Job Vacancy – Tywi Gateway Trust Manager

Are you passionate about heritage and culture? Excited by the prospect of developing and managing an innovative and collaborative project? Have managerial experience of major restoration projects? Then this is a unique opportunity. The Trust Manager will lead a team making the Bishop’s Park an original, enjoyable and rewarding venue for visitors, staff and volunteers alike, heralding a new and exciting phase in the history of the site. A site which has at its heart the Grade 11 Listed former Palace of the Bishops of St Davids, which now houses Carmarthenshire County Museum.

You will be responsible to the Tywi Gateway Trust and, working with project partners, will undertake the management of the Grade 11 Registered Bishop’s Park and the Tywi Gateway Centre – with emphasis on the successful delivery of the Heritage Lottery Funded ‘Parks for People’ project.  In undertaking this work, public access and enjoyment, education and training will be balanced with the protection and enhancement of the cultural, historic and ecological features.

You will need to demonstrate a flexible and innovative approach and an ability to work to high standards within tight deadlines. Responsible initially for delivering the project and then for operational management including visitor services and promotion, staff and volunteer management, work planning, financial and asset management, services and supplies, security, health & safety – and developing and maintaining partnership and shared goals with Carmarthenshire County Museum.

Starting salary:  F/T 37hr week, £35,000 per annum. Initially the post will be a three-year contract

The ability to communicate effectively in Welsh is desirable, but not essential. Active learners welcomed.

For further information and to download a Job Description please click here.

Applications will be with a covering letter and CV:

Closing date for applications: Friday February 16 2018

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