General Manager - Museums

Organisation: Perth Art Gallery

Salary: £41,294.88 per annum +17% employers pension contribution

Location: Perth, Scotland

Are you a General Manager with proven ability and success in a multi-faceted environment? Do you love the heritage sector and the idea of working in a unique, exciting, fast paced, forward thinking organisation? Are you seeking the challenge of helping to deliver a new first-class visitor attraction?

In the heart of Scotland, Culture Perth and Kinross is working with Perth and Kinross Council to deliver a major new museum telling the story of the region and Scotland’s ancient roots. At the heart of this will be the iconic Stone of Destiny, also known as the Stone of Scone. Seeking to attract more than 160,000 visitors a year, this new museum in the heart of the city of Perth will transform the local cultural offer and become a must-see destination for local visitors and tourists alike.

We are seeking a dynamic and results driven individual to play a leading role in the development and delivery of the visitor experience.

As General Manager you will lead from the front, building and engaging with your team, visitors and tourists, ensuring exceptional customer service and the delivery of a truly unique experience for everyone. You will do everything you can to make people want to come back again and again! You will be based in a beautiful part of the country with stunning surroundings and some of the most important aspects of Scottish history in your sight. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for an experienced General Manager to play a key role in the development of a brand-new visitor attraction.

The ideal General Manager will have managed a high footfall venue with multiple offerings, including Food & Beverage, Retail and Events. You will need a commercial and creative mind with the ability to analyse the business and implement new ideas to ensure successful delivery of identified outcomes.

Delivery of key targets is of vital importance; therefore you must also be analytical and detailed in your approach, but also be able to adapt your way of working to be the best, most efficient and dynamic manager you can be.

The job will stretch, and challenge and you must be prepared to think on your feet and lead your team by example. In return we offer an inclusive, inspiring and flexible working environment; support to grow and develop and a vibrant and ambitious city to work in.

Application Deadline: Wednesday 15/06/2022