Market Development Officer

Camden, London (Greater)
£36,630 - £42,490
18 Sep 2019
23 Sep 2019
Job role
Contract Type

This is an exciting role for an experienced Development 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 excellent communication skills and will develop strong leadership and working relationships with various internal and external stakeholders. You will have management, market, street trading and/or retail experience and expertise operating at a similar management level. You will also have advanced IT skills and a clear understanding of the modernising agenda for local government.  

You will also be able to handle pressure as you will be coping with deadlines, conflicting demands and unexpected problems and high levels of work.  

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.   

Please refer to the job profile supplementary information for full details of the role. 

About Camden 

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 the job profile attached at the bottom of 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 dates for applications: 23 September 2019, 23:59  

Interviews to be held: w/c 30 September 2019

Please quote reference: 190000JD 

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