Castle Howard, Historic House North Yorkshire
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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  

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We are keen to grow our group of friendly and enthusiastic volunteers that help us ensure that our visitors have an excellent experience. We have opportunities, both indoors and outdoors working alongside our House (Chapel) and Gardens teams, sharing stories of our rich history, and bringing to life the amazing collections we hold.

Outdoors, volunteers are able to work alongside our Grounds team assisting with a variety of gardening tasks including rose dead-heading, hoeing, edging and weeding, tidying away the borders, clearing leaves and mulching.

This is a wonderful opportunity to work alongside people with similar interests, develop your knowledge of Castle Howard’s long history and contribute to the preservation and conservation of Castle Howard for future generations to enjoy.

No previous experience is required as training will be provided.
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If you are interested in being a part of our volunteer team, we would be keen to hear from you. Enquiries can be made to

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Closing Date: Fri 22nd June 2018
Exhibition Invigilator
Salary: Up to £7.83 per hour, a variety of shifts available
We are hosting UK leading Contemporary Artist, Mat Collishaw's exhibition, The Centrifugal Soul. The exhibition comprises of two rooms, one displaying seven original C-prints of tropical birds and the other will feature a zoetrope installation, again depicting tropical birds. We require an enthusiastic and energetic invigilator to help look after the gallery space. This team will be well informed about the art on display and will be able to enrich the experience of our visitors by being able to talk about the work and the artist.

As a member of the Castle Howard Welcome Team we will need you to become familiar with all aspects of the visitor attraction, and it's a great opportunity for you to learn more about the architecture, art collection and Howard family history. You'll be given a tour of the House as part of your induction and will become familiar with its unique 18th Century architectural design, contrasting baroque and palladian wings, its dramatic dome and world renowned interiors. We will also ensure you are informed about how visitors can enjoy the 1,000 acres of parkland which incorporates rolling lawns, lakes, fountains, temples, woodland, ornamental walled garden and children's playground.

This is a great opportunity for students to gain experience of working in a professional gallery environment alongside Castle Howard's permanent team. You'll gain experience of interacting and communicating with a wide range of visitors, from families to overseas visitors.
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To apply please send a cover letter and CV to our recruitment team at or alternatively by post to HR Department, Estate Office, Castle Howard, York YO60 7DA.

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Closing Date: Fri 29th June 2018
Groups Sales Manager
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per annum, dependent on experience plus benefits package
We are seeking an experienced Groups Sales Manager to join our team at Castle Howard. This key role drives domestic and international groups business for Castle Howard, acting as the primary contact for new business promoting its products and services. Located 15 miles from the historical city of York; with world-renowned collections, stunning architecture, idyllic gardens and a year round events calendar Castle Howard is an inspirational environment to be part of and bring visitors to.

You will have an experienced sales background with a proven track record gained within the tourism sector, be commercialy astute and have a strong analytical skill set. You will be pro-active, motivated and have a drive for exceeding targets. As a representative of Castle Howard you will be highly professional.
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:

Closing date for applications is Friday 29 June 2018.

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Closing Date: Fri 29th June 2018
Head Baker
Salary: £24,000 per annum, plus pension and benefits
We require an experienced Head Baker to lead in the production and delivery of all baked foods. Reporting to the Lead Chef you will work closely with other departments on the Estate and local suppliers to provide a high quality product, which complements the local produce theme.
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:

Closing date for applications is 29 June 2018.

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