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Job Opportunity: Centre Manager
Thursday 23rd March 2017 to Friday 21st April 2017
Job Type: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £6,000 per annum (4 days per month)
Application Closing Date: 21st April 2017
Interview Dates: W/C 1st May 2017
Heyford Park, formerly known as RAF Upper Heyford, has an important historical past operating as both an RAF and USAF airbase, as well as having a reputation for being Little America in Oxfordshire. Once inhabited by 14,000 American servicemen, the site was one of the largest cold war airbases in Europe. RAF Upper Heyford Heritage Centre is committed to giving those who visit the centre a real sense of how it would have felt to have lived and served at the base, using first person experiences to make this tangible for our visitors. As well as the important military history, the Centre will aim to convey just how unique RAF Upper Heyford was and will use music, oral history, video clippings and interactive digital media to reveal this.
Heyford Park is a large mixed use development being led by an innovative developer Dorchester Living who have so far has delivered housing, commercial accommodation and schooling. The team are working closely with Terry Stevens, Professor of Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure at Swansea University, to ensure that the future development of the site can expand the heritage offer alongside the housing development. We are an innovative and forward thinking team, who are committed to our Centre feeling personal, meaningful and relevant, and are thus looking for a Manager who shares are ambitions and can grow within the role.
For a full job description and information on how to apply, http://S.Fry@dorchestergrp.com">email directly.