Job Vacancies

New Chair for Experience Oxfordshire

The Company

Experience Oxfordshire is the Destination Management Organisation (DMO) for the county. We are the lead organisation for promoting and developing leisure, business and cultural tourism in Oxfordshire. Operating to not-for-profit principles, Experience Oxfordshire is a partnership organisation, actively engaged on a local, national and international level to grow the visitor economy.

The visitor economy is vitally important to Oxfordshire. In 2013, the county welcomed 26.5 milllion visitors who spent £1.8 billion, sustaining a healthy visitor economy that accounts for nearly 10% of all jobs in the county.

Experience Oxfordshire is a Partnership Organisation that works with businesses to get them to invest in the DMO in return for partnership benefits.

For further information on Experience Oxfordshire, please visit:

www.experienceoxfordshire.org

The Role

Experience Oxfordshire are recruiting for a new Chair to lead the Board of Directors. We are looking for someone that is passionate about the visitor economy with experience in running businesses and developing commercial activity. It is an exciting time to join Experience Oxfordshire as we embark on a period of growth and development. If you would like to be part of this journey then we would love to hear from you.

Application Details

For further details, please download the application pack below. All applications should be sent by the 13th April 2017 to be considered to Helen Morton: helen.morton@some.ox.ac.uk

Download the application pack

Work Placements with Experience Oxfordshire

The Company

Experience Oxfordshire is the Destination Management Organisation (DMO) for the county. We are the lead organisation for promoting and developing leisure, business and cultural tourism in Oxfordshire. Operating to not-for-profit principles, Experience Oxfordshire is a partnership organisation, actively engaged on a local, national and international level to grow the visitor economy.

The visitor economy is vitally important to Oxfordshire. In 2013, the county welcomed 26.5 milllion visitors who spent £1.8 billion, sustaining a healthy visitor economy that accounts for nearly 10% of all jobs in the county.

Experience Oxfordshire is a Partnership Organisation that works with businesses to get them to invest in the DMO in return for partnership benefits.

For further information on Experience Oxfordshire, please visit:

www.experienceoxfordshire.org

The Role

Experience Oxfordshire has Work Experience Placements available for students of Tourism during the peak season from March to September 2016.

Based principally at the Oxford Visitor Information Centre (VIC), you will learn the range of services on offer at the VIC including sale of tickets, travel services and retail items, developing a high standard of customer care in answering enquiries. You will gain an insight into the role of a partnership organisation and the needs of visitors to a major cultural destination. There will also be opportunities to see the work of other areas within Experience Oxfordshire.

These roles are unpaid and students need to be available for a minimum of 4 working days per week over 6- 12 weeks during this time.

Application Details

Applicants should send their CV and cover letter to Kamil Paneque, Customer Services Manager: kamil.paneque@experienceoxfordshire.org.