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Greenwich, Greater London (On-site)
£26,000 - £30,000 per year

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Job description

Role Purpose:  

The role of the Commercial Programmer is responsible for the creative programming and delivery of a commercial public events programme through public commercial events and private venue hire to grow our income, visitor numbers and opportunities. 

Delivering exceptional experiences as an extraordinary cultural destination is at the heart of everything we do at the Old Royal Naval College and our audience development plan, brand positioning and values are our guiding principles.  

This role will support the development and delivery of key areas which are essential to our success: 

Commercial public events and partnerships support the Commercial Events department to create a year-round plan of commercial public events which engage existing and new visitors and grow income.


Commercial Events programming and delivery

  • To research, programme, and deliver a regular annual public programme at the Old Royal Naval College, incorporating seasonal events and event programmes related to art installations or exhibitions.
  • To support the development of the Commercial Public Events programme in line with the Commercial Events Strategy as defined by the Commercial Manager.
  • Generate income and profile through a range of commercial partnerships, ticketed events, and new ventures to build financial resilience of the organisation.
  • Programming unique and innovative special events, working alongside site partners to deliver a collaborative programme of commercial events. 
  • To use bench-marking research and consistent formative evaluation to keep the public programme relevant and successful. 
  • To provide engagement opportunities for audiences from all backgrounds with a diverse programme of events.
  • To ensure that all events are staffed appropriately with the appropriate level of cover for the activities onsite.  
  • To manage all documentation and liaison in relation to the delivery of the public programme (i.e. communication with internal and external stakeholders, the completion of events schedules, Event Management Plans, and risk assessments).  
  • To manage the engagement of contractors and suppliers working on the public programme, ensuring all health and safety protocols are met and site rules adhered to.
  • To keep complete and up-to-date financial records and ensure that the programme remains within a set budget. 
  • To handle and respond to private event enquiries and confirm/programme them appropriately in the site diary.

Personal Development and Training 

  • Maintaining a good level of knowledge of the public event, programming, and heritage industries 
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and best practice. 

Other duties 

  • Supporting the corporate ambitions of the Old Royal Naval College 
  • Taking care of your personal health and safety and that of others and report any health and safety and / or safeguarding concerns. Ensure proactive compliance with the Foundation’s health and safety and safeguarding policies, including risk assessments as required and implementing safe systems and practices. 
  • Any other duties as reasonably requested by the Commercial Manager or Director of Public Engagement and Commercial.
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The Greenwich Foundation for Old Royal Naval College View profile Company size Size: 21 - 50
Refreshed on: 14 June 2024
Closing date: 29 June 2024 at 11:31
Tags: Admin, Marketing