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<< Back Posted on 11th November 2022

By Emily Cotterill

Head of Projects and Engagement


The FOR Cardiff team is growing and we have an exciting new vacancy for a Evening and Night-Time Manager. This varied role will involve delivering a range of projects to ensure that Cardiff is a safe, vibrant, and thriving destination after 5pm.

To apply please email with a CV and a covering letter of no more than two pages detailing your suitability for the role.

If you have any questions about the job or would like to discuss it in more detail please email Adrian Field at or call the office on 02920 314770

FOR Cardiff is an equal opportunities employer and we encourage people from all sections of the community to apply for this role. Your application will be anonymised before it is considered by the hiring team.

Job Title: Evening and Night-Time Manager

Responsible to: Executive Director

Salary: £30,000pa with a bonus of 4% related to performance against set KPIs

Other Benefits: Optional BUPA healthcare, (non contractual) access to company shared Laguna Pool & Gym passes, cycle to work scheme

Annual Leave Entitlement: 25 days per year plus all bank holidays

Hours: 37.5 hours per week. Flexible working hours pattern and to include evening and occasional weekend work.

Working Environment: The working day will be predominantly within the FOR Cardiff offices as well as in the city centre engaging with businesses and partners

Job Function:

  • To assist in the delivery of evening and night-time economy initiatives across Cardiff city centre
  • To ensure that FOR Cardiff funded initiatives are carried out efficiently and effectively


Key Responsibilities:

  • To be the lead officer in the submission of the Purple Flag accreditation and to work with colleagues on addressing any actions arising from any independent assessments
  • Manage the Night Marshal contract as well as any additional requirements for additional resources in the evening and at night-time
  • To develop with partners any business support initiatives such as Best Bar None and / or Licensing SAVI where approved and demand supports it
  • To lead in the development of the Safe Places project working with the team to grow and promote the initiative and be the first point of contact with businesses
  • To work on the Safer Streets funded initiatives including the development of Club Corp (working title), providing evidence of its integration and seeking growth opportunities
  • To work on tasks arising from feedback from the Business Engagement team as well as tenant and partnership meetings
  • To work with colleagues to help develop any initiatives that others lead on which are relevant to the evening and night-time economy such as the Cardiff Alcohol Partnership
  • To undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required within the general scope of the post
  • To be actively aware of relevant legislation and issues in related to the role
  • To carry out any other duties identified by the Executive Director


Person Specification:

Essential Criteria:

  • Ability to negotiate, influence and develop strong working relationships both internally and externally at all levels both verbally and in writing
  • Problem solving skills
  • Demonstrable commitment to providing exceptional customer service
  • Tact and diplomacy, with a can-do attitude
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with a diverse set of partners
  • Energetic, enthusiastic and adaptable
  • Ability to research, plan, organise and monitor own activity to meet daily, local and organisational goals
  • IT literate, ability to use and adapt to a variety of applications including MS Office and web-based databases
  • Ability to prioritise and organize workloads
  • Ability to work as an individual, in a team and in partnership without close supervision

Desirable Criteria:

  • Knowledge of the evening and night-time economy and the challenges and opportunities that it faces
  • An existing network within Cardiff’s evening and night-time economy
  • Experience of working in partnerships
  • Ability to communicate in Welsh
  • Knowledge of BIDs and place management