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Vacancy for Business Development Manager

Maldon Town Council

Part Time Business Development Manager for the Moot Hall

Salary Scale LC1, scp 15 – 17 (£16,772 – £17,547 pro rata)

Applications are invited for the part time post of Business Development Manager for the Moot Hall, Maldon.

Maldon is a beautiful old town situated on the estuary of the River Blackwater in Essex, with a long and proud history. The Town Council owns the 15th Century Moot Hall in the High Street, and it is administered by the Friends of the Moot Hall Charity as a living museum, seeking to maintain its character, heritage and traditions.

The Moot Hall has served Maldon as town hall, prison, police station, court house, charter house, armoury, council chamber and public meeting space for nearly 450 years. Now it has a new life as a centre for the social history of the town, and plays host to numerous events, performances and exhibitions. It is also a venue for civil ceremonies.

The person appointed will be responsible for all aspects of managing a small team of volunteers and guides who run events to promote the Hall as well as being the public face of the Moot Hall. You will need to have a high level of literacy and numeracy, a good standard of Excel and Word, Email and website management as well as the ability to supervise volunteers. A good commercial understanding combined with an appreciation of history, and of the heritage sector would be preferable. A willingness to work flexibly is essential.

The post is for 7 hours per week 1 March – 31 October and 4 hours per week 1 November – 28 February.

The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 20th January 2017 with interviews taking place during the week of 30th January 2017

Application packs can be obtained from the Town Council offices, tel 01621 857373 or email: townclerk@maldontowncouncil.gov.uk