Market Development Officer

London (Greater)
£35,208 to £40,840
06 Apr 2018
22 Apr 2018
Job role
Manager, Officer
Contract Type
Full time

The Role

This is an exciting role for an experienced officer to lead the development for all street markets, miscellaneous sties and kiosks in the borough.  You will be expected to help develop and deliver a flexible and sustainable model for the future of Camden's markets, which will benefit from the various local community and economic opportunities.  A core aim is to increase occupancy and visitors to the markets, increasing income and minimising costs. The post holder will manage and develop Camden Market’s retail portfolio ensuring that the highest possible standard of service delivery is achieved. The post-holder will be required to monitor performance, maximise profitability and effectively implement service improvement to the highest quality, ensuring the integration of the Market and street trading with the surrounding retail and business environment.

As an advocate for the Council, you will have great communication skills and will develop strong working relationships with various internal and external stakeholders. You will continuously develop and implement new procedures and management actions in service delivery, as well as implement compliance with legislation, council policy, financial regulations and procedures. You will be flexible and have the willingness to work 5 out of 7 days including evenings and weekends.

About us

Camden’s main offices are located in modern award winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

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How to apply:

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 22nd April 2018, 23:59 pm

Interviews to be held: week commencing 23rd April 2018

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Please quote reference: 180000CD

Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are; 21stMay, 18th June and 16th July 2018.