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Brooklands Museum Trust Ltd is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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Job sector: attractions
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Job description:
Brooklands Museum, in Weybridge, Surrey, is on the 30-acre site of the world’s first purpose-built motor racing circuit and the most productive aircraft factories in Europe in the twentieth century. The stories of motorsport and aviation at this site are bound together from the beginning and share key themes of inventiveness, adventure, ambition and engineering innovation.

The new, wide-ranging post of Chief Operating Officer is responsible for all operational and commercial activity, ensuring that staff and volunteers deliver an excellent visitor experience which enables guests on site to appreciate the unique, historic atmosphere of the Brooklands site and that the museum achieves its financial targets. The museum is looking for someone who can transform the way in which it operates, to enable it to grow and develop in line with its vision, mission and strategic priorities. The COO’s department includes approximately 30 paid staff and over 300 volunteers.

Over the next 12 months, we will be reviewing our strategic priorities, master-plan and operations, with a view to significantly increasing visitor numbers and completing substantial new capital projects in the coming years. The Chief Operating Officer will play a key role in shaping the museum’s plans.

The person we are looking for will have considerable experience of transforming operations in a similar organisation, in developing staff to deliver exceptional visitor experience, in achieving commercial targets. They will thrive in a complex, busy environment; be able to prioritise and delegate; able to negotiate and build relationships and show the ability to turn strategy into implementable plans, with attention to detail. They will be an enabling leader of others, who enjoys working collaboratively across the museum and with its partners. If you have this experience and these aptitudes and you would like to play a key, leadership role in a growing, ambitious, independent museum, please apply.

If you would like an informal conversation about the role please see the details of how to arrange this in the application pack, available here.

Deadline for applications is 1pm on Monday 16th July 2018.

Interviews will be on Monday 30th July.
Job location: Leatherhead, UK
Job sector: attractions
Job description:
Are you looking to progress your career with one of the leading global companies in visitor entertainment? Are you passionate about creating incredible and memorable guest experiences in a fast-paced, service environment? If so, then we have the perfect role for you!

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Commercial Operations Manager to join our team here at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo

About You
We are looking for someone with a strong customer-focused background with previous experience in supervising or managing Retail (preferred) and/or a Food and Beverage operation, experience in maximising and increasing sales, and proven team success through management of direct reports. With responsibility for the performance of the Commercial outlets, you will have an understanding of Health & Safety and HR requirements. The ideal candidate will be calm and consistent under pressure, be adaptable and able to support others through periods of change and be innovative and positive with the ability to motivate others through strong leadership skills.

About the Role
* Support the General Manager with the ongoing management and leadership of all Commercial outlets with a particular focus on retail
* Deliver high quality guest experiences in our commercial outlets through non-financial KPIs.
* Review and drive improvement in current retail and food offers in Wild Life Sydney Zoo’s outlets.
* Support the Retails and F&B teams to adhere and deliver to Merlin Company Standards.
* Work with the ANZ Commercial team to ensure product is of highest quality whilst maintaining margin.
* Oversee rotation, rostering and performance of Supervisors across WLS.
* Responsible for the safe operation of WILD FLIGHT and compliance with all Merlin Entertainments ride policies.

About Us
We are MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS, Europe’s Number 1 and the world’s second-largest visitor attraction operator. Merlin operates over 100 attractions, eight hotels and three holiday villages in 23 countries and across four continents. We aim to deliver memorable and rewarding experiences to our 54 million visitors worldwide, through our iconic global and local brands, and the commitment and passion of our managers and more than 26,000 employees. Why do we do it? For the love of FUN!!!

In the middle of Darling Harbour an amazing animal adventure is also a fantastic place to work! Whether you’re making the best flat white or introducing some of our furry and scaled friends to our guests; every role in our zoo is fun and friendly. We are all about creating memorable experiences for our guests through animal experiences, fascinating animal facts and offering mementos of your visit. There’s also a strong conservation message threaded through our experience which is a core value for all our team.

If you love animals, feel passionate about conservation and love sharing your enthusiasm with others then we want to hear from you!
Job location: Windsor, UK
Job sector: attractions
Job description:
We are LEGOLAND Windsor Resort and we are part of the magical Merlin Entertainments!

We are recruiting for an Entertainment Team Leader to add those memorable experiences to our guests day! This will be on a full-time, seasonal basis.

In 2018 we will be delivering even more in house entertainment, including our Miniland Stage shows, LEGO Friends to the Rescue, Duplo Valley Puppet Shows, character appearances and much, much more.

Working across the Resort in the park and hotel, this role will support the Entertainment Performers and Assistants in the daily operation and will lead by example to ensure we are delivering world-class customer service.

You will also ensure our birthday party offering is of the high standard our guests expect, being the point of contact on the day and troubleshooting where necessary.

There will be a big focus on delivering training to the Entertainment team and dealing with employee relations as a first point of contact for the team.

These are full-time seasonal roles, averaging 37.5 hours per week. You may be required to work on weekends, bank holidays, and evenings depending on business needs.

Here at Merlin, we do it all for the love of FUN and if that wasn’t enough, we also have these magical benefits, exclusive to our awesome employees; 20 free tickets a year for you, your family and friends to visit any of Merlin’s magical attractions, discount in our retail shops and restaurants, 40% discount online off of LEGO, and much more!

LEGOLAND Windsor Resort is an equal opportunities employer and will provide reasonable support to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. If you feel that you need any additional support or reasonable adjustments to take part in the interview process, please click on ‘apply now’.
Job sector: attractions
Job description:
We are the London Cluster and we are part of the magical Merlin Entertainments!

The Marketing team are looking for a candidate to support the overall communications, marketing strategy and objectives for Shrek’s Adventure! London, London Dungeon and SEALIFE London. Being both proactive and reactive, ensuring that all opportunities are supported and actioned.

We are looking for the following skills and experience;
* GCSE’s in Maths and English or equivalent
* Strong written communication and verbal communication skills are essential, including confidence when talking over the phone
* Good business acumen and confidence analysing data and financial information
* Basic understanding of Marketing and PR principles and practice
* Advanced social media skills
* Experience in a Marketing or PR function
* The successful applicant must be self-motivated and keen to learn on the job

This role is permanent, full time based upon working 40 hours per week, 5 days out of 7 (typically Monday to Friday) however, flexibility is required as there may be times when you will need to work weekends and outside or normal operating times.

Alongside a competitive annual salary and 28 days holiday (including bank holidays) you can look forward to enjoying a great benefits package including a Group Personal Pension Plan, Merlin Magic pass, Employee Assistance Programme, Childcare Vouchers, Life Assurance, 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants, 40% discount online off of LEGO, and much more!
Job location: Chertsey, UK
Job sector: attractions
Job description:
We are THORPE PARK Resort and we are part of the magical Merlin Entertainments!

We are currently recruiting for a Head of Commercial Partnerships and Projects! The Commercial department is a vital ingredient in the overall guest experience. Our role is to put the sparkle into secondary spends. We feed the fun in F&B, capture magical memories in photo and sell the magic in our highly themed retail units. Fun. It’s a small word with a big meaning.

At Merlin this means we give our guests everything they need to create and share their favourite kind of fun with memorable products, exciting store layouts and theming, tasty treats and spellbinding photo concepts all to increase their spending and dwell time. We have a passion for giving our guests something different when visiting any of our attractions.

As Head of Commercial Partnerships and Projects, you’ll lead and take a highly active role in Commercial performance as a whole across Thorpe Park. We take huge pride in our work and never stop caring; we’re bold, creative and innovative, coming up with amazing new ideas to continue to grow the fun for guests and to drive the business. In return we will give you opportunities to grow and develop in a fast moving global business.

You’ll do this by leading a seamless Commercial Services operation across all Commercial categories. Working across Thorpe Park, you will apply fresh thinking to drive our business forward working with our wizards globally from buying, supply, photography and F&B to ultimately bring the magic to life in our attractions and drive incremental spends from our customers.

We are looking for the following skills and experience;
* Proven commercial acumen
* Driven individual with a proven track record in managing budgets and cost control
* Strong communication skills with the ability to inspire and lead others
* Project Management experience
* Ability to create strong working relationships and influence key stakeholders when required
* Self-manage, use initiative and also prioritise tasks at short notice
* Experience in change and contract management desirable but not essential

This role is Full Time, Permanent, averaging 40 hours per week and will include weekends, early/late shifts and bank holidays as required. Travel will also be required for external events on an ad-hoc basis.

Alongside a competitive annual salary and 33 days holiday you can look forward to enjoying a great benefits package including a Group Personal Pension Plan; Merlin Magic pass, which gives you 40 free tickets a year to enjoy any of our attractions worldwide; Employee Assistance Programme, 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants, 40% discount online off of LEGO, and much more!
up to £19,800
Job location: Chessington, UK
Job sector: attractions
Job description:
We are Chessington World of Adventures Resort and we are part of the magical Merlin Entertainments!

Guests visit Chessington World of Adventures for Britain’s wildest day out and the animals they encounter all add to the atmosphere of excitement and discovery. From Tigers to Gorillas and Military Macaws to Marmosets, our Zoo and SEA LIFE Centre boast a huge array of wildlife. Every section is designed to help our Adventurers get up even closer and more personal with the cheeky, the mischievous and the exotic – and in this key role, you’ll be right there at the heart of it, making sure that everything runs smoothly. Supporting the Assistant Zoo Operations Managers in the safe & efficient delivery of the Zoo operation, focusing on animal welfare & husbandry and of course, Adventurer experience!

Heading up our Wild Connection team, this position will be at the forefront of how we present our animals to our guests. But it’s not just about running the various displays meet and greets and wowing our adventurers with amazing facts, we also want you to bring your own ideas for new shows, new animals and new ways we could interact. One of your key objectives will be to lead, motivate and develop the Wild Connections team, ensuring all delivery is of an excellent standard of Safety, Guests Service, Education and Animal Welfare. You will assist and support the Assistant Zoo Operations Managers and other Zoo Supervisors in animal husbandry and staff management. Finally you will develop and implement the most current animal training techniques and procedures with the team and stock.

We are looking for the following skills and experience;
* Dynamic people leader with drive and passion for focus and development
* Solid background of Health & Safety knowledge and crucial Zoo Legislation
* Organised and flexible with the business needs
* Able to stay focused and in control under pressure
* Actively evolve with change and business requirements and keep up to date within your field
* Minimum 5 years of animal husbandry experience working with a variety of animals, flight experience is advantageous.
* Qualification in animal management or have relevant experience.
* Experience in training and can show a full understanding of operant conditioning.

This role is full time, permanent, averaging 40 hours per week and will include weekends and bank holidays.

Alongside a competitive annual up to £19,800 and 28 days holiday (including bank holidays) you can look forward to enjoying a great benefits package including a Group Personal Pension Plan, Merlin Magic pass, Employee Assistance Programme, Childcare Vouchers, Life Assurance, 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants, 40% discount online off of LEGO, and much more!
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