For the past 40 years the not-for-profit Tourism Society has been providing tourism professionals with a forum to debate and exchange views, expertise and opinion through meetings, conferences and publications. On a day-to-day basis the Chief Executive is responsible for the efficient and effective operation of the Society and works with the Board of Directors to develop the organisation in accordance with its mission and aims.
The Society’s Board is now planning for the future and is seeking an experienced, self-motivated individual to work as Chief Executive to help it define and deliver a new operational model.
We are looking for an individual with drive and passion. We are a small organisation with big ideas delivering an excellent events programme and maintaining regular communications with our membership. The successful candidate will identify new opportunities to further develop the Society’s membership and raise the profile of the organisation across the wider visitor economy.
Comfortable working in a small but dynamic organisation, the successful candidate will have experience in managing finance and budgets, be well-organised and target-led, with excellent written an verbal communication skills and a desire to work with a committed Board on achieving its strategic goals.
Responsible to: The Chairman and the Board of the Tourism Society.
Direct reports: Contracted administration services company.
Location: Tourism Society office, London South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, London, SE1.
Contract: Consultancy reviewed annually.
Salary: Contract for £240 per day for 100 days to be delivered over 2 days per week
Hours: 2 days per week, available to attend evening and weekend events
Deadline: 1st May 2019
How to apply: Kevin Kaley, Chairman, Tourism Society: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application: CV, cover letter and statement as to why you believe you are suitable for the role.