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Beer is a small seaside village built around a natural cove, with a shingle beach nestling below the chalk cliffs. Many miles of the surrounding coast and countryside are an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the village is part of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, stretching all the way from Exmouth in East Devon to Studland Bay in Dorset.

 This site aims to provide you with information about the work of the Parish Council and Beer generally. It will direct you to links to other websites for further information.


Beer Village Commercial Manager - £11,000 pa

Beer Parish Council and the Coastal Community Team (CCT) are looking to promote and develop village events and resources to increase the dwell time of visitors and extend the visitor season. This is a part-time role funded initially for three years by the grant awarded to the Beer Coastal Community Team from the Coastal Community Fund.

Tasks involve developing, organising and administering profitable village events and managing village facilities. To include the co-ordination and advertising and PR of all events. Also to collect and analyse current and future village data to produce reports on visitor numbers and benefits, to include measuring the impact and benefit of the funding. This is a new position and the role and responsibilities will evolve over time to include additional tasks.

The role will report directly to the Parish Council Chair on either a salaried or a self-employed basis. The role is for 16 hours per week and is home based.

To receive a copy of the job description please email Annie Dallaway at clerk.beerparishcouncil@googlemail.com.  Applicants should apply by sending a covering letter and their CV to Annie Dallaway explaining why they are suitable for the position. For an informal discussion about the role please call Geoff Pook (Chair of Beer Parish Council) on 07966 490429 or Helen Follett (Beer CCT Lead) on 07817 934903.

The closing date for applications is Monday 10 December 2018.

A panel interview will be held in January 2019. 

The BEER NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN Referendum took place on 8 November 2018.  25% of the electorate voted: 90% in favour; 10% not in favour. The Neighbourhood Plan will now be formally 'made' by East Devon District Council and will form part of the statutory development plan for Beer. 

BEER COASTAL COMMUNITY TEAM was established in 2015 providing an opportunity for local businesses and community representatives to work in partnership to enhance Beer as a tourist destination and sustainable community.

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