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Current vacancies

Thank you for your interest in working at Waddesdon. See availability and full details for our positions below.

If you are interested in any of our roles please email a CV and cover letter to:

[email protected] or call 01296 653258 for more information.

Five Arrows Hotel Food & Beverage Assistant

The Five Arrows, Waddesdon’s boutique hotel, is looking for a Food & Beverage Assistant to provide excellent customer service to all visitors that are using the eatery services, ensuring everyone feels welcome.

Closing date: 24 September 2021

Interview date: TBC

Food & Beverage Assistant job description

Five Arrows Hotel receptionist

The Five Arrows hotel is looking for a receptionist to join their team on a part-time basis. The receptionist is responsible for the smooth operation of the Hotel’s front desk and will provide additional administrative support to the Hotel Manager.

Closing date: 24 September 2021

Interview date: TBC

Receptionist job description

Commis Chef

The Five Arrows, Waddesdon’s boutique hotel, is looking for a Commis Chef to join their catering team on a part-time basis. The Commis Chef will aid the Head Chef in implementing all aspects of food policy in the hotel’s 2 AA Rosette restaurant, providing food of the highest possible standard.

Closing date: 3 October

Interview date: TBC

Commis Chef job description

Security Officer

Waddesdon is looking to recruit a Security Officer who will be responsible for maintaining the physical security of Waddesdon Manor and its estates. You will ensure that the company’s policies and procedures are followed at all times and all issues are resolved in an effective and timely manner.

Closing date: 10 October

Interview date: TBC

Security Officer job description

Seasonal Gardener

The Gardens Department at Waddesdon is looking for a Seasonal Gardener to join the Eythrope Garden Team. In this role, you’ll have responsibility for upholding the gardens presentation to an agreed high standard and will work towards achieving the strategic objectives and vision for the garden in all areas of the role.

Closing date: 11 October

Interview date: 19 October

Seasonal Gardener job description

Marketing Manager

The Marketing Manager is part of the team supporting Waddesdon’s ambitions for growing its audiences and generating income to reinvest in the care of the collections and gardens. We are looking to appoint an experienced marketer with a background in a cultural organisation or visitor attraction. The role will suit an excellent communicator able to build relationships across the organisation and externally. They will combine audience awareness, marketing drive, campaign creativity, and thoroughness in implementation, and will have expertise using traditional as well as digital marketing tools.

Closing date: 9am Wed 13 October

First interviews: Thursday 21/Friday 22 October at Waddesdon

Marketing Manager role profile

Christmas roles

Christmas Catering Assistant

Waddesdon is looking for Catering Assistants to join the team at Waddesdon Manor this Christmas. They will need to provide excellent customer service to all visitors that are using the eatery services, and ensure customers are happy, feel welcome and receive an excellent customer experience. Find further information in the role profile below.

Closing date: 6 October 2021
Interview date: TBC

Christmas catering assistant job description

Christmas retail assistant

The Manor Shop is looking for a retail assistant who will provide excellent customer service and ensure all of our customers feel welcome. For further information see the role profile below.

Closing date: 6 October 2021
Interviews: TBC

Christmas retail assistant job description

Christmas Grounds Maintenance Assistant

Waddesdon is looking to hire a Grounds Maintenance Assistant to join the Facilities team. The GMA will help ensure that Waddesdon is always looking its best for visitors throughout the Christmas season, working with the General Maintenance Supervisor.

Closing date: 26 September

Interview date: TBC

Christmas Grounds Maintenance Assistant job description

Christmas Food & Beverage Catering Assistant

Waddesdon is looking for a Christmas Food & Beverage Catering Assistant to join the Catering team. The main objective of this role is to provide excellent customer service to all visitors that are using the eatery services, helping to ensure everyone feels welcome.

Closing date: 30 September

Interview date: TBC

Christmas Food & Beverage Catering Assistant job description

Christmas Bus Driver

The Transport department at Waddesdon are looking to recruit a bus driver to work during our Christmas season. You’ll provide a warm welcome to all visitors, offering assistance where required and will ensure that everyone has an enjoyable journey on the shuttle bus.

Closing date: 10 October

Interview date: TBC

Christmas Bus Driver job description
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Volunteer opportunities

At Waddesdon we have around 300 wonderful volunteers and appreciate their invaluable support. Why not consider becoming one of them.

Find out more about volunteering>

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Internships

Those looking to explore a career in the cultural heritage sector may be interested in gaining experience with us. Our next round of internships will run from Sept 2021 – Mar 2022.

Find out more about internships at Waddesdon >

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

To ensure we operate safely and responsibly, protecting visitors and staff, we have a number of procedures in place and continue to offer some interviews online.

If you are required to visit in person, please:

  • do not visit if a member of your household has had any Covid-19 symptoms in the last 10 days
  • bring a face covering with you. We encourage face coverings to be worn in indoor areas including shuttle buses, in the house, gallery and shop (unless you are exempt)
  • ensure you wash your hands before visiting and during your visit.