Head of Operations

Watts Gallery Trust, a registered charity, is seeking to recruit a Head of Operations to join the Senior Management Team during an exciting period of growth and development at Watts Gallery - Artists' Village.

This role will be responsible for leading the delivery of estate-wide operational best practice in safety management, risk mitigation and compliance to all legal, governance and regulatory standards, policies and procedures and in providing internal project management to ensure the successful completion of current and future capital, infrastructure and IT projects. The successful candidate will also line manage the Visitor Services and Duty Management team to ensure the highest operational standards of visitor experience and enhanced volunteer engagement, communication, recruitment, retention and management.

The full job description and person specification can be downloaded here.

To apply please send your CV and a supporting letter outlining your suitability for the role to Katherine Smith, at admin@wattsgallery.org.uk by Wednesday 18 September 2019.

First interviews will take place on Friday 27 September 2019.
Final interviews will take place on Tuesday 8 October 2019.

Watts Gallery Trust is fully committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Head of Operations Job Description Download


Volunteers give vital support to the Artists' Village, contributing in many different ways from engaging with visitors as stewards in the galleries to supporting our Curatorial Team to assisting at events and workshops. Discover all the Artists' Village has to offer while acquiring new skills and meeting likeminded people.

Watts Gallery Trust is an independent charity, and we rely on the commitment of over 300 volunteers from a diverse range of backgrounds and age groups. Join us at an upcoming volunteer open morning to meet current staff and volunteers and to learn more about joining our team.

For more information, contact our Visitor Services Manager on 01483 813 580 or email visitorservices@wattsgallery.org.uk.