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Business Manager
Newmarket, UK
Newmarket
Suffolk
United Kingdom
Up to £55,000 (depending on experience) + pension
Full time
07 Sep 2018
20 Jul 2018
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Contract – Two Year Fixed term, Full-time Contract with possibility of extension
Location – The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art, Palace House, Palace Street, Newmarket

Job Function - Summary
This new and exciting senior management role will lead the commercial and operational teams and is focused on commercial decision making, business planning and cost control, through the ability to unite those teams around a shared vision and plan.

The National Heritage Centre at Palace House is a footfall focused visitor attraction. The customer offer and experience needs to be reviewed and improved continuously both to maximize profitability and to ensure the best experience for all visitors.

This post is initially funded for 2 years.*

We are looking for someone to drive all commercial aspects of the site with:
• strong commercial acumen combined with a flair for financial analysis and an ability to manage complex commercial data
• proficiency in presenting clear and concise commercial reports to the management team, trustees and stakeholders/funders
• experience at management level with a strong track record in marketing/PR, retail and events in a destination tourist venue where they have demonstrably improved the offering and have increased footfall, turnover and profitability
• decisiveness to action relevant changes
• a background with a successful commercial destination tourist venue with a family-focused visitor experience

To apply, please send your current CV and a covering letter, explaining your interest in this post and relevant experience and qualifications, together with details of at least two referees and information regarding your availability. Please also indicate if there are any restrictions on you taking up employment in the UK and, if so, provide details.

* This job has been made possible by project funding through the Heritage Lottery Fund’s Resilient Heritage Programme.

Equality: The National Horseracing Museum believe in the employment and advancement of people solely on their ability to do the job required. When recruiting people, we will, therefore, disregard their gender, marital status, race, age, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, religion and sexual orientation. There will be no discrimination on the basis of disability
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