Braemar Castle Manager / Head of Visitor Experience

Organisation: Braemar Castle

Salary: £35,000

Location: Braemar, AB35 5XR

Operating for 15 years as a successful community-owned and led tourism destination in the East Cairngorms, Braemar Castle is moving into a new phase of growth. After successfully securing £1.6 million from grant funding and donations, the team has developed and is in the process of delivering a restored building and a community-engagement program, as part of The Raising the Standard and made possible by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

The destination is on schedule to be re-opened in the summer of 2023 and is now seeking to appoint a Castle Manager / Head of Visitor Experience. The Castle Manager will lead a team comprising an Activity and Volunteering Engagement Manager, an Outreach Coordinator, the Evaluation team, and a building and ground Caretaker to ensure:
– the delivery of Braemar Castle’s Raising the Standard project which will complete in 2025.
– the smooth day-to-day running of Braemar Castle as a visitor attraction, maximising the opportunities offered by the recent refurbishment
– the preservation of the core values which have sustained the Castle as a community-led visitor attraction since its opening in 2007.

The Castle Manager will report to the Board of Trustees of Braemar Community Ltd (BCL), a Scottish charity (SCO38573) and Company Limited by Guarantee (SC276254) that works to achieve the sustainable economic, environmental, and social development of the community of Braemar.

To apply for this position please write with your CV and cover letter to:
Closing date: 28 February 2023

Application Deadline: Tuesday 28/02/2023