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General Manager

Employer: Medway Council

  • Reference: GM1
  • Published on: Mon 09/01/2012 14:20 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 27/01/2012 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 40 hours, Includes out of hours work
  • Salary: Circa £25,000 p.a.
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Fort Amherst Dock Road Chatham Kent

Employer: Fort Amherst

Fort Amherst is Britain’s largest Napoleonic Fortress, and is the most intricate and most complete section of the Chatham Defensive Lines. The fort forms part of the Great Lines Heritage Park and is open to the public on a daily basis.

We are seeking a dynamic individual with a proven track record to manage the daily operation of the site. The individual will need to be able to work on their own initiative and ensure effective operation of the Visitors Centre including café and shop, our diverse group of Volunteers and general site maintenance. You will be expected to ensure the smooth running of hiring’s and to develop a range of revenue earning visitor experiences in cooperation with the Marketing Consultant.

You will be the main point of contact for the public and our volunteers. You will work closely with contractors and customers to help improve our services. You will need strong multi-tasking skills and be competent in a range of practical and organisational skills.

You will need to have relevant managerial experience, preferably including managing volunteers, and managing a heritage site. You will need to be educated to degree level or have 5 years experience in a similar position.

If you wish to apply for the above position please forward a CV and covering letter to Martin Rogers, Fort Amherst, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent. ME4 4UB


Closing date: 27th January 2012

Equal Opportunities

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