Closing Date: Noon on 23rd November 2023 Hours: 30 hours per week Rate of Pay: Salary SCP 24 within scale SCP 24 – 28 £33,024 – £36,648 (pro rata)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the part-time position of Events Officer.  Applicants must have a good general level of education, be experienced in events management and/or project management, preferably in a local authority context.  Ideally they should also have experience of managing a burial ground.  Excellent administration, IT and communication skills are essential.  The post involves working at the weekend and evenings when the occasional event is being held and may also involve evening meetings.

The Council serves a population of approximately 11,500 with a precept in excess of £500,000 and is an active and progressive authority. 

The Council is committed to the development of its employees and offers training for the successful applicant to obtain their Introduction to Local Council Administration (ILCA) and the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA), if they don’t already have these, along with other training opportunities.  We also work hard on improving the Wellbeing of our staff. You will need to have a positive and friendly outlook, be reliable and be able to work effectively as part of a small team.

Please note – successful applicants will be required to attend for interview on 1st December 2023.

Closing date for applications: Noon on 23rd November 2023

Date of Interviews: 1st December 2023

For an application pack, please contact

Miss H Johnson,

Clerk to the Council

Heathfield and Waldron Parish Council

73 High Street


East Sussex

TN21 8HU

Tel: 01435 865700