Managing Director – Situations Vacant

Visit Isle of Wight is the Island’s Destination Management Organisation, responsible for delivery of the Wight BID (Business Improvement District) proposals and delivering tourism marketing & management for the UK’s holiday Island, the Isle of Wight.

This partnership-led organisation seeks an experienced senior manager to run the organisation and lead our small team in delivering the Wight BID objectives and co-ordinate marketing & PR campaigns.

Reporting to the Board, the successful candidate will be responsible for a small team of specialist staff as well as working with other partners. They will be the main point of contact for levy paying businesses, engaging widely with stakeholders across the Island’s tourism industry.

Applicants should have a successful track record of managing business programmes; have a good knowledge of budgeting and fiscal management along with excellent communication & IT skills. The successful applicant will have a good knowledge of tourism funding mechanisms as well as experience in stakeholder engagement.

The full-time position is offered on the basis of a 3-year fixed term contract.

Salary: commensurate with experience and locality

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Managing Director – Job Description

Please email your letter of application, attaching your CV to

Job applications close on 22nd January 2018

Interviews for short-listed candidates are planned for w/c 29th January 2018