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Working for Eastnor Castle

We are currently recruiting for the following position:

JOB TITLE: Castle & Maintenance Assistant
REPORTING TO: Head of Operations, Eastnor Castle
PLACE OF WORK: Eastnor Castle & Deer Park, and elsewhere on the estate as necessary
HOURS OF WORK: Hours are flexible depending on the events taking place. Role to include working weekends, evenings and late night and some Bank Holidays. The role is full time, 40 hours per week.

JOB ROLE:

The role involves a variety of tasks and each day will be different. The ideal candidate must be willing to perform these tasks and enjoy variety in their work. It is essential that the individual likes to work as part of a team and also on their own initiative to ensure all aspects of the role are completed. 

The specific tasks of the job role will be discussed at interview.

EASTNOR CASTLE ESTATE:

Eastnor Castle Estate is owned and operated by the Hervey-Bathurst family. Eastnor Castle sits at the centre of the estate and is let commercially for various types of events and is also open to visitors. 

OVERALL JOB PURPOSE:

The Castle & Maintenance Assistant (MA) is a varied role, responsible for the maintenance and infrastructure of Eastnor Castle and other properties, as well as assisting with the set-up of Castle events and visitor opening.

To ensure the smooth running of these events and to maintain the Castle and associated properties, takes planning and attention to detail.

The MA must be a practical person able to use their initiative to overcome issues associated with the running of an historic building. This is a physical role which will require moving of furniture and other heavy items used for events at the castle. Due to the busy environment, the MA must be able to prioritise their workload, be organised and make best use of their time.

The MA will work with the Head of Operations and other staff to ensure the smooth running of all events at Eastnor to include the Castle, Hillend House, the Deer Park and Visitor Open Days.

PERSONAL QUALITIES:

Genuine enthusiasm, a keen eye for detail and the ability to work under their own initiative is essential for this role.

You must have the right to live and work in the United Kingdom.

A full driving licence is required.

To apply for this position, please email your CV with a covering letter to ENQUIRIES@EASTNORCASTLE.COM
or post to: The General Manager, Eastnor Castle, Eastnor, Ledbury, HR8 1RL.