London's eight Royal Parks are some of the best-loved and most beautiful spaces in the world managed by The Royal Parks. The parks are enjoyed by millions of Londoners and visitors to the city each year. The parks provide 5,000 acres of urban parkland and unparalleled opportunities for enjoyment, exploration and healthy living in the capital.
About the role
Hyde Park is an iconic destination, welcoming 13 million visitors every year to this beautiful green space at the heart of London. The park primarily expresses itself as 'the people's park' hosting many public events, including the British Summer Time concert series, Winter Wonderland, The Royal Parks Half Marathon and a number of ceremonial events annually.
The vast green space, path networks and water body offer unrivalled opportunities for sports, wellbeing and recreational activity. For the new Park Manager, Hyde Park will be "their” park, and they will have oversight of everything that happens there throughout the year. They will be at the "centre” of the community that surrounds the park, liaising extensively with internal and external stakeholders, which includes events organisers, the general public, the police, residents groups, the army, local government, commissionaires and contractors and volunteers.
For the right candidate, the Park Manager for Hyde Park role represents a truly unique opportunity to take the lead on managing this high profile piece of the fabric of London. How many jobs offer the chance to manage a beautiful environment, work on events including performances by world-class artists and Winter Wonderland and stroll to work in the middle of the city though open green spaces?
The successful candidate will have sound senior level knowledge and significant broad experience of urban and formal park management and a high level of proficiency in Amenity Horticulture. They will be prepared and able to study event management and develop personal skills in delivering successful events, including working to a senior operational level; and ideally, should already have operational level experience on the management and supervision of major and medium sized events, as well as experience of working with external delivery partners on the delivery of these events.
How to apply
If you would like to receive an Information Pack for this role, and details on how to apply, please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, please contact Jenny Hills on 020 7820 7321.
Closing date for applications is Friday, 2 February 2018