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Land Agent Raby Shropshire Estate

This is an exciting and newly created position for an enthusiastic RICS rural qualified, experienced Land Agent. Raby is an extensive landed Estate with diversified interests in Co Durham and Shropshire. The Shropshire Estate comprises approximately 6500 acres lying between Shrewsbury and Telford and includes let agricultural property, large residential portfolio and in hand Forestry operation. There are numerous property development opportunities which are yet to be realised.

As Land Agent for the Estate you will be expected to carry out all the typical duties of a Resident Land Agent. It will not be a requirement to live on the Estate but a house could be made available if required.

The successful candidate will report directly to the CEO/owners and work alongside other senior colleagues based in Co Durham.

We are looking for someone who enjoys working in a stimulating and fast moving environment, who can operate alone or together as a part of a team and is able to work collaboratively with external stakeholders. He or she should be RICS qualified.

Salary and benefits package to match experience and qualifications.

For further information and to apply for this role please contact Katrina Appleyard;

or call 01833 660 751 for further information

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Seasonal Cleaner (Part Time)

We are looking for someone to assist the castle staff with the cleaning of all the public areas within Raby Castle for 3 mornings per week during the season, which runs from the 24th March until 30th September.

For further information and to apply for this role please contact Claire Jones;

or call 01833 660 207 for further information

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Volunteer at Raby Castle

Raby Castle is launching a volunteer programme and is now recruiting for the first intake of volunteers ready to start the visitor season which runs from March to October 2018. Volunteer Stewards will play a crucial role in helping to open Raby Castle to more visitors.

This is an exciting role if you like talking to people, want to meet new people and want to gain new skills.

Excellent customer service is at the heart of what we do, and our Volunteer Stewards will help our visitors to discover more about Raby Castle and leave them feeling inspired. You will also be key in imparting a welcoming presence and enhancing security alongside acting as a friendly source of information in the Castle's public rooms.

You will work alongside the wider Visitor Services team to ensure the visitor experience meets our high standards; you will also be on hand to assist visitors throughout their visit, engaging visitors and supporting the Visitor Services team in the day to day running of Raby Castle.

If you are interested in volunteering at Raby Castle, we are recruiting for the first intake in December 2017 ready to start the 2018 season. Please download an application form below and email it to:

Or post to
Raby Castle
Co. Durham
or call 01833 660 751 for further information

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