Sun 15 Dec is sold out. Please only come to Waddesdon if you have a pre-booked ticket (this includes National Trust members).
Some parking areas are too muddy to use and it is taking longer to enter the site than usual.
Please wear sturdy, waterproof footwear as some paths are unavoidably muddy.

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Current vacancies

Thank you for your interest in working at Waddesdon. See availability and full details for our permanent roles, internships and volunteer positions below.

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Business Support Coordinator – Rothschild Foundation

The Rothschild Foundation are looking for a proactive business support coordinator, who will support the Grants team with all aspects of the day-to-day operations. As members of the Grants Team often travel and work remotely, the role will provide vital office based support to enable the team to work most efficiently. Being the key first point of communication in the office, it is essential that the post-holder is a self-starter, with the drive and initiative to work independently. The role will also support the wider Rothschild Foundation team, including the Chief Executive’s office, on a range of administrative tasks.

Closing date for applications: 5pm, Fri 13 Dec 2019

Interviews: Thur 19 Dec 2019

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Grants Manager, Rothschild Foundation

The work of the Foundation continues a longstanding commitment by the Rothschild’s to philanthropy. At its heart is Waddesdon Manor a National Trust property. Built in the 1870s by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild and shaped by four generations of the family. This role will work within the Grants Team to deliver the Foundation’s Buckinghamshire based grants programmes and related activities. With particular responsibility for Local and Community Grants which addresses a broad range of social welfare issues in line with the needs to the county. Being educated to degree level or equivalent experience, having worked in a grant-making environment and the ability to demonstrate a track record in researching and analysing the needs of communities are essential. Benefits include staff discount in on-site Restaurant and Shops, employer contribution pension and free parking.

Closing date for applications: 11pm, Sun 12 Jan 2020

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Public Events Coordinator

Exciting opportunity for an events professional to grow their career in a newly developed full time position with the National Trust and Rothschild Foundation. Working at Waddesdon, one of the top visited properties in the Trust portfolio, the Public Events Coordinator will support the Head of Public Events in all aspects of growing and delivering a programme of seasonal events, including Summer Fest, Chilli Fest, Colourscape, Artisan Food Markets, and the renowned Christmas Season with Winter Light exhibitions.

Closing date for applications: 11pm, Sun 19 Jan 2020

Interviews: Mon 27 and Tue 28 Jan 2020

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Waiting Staff, Five Arrows Hotel & Private Events

We are looking for Waiting Staff to join the team at the Five Arrows Hotel and Private Events. You will be responsible for providing excellent customer service to all visitors using the hotel or attending a private event. We want to ensure all our customers are happy, feel welcome and receive an exceptional experience.

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Applications for January to May 2020 have now closed.

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Volunteers at Waddesdon

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