Business Development Officer
Manx Museum

Job Reference: MNH-012430

Closing Date: 28/06/2021

Salary: £26,770 to £31,885 per annum

Department: Manx National Heritage

Hours Per week: 37

About the role and our team

Join our team at Manx National Heritage as a Business Development Officer.

Manx Museum and National Trust was founded to look after the Island's amazing heritage sites, natural heritage and fascinating treasures. Some of our sites include the Manx Museum, Peel Castle and the House of Manannan.

You’ll help maximise our income potential by supporting sales at our sites through our stock management system, and ensuring an appropriate level of product availability.  

We are looking for a team player with great problem solving skills who understands the importance of attention to detail, and who is self-motivated with excellent time management. 

A typical week could also include:

  • Managing the 'goods in' and 'goods out'  service from a central warehouse to all Manx National Heritage sites
  • Pro-actively managing inventory controls to maximise sales and stock availability
  • Managing the product database ensuring it accurately reflects all product details, essential for performance management
  • Liaising with our suppliers and managing the relationship to ensure all product is ordered efficiently and delivered to our warehouse

What can this role offer me?

You will also enjoy the creative challenge of working with our suppliers to research and develop new product ideas to tell the stories of the history, cultural and natural heritage of the Isle of Man, to engage with our supporters and visitors.  

You can take advantage of the excellent opportunities we provide for personal and professional development. This includes the use of our Learning, Education and Development Centre and the fantastic range of courses we support.

To find out more about the benefits you can enjoy by working with us, download our benefits guide from the bottom of the advert.

How to find out more and apply

For more information please see the attached job description and person specification, or alternatively Deborah Oatts on

Applications for this post will be accepted up to midnight of the closing date specified. You’ll need to upload your latest CV to your application, and we recommend that you also include a cover letter that explains your motivations for applying, and that demonstrates your suitability for this post. If you have difficulties applying online please contact the Recruitment Team on 01624 686300 or by email at

Additional information

Please note a basic police check is required for this post, which the Department will cover the cost of for you.

A relocation package and interview expenses are not available for this role.

Flexible Working

The Isle of Man Public Service is an equal opportunities employer which supports and promotes flexible working. We understand its benefits in improving work-life balance and supporting health and wellbeing and, in its different forms; it is widespread throughout the Public Service. We are happy to discuss part-time or flexible working arrangements, including job share partnerships, for our roles (where possible) and if interested you should discuss this with the Hiring Manager.

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This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.