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Culture Policy Officer
  • Employer: Greater London Authority
  • Reference: GLA/22/211267
  • Published: Tue 13/09/2022, 20:04 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 25/09/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time, Job-Share, Part Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £45,808 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Southwark, Corporation of London

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Culture Policy Officer

The Culture and Creative Industries Unit works to support London’s creative and night-time sector, particularly in recovery from the impacts of COVID-19, maintain London’s leading position as a city of culture and increase Londoner’s access to and participation in culture.  

This role is currently undergoing a proposal to be made permanent, this will be made clearer in September. If you would like to speak about the fixed term nature of this role, please contact Adam Cooper on

This is an important role leading policy development and support on behalf of the Culture and Creative Industries Unit for priority areas of the Mayor’s Cultural Strategy and recovery programmes. This role will contribute to shaping the Unit’s research work and be instrumental in building the case for culture through lobbying and advocacy. 

The postholder will support the Principal Cultural Policy Officer to deliver strategy and policy, and to co-ordinate policy around recovery. This is an opportunity to develop relationships with external stakeholders such as Non-Departmental Public Bodies, universities, research organisations and Government in order to help the GLA respond quickly and effectively to the external policy environment. The post will involve a significant amount of briefing in a fast-paced environment, and often to short deadlines. 

The role will help the Unit make the best use of external data, research and statistics, supporting the Senior Cultural Policy Officer to provide effective advice on external consultations and draft responses where appropriate; and undertake research, including with internal and external stakeholders.

Please ensure your supporting statement clearly addresses the person specification criteria (technical requirements and behavioural competencies).

This role will be based at London Fire Brigade’s Head Office (Union Street SE1 0LL).  GLA staff are hybrid working up to 3 days a week in our offices and remotely depending on their role. As part of this, you will need to split your time between home working and coming into the office.

London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability. We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority ethnic candidates and disabled candidates who are currently underrepresented in our workforce.

For more information on the GLA’s approach to Diversity and Inclusion, please see Diversity and our values | London City Hall

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We would welcome applications from candidates who are seeking part time work as this role is open to job share. 

In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan and a career average pension scheme.

If you have a question about the role, please contact or a question about the application process, please email quoting reference GLA4370

Interviews will take place: Thursday 06 and Friday 07 October 2022