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Job reference: 
Shepton Mallet, Somerset
Employment type: 
Salary and benefits: 
Competitive Salary
Client name: 
The Royal Bath and West of England Society
Job description: 

The Royal Bath and West of England Society has been at the centre of the rural economy in the South West since 1777.  It is best known for the Royal Bath and West Show. The Society is seeking to appoint a new commercially focused Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead and manage all its trading, commercial and charitable activities as it continues to adapt to these very challenging times.

The role of CEO is very broad but will focus on four main areas:-

  • Commercial: to lead, champion and develop all commercial activities.
  • Organisational: to lead a highly talented team and to champion a programme of continuous improvement. 
  • Marketing: help to devise and implement a marketing strategy to promote the commercial aspirations of the Society whilst never losing sight of its values, traditions or history.
  • Charity: by leading the business activities to commercial success to enable the Society to increase its charitable works.

Candidates will be talented, commercial Executives who want to lead and manage an organisation which is critical to the rural economy in the West of England.  You must be skilled in business, strong in negotiations and able to co-ordinate volunteers. You must have the personal values that make you want to lead and manage this vital and dynamic Society in its quest to be commercially more agile and also continue its relevance in an ever changing and challenging environment.

If this opportunity is of interest, please forward your CV quoting Ref. No. 3655/INT to Tony Hodgins.