Property Operations Manager role at Chartwell (Now Closed)

Join us at Chartwell, Emmetts Garden, Quebec House and 750 acres of West Kent countryside as our new Property Operations Manager.

*This role is no longer accepting applications*

Role: Property Operations Manager (Chartwell Portfolio)

Salary: £28,400 - £30,000 per annum DOE

We are looking for a Property Operations Manager to join us at our wonderful Chartwell portfolio. This key role forms part of our leadership team at one of the most popular properties in the National Trust - in the top 15 most visited properties year on year.

Our portfolio includes a diverse range of properties, including two significant houses, Chartwell & Quebec House, as well as the increasingly popular Emmetts Garden. 

Download the recuitment pack here: Chartwell Portfolio - Property Operations Manager recruitment pack (PDF / 4.064453125MB) download

What it's like to work here

Chartwell was the much-loved Churchill family home and the place from which Sir Winston drew inspiration from 1924 until the end of his life. Many of the rooms remain the same as when the Churchill family lived at Chartwell and today it is our job to share the stories of their lives here as well as care for this much-loved home and their cherished possessions.

The team at Chartwell ensure that visitors have a great time at this property, from the house to the woodlands, and the gardens to the café, and create events to delve further into the life of Sir Winston Churchill. 

We have a strong and experienced team of Welcome Assistants and Visitor Experience Managers, alongside hundreds of long-standing and dedicated volunteers. You will be joining a collaborative team of leaders who support each other and whose combined passion offers an exciting future for the portfolio.

You will also have oversight and support the Operations at Emmetts Garden (at least one day a week) and Quebec House, although will be primarily based at Chartwell.

Who we're looking for

You'll be an individual that can balance the daily operational responsibility of running every aspect of the property with the longer-term planning for the future. We’d like to hear from you if you have/are:

  • Well organised and creative
  • Someone who enjoys a busy environment and talking to visitors
  • Commercially minded yet sympathetic to conservation requirements
  • A proven track record in managing, supporting and motivating a team to deliver key objectives.
  • A background in heritage, arts, museum, tourism, leisure, theatre or other audience/customer facing transferable experience