Commercial and Business Development Manager

Location
Northampton
Salary
£32164 - £36937 per annum
Posted
07 Apr 2017
Closes
05 May 2017
Ref
00067125
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Northampton Museums & Art Gallery are embarking on an exciting period of change.

Their main museum is undergoing a major £6.8 million expansion and renovation project, doubling in size and creating new exhibition galleries, collections facilities and visitor amenities. The Museum, set in Northampton's premier park, is undergoing redisplay and expanding its visitor facilities. The museum service is also investigating moving to Trust status with a view to increased flexibility and opportunities ready for the opening of the new museum in late 2018.

They are recruiting to a number of key posts to help shape their future and create a vibrant, engaging and sustainable museums service.

The Commercial and Business Development Manager will lead the development and implementation of a comprehensive strategy for commercial and income generation activities including events, corporate and private hire, weddings, retail, catering, membership, publications, image licensing and support in developing and executing a sponsorship and fundraising strategy. The core purpose of the role is to maximise self-generated income and develop new income streams to support the museum's current operation and future plans.

You will be an excellent team player who is able to bring a strong business development ethos to support the museums core social and cultural purpose, aims and objectives. You will be responsible for managing the Marketing and Communications Officer and work collaboratively with other members of staff across the museum service.

Please note, you will receive and application pack via email which will contain all further details.

Closing date: Tuesday 2nd May, 12noon.