National Planning Adviser

London (Central), London (Greater) with case
£32,000-£42,000 p.a. plus generous holiday and pension package
11 Oct 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level

Theatres Trust, the national advisory public body for theatres, seeks a National Planning Adviser to fulfil the Trust’s role as a statutory consultee in the English, Welsh and Scottish planning systems. 

You will be our expert in all things planning, working as part of a proactive team of expert advisers in theatre architecture, management and heritage.  The work of the Advisory Team is at the heart of delivering our vision to help theatre operators, local authorities and community groups preserve, develop and build the very best theatres serving communities across the UK.

Your planning skills will complement the advisory team in giving expert pre-application advice and will ensure we fulfil our statutory consultee role on theatre related planning applications.  You will also help us advocate for and contribute to changes in National Planning Policy and strengthening the provision for culture in Local Plans.  Your advice and policy work will involve working directly with LPAs, theatre operators, architects and developers to achieve excellent, viable theatres as part of great placemaking.

This is a unique specialist role and we will support the successful candidate with additional training and development to build on your core planning competencies. With a new Director appointed in January, we are currently undergoing an exciting time of change as we embark upon delivering a new vision and three year plan for the organisation.  This role offers an opportunity to contribute to shaping the organisation’s strategic direction and delivering on our objectives.

The role is offered Full Time but Secondment and Job Share/Flexible Proposals will be accepted.  We offer a competitive salary and generous holiday and 14% employer’s contribution pension scheme.

Deadline for applications: 12noon Friday 3 November 2017