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Visitor Attraction Manager

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Visitor attraction managers are responsible for managing all aspects of visitor attractions such as theme parks, country estates or functioning attractions such as The Falkirk Wheel. Their job is to manage staff and resources and to make sure their visitors’ trip is enjoyable while running the site at a profit.

They can also be called visitor services managers or theme park managers.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates vary, depending on:

Salaries for assistant managers can range from £20,000 to £25,000 a year. Managers' salaries can be up to around £35,000 a year.

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

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2019
2906
1.3 %
FALL
2024
2869
  United Kingdom
2019
24252
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RISE
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What Does it Take?

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Training

Getting On

More Information

Visitor attractions come in all shapes and sizes and range from historic properties, theme parks, wildlife attractions, sporting venues, artists’ studios, health complexes or industry based attractions as well as traditional attractions such as museums and art galleries.

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions (ASVA)
Tel: 0141 229 0923
E-mail: info@asva.co.uk
Website: https://www.asva.co.uk/
Twitter: @ASVAtweets

Historic Environment Scotland (HES)
Tel: 0131 668 8600
Website: http://www.historicenvironment.scot
Twitter: @HistEnvScot
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/historicenvscotland

Historic Environment Scotland is the new lead public body for the country's historic environment. It brings together Historic Scotland and the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historic Monumnents of Scotland.

Museum Jobs: cultural sector recruitment
Website: http://www.museumjobs.com

National Trust for Scotland (NTS)
Tel: 0131 458 0200
Website: http://www.nts.org.uk
Twitter: @N_T_S
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NationalTrustforScotland

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