Cultural Enterprise Manager PO4
We are looking for an entrepreneurial and creative person who has proven experience in leading and delivering all the aspects of managing a thriving multi-faceted enterprise operation. This ranges from instore and online retail business, product licensing activities and commercial hires and events across culture venues.
A key member of the Cultural Enterprise and Operations team, the Cultural Enterprise Manager will lead the development and delivery of key areas of the commercial strategy with a particular focus on the William Morris collection and temporary exhibitions at the Gallery.
Bursting with culture, energy, and opportunity, Waltham Forest is a place where people want to live, raise a family, and start a business. It’s also a fantastic place to work, as we do all we can to improve the lives of residents and maintain the borough’s reputation as an attractive place to visit and invest in. We’re looking for candidates with initiative, resolve and creativity to help us build on our successes and maximising commercial potential.
You will provide the leadership and commercial expertise to all commercial activities; including develop all aspects of our retail business both in the shop and online; from operations and reporting, through to creative product development, merchandising, online optimisation and developing relationship with a range of partners including suppliers and licensee partners to further the William Morris Brand internationally.
This diverse role will touch all areas of the commercial operation working closely with the wider team and the Head of Enterprise on developing commercial trading income and maximising our commercial potential.
We are looking for people to join the Culture and Heritage team with a range of skills and lived experience that add to and complement the existing team’s expertise. Waltham Forest Council recognises that diversity is a strength and what people bring through their personal experiences, background and identity significantly enhances our ability to deliver to our staff and residents. Therefore, we would particularly welcome applications from individuals with a Black, Asian or other global majority background, those who identify as disabled and individuals from the LGBTQI+ community.
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