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Commercial Manager Post

Thursday 7th June 2018 to Monday 2nd July 2018

Salary: £30 000 per year.

Start date: August 2018.

Hours: 37 hours per week with regular weekend and evening working as necessary.

Deadline for Applications.: Monday 2 July at 9 am 2018.

Bucks County Museum Trust (BCMT) has a new fantastic opportunity for a budding entrepreneur with commercial skills and an interest in supporting the heritage sector. As a recently set up independent Trust, BCMT is looking to develop current and new income generation opportunities with the right candidate to lead the commercial development of the organisation. Currently BCMT generates around £65, 000 from venue hire, secondary spend, children’s parties and donations/gift aid. New weddings packages are now set up with a Wedding Co-ordinator in place for future income generation as well as excellent venue hire opportunities for corporate and private hire and a host of new events for significant income generation opportunities in the future.

You will be leading the Front of House team and working with other colleagues at BCMT to achieve income generation targets to make a difference to the financial future of Bucks County Museum. As a new Arts Council funded National Portfolio Organisation, Bucks County Museum has an exciting new programme of activities and community engagement made possible with the recent appointment of several new staff, including a PT marketing officer. Come and join our expanding and ambitious team of dedicated staff with a passion for our amazing local, national and international heritage links.

The role will suit an entrepreneurial and strong manager looking to develop their commercial skills, with a current track record of success significantly improving commercial income generation in the hospitality or heritage industry. Experience of the heritage sector will be an advantage.

Interview and assessment day: 11 July 2018.

Apply here.