Managing Director - Visit Isle of Wight

Salary: Commensurate with experience
Contract Term: Permanent
Contract Type: Full time
Location: Newport
Posted on 5 January 2018
Closing Date: 22nd January 2018

Management & Executive / Travel & Tourism


Managing Director

Visit Isle of Wight is the Island's Destination Management Organisation, responsible for the delivery of the Wight BID (Business Improvement District) proposals and delivering tourism marketing and management for the UK's holiday Island, the Isle of Wight.

This partnership-led organisation seeks an experienced senior manager to run the organisation and lead our small team in delivering the Wight BID objectives and co-ordinate marketing and PR campaigns.

Reporting to the Board, the successful candidate will be responsible for a small team of specialist staff as well as working with other partners.  They will be the main point of contact for levy paying businesses, engaging widely with stakeholders across the Island's tourism industry.  Applicants should have a successful track record of managing business programmes; have a good knowledge of budgeting and fiscal management along with excellent communication and IT skills.  The successful applicant will have a good knowledge of tourism funding mechanisms as well as experience in stakeholder engagement.

This full-time position is offered on the basis of a 3-year fixed term contract and salary will be commensurate with experience and locality.

A full job description is attached for further information.

Please email your letter of application, attaching your CV to

Job applications close on 22nd January 2018.

Interviews for short-listed candidates are planned for the w/c 29th January 2018.

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Visit Isle of Wight Ltd

Visit Isle of Wight Ltd

The Destination Management Organisation for the Isle of Wight.

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