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The Role:

The Culture Digital Information Officer supports the delivery of the work of the Culture Division (Libraries, Heritage, Culture and Events & Youth and Play Services), contributing to the Council’s Fairer Future Promises.

The post-holder reports to the Senior Culture Officer, and works in partnership with colleagues, external organisations and stakeholders to help deliver the cultural strategy. This includes:

Developing and implementing customer-facing digital projects and initiatives.

Evolving the use of existing digital tools to support the division’s work and its communication with Southwark’s culture sector and its residents.

About Southwark:

We are the largest local authority social landlord in London, managing 55,000 homes lived in by 40% of Southwark’s residents. We are home to over 18,300 businesses including iconic London venues and social enterprises and we have a young, diverse and growing population. 

At Southwark we are committed to making our borough just and fair and are taking positive action to tackle inequalities.  Our residents and communities are our greatest asset and the passion we have for Southwark is shared by millions of Londoners who enjoy our outstanding cultural offer, use our hospitals and attend our universities. Our refreshed borough plan and focus on Southwark Stands Together, (which is our work with Southwark’s communities and the council’s staff to tackle racism, injustice and inequality) underpins all that we do.

Applicants who would like to find out more about the role by meeting members of the council’s Culture Division teams are invited to attend a drop-in session on the 22th and 26th of February. Please email for details

Time slots:  

11:00-11:45 and 17:00-17:45 on Thursday 22nd

13:00-13:45 and 18:00-18:45 on Monday 26th


Recruitment timetable

Application deadline: Wednesday 28 February,

Interviews: Tuesday 12 March

Guaranteed Interview Scheme 

As part of our commitment to inclusion, we offer guaranteed interviews for specific groups of people. To qualify, you'll need to meet the minimum requirements for the role, and identify with one of the below criteria: 

- Members of the Armed Forces and veterans 

- Are currently in care, or have previously been in care 

- If you consider yourself to be disabled or if you have a long-term health condition 

We are an organisation who is passionate about our people and understands that richness of diversity is a requirement to provide the best possible services to our communities. This is demonstrated through our council-wide ambitious commitment to tackle racial inequality in our communities and workforce through our Southwark Stands Together initiative. We particularly welcome applications from members of the black, Asian and ethnic minority communities to increase representation at senior management level in the Council.