Operations Manager - The Great Tapestry of Scotland

Organisation: Live Borders

Salary: £27,586 - £30,651

Location: Galashiels

There never been a more exciting time to join our team at The Great Tapestry of Scotland, our brand new purpose built national gallery and visitor centre, housing the magnificent Great Tapestry of Scotland in Galashiels. We are looking for a skilled and experienced Operations Manager to help us really shine a positive global spotlight on this new world-class visitor attraction and the Scottish Borders.

As Operations Manager you will manage our wonderful team of Visitor Officers to turn this new gallery into a powerfully enriching visitor experience and continue the people’s story of Scotland so beautifully told through the Tapestry. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join the Live Borders family and be part of something nationally significant that will bring visitors from across the world to the Borders.

Experienced in the management of a paid visitor attraction or similar, as Operations Manager you will support the Centre Director in the drive for income and footfall by maximising the potential of the Great Tapestry of Scotland. In addition, maintain and increase the efficiencies by overseeing organisational activities of the business.

We would love to hear from you if you would like play a key role in creating a world-class experience and provide visitors with the warmth of welcome that Scotland is renowned for the world over. Ideally you will hold as a minimum an HND in Venue Management or equivalent and be experienced in the full range of amenities available in a world class visitor attraction.

You may need to work weekends, school-holiday periods and occasional evenings, so a flexible approach to working hours is essential. We are committed to fair pay, and offer generous annual leave, as well as a number of other staff benefits. To find out more please see for more details.

The closing date for all applications is 24 October 2021.

Application Deadline: Sunday 24/10/2021