Creative Torbay

Creative Torbay / Opportunities / Fri 15 Apr 2016

Director, Powderham Castle

Director, Powderham Castle

Director, Powderham Castle

To £50,000 + Benefits

Exeter, Devon

Outstanding opportunity to drive the future of Powderham Castle, family home of the Earl of Devon. Devon’s leading historic house, beautifully set in a 3,500 acre estate, has long-established visitor, weddings and venue businesses ripe for development. (


Full P&L and operational responsibility, strengthening financial success and building the brand.

Identify, develop and implement business development opportunities to enhance sustainability and optimise financial performance.

Lead and motivate large team, developing expertise and enhancing performance. Ensure operational and commercial best practice.

Work in partnership with owners at all levels. Develop community ties to build local economy and profile of the business.


Ambitious and charismatic Director with excellent track record in a commercial environment. Hospitality, culture and leisure sector experience advantageous.

Commercially astute and financially literate with strong people management skills. Proven ability to deliver results.

Excellent communicator, able to build consensus through strong and effective relationships.

Decisive and strategically adept yet focused on delivery via exacting service standards. Proactive and pragmatic outlook; hands-on and passionate.

Please apply via or email as below, quoting reference B006, enclosing a copy of your CV and giving full salary details.

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