Market Research and Community Planning Consultant

Location - Wells

Wells Recreation Ground Trust have just been successful in securing a £9,300 grant from Heritage Lottery Fund to develop The Bishop’s Barn in Wells.

They are seeking to appoint an appropriate consultant to scope and measure the market for community activity in Wells, providing trustees with:

  • A list of venues to hire in Wells – their capacity, staff structure, hire costs and usage
  • An analysis of the scale and scope of community and artistic provision in Wells exploring health and wellbeing activities, cultural events, weddings and conferences
  • An exploration of current ‘gaps’ in the market in Wells and key issues identified in our community survey such as provision for teenagers and young children in the city and facilitating a roundtable discussion with key groups and trustees

To apply please detail how you would meet the outcomes of the brief, along with an estimated schedule for milestones and a CV outlining relevant experience.
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The contact for this work is Jane Sharp, Mendip District Council, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 5BT. 01749 341657 or 07980 666202 or
Deadline for applications is 9am Monday 11th December 2017. Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 11th December. Fee is £1,600 inclusive of all expenses.