Current Vacancies

There are lots of ways to get involved with the National Memorial Arboretum; from volunteer roles to paid positions, our current opportunities include:

Events Assistant 

£12,484.80 per annum

Fixed Term Contract until December 2018

Part Time (3 days out of 7)

The Arboretum currently delivers around 250 events per year including Memorial Dedications, Commemorative Events, Large Scale Commercial Events and our Annual Remembrance Events. These events attract up to 15,000 people and can include high profile VIPs. Following the success of our events programme and the recent opening of a large new Remembrance Centre, we are expecting visitor numbers to grow to around 450,000 per annum over the next few years.

To support this projected growth, we are looking to recruit a dynamic and enthusiastic Events Assistant to a brand new position.

You will:

  • Support the Events Manager in organising and delivering a range of internal, corporate, remembrance and VIP events.
  • Assist members of the Events Team and other departments with all aspects of event administration and planning
  • Support internal and external stakeholders to ensure correct events procedures are followed at all time.

Educated to a good standard, you will either have some experience of working in an Events environment or will be a recent graduate from a relevant discipline. Good communication skills, both written and verbal, and IT literacy are essential. Experience of working with an events management/ticketing system would be desirable.


For further information, including a detailed job description and person specification, and to apply please click here

Closing Date: 28 June 2017
Interviews: Week Commencing 3
July 2017

 

office administrator 

£8,648.33 per annum

18 hours to be worked - 2 days on, 6 days off 8am – 6pm

We are looking to recruit a part-time Office Administrator to join the team of four who make up a rota to provide an efficient and courteous switchboard service and general administrative support across the National Memorial Arboretum. 

 Key responsibilities include:

  • First point of contact for all NMA telephone enquiries
  • Administer bookings made over the telephone
  • Incoming/outgoing post duties
  • Arranging meetings, refreshments and travel bookings
  • Database inputting and maintenance
  • Despatch of NMA literature
  • Secretarial support including drafting of correspondence, minute taking and mail merge
  • Cash counting. The successful candidate must have excellent keyboarding skills, working experience of Microsoft Office and pride themselves on delivering excellent customer service.  Good communication skills, both written and verbal, are essential.  A high level of accuracy will be required, together with the ability to work under pressure and prioritise workload.


For further information, including a detailed job description and person specification, and to apply please click here

Closing Date: 28 June 2017
Interviews: Week Commencing 3
July 2017

  

 Foodservices Assistants

Seasonal - Part Time, £7.55 per hour

Reporting to the Foodservices Manager the key responsibilities of this role will include:

  • To work as part of the catering team and to carry out preparation, presentation, service and cleaning duties within dining areas and kitchen.
  • To work in all areas of activity within the catering department, including restaurant, café, coffee bar, events and functions.
  • To ensure the prompt and friendly service of all meals, snacks and beverages.
  • To actively sell food and beverage to visitors and to take part in sales initiatives and promotions as required.
  • To adhere to statutory regulations and the Arboretum's policies on food safety and health and safety within all catering areas.
  • To actively contribute in the cleaning of the service and eating areas.
  • To undertake training as required.
  • The successful candidate must be prepared to work weekends, bank holidays and evenings as required.

    These positions are for a casual contract with varied hours on offer between June and November 2017.

Closing date: 30 June 2017

For further information, including a detailed job description and person specification, and to apply please click here

 

 

 Kitchen Porter

Salary: £7.50 per hour, seasonalpart time

Reporting to the Executive Head Chef the key responsibilities of this role will include:

  • To undertake all aspects of catering equipment cleaning as appropriate and required by the Foodservices Manager, including fixtures, fittings, pots, pans, crockery, glassware etc. 
  • To undertake all aspects of keeping storage areas clean, tidy and well ordered at all times
  • The successful candidate must be prepared to work weekends, bank holidays and evenings as required. These positions are for a causal contract with varied hours on offer between June and November 2017. 

 Closing date: 30 June 2017

For further information, including a detailed job description and person specification, and to apply please click here