events team, working with others to ensure that events are planned and delivered effectively, taking a lead role in the planning and delivery of allocated workstreams, and contributing to the longer-term planning for the programme.

To provide efficient and effective administrative and organisational support for the planning and delivery of the City Events programme.

To be the main point of contact for City Events enquiries and general event correspondence.

About You:

We are looking for an organised, resilient and committed member of staff to join the City Events Team. City Events deliver over 15 events and projects each year ranging from small projects to events with 25,000 attendees. The event series takes place throughout the year so having a strong administration, project management and time management skills.

The individual will need to be reliable, flexible and practical to enable a smooth operating City Events department and programme of events.

What we can offer:

-       Family friendly policies

-       Agile and Flexible working

-       Generous annual leave allowance 25 days’ per annum, rising to 30 days’ after five years continuous service; plus 8 days public holidays (pro rata for part time).

-       Annual leave purchasing scheme

-       Access to the highly valued Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)

-       A variety of learning and development opportunities via a range of sources and methods

-       Confidential advice and support via the Employee Assistance Programme

-       Health and well-being programme

-       Subsidy for public transport

-       Staff reward and recognition framework


Events Officer: City Events


This is a full-time role, for 37 hours per week.

Although the role is advertised as full time, if you believe you have the skills and experience to join us and would like to discuss different working patterns, please do get in touch.   

Working Pattern:                      

Monday to Friday with some evenings and weekend work.




£30,296- £33,945 per annum (City Pay Band 4) - Enhanced Rates for evenings and weekends


Parsons Court and Working from Home.

This is flexible – working in Cambridge on site or at one of our offices or working from home.  You will be able to balance your work location accordingly, however it is advised in this role for a 70% / 30% split, in favour of working in the office.

More Information:                    

You can also click on the links here to find out more information about Staff Pay and Benefits, Working for the Council, our Values & Behaviours or Equality & Diversity in Recruitment

Application Process:                          

To be considered for this role, please submit your CV and supporting statement (detailing how you meet the requirements of the role), along with a completed Information and Equalities Monitoring Form (available here) to

Recruitment Timetable:                        

If you would like to be considered for this role, you will need to apply by 22nd November 2023.

Interviews will take place W/C 4th December 2023

If you would like an informal chat, please contact Lewis Anderson via email on

Application closing date


Download the role profile here