28th – 30th AUGUST 2020


Colne Town Council Job Vacancy

Colne Town Council – who have organised and managed the Great British Rhythm & Blues Festival for the last four years – have a job vacancy in the council offices.

Based in Colne, Lancashire, the role available is ‘Events and Administration Assistant’.

Job Title: Events and Administration Assistant (24 hours per week)
Closing date applications: Friday 10th January 2020 at 10am
Interview date: Friday 24th January 2020

Colne Town Council has responsibility for delivery of Town Centre CCTV, Children’s Playgrounds, Multi Use Games Areas (MUGAs), Bus Shelters, Benches, Primet Community Centre, Colne Town Hall and Annex, 5 retail units and the Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival. Plus an active and geographically dispersed Allotment portfolio and a very active events programme, including the Colne Cycle Grand Prix, Seasonal Festivals, Markets and Hallowe’en events and local markets.

The Post
The Events and Administration Assistant (EAA) of Colne Town Council is responsible for all aspects of organising and managing Colne Town Council events and assisting with the day-to-day administration of the Town Council Office.
The successful applicant will have a proven track record in events management and administration, will be highly literate and numerate and have good IT skills. As the first point of contact for visitors, they will possess superb communication skills, an excellent telephone manner and be able to efficiently manage diaries and prioritise tasks.

This is a great opportunity for someone with commitment, flair and initiative, who is responsive to change, and above all, has the desire to ‘get things done’.

How To Apply
Simply download the Job Description and Application form from the council web site: Job Vacancy,
complete the application form and cover sheet and submit it no later than 10am on the Friday 10th January 2020. C.V.’S will not be accepted.

Applications will be accepted in paper or electronic format.
If in electronic format, please send to [email protected].
If you wish to have an informal discussion about the role, please contact Naomi Crewe on 01282 861888.


The Great British Rhythm & Blues Festival

The Town Hall, Albert Road, ​Colne, BB8 0AQ​


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