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Conferences & Events Operations Manager

Discovery Point and Verdant Works Museum

Conferences & Events Operations Manager

Full time

From £28,000 per year

Application deadline: 26th April 2024

Background

Dundee Heritage Trust runs two highly respected and vibrant museums – The Royal Research Ship Discovery/Discovery Point and Verdant Works. Both sites are fully accredited museums and have won numerous awards, both national and international, as well as being 5 star rated attractions with Visit Scotland. Both the polar and jute collections are Recognised Collections of National Significance.

Purpose of Job

The Conference & Events Operations Manager is part of a small team responsible for the delivery of all conference and events business at Discovery Point and Verdant Works. The post holder reports to the Chief Executive and will support them in ensuring that the Trust’s conference and event business is delivered to a high standard in conjunction with external contractors and the in-house team.

The postholder will be confident, have strong business acumen and the ability to work well under pressure. They will have the talent to build, develop and motivate a team to deliver excellent levels of customer care. Three years’ experience within a supervisory role within a busy hospitality environment is essential.

A flexible and friendly approach to work is required and the ability to work as an integral part of a small team is essential.

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