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Deadline for Applications: 13th March 2022

Job Title: Town Centre & Markets Manager
Post Reference Number: 000886
Working Hours: 37
Grade: 11
Salary: £48,402 - £51,216
Contract: Fixed Term Contract 9.5 months
Deadline for Applications: 13th March 2022

As the First New Town in the UK, Stevenage has a unique history and story to tell. 

We are underway in delivering an exciting £350 million scheme of the regeneration of Stevenage Town Centre and have an exciting annual events programme within the town centre to grow Stevenage as a destination town.

We have an opportunity for an outstanding candidate to join our dynamic team in a unique role as a Town Centre & Markets Manager to strategically lead and direct the vision for the town centre and indoor market, including development, management, delivery and support for a wide and diverse programme of events within the town centre. You will be providing support to town centre businesses and market traders, with the overall aim of increasing footfall and increased spends within the town centre and indoor market. You will also be responsible for overseeing existing projects and contracts in the town centre, such as Stevenage Loyalfree App and Commercial Management Contract.

The successful applicant will need to have strong complaints management skills, be a team player, and an excellent and persuasive communicator with a proven record of delivering successful community outdoor events.

This is a high profile role working with elected members, senior managers, government agencies, key partners\stakeholders and specialist private contractors. You will also work closely with our Regeneration and Communication teams.

We are looking for an experienced professional who has previously worked in similar roles and can work successfully with others to ensure a vibrant town centre. To be competitive in the role, you will need to demonstrate a high level sector specific knowledge, skills and experience against our selection criteria.

Application Details
For an informal discussion about this role please contact: Tina Benson, Town Centre & Markets Manager

For an application pack and to apply online, click here. Please quote the correct post reference number when applying.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 13th March 2022

Interviews will be held week commencing: 21st March 2022

Please note that Stevenage Borough Council cannot accept CV’s, all applications must be made on the Council’s standard application form which can be found at the above link.

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