Mascot Assistant (Fixed Term) - 2 Posts

£18,616.59 - £20,352.85 per year
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

The Glasgow 2018 European Championships is a new multi-sport event which will be held in Glasgow and Berlin in the summer of 2018. More than 8000 athletes, officials and media are expected in Glasgow and Scotland with a potential television audience of more than one billion.

Funded jointly by the Scottish Government and Glasgow City Council this new event will be organised in partnership with the international and national sports federations for each of the participating sports. The Glasgow 2018 European Championships will allow Glasgow and Scotland to continue to build on the economic, cultural and sporting legacy achieved by staging the Commonwealth Games in 2014.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two candidates with proven experience of working with the public within a community engagement role to support the Marketing and Communications team for the Glasgow 2018 European Championships.

Working in a complex landscape with multiple partners the successful candidates will assist in the delivery of a high quality, customer focused proactive Glasgow 2018 Mascot outreach campaign. They will have excellent communication and organisation skills, the ability to engage with and inspire a range of different audiences including children and young people. A relevant qualification or experience of using play, youth work, art, drama or sport in a youth engagement setting is desirable.

The successful candidate must be able to commit to evening and weekend working shortly before, and during, the Championships. Restrictions on annual leave will also be necessary in the summer of 2018.

The successful candidate will be based at Commonwealth House, 32 Albion Street, Glasgow.

If you are an employee of Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Life or one of the Council's Arms Length External Organisations (ALEOs) and secure a role on the Championships your substantive grade and terms and conditions will be protected, however your current role may not be

This is a fixed term opportunity up to August 2018.

Application Packs

Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, Audio and other languages. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 0141 287 1054. Packs will be posted out to you within 3 working days of receiving your telephone request. Please note the closing date of the job advert to ensure that you give yourself plenty of time to complete your application form and return it to us.

Further Information

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See also: maskot rp .pdf
mascot ps.pdf

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