Hotwalls Studios Events and Operations Officer

Portsmouth City Council

Reference: AUG20227299

Job details


Hotwalls Studios

Job type

Part Time, Permanent


£20,512 - £22,223 Pro Rata

Closing date

17 August 2022

Portsmouth City Council

At Portsmouth City Council we’re all about developing our staff, because we want to build a bigger and better city but we need the best employees to do so.

With a little over 207,000 residents and 7,000 businesses throughout this city, this unitary authority’s main goal is to ensure the best care and development of all those within the city. From customer service to Multi-million pound projects, our residents are at the heart of everything we do.


Hotwalls Studios, located in a Scheduled Monument, is a landmark development in the city of Portsmouth. The site is home to 13 creative workspaces which provide an environment for artists and makers to develop their businesses and engage with the public. The site also includes a café (The Canteen, run by a commercial tenant) and the Round Tower which is used as a flexible exhibition, workshop and event space.                             

Your New Role

We are looking for the right person to develop a wide and varied cultural events programme for Hotwalls Studios to gain regional and national recognition as a creative visitor destination. You will assist the Hotwalls Studios Manager in the day to day running of the Hotwalls Studios site. You will be based both at Hotwalls Studios, the Civic Offices and working remotely.

What you’ll need to succeed

If you have excellent customer service skills and are used to working within a team.  If you have a keen interest in working in the cultural sector with some experience in delivering events and curatorial or exhibition experience.  If you also have a good range of computer skills, including the use of social media and digital marketing, also experience of using WordPress would be an advantage then we would love to hear from you.


What you’ll get in return

As well as highly competitive pay you’ll receive all the benefits of working within a local authority organisation, including flexible working hours, extensive wellbeing support through the Employee Assistance Programme and a fantastic pension which allows you the opportunity to pay in more for that greater return. We wish to support all our staffs development throughout, if that’s progression planning or involvement within the on the job apprenticeship scheme we will work together to drive your career. For those with families we have child care benefits as well as discounts with local businesses which can be enjoyed by all. 

What next

To make sure your application is above the rest, please review the “Job Profile” to ensure you application matches the requirements of the role.

Please ensure to complete the application in its entirety and add in comments to the Personal Statement section

We look forward to speaking with you soon.