- Salary - Grade
- GBP £23,016 23016 - Scale 2
- Contract Type
- Contracted Hours
- Part Time - xx hours per week
- DBS Required
- Neighbourhoods & Housing
- Public Realm
- Closing date
Grade: Scale 2 – Salary £23,016 pa (Pro Rata)
14 hours Part Time (8 Posts)
7 hours Part Time (12 Posts)
Hackney’s multi-award winning Markets, Shop Fronts and Street Trading Service manage and operate all the Markets and Street Trading activities within the Borough. Our street markets and trading sites reflect the borough’s vibrant & diverse communities and cultures, with 6 historic and successful markets dating back hundreds of years offering a wide range of quality goods, value for money and a meeting place for those much needed social interactions. Our markets and street trading sites are community assets that drive and support local and inclusive economies and employment opportunities, food growing projects, small businesses, start-ups and festivals.
As a leading operator in our field, Hackney’s Markets Service deliver a best in class service providing innovative ways to develop and operate markets and street trading activities access the borough. This is an exciting time to join the markets and street trading team following continuous growth for the past 3 years, a strong Covid recovery and recognised nationally as a beacon borough who is leading the way for other local authorities in delivering successful markets and street trading operations. We are expanding and growing our portfolio and playing our part in increasing local employment opportunities and driving our local and inclusive economies.
Day to day you will be the face and the very first point of contact of Hackney’s markets, shop fronts and street trading service.You will bring passion in providing the very best customer service. Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills will facilitate your goal to provide a right first time front line service to all of our Licence holders and ensure the effective set up and dismantling of the boroughs Markets and Street Trading function in a timely, safe and consistent manner every week.
You will be flexible, and must have the ability to work weekends and weekdays to support markets and events. You will be used to working with people, have the ability to work in all weathers and be able to deliver a high level of customer service at all times. You will show initiative, hold a strong team ethic and love putting your organisational skills and ability to work at pace to good use. Above all, you need a ‘can do’ attitude and a desire to deliver an exceptional level of service and make Hackeny a better place for our businesses, residents and visitors.
This role will require contracted weekend working.
Hackney is one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving one of London’s best places to live and work. We have achieved a huge amount: our services, our schools, our public spaces are all amongst the very best. We have changed the reputation, not just of the Council, but of Hackney itself. Bringing jobs and investment into the borough, securing the legacy from the 2012 Games, and making this a place of which we can all be proud.
If you want to work in a place where you can represent our values so we achieve the best for our residents, please click on the apply button below.
The recruitment process is anonymous. Therefore, we do not accept supporting statements or CVs.
When applying, there will be a number of questions relating to the post on the application form. It is essential that you complete the application questions, responding to each using examples of your skills, knowledge and experience.
Closing date for applications: 05 December 2021
Interview date: TBC
We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.
Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.
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