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Tel: 01227 639768

Head of Resources and Enterprises – Full-Time, permanent £40k – Margate, East Kent

Turner Contemporary Website

Since 2011, the Turner Contemporary has been one of Kent’s, the south-east’s and Britain’s most exciting assets in the visual arts scene.

This role requires a driven person with passion and a commitment to contemporary arts. Also, the individual needs the skills and abilities to fully utilise the assets of the gallery – the spaces, the café, the shop – to maximise income in order to continue to provide free entry to anyone who wishes to enjoy the exhibitions.

The individual must be entrepreneurial in their approach, but politically aware to the environment and sector that they are working in. As well as the commercial side, this role is responsible for overseeing the operational side of the organisation – its finances, human resources, IT and administration.

The role:

Lead the long term strategic business planning, income generation and policy development for Turner Contemporary.

Ensure the effective, efficient and entrepreneurial operation of Turner Contemporary Enterprises and to review and improve our commercial strategy to maximise our ability to generate income.

Responsible for the management of the financial, commercial, HR, administrative, and legal functions required to operate Turner Contemporary (charity) and Turner Contemporary Enterprises.

Take strategic responsibility for the financial well-being of the organisation.

Manage change within the organisation and support the development of the staff and Board.

The candidate

Entrepreneurial business skills applicable to an ambitious not-for-profit organisation with significant commercial activities.

You will be a visionary, with strong creative ideas that translate into real achievable business plans.

Good political nous and the ability to build credibility within the organisation and with senior stakeholders and partners.

Will have significant relevant experience of strategic business planning and operational practices.

Significant experience of finance, financial control setting, monitoring and managing budgets.

Extensive experience of managing staff and associated employment issues.

Deadline: Friday 21st November 2014

To apply or for more information please contact Sonya Clampett at