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Raby Recruitment Fair

Raby Castle is holding a Recruitment Fair on Sunday 24th February 2019, from 11am to 3pm in the Grand Entrance Hall.
It is recommended that anyone who is interested in any of the below roles should attend to meet some of the team.
There is no need to register for the day, please just bring along an up to date CV and be prepared to fill in a short questionnaire on arrival.


Events Co-ordinator

The number of events at Raby Castle and High Force is growing rapidly and there is an ambitious development plan of the visitor areas that will offer greater potential to grow this area of the business further.
In order to maintain and accelerate the event growth, Raby is looking for an ambitious Events Co-ordinator that can deliver the existing calendar of events and help to shape the future calendar of events.
Working closely with the Events and Marketing Manager, this is a new appointment which will combine overall responsibility for the operational planning and delivery of all Castle and High Force events throughout the year.
Given the nature of events, this is not a ‘9-5’ role, it is a demanding and fast moving position that requires you to think on your feet, re-acting and dealing with numerous enquiries, stakeholders and processes.
This role has an excellent opportunity for it to grow with the right person.

Please find the Job Description to download below. If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your CV and a covering letter to Nicky Witchell, Events & Marketing Manager, admin@rabycastle.com.


Or post to
Nicky Witchell, Events & Marketing Manager, Raby Castle, Raby Park, Staindrop, County Durham, DL2 3AH

Marketing Co-ordinator

Raby is looking for an ambitious Marketing co-ordinator to work closely with the Events and Marketing Manager.
This person will help deliver the Marketing Strategy which includes both internal and external comms plans; eshots, print and digital advertising, PR, social media and visitor collateral.
This is a fixed term, part time role.

Please find the Job Description to download below. If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your CV and a covering letter to Nicky Witchell, Events & Marketing Manager, admin@rabycastle.com.


Or post to
Nicky Witchell, Events & Marketing Manager, Raby Castle, Raby Park, Staindrop, County Durham, DL2 3AH

Food & Beverage Supervisor

Raby Estates is looking for someone to assist in the preparation of food and ensure it is cooked to the highest standard as set out on the menus. They will also be responsible for delivering outstanding customer service, which provides an unforgettable visitor experience, creating loyal, return visitors to Raby Estates.
The hours will include weekends, bank holidays and school holidays so we are looking for flexible and reliable people.
Food Hygiene Level 3 and some previous experience would be an advantage.

Please find the Job Description to download below. If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your CV and a covering letter to Claire Jones, Head of Leisure Department, tearooms@rabycastle.com.


Or post to
Claire Jones, Head of Leisure Department, Raby Estate Office, 3 Office Square, Staindrop, County Durham, DL2 3NF

Food & Beverage Assistants

As part of the development of the visitor experience, we are looking for enthusiastic outgoing individuals, with great customer service skills to join our team at Raby Castle & High Force.

The hours will include weekends, bank holidays and school holidays so we are looking for flexible and reliable people. Food Hygiene Level 2 and some previous experience would be an advantage.

Please find the Job Description to download below. If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your CV and a covering letter to Claire Jones, Head of Leisure Department tearooms@rabycastle.com.


Or post to
Claire Jones, Head of Leisure Department Raby Estate Office, 3 Office Square, Staindrop, County Durham, DL2 3NF

Retail Assistant

Raby Estates is looking to recruit a Retail Assistant to be based at Raby Castle Gift Shop, who will be responsible for the smooth day-to-day running of the business.
This is a busy role with lots of variety requiring good customer service skills, honesty and a high level of integrity.

The hours will include weekends, bank holidays and school holidays so we are looking for flexible and reliable people. Some previous experience in a relevant retail role would be an advantage.

Please find the Job Description to download below. If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your CV and a covering letter to Helen Sellwood , Retail Sales & Merchandising Manager, tearooms@rabycastle.com.


Or post to
Helen Sellwood, Retail Sales & Merchandising Manager, Raby Castle, Raby Park, Staindrop, County Durham, DL2 3AH

Part time Ground Maintenance Assistant

The Estate is looking for someone to help prepare and maintain Raby Castle visitor areas and public amenities to a high standard and assist the Castle Custodians and Garden Staff with the general maintenance of exterior spaces.
Applicants must have a full driving license, good communication skills, drive and willingness to learn, a strong team ethic, a willingness to get “stuck in”, honest and integrity. It would also be an advantage to hold a MEWP (mobile elevated work platforms) license, NPTC PA1 & PA6 Knapsack Sprayer as well as first aid and manual handling qualifications.

Please find the Job Description to download below. If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your CV and a covering letter to Claire Jones, Head of Leisure Developmen, admin@rabycastle.com.


Or post to
Claire Jones, Head of Leisure Development, Raby Estate Office, 3 Office Square, Staindrop, Co. Durham DL2 3NF

Volunteer at Raby Castle

Volunteer Stewards 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 help our visitors to discover more about Raby Castle and leave them feeling inspired. You will 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, please download an application form below and email it to:

custodian@rabycastle.com


Or post to
Raby Castle, Staindrop, Darlington, Co. Durham, DL2 3AH

or call 01833 660202 for further information