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Job opportunities with Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
Visitor Experience and Commercial Manager
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Job location: Haywards Heath, UK
Closing date: 27 Oct 2019
2 x Vacancies
£32,000 per annum, pro rata if part time
1 x full time 36 hours, 1 x part time 21.6 hours
Permanent


We’re looking for an energetic, experienced leader to join our Visitor Experience & Commercial team at Wakehurst. You’ll be at the forefront of delivering an engaging and unique visitor experience, inspiring your team to exceed visitor and commercial targets. Reporting into the Head of Visitor Experience and Commercial this role will be instrumental in driving visitor excellence and ensuring the delivery of optimised revenue through admissions, retail, membership and other commercial activity including through our 3rd  party catering and venue hire contract.

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is the world leader in botanic science and conservation, with two leading visitor attractions: Kew Gardens and Wakehurst.

Wakehurst is Kew’s wild botanic garden in Sussex and one of the South East’s leading visitor destinations, with over 500 acres of formal gardens and designed landscapes, wild woodlands and a tranquil nature reserve. It is also home to the world-leading Millennium Seed Bank, a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), an Elizabethan mansion and a plant collection of rarity, beauty and scientific purpose.

With a vibrant programme of public events and educational activities, Wakehurst’s audiences are growing rapidly, and there are ambitious plans for future expansion.

You will have outstanding operations management expertise, and a proven track record of driving commercial growth. An experienced people manager with a track record of creating and fostering a high-performance culture, you will be comfortable working collaboratively with colleagues across the organisation to deliver an outstanding and inspirational visitor experience.

The salary will be £32,000 per annum, pro rated if part time. Please note that this post will require weekend and occasional evening work. There are 2 positions available: 1 x full time 36 hours, 1 x part time 21.6 hours however there is some flexibility with this and we would also accept applications from candidates looking for alternative hours. 

We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a broad range of Learning and Development opportunities, with access to the Civil Service training curriculum, generous annual leave entitlement for new starters, family friendly policies, a choice of competitive pensions and flexible benefits scheme.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential role criteria.

If you are interested in this position, please visit our website for more information and to apply.

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Job opportunities with Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
Visitor Experience and Commercial Manager
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Job location: Haywards Heath, UK
Closing date: 27 Oct 2019
2 x Vacancies
£32,000 per annum, pro rata if part time
1 x full time 36 hours, 1 x part time 21.6 hours
Permanent


We’re looking for an energetic, experienced leader to join our Visitor Experience & Commercial team at Wakehurst. You’ll be at the forefront of delivering an engaging and unique visitor experience, inspiring your team to exceed visitor and commercial targets. Reporting into the Head of Visitor Experience and Commercial this role will be instrumental in driving visitor excellence and ensuring the delivery of optimised revenue through admissions, retail, membership and other commercial activity including through our 3rd  party catering and venue hire contract.

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is the world leader in botanic science and conservation, with two leading visitor attractions: Kew Gardens and Wakehurst.

Wakehurst is Kew’s wild botanic garden in Sussex and one of the South East’s leading visitor destinations, with over 500 acres of formal gardens and designed landscapes, wild woodlands and a tranquil nature reserve. It is also home to the world-leading Millennium Seed Bank, a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), an Elizabethan mansion and a plant collection of rarity, beauty and scientific purpose.

With a vibrant programme of public events and educational activities, Wakehurst’s audiences are growing rapidly, and there are ambitious plans for future expansion.

You will have outstanding operations management expertise, and a proven track record of driving commercial growth. An experienced people manager with a track record of creating and fostering a high-performance culture, you will be comfortable working collaboratively with colleagues across the organisation to deliver an outstanding and inspirational visitor experience.

The salary will be £32,000 per annum, pro rated if part time. Please note that this post will require weekend and occasional evening work. There are 2 positions available: 1 x full time 36 hours, 1 x part time 21.6 hours however there is some flexibility with this and we would also accept applications from candidates looking for alternative hours. 

We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a broad range of Learning and Development opportunities, with access to the Civil Service training curriculum, generous annual leave entitlement for new starters, family friendly policies, a choice of competitive pensions and flexible benefits scheme.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential role criteria.

If you are interested in this position, please visit our website for more information and to apply.

APPLY NOW
Other vacancies with Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
Head of Visitor Operations
Salary: £50,000 - £60,186 pa, depending on skills and experience Location: Richmond, UK
 


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