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Paid Staff Vacancies

Interim Director, Bradgate Park Trust

6 month secondment opportunity, commencing in January 2020
(we may offer some flexibility to allow secondees to phase in)

Salary £45-50k pa pro rata (negotiable)

Applications are invited with a CV and covering letter to [email protected]
Please mark the header CONFIDENTIAL

Closing date is 25 November 2019


Interviews for the role will be held in December at Bradgate Park.


We will consider applications on a part time (no less than 3 dpw) basis, but we would prefer a full time role.
Bradgate Park Trust is a successful independent charity that cares for one of the most significant landscapes in the Midlands. It lies on the northern edge of the city of Leicester and serves around half a million visitors each year.


The charity has grown significantly in recent years and following the departure of the previous Director, the Committee of Management wish to appoint an interim role while they undertake a brief review of the current operation before making a permanent appointment.


The role of the Interim Director will be to lead the BPT team and take overall operational responsibility for caring for the parking and managing a busy visitor operation. The interim role will also be expected to support the Committee of Management in the review of the Trust.


The role would suit someone with excellent leadership skills with a clear ability to run Bradgate Park and Swithland Wood for all to enjoy. Ideally, candidates should be able to demonstrate their understanding and experience of heritage, land management and visitor/commercial operations, along with the value of partnership work.

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Volunteers dry stone wallingWe have a number of opportunities to volunteer and support many aspects of our work at Bradgate Park and Swithland Wood.

Visit our volunteering section on this website to find out more about the wide range of volunteering opportunities that exist. We have opportunities for indoor and outdoor roles every day of the week!