Industry Vacancies

Industry Vacancies


Visitor Facilities Assistant

With the 2020 season just around the corner, there a number of exciting opportunities to join the energetic and committed DRC team as we continue to improve standards and facilities on site.   

As Visitor Facilities Assistant, you will use your experience to provide an adaptive and flexible response to the needs of the site and our events and activities throughout the year, ensuring that the Centre is clean, tidy and ready to welcome visitor. In return we will provide hours that fit around your life and commitments. Most importantly you’ll be part of a friendly team – passionate about heritage and sharing this with our visitors to the best of our ability. Approximately 28 hours per week - flexible.

The deadline for applications is Friday 28 February with interviews scheduled to take place week commencing 2 March 2020

For full details and application pack please visit

Part-time Catering Supervisors

We are also seeking Part-time Catering Supervisors to support the Catering Manager in running catering outlets on site, preparing dishes and supervising the small Catering Team on a day-to-day basis.  Successful applicants will ensure visitors are served in a warm and friendly manner and high standards of customer service are maintained in the Refreshment Rooms and other catering areas; always follow best practice for food hygiene and keep catering areas scrupulously clean and tidy.

The deadline for applications is Friday 28 February with interviews scheduled to take place week commencing 2 March 2020

For full details and application pack please visit


Cogges Manor Farm


VISITOR EXPERIENCE MANAGER (full time, 37.5 hours per week)

A senior managerial role at Cogges. To guarantee the provision of an outstanding and safe experience for visitors to Cogges Manor Farm, whilst maximising opportunities for income generation.

If you are interested in this role please read the full job description and person specification on this page, and then email Colin, [email protected] with your CV.  Please note we are looking for a number of self-employed individuals to fulfil this role.  Deadline for applications 1st March 2020.


VOLUNTEERING COORDINATOR (part time, 18.5 hours per week)

The aim of this role is to manage and develop volunteering at Cogges; recruiting, training and supporting volunteers to have maximum impact on the work of the Cogges Trust and its role in the community.

If you are interested in this role please read the full job description and person specifications on the Cogges website (, and then email Colin, [email protected] with your CV. Please note we are looking for a number of self-employed individuals to fulfil this role. Deadline for applications 1st March 2020.


The Lightbox

Senior Marketing and Communications Officer


Job Title: Senior Marketing and Communications Officer
Based at: The Lightbox, Chobham Road, Woking, GU21 4AA
Reports to: Operations Manager
Salary: £22,000 - £24,000 per annum, dependent on experience
Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week, Mon – Fri. Some flexibility in hours will be required with occasional evening and weekend work for which time off is given in lieu.


To promote and raise awareness about The Lightbox through overseeing the delivery of the Marketing and PR strategies and campaigns. This role is responsible for ensuring the day-to-day smooth running of the Marketing department under the guidance of the Operations Manager.

The role is responsible for all Main Gallery and major PR activities including the development of key local and national press contacts. It oversees the creation, production and delivery of the What’s On programme and all marketing literature. The role also oversees the running of The Lightbox campaigns, working with and delegating to the Marketing and Communications Officer and Marketing and Sales Officer as appropriate. The role will require occasional deputising for the Operations Manager in a marketing capacity.

The Senior Officer is required to ensure that all external comms are to standard and embody The Lightbox Brand Guidelines. The role requires personally producing campaign reports, ensuring that the monthly department reports are delivered by the Officers on time, and that strategies are developed from the insights of these reports.

The role will also involve working with the Operations Manager on Audience Development strategies that will help grow and retain the visitor base of the organisation. Tools to facilitate this include the CRM Raiser’s Edge NXT, Culture Segments demographic profiling tool and digital analytics.

For more infromation and application form please click here

Closing Date for applications - Friday 21 February 2020 at 5.00 pm



The Kings Head - Rye

Join our new pizza concept offering Neapolitan style pizzas to eat in or takeaway .

We are looking for a creative and passionate chef to join the pizza side of the business. You will need to have a passion for cooking pizza, creating new, beautifully presented and amazing tasting pizzas. Experience in hand stretching dough and working the pizza oven is essential. Training provided

Flexible hours available between 25 and 40 hours week. Salary will be dependant on your experience and creativity.


Level 2 Food Safety

Passionate for food and creativity


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]  




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]