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Current vacancies

Thank you for your interest in working at Waddesdon. See what positions are available below and find job description details.

Education Event Assistant

We are seeking an Education Event Assistant to help with the running of our family activities at weekends during June to December. Hours will vary, but will generally be from 9.30-4.30.  We are offering £7.50 per hour plus pro rata of 25 days holiday.

To apply for this position please send a CV and covering letter to Sarah.Dewberry@waddesdon.org.uk

Download the Education Event Assistant role PDF

Closing dates for applicants is 9 June.

Sales Assistant (full-time)

We are currently looking for a sales assistant to work in our exciting and new exhibition shop in Waddesdon Manor’s Coach House.

Do you have luxury retail experience? Are you interested in fashion and art? Are you self-motivated and responsible? If so, we would love to hear from you.

Contract from beginning of June to end of October 2017, working Wednesday to Sunday.

If you are interested in this role please send a CV and accompanying letter to bonnie.bennett@waddesdon.org.uk

Collection Security Assistant (seasonal role)

This new seasonal role is primarily responsible for ensuring that the House and Collection is secured against theft and/or vandalism when open to the general public. You’ll work closely with the Visitor Engagement Manager and the Security & Transport Manager to ensure our security policy and procedures are followed and enacted within the Collection. You will also be a visitor-facing person within the Security Deparment and engage with visitors and other invited guests with courtesy and professionalism.

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If you are interested in this role please send a CV and accompanying letter to francesca.page-smith@waddesdon.org.uk

Waiting Staff

We are looking for waiting staff to serve a variety of functions and events from Weddings to Conferences at the Dairy and the Five Arrows Hotel on the Waddesdon Estate. Duties may include bar work, waiting and clearing tables and room set ups. Full training will be given. Hours are flexible and can be evenings, weekends or weekdays.

If you’re passionate about food and drink, and enthusiastic about delivering great hospitality, please send your CV to cristian.spalanzino@nationaltrust.org.uk

Applicants must be 16 and over.

Estate Security Officer

We are looking for a new Estate Security Officer to join our team, with responsibility for the safety of the collections, buildings and people associated with the Manor. If you are interested in a career in security and have a full driving licence then this could be the job for you. Previous security experience would be an advantage but full training will be given.

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Commis Chef

We need a new Commis Chef to assist the Head Chef in implementing all aspects of food policy in the Five Arrows, our 16-bedroomed hotel situated at the entrance of Waddesdon Manor.

Main responsibilities include preparing and producing food for the hotel’s restaurant and for special events and weddings; assisting with hygiene and deliveries; setting good examples of working practice, waste management and equipment usage; and an awareness of budgets, expenditure and costs.

There is  a room available to rent if required.

Download the Commis Chef at Five Arrows job PDF

Pastry Chef

We are looking for an experienced Pastry Chef to join us as we launch our very own Treaterie.  This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a passion for pastry to really learn about establishing a new restaurant.

Download the Pastry Chef role profile PDF