Hands on History Crew -- Events Staff

Hands on History Crew -- Events Staff
Employer: English Heritage
Salary: £8.21 per hour
Location: Salisbury

Joining our Historic Properties Events team at Old Wardour you will play a key part in helping visitors experience more of England's captivating past, and preserve it for generations to come.

This is a unique opportunity for you to work in a romantic ruin set in beautiful countryside.

As part of English Heritage's summer events programme we are looking for positive and enthusiastic people with a 'can do' attitude to form our Hands on History Crew at Old Wardour Castle. Alongside a passion for engaging people in our heritage, the role will require successful team members to lead a number of themed activities for family visitors to take part in (including Dressing Up, Role Play and Story Telling) throughout the summer holidays. There will be two members of staff on the Hands on History activities each day they are running and activities will run between 11am - 5pm (site open 10am - 6pm and working hours will be 10.30am - 5.30pm with a 1 hour break). Training and uniform will be provided and other days of work may be offered alongside contracted minimum hours.

You will have a passion for engaging families and enjoy leading on creative activities. As a confident communicator, you will be comfortable building rapport with adults and children and using your skills in presenting and motivating others you will provide exceptional service at all times. As a natural problem solver you will seek to use your initiative to overcome practical issues that come up as part of working at a historic site. With the ability to follow processes and procedures you will be able to also manage the unexpected when it arises.

You'll find it's a workplace like no other - taking you behind the scenes of these extraordinary sites and supporting you to share your ideas, inspire others and make a difference.

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