Job Summary

Our client, a Japanese cultural entity based in London, are looking to hire a Programming Officer on a contract basis.

The key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Devise programme proposals and assist in the successful implementation of events and activities in order to ensure visitor satisfaction and increase profits.
  • Promote the Japanese culture and maximise the visitors experience and engagement.
  • Ensure that the programme department functions efficiently and effectively by implementing and overseeing administrative process, including the preparation and organisation of information, documentation and other records.
  • Supporting the install and de-install of all projects and events.
  • Manage all marketing and promotion materials and resources in order to maximise publicity and showcase the organisations Japanese ethos.
  • Source products and services and complete all vendor application forms.
  • Conduct and prepare for meetings with the programming team to discuss upcoming events, and report on the success of past activities using qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Monitor correspondence, respond to in-coming emails and direct enquiries or queries to appropriate members of the team.

The key skills required include:

  • Previous experience in a similar role with responsibility for executive-level correspondence, administration and logistics management and programming.
  • Exposure to sector (Museum, Arts, NFP, Visitor Attraction, Heritage Destination or Tourism Development) preferred.
  • Strong in-depth knowledge of language and culture in Japan.
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent qualification in a relevant field.
  • Additional training / courses completed in associated areas advantageous.
  • Knowledge of funding application process for artistic and / or community engagement. programmes through grants etc, beneficial.
  • High level of proficiency in full MS Office suite.
  • Use of CRM and other software systems beneficial.

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Job Summary


Reference: 9275

Sector: Other

Location: London, Greater London, England

Salary: Market related

Contract: Permanent

Posted: 09 Jan 2019