Date Added: 1 April 2021
: 15 April 2021
Job Title: External Affairs and Policy Officer
Working For: Southbank Centre
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Length of Contract: FTC of 12 months
Now more than ever it is important that cultural organisations engage with public policy as they look forward to reopening. The Southbank Centre has an exciting opportunity for an External Affairs and Policy Officer to join the External Affairs team to help ensure Southbank Centres voice is heard where it counts as we contribute to the culture sector's recovery.
The External Affairs and Policy Officer will support all areas of the External Affairs team’s work to deliver a robust external affairs strategy based on Southbank Centre’s organisational objectives and business priorities, maintain and safeguard Southbank Centre’s position and corporate reputation within the external climate as a leading global arts organisation and thought leader and support the wider work of Southbank Centre’s teams, where necessary.
At Southbank Centre we aim to provide safe participatory and creative opportunities for all the children and young people who take part in our programme and visit our site. As this role will require you to work closely with children and/or vulnerable adults, you would be required to apply for a DBS check if you were offered the role. This is in line with our Safeguarding Policy and is a key requirement of this role.
We present work for everyone and we welcome applications from everyone. We particularly welcome applications from people from a BADE background or those who are Deaf or disabled as they are currently under-represented in our workforce. If you wish to discuss reasonable adjustments for this role please indicate this on your application form and we will be in touch with you.
By attracting people to work for us from a broad range of backgrounds with diverse attitudes, opinions and beliefs we can continue to look at the world with fresh eyes and find new ways of doing things. We offer a stimulating and professional environment in which to work - and the pace and scale can be breathtaking. This is a remarkable place to work and our people require the ability to work in The Southbank Centre Way - to think, act and learn with speed and agility.
Closing Date: 15 April 2021