Commercial and Development Director

Recruiter
Prospectus Ltd
Location
Kidderminster
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Oct 2019
Closes
02 Nov 2019
Job Type
Director
Contract Type
Contract
Prospectus is excited to be partnering with Hartlebury Castle Preservation Trust (HCPT) to support their search for a new Commercial and Development Director. HCPT is a registered charity formed to preserve the castle, formerly the home of the Bishops of Worcester for more than a thousand years, for education and the use and enjoyment of everyone. The Commercial and Development Director joins HCPT at an important and exciting time of challenge and growth and will be responsible for developing and managing the castle with a clear line of vision for the future. Crucial to the role will be building the castle's commercial strategy, increasing revenue generation and progressing the organisations' operational and visitor offering. Developing new partnerships and seizing opportunities for attracting new income to enhance the visitor experience will also be key. Heading a small enthusiastic and dedicated team, the Commercial and Development Director will provide inspirational and creative leadership, have a strong track record of delivering on commercial and operational objectives and a broad grasp of business reporting methodology. Experience and contacts in the heritage/visitor attraction sector would be advantageous.This is a full time, fixed term contract of 18 months.At Prospectus we invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you in your application. In order to apply please submit your CV in the first instance and begin to prepare your supporting statement. Should your experience be suitable, we will send you the full job description and will arrange for a call and/or meeting to brief you on the role. You'll then have all the information you need to formally apply. We are looking forward to speaking with you soon.