Locus Consulting is an award-winning heritage consultancy based in the East Midlands. We work throughout the UK on a range of high profile projects for local and central government and a range of private clients. We specialise in heritage management, research, planning advice, and the delivery of heritage events.
A full or part time (2.5 or 3 days pro rata) opportunity has arisen for a Heritage & Events Assistant based at our offices in Nottingham city centre. The post is suited to an outgoing and creative individual with strong organisational and interpersonal skills.
With a related degree, or similar level of experience, in heritage and the historic environment you will assist our team of heritage consultants in a range of projects across our main service areas. A core part of your role will be undertaking the development and administration of our busy heritage training events programme. You will receive training on aspects of heritage management, planning, event organisation, administration and research across a range of projects from individual developments to world heritage sites. You will quickly become familiar with prevailing policy, legislation and heritage management techniques and the processes of preparing planning documents.
An effective communicator, you must be able to work within a team and individually under supervision. The post may occasionally require some evening/weekend working and travel, so the ability to work flexibly is an advantage.
Essential skills & experience:
- Degree, or similar level of experience, in heritage and the historic environment
- An understanding of, and enthusiasm for, the UK's heritage
- Excellent organisational and administrative skills
- Competent IT skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Desirable skills & experience:
If the post interests you, please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to email@example.com, telling us about your skills, experience and ambitions. Applications for a part-time position should indicate preffered working hours and arrangements. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held in early February. For an informal chat, please contact Adam Partington on 07882 109149.
- Full driving license
- Archive research skills
- Experience of event management
- Use of online resources such as Eventbrite and Survey Monkey
- Use of Geographical Information Systems
- Master degree or equivalent in heritage or planning related discipline
- Social media marketing