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Job Opportunity: Commercial and Events Officer

We are looking for a passionate, commercial-savvy individual to join the team as our Commercial and Events Officer.

Location: Delapré Abbey, Northampton
Salary: £21,000 per annum

Job purpose:

The Commercial and Events Officer is responsible for sales and operational planning of all functions and events at the Abbey, in conjunction with partner organisations and the caterers.

The post holder cultivates commercial and community partnerships to generate income to assist with the long-term sustainability of the
Abbey.

Please read the full job description.

About Delapré Abbey

Delapré Abbey Preservation Trust is an independent charity and company limited by guarantee. The Trust was set up to preserve and promote the heritage and natural environment of Delapré Abbey and the former Bouverie estate. In 2021, responding to new leadership and the impact of the pandemic, we are refocussing our efforts and broadening our reach and impact.

We deliver a range of programmes and activities that support lifelong learning, curiosity and an improved wellbeing.

We promote the 900 years of the Abbey’s history, and the stories that have unfolded within and around the estate over this time. The Abbey sits within over 550 acres of park and woodland, within an urban setting.

We, with our partners, support all ages to engage with programmes that promote learning and socialising, and bring people and communities together.

We are proud to be rooted in Northampton, and to be supporting our local community who we coexist with.

We want to promote the Park and the Abbey to the widest number of people possible, connecting an ever-increasing number of individuals and communities to both nature and heritage. Through which we can support with opportunities that improve wellbeing.

How to Apply:

To apply please send a copy of your CV and a cover letter outlining how you meet the person specification to info@delapreabbey.org with ‘Commercial and Events Officer’ in the subject line.

The deadline for applications is 12noon on Friday 7th May 2021.

Interviews will be held on Friday 14th May 2021.

For further information on the role or Delapré Abbey, please give us a call on 01604 760817.

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