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Our latest vacancies can be found below.  If you have any questions about any of our vacancies, or would like an informal discussion about working at Castle Howard, please contact our HR department via email at hr@castlehoward.co.uk  

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Volunteers – Gardens Team
Would you be willing to join a small but enthusiastic team of volunteers helping in the gardens and grounds of Castle Howard, one of the nation's most famous and impressive stately homes.

There is always a variety of things to do including planting, weeding, pruning, hoeing, edging and watering. We don't require a high level of skill or previous training, but we do need enthusiasm and a keenness to help and do a good job.

You will gain knowledge and experience while enjoying the wonderful surroundings and meeting people of similar interests.

Volunteers work with us from March to the end of October, across Monday to Friday.

If you are interested in being part of the gardening team, we would be keen to hear from you. Enquiries can be made to hr@castlehoward.co.uk





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Closing Date: Thu 31st August 2017
Kitchen Assistant/Porter
Salary: Up to £7.50 per hour, minimum 30 hour contract fixed term until 23rd December 2017
We require a Kitchen Assistant to carry out daily food preparation; assist in the production of hot and cold food in accordance with the menu and guidelines to high standards of presentation and quality. You will have previous food experience within a kitchen environment and a formal cooking/catering qualification or training would be an advantage.
Contact Information:

Please apply for this job by sending your CV and a cover letter to hr@castlehoward.co.uk or alternatively by post marked Private & Confidential, FAO HR Department, Castle Howard Estate Ltd, Castle Howard, York YO60 7DA

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Closing Date: Mon 11th September 2017
Gardener
Salary: Circa £17,000 per annum plus benefits
The Estate is looking for a gardener to assist in the management of ornamental and productive displays within the walled gardens and on the wider grounds.

You will be maintaining high standards of garden presentation; carry out seasonal maintenance; effectively use composting systems; propagate and tend nursery stock and potted displays, inside and out.

The ideal candidate will be conscientious, have basic essential plant knowledge and be proficient in a range of horticultural skills. A friendly manner with visitors and a broad understanding of current health and safety legislation are also important.
Contact Information:

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to: HR Department, Castle Howard Estate Limited, York, YO60 7DA or via email to: hr@castlehoward.co.uk.

Closing date for applications is Monday 11 September, first interviews will be held week commencing 25 September.

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Closing Date: Mon 11th September 2017
Sales and Reservation Assistant
Salary: £17,000 per annum plus pension and benefits
As our Sales & Reservations Assistant your days will be varied; you will manage incoming group enquiries and bookings online providing an efficeint and excellent customer service, on a weekly basis you will be implementing sales activity to drive the bookings and generate sales and at busy times you will enjoy meeting and welcoming the coach operators and groups visiting Castle Howard. To achieve all this you will have excellent communication skills, be well presented and you will be motivated by achieving targets, you may even have either some previous sales or receptionist experience.

Contact Information:

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to: HR Department, Castle Howard Estate Limited, York, YO60 7DA or via email to: hr@castlehoward.co.uk.

Closing date for applications is Monday 11 September, first interviews will be held Thursday 21 September.

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Closing Date: Mon 11th September 2017
Duty Manager Visitor Experience - 1 Year Fixed Term Contract
Salary: £23,000 per annum plus pension and benefits
We are seeking an experienced and creative Duty Manager to join, inspire and lead our team at Castle Howard. As Duty Manager Visitor Experience, your role will lead the team in the development of the visitor experience, ensuring regular assessment of feedback and content working closely with the Curatorial department. This role will also be instrumental in the operational delivery of events and functions. The successful applicant may have a background in developing tour content and previous event experience.

Our Duty Managers have key operational, hands on roles with daily duty management responsibilities and will actively contribute to and deliver the visitor experience strategy embracing Castle Howard as an inspirational environment to be part of and bring visitors to. Candidates will have previous duty management and cash handling experience within the tourism or hospitality sector, be commercially astute, pro-active and motivated.
Contact Information:

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to: HR Department, Castle Howard Estate Limited, York, YO60 7DA or via email to: hr@castlehoward.co.uk.

Closing date for applications is Monday 11 September, first interviews will be held Thursday 28 September.

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