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Parade Officer

The Parade Officer is responsible for organising the parade route, ensuring it complies with licensing rules and legislation. They will work closely with the Volunteer Officer and the Operations Officer. They will also liaise with groups and parade-goers and be the point of contact for all parade enquiries.


Oxford, Oxfordshire

working hours


Voluntary unpaid

Expenses only

What will I be doing?

  • Organise and oversee the planning of the Oxford Pride Parade, including obtaining any required approvals and notifying the necessary authorities, such as Safety Advisory Group emergency services, Councils, and Highways representatives (with the Operations, Accessibility, and Directors).
  • Distribute notices and place all Road closure signage along route
  • Advertise and manage registration of groups and individuals to take part in the parade, including establishing stewards for each group (in liaison with the Communications Officer).
  • Ensuring Parade stewards and security staff are fully briefed in writing before the event, and verbally on the day, to provide a safe and welcoming environment for all participants (with Volunteer Officer).
  • Lead the Parade and provide ongoing communications to Parade stewards to ensure the Parade remains en route.

What do I need?

Ability to work to strict tight deadlines, communicate effectively, and work on your own. Knowledge of event HSE rules & regulations is desirable.

The benefits:

How do I apply for the role?

If you are interested in applying for a role, get in touch to discuss your ideas and experience for this role – we’d love to hear from you and meet you too! To stand for any vacant position you need to become a member of Oxford Pride. To become a member of Oxford Pride Group, please complete our membership form:

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