Placement Information


VETERANS PROGRAMME: Event and Project Officer

Company Name Midlothian Council
Location Midlothian
Date Posted 11th October 2017
Category EPP
Placement Length 10 weeks


Midlothian Council are looking for a veteran to work as Event and Project Officer to develop Vogrie Country Park. This successful candidate will support the Land and Countryside Manager to:

- Create a project management system to record event activity in the country park

- Create procedures for recording event activity and income generation

- Create a booking system for events and train staff to use it

- Create a spreadsheet to record income generation

- Train staff to enable them to use the booking procedures

This role is primarily office based but there will be required visits to Vogrie Country Park to meet with organisations wishing to book an event. The successful candidate will be encouraged to share any fresh ideas or suggestions for types of events.

This post would be ideal for someone with project management experience and an interest in events

- Type of events that Vogrie Country Park hope to develop include:

- Frizbee golf

- Assualt courses

- Rolling haggis

- Festivals


Please send a CV and Cover Letter to or apply via

Role: Event and Project Officer

Applications Open: 11 October 2017

Working Hours: 35 hours per week

Applications Close: 15 November 2017

Length of placement: 10 weeks

Interviews: W/C 27 November

Wage: £8.45 per hour

Start Date: November/December 2017


Midlothian Council