Statement by leader of the council in intro to top job advert. First sentence.
What skill, wizardry and determined delivery could you add to
iconic Cambridge, our international city of considerable magic?
I don’t think they are looking for a former graduate of Hogwarts.
Maybe it’s the wizardry that football correspondents refer to when
describing a player capable of mazy runs full of trickery, deceptions
and quick feet. I can’t imagine they mean the type of Disney magic
where the chief executive simply waves their magic wand but maybe they
mean the Las Vagas type of magic. The kind that can make things, even
big things, disappear. Of course in Vegas they don’t refer to
themselves as wizards or magicians but illusionists. What they do is
not real magic but an illusion. Come to think of it I do know a few
chief executive who have this skill.
Blair Mcpherson former Director , author and blogger www.blairmcpherson.co.uk