Head of Events, Crystal Palace Park Trust


Head of Events

The Head of Events will be responsible for leading the development and delivery of a full programme of commercial and community events, in keeping with the Trust’s vision for the Park as a place of ecological, historical, cultural and recreational excellence. The Trust is a new start-up charity and the role will require a willingness to engage at all levels, with the enthusiasm to drive the business forward in a flexible manner.

If you have in-depth experience in managing and delivering events programmes in both community and commercial settings and want to be part of an exciting new charity that is focused on benefiting the local community, this is a brilliant opportunity to utilise your expertise and knowledge, and we are interested in hearing from you.

Purpose of the Post

To work with the CEO and Crystal Palace Park Trust Board to manage and deliver the annual event programme for Crystal Palace Park, including performing arts, private events, sports events, markets, fairs and large greenfield events.

To be the main point of contact for all events in Crystal Palace Park, co-ordinating and administering support in their planning and delivery with promoters, partners and stakeholders.

The successful candidate will help deliver a range of community events and make best use of the park as a community space for culture, entertainment, health and leisure.

If you are passionate about the importance of urban green space, enthused by the history and heritage of this wonderful space and excited by the potential to regenerate one of the most significant parks in the UK, we would like to hear from you.

Applications (a Supporting Letter and CV) should be returned to:


Salary: £50–60K, subject to experience and negotiation

The deadline for applications is Friday 7th May 2021.

View the Head of Events Application Pack, Equal Opportunities Form and Recruitment Privacy Notice here: https://www.crystalpalaceparktrust.org/news/were-recruiting-our-head-of-events/

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