Job Title: Chief Operating Officer
Salary: c.£65k + Benefits
Locations: Midlands, with some agile working
We are working in partnership with a major visitor attraction. To support their continued success, we are now seeking an inspiring Chief Operating Officer (COO) to join the leadership team. Reporting directly to the CEO, the COO will be a lateral thinker, capable of implementing change, to support continued growth and impact. Central to their success will be maximising and growing a commercial offer.
The postholder will need considerable experience of transforming operations, developing managers to work collaboratively to deliver an exceptional visitor experience and achieve commercial targets. This is a very high-profile role and will include working with the media as a representative of the organisation.
The successful candidate must demonstrate:
Proven experience of senior management and dynamic leadership, within a visitor attraction or similar organisation.
Experience with retail/catering/trading arm operations is advantageous, as driving and challenging commercial improvements will be essential.
Evidence of working with different stakeholders, influencing and informing.
Whilst not essential, knowledge of charity governance and compliance requirements of this sector is desirable.
We are seeking a strategic, dynamic and relevant individual, that thrives on working in a complex and busy environment. Someone who is able to prioritise and delegate, negotiate and build relationships, and have evidence of their ability to turn strategy into implementable plans, with real attention to detail.
Interested applicants should apply with a full CV and supporting statement. For more information contact Katherine Anderson-Scott, Recruitment Consultant, at Charisma Charity Recruitment.
We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law.
Closing date: ASAP (Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so please apply as soon as possible).