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Reference: 59663

Date Added: 27 February 2017
Closing Date: 2 April 2017

Job Title: Operations Officer

Working For: Historic Houses Association

Location: London

Salary: £25,000 - £28,000

Job Details

The Historic Houses Association (HHA) represents more than 1,600 historic houses, castles and gardens in independent ownership across the UK. These are listed buildings or designated gardens, usually Grade I or II*, and are often outstanding. Members range from world-renowned stately homes such as Blenheim Palace, Highclere Castle, Castle Howard and Burghley House, to more intimate houses such as Traquair in Scotland, Treowen in Wales and Belle Isle in Northern Ireland. Around 60% of these properties open their doors to visitors for days out, special tours, school visits, film locations, weddings or events. There are 24 million visits to HHA Member houses each year, and there are over 50,000 Friends of the HHA. The HHA was established in 1973 to carry out important lobbying, advisory, marketing and technical work on behalf of Member houses.

The Operations Officer is an important member of the staff team and acts as the first point of contact at our Chester Street office, ensuring the smooth running of the organisation. The role provides administrative and operational support to the central office team and our Member houses, and helps to promote Member properties through our website, promotional materials, educational events and awards. The HHA is currently going through a rebranding and organisational review which will focus on our membership, communications channels and infrastructure, and the Operations Officer will play a key role in the success of this process.

For further details about the role please visit our website: http://www.hha.org.uk/DB/jobs-2/operations-officer.html.

Closing Date: 2 April 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter (outlining your suitability for the role with reference to the person specification above) to Rufus Mitcheson, Director of Finance and Operations: rufus.mitcheson@hha.org.uk. Please include contact information for two referees and details of your notice period (if applicable).

Website: http://www.hha.org.uk

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