Assistant Visitor Services Manager

Royal Collection Trust
Visitor Experience
Buckingham Palace

It's inspiring the team who present magnificence every day.

It’s the collaboration and the community spirit. And it's presenting one of the world's greatest art collections. This is what makes working for Royal Collection Trust so different.

ey responsibilities:

  • To duty manage the London sites (The Queen’s Gallery, the Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace State Rooms and Gardens, and Clarence House) on a rota basis, which includes taking full responsibility of the site and exhibits.
  • To lead and manage a team of Wardens by making well-informed decisions and ensuring the delivery of an exceptional visitor experience in line with the Visitor Experience Strategy.
  • To be responsible for the ongoing performance management of a team of Wardens; holding monthly 1:1s, carrying out regular performance reviews, setting and reviewing objectives, giving timely feedback and agreeing development plans where appropriate

Essential Criteria

  • Previous experience of managing, leading and motivating a team, ideally in a busy visitor-based environment
  • A genuine desire to work with the public and a passion for delivering excellent visitor care
  • An organised approach with the ability to work effectively under pressure in a busy environment and multi- task
  • Clear, confident communication skills
  • A proven ability to work effectively as part of a team and be reliable and flexible in approach
  • Excellent administration and IT skills, with a working knowledge of MS Office
  • A high standard of literacy sufficient to understand written and spoken instructions, and numeric skills sufficient to work accurately with figures and maintain attention to detail

We know that to deliver our best work; we need to feel at our best. That’s why at the Royal Household we offer a generous benefits package designed to support your wellbeing and life priorities.

Enjoy 25 days annual leave, rising to 30 days (plus bank holidays) dependent on the length of time you have worked for us.

Our excellent non-contributory pension plan (we’ll contribute 15% and you can contribute more if you wish) is highly valued by our employees, as is complimentary lunch on-site to keep you fuelled throughout the day.

We also offer a range of leave options to support your life priorities, such as parental pay and leave and volunteering days, as well as benefits to support your physical and mental wellbeing.

Other perks include 20% off at our Royal Collection Trust Shops and complimentary admission tickets across all our locations, along with many more exclusive employee discounts.

Find out more about the full range of benefits available to our employees here.

Vacancy Closing Date: 25/02/2024, 23:55

This vacancy is closed to applications.