Industry Vacancies

Industry Vacancies



Surrey Chamber of Commerce

Events & Marketing Co-ordinator

Woking, Surrey
Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £17,000.00 to £18,000.00 /year

To support the delivery of events, member services and marketing, exceeding our members’ expectations and assisting them to grow their business, through making good contacts and learning from experts within the business community.

This role is a great opportunity to learn about events and marketing, giving you a wide exposure to both. Due to the nature of the role you will be travelling to venues all around Surrey so you will need access to a car and a full UK driving license.

Key Responsibilities

Provide administration for events, marketing and member services including Business Advice Clinics and Collude App.
Respond to members’ requests and enquiries, and deliver a high standard of customer service.
Help facilitate on the day logistics of specific events including event staffing, providing badges, delegate lists, literature etc.
Taking ownership of a selection of events and seeing them through from concept to delivery, running all aspects of an event where required.
Deliver tactical marketing plans via the website, social media, newsletters, literature etc
Support the marketing and promotion of Surrey Chambers of Commerce delivering campaigns to increase recruitment and retention of members.
Creating brand collateral, including videos, flyers, programmes.
Record all relevant information on Rubi in a timely and accurate way.
Deliver all other requests as required by the Events & Marketing Manager and provide support to new projects as needed.
Key Skills and Core Competencies

Product & Service knowledge

Understands and can explain all Member benefits
Can describe all services offered
Would be able to describe all Surrey Chambers projects
Keeps up-to-date with all offerings
Business knowledge (understanding our members)

How does a business work and what are the challenges for them

Competitor knowledge
How competitors impact on us
Able to differentiate between competitors and Surrey Chambers products

Can drive Social media activity
Can understand and implement latest Marketing tactics

Can network well both at Surrey Chambers events and at outside events
Event Management

Can create, administrate and run an event
Understands and delivers processes and best practice
Can host an event ensuring all involved have a very positive experience
Using Technology and systems

Is a high level user of Rubi
Can raise invoices and interrogate Xero
Planning & Organisation

Time Management

Manages time to ensure maximum effectiveness
Organises meetings and activities to make best use of resources including time and money
Prioritises to ensure that actions are taken in a sensible order
Plans space to work on important longer term activities
Event planning

Allows enough time to forward plan for events
Has a process for Long term and short term event planning

Arrives at work and at meetings with time to spare
Dresses appropriately for the day's business
Makes sure all basic admin tasks are completed in a timely manner

Works in a proactive creative manner seeking ways to deliver objectives
Attention to detail

Re-checks all information in the public domain, making sure that all info is accurate
Account Management

Building relationships

Builds strong relationships with members/partners

Is able to persuade members to support various projects/ consultations/sponsorships
Maintaining records-CRM

Keeps excellent records to show engagement of each business
Identifying partnerships

Can identify businesses that we can work with to benefit both parties

Can meet, speak or email to ensure excellent communications


Works well in a team
Suggests new ideas
Works well with partners
Has a positive impact on the office environment

Supports other team members
Understands members challenges
Flexes behaviour to adapt to different people
Is able to put themselves in someone else's shoes

Is positive
Leads by example
Shows leadership when in the business community

Goes the extra mile
Makes improvements to what we do
Follows through to get businesses an answer

Takes ownership of their role
Delivers to the best of their ability
Is clear about what we can do and honest about what we can't
Accepts constructive criticism positively.

Closing date: 19th August 2019


Didcot Railway Centre

Marketing & Events Manager

Full-time (part-time and flexible working considered) July 2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Didcot Railway Centre, the Living Museum of the Great Western Railway, in this key new role within the organisation’s senior management team.

The Marketing & Events Manager will be instrumental in developing Didcot Railway Centre’s brand and levels of awareness and engagement locally and nationally, ensuring wider audiences than ever before are inspired by this unique heritage destination. Through effective marketing, imaginative media engagement, and events that inspire, this new role will deliver increased visitor numbers and secure vital revenue for the organisation.

The new post holder will join a small dedicated and focused staff team, and the large highly experienced and committed community of volunteers, who are all passionate about ensuring many more individuals – of all ages and from all backgrounds – can access and enjoy the heritage and history of the Great Western Railway and today’s transport infrastructure which it made possible.

We are looking for professionals with marketing and, ideally, events experience. An interest in history, heritage, and the story of the Great Western Railway is desirable.

Please visit for the full job description and more information on applying. Closing date – Monday 29 July 2019.


Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Hotel


An amazing opportunity has arisen for an experienced Reservationist to join the Reservations team at Stoke Park. As Reservationist you will:
• Ensure that our guests receive the highest standard of service & co-operation at all times in line with AA 5 Red Star Standards.
• Ensure that you are fully aware of all hotel, spa and golf tariffs so that they are able to accurately take & input Hotel Reservations and Spa Retreats
• Ensuring maximum yield & occupancy in accordance to Company Standards.
40 hours a week – 5 day Rota to include weekends and bank holidays as per Departmental Rota.

Required Experience for Reservationist:
• Previous experience in a reservations environment preferable
• Strong interpersonal skills, articulate and confident communicator
• Meticulous attention to detail
• Excellent organisation skills and a proactive approach
• Thrives on working in a fast-paced environment
• Handles pressure calmly and professionally
• Excellent IT skills with experience of MS Office applications, and a knowledge of Opera and Concept computer systems is preferable


What we will offer to the successful candidate for Reservationist:
• Competitive salary
• Career progression through training and development
• 20 days paid holiday
• Free meal whilst on duty
• Discounted rates on facilities
• Staff incentive schemes
• Free car parking
• Free use of the Stoke Park gym
• Uniform and free laundry service where applicable to your role

Our Company:
As Europe’s leading Five Red Star Hotel, Spa and Country Club, Stoke Park provides a unique combination of the traditions of an exclusive members’ club and the best of today’s sporting, leisure, entertaining and hotel facilities, in one of the most convenient locations in Britain: only 35 minutes from London and 7 miles from London Heathrow.
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To apply for this position please send your CV and covering letter to [email protected]


Front of House Receptionist:

An amazing opportunity has arisen for an experienced Receptionist to join the Front of House team at Stoke Park. As Receptionist you will be:
• Responsible for providing a personal and friendly welcome to all our members and guests, and ensuring their stay is memorable and exceeding expectations throughout.
• Interact with all guests, to ensure the smooth check-in, rooming and departure of all hotel guests as well as being responsible for checking reservation details and the promotion of our hotel facilities and services.
• A team player who possesses a positive thinking and confident nature, and strives to provide excellent service at all times in this Receptionist role.
This Receptionist role will be 40 hours a week, day shift on a rotating basis to include weekends and bank holidays as per the rota.
Required Experience for Receptionist:
• Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills
• Strong interpersonal skills, articulate and confident communicator
• Passion for providing exceptional customer service
• Be able to work under pressure
• Fluent level of written and spoken English
• Impeccable grooming
• Previous experience within a 4/5 star environment is preferable
• Basic IT skills with experience of MS Office applications and a working knowledge of Opera or other PMS system is preferable

What we will offer to the successful candidate for Receptionist:
• Competitive salary
• Career progression through training and development
• 20 days paid holiday
• Free meal whilst on duty
• Discounted rates on facilities
• Staff incentive schemes
• Free car parking
• Free use of the Stoke Park gym
• Uniform and free laundry service where applicable to your role

Our Company:
As Europe’s leading Five Red Star Hotel, Spa and Country Club, Stoke Park provides a unique combination of the traditions of an exclusive members’ club and the best of today’s sporting, leisure, entertaining and hotel facilities, in one of the most convenient locations in Britain: only 35 minutes from London and 7 miles from London Heathrow.
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To apply for this position please send your CV and covering letter to [email protected]




We are seeking a Freelance Facilitator to lead our CFYT Starters groups, which run on Saturday mornings during term time. The groups are an introduction to drama and musical theatre for young people in Reception to Year 5.

We welcome interest from individuals who have experience working with Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 and are particularly interested in expressions of interest from those with experience in both drama, singing and dance:

Selected individuals will be invited to Chichester Festival Theatre for an informal meeting and will be asked to deliver a short practical workshop.

This position will start in September 2019, therefore there would be an expectation for successful candidates to have their UTR number and self-employment status completed for invoicing on agreement.


To apply, please read the call out below and send a relevant CV including two referees to [email protected]

For further information:

Communications Assistant (Fixed Term)


The Marketing and Communications Department is looking for a Communications Assistant to play a significant role in contributing to the marketing, communications and audience development campaigns run by the department including the theatre’s Prologue scheme. They will also receive training opportunities that will support a career in Communications in theatre or the arts. The successful candidate will have excellent communication, digital and organisational skills, be able to work to tight deadlines and adapt to any given task.




For further information and to apply:


Digital Content Officer

Chichester Festival Theatre are looking for a Digital Content Officer who can create vibrant digital content, with a keen eye for detail and strong written and communication skills, to join our team. The role includes opportunities to manage and deliver projects that open our work up to new audiences, ranging from livestreaming performances to foreign language translation of productions and online material. You will have a practical role in creating video and audio content as well as driving the organisation forward in embracing new technological developments. You should be a team player with experience in planning, delivering and evaluating digital strategies as well as the ability to think creatively about our digital output. 

For further information and to apply:




We require seasonal staff to join our Technical, Wigs and Wardrobe Departments for our Festival 2019 season.

Deputy Head of Wardrobe

A Deputy Head of Wardrobe is required to join our wardrobe team for our Festival 2019 season. Experience of working in a busy producing theatre or similar is essential.


We're looking for Dressers to join our wardrobe team. Previous dressing experience desirable.

Wardrobe Assistant

A Wardrobe Assistant is required to join our wardrobe team and provide first class support for the department and visiting teams.

Deputy Head of Wigs

Our wigs department require a Deputy Head of Wigs for our Festival 2019 season. You'll be working on all shows produced as part of the season and working in both the Festival and Minerva studio.

Wigs Assistant

We are looking for a Wigs Assistant to join our wigs team. Experience of wigs and hair in a theatrical context and working in a busy repertory theatre or similar is essential.

Stage Crew

Stage Crew required to work closely with the senior stage staff and visiting creative team to provide scenic load in, construction, maintenance and show operation.

Stage Technician

Stage Technicians with experience of team leadership, show crewing, set construction. maintenance and rigging is required.

Senior Lighting Technician

Senior Lighting Technicians required to provide first class support to visiting lighting designers and creative staff.

Lighting Technician

We require Lighting Technicians with experience of programming on Eos and Ion desks, use of moving lights, working at height and basic electrical construction skills.

Senior Sound Technician

We're looking for Senior Sound Technicians to provide first class support to visiting creative teams and work collaboratively with the head of departments, Deputy Head of Sound, apprentices and seasonal sound engineers.

No1 Sound Technician

A senior member required to join our sound department for Festival 2019. Experience of No.1 live mixing of large scale musicals, on Digico and Yamaha digital consoles required.

Sound Technician

Sound Technicians are required to provide first class support to visiting teams and CFT departments undertaking rigging, operation and radio mic running on productions for all CFT venues.

For more information and to apply please visit our website:


Watercress Line - Volunteer Makers

The Watercress Line is currently researching ‘Volunteer Makers’ – a new platform for volunteer recruitment and wondered whether any of you have experience of using it? If you have used it please email Emma Neal Emma Neal [email protected]  


 Working with us

At Red Mist Leisure we want to deliver the best for our customers and continually exceed their expectations. We strive to be market leaders and achieving this is dependent on the quality of our products, services and our team.   We recognise that customers have a choice where they spend their dining income, but by offering consistently great dining experiences, we will thereby retain and expand our customer base through the strength of our reputation and become first choice in our customer’s eyes.

To find out more about any of our opportunities please email [email protected]




Foundation Degree (FdA) in Tourism and Hospitality Management

2 Year Working Degree delivered at Langley College

Validated by University College Birmingham

Click here for the full course details. 

If you wish to discuss the course further, please contact Dr Karen Cripps (Course Leader). Email: [email protected] T





1) Ticket sellers wanted:

Enthusiastic people wanted to sell tickets on Broad street, Oxford to sell tickets for guided tours. Earn minimum wage + commission on sales. Therefore, possible to earn up to £30/hour. Short shifts lasting 2-4 hours on flexible schedule to suit you, starting from 10am or later and finishing by 2.30pm.

2) Tour Guide vacancies

We have vacancies for guides based in any of following locations: London, Bath, Stratford upon Avon, Oxford, Lacock Abbey, Highclere Castle, Cotswolds or Blenheim Palace, Chawton

 Visit Oxford Tours is based in Oxford but runs tours in other destinations via main website plus via other websites too.

Tour guides wanted for casual work paid, as & when bookings, to guide one or more of ANY of the following types of guided tours below. Training provided but training is not paid for. 

 Pay rate is from £15-20/hour + any work related expenses + any tips + £10 bonus on any 4 start or 5 star tripadvisor reviews. Tours last from 2-3 hours. Busiest days will be weekend afternoons. You are free to accept or decline bookings, as suits you. Currently, customers on most tours must book at least 24 hours in advance, so you will have at least that much notice on most tours we run.

- Harry Potter film sites tour (London or Oxford or Lacock Abbey)

- Food tasting & sightseeing walking tours (all cities, especially London)

- General historical walking tours (all locations)

- Literary walking tours (all locations)

- Shakespeare & theatre related tour (London, Oxford or Stratford upon Avon)

- Inspector Morse Oxford tours or Midsome Murder Cotswolds tours

- Jane Austen life & times walking tours in either Bath or Chawton

TO APPLY, CONTACT:  Alasdair de Voil,

Text and call 07955482637 or email [email protected]