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Programming & Partnerships Officer

Programming & Partnerships Officer

Posted 19 July by National Trust

We are pleased to announce that we are currently recruiting for a Programming & Partnership Officer to join us at Charlecote Park. Do you have a proven track record of developing and delivering a public engagement programme of visitor experiences and participation opportunities within a property in a charitable sector? We are looking for someone to build and maintain developing partnerships and to help, through effective programming, tell our stories and share with a wide audience.

Hours: 32 hours pw.

Contract: permanent contract.

What it's like to work here

Overlooking the river Avon on the edge of Shakespeare’s Stratford, Charlecote Park has been part of this corner of rural Warwickshire for centuries. Today the house is still part lived in by the Lucy family as it has been in the family for 900 years.  Filled with treasures of European travels and family collecting. Outside the parkland, inspired by ‘Capability’ Brown is home to herds of Jacob sheep and fallow deer.  Welcoming in excess of 200,000 visitors a year, Charlecote is a popular meeting venue for friends and family, as well as serving its local community.

Click here for more information about this location What you'll be doing

You’ll be responsible for delivering visitor programmes working with local communities and commercial partners to devise and implement events and activities for and with audiences ideally in the heritage, culture, arts, natural environment, sport or visitor attraction sector.

You'll be involved in all elements of development, in particular responding to audience insight to improve and develop an offer, inspiring others through our stories. We are looking for someone with a collaborative, empathetic approach who is able to adapt plans and styles to the needs of any given audience.

Being able to measure and evaluate outputs and demonstrate impact will be a requirement of the role. This role will require you at times to be part of the Duty Management Team and at times to be operational.

Please see role profile attached for more information.

Who we're looking for
  • Experience in directly delivering visitor programmes and/or working with community or commercial partners to deliver events and activities for and with audiences in the heritage or visitor attraction sectors.
  • Experience in building, maintaining and developing partnership relationships in order to offer engagement opportunities to audiences of visitors, volunteers or community participants.
  • A collaborative, empathic approach – able to adapt your plans and style to the needs of partners, team members and audiences
  • Able to measure and evaluate outputs and demonstrate impact.
  • Experience of identifying risks and taking appropriate action. Knowledge of relevant Health and Safety procedures. Knowledge of different access requirements and how to assist visitors.
  • Strong organisational skills including setting priorities and meeting deadlines. Able to work on own initiative.
  • Experience of working with and supervising volunteers. Some knowledge of the different approaches to recruiting, rewarding, recognising and motivating volunteers.
  • Flexible customer focussed approach with experience in delivering high standards of customer service.
The package

Benefits for working at the National Trust:

  • Flexible working whenever possible
  • Free parking at most locations
  • Discounts in high street stores, cinemas, National Trust properties and cafes.
  • Free entry to our properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
  • Generous annual leave
  • Subsidised health cash plan
  • Free 24-hour support service
  • Substantial pension scheme of up to 10% basic salary
  • Training & Development tailored to you
  • Up to 5 days of paid volunteering for you.

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