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Brooklands Museum Trust Ltd is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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£60,000
Job sector: executive
Only 2 days left to apply!
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.
Competitive
Job location: Chertsey, UK
Job sector: executive
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!
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