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Community Development Officer

Job information
Salary £22,627 - £24,491
Hours 37 hours per week – incl. meetings
Closing date 12 pm on 14 March 2022

Job details



Job Grade:                                 SCP  Range: 13-17 

Salary:                                        £22,627 - £24,491 

Contracted Hours:                     37 hours per week – incl. meetings 

Contracted Days:                       Monday – Friday inclusive 

Contract Type:                           12 Month temporary                                                                                                     

Purpose of the Role: 

  • To provide a range of services and support to local third sector organisations, communities and volunteers
  • To promote the Council, its facilities, events and services in line with approved strategies 

Main Duties and Responsibilities

-To drive the vibrancy of the economy of Ledbury

-To report on, and recommend and develop strategies and initiatives to increase footfall in the town centre

-To undertake the operational management of Ledbury Market House including liaising with market traders and developing initiatives to increase footfall and the market’s profile – including servicing of the Markets Working Party

-To bring into town and manage speciality markets

-To work with local Heritage and Tourism Groups to promote Ledbury as a visitor destination

-To work with local businesses to promote Ledbury as a place to do business

-To develop and maintain regular and effective communications with local businesses to understand their needs and assess business confidence

-To generate sponsorship to support council services

-To attend meetings as required for the satisfactory fulfilment of the role

-To attend council events as required

-To undertake training and professional development relevant to the role

-To undertake any other duties commensurate with the level of the post as may be required by the Town Clerk

-To advise and encourage third party organisations providing events in Ledbury

-To bring third party organisations together to support each other and the Council in the holding of events

-To establish and work with Friends of the Cemetery Group

For more information contact

If you are interested in the role please send a CV to or call 01432 383890 for more information

Hoople Ltd is working on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.