|Title:||*** LONGLEAT - Events and Product Development Administrator|
Do not miss this fantastic opportunity to join one of the UK’s most popular visitor attractions. Our adventure park has over 20 attractions, as well as our Safari Park, and one of the most stunning stately homes in Britain. As a business we are passionate about providing wondrous and immersive experiences which lead to lifelong memories for the 800,000 plus guests that visit us every year.
We rely on talented people who are able to demonstrate exceptional technical skills and have personal characteristics to live up to the high standards of the brand.
ABOUT THE ROLE
The Event and Product Development Administrator will support the planning and delivery of Longleat’s corporate and commercial events, including key calendar projects such as our hugely popular Festival of Light.
Duties will include the coordination of project schedules and reporting, as well as organising resources and equipment to ensure all project's are delivered on time and safely. As well as Composing Risk Assessments, Method Statements and all legal compliance in regards to Health and Safety.
A full Job Description can be forwarded upon request from Recruitment@longleat.co.uk
The ideal candidate will have strong organisational skills in a fast paced and customer facing environment, ideally in a similar role within a leisure business. You will hold an industry recognised events or project management qualification, as well as experience the ability to apply information using factual and theoretical knowledge.
Our ideal candidate will have excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to stay calm under pressure. You will have a high level of attention to detail alongside great time management skills, as well as a ‘Can Do’ attitude with initiative to deliver a memorable experience and outstanding guest service through events.
A full driving license is also an essential requirement of this role.
HOURS OF WORK
This role is available on fixed term basis of up to 12 months, working 40 hours per week 5 days out of 7. Must be flexible, able and willing to work extra hours to meet business demands. Weekend, evenings and bank holiday working as required.
As part of the Longleat team, we offer unique benefits such as complimentary Longleat and Cheddar Gorge & Caves Day Tickets, attractive discounts on annual passes, special nightly rates on group hotels, discounted hotel Spa treatments, life assurance cover, and 29 days paid holiday (pro rata).
OUR VALUES AND BEHAVIOURS
We expect all of our team to embrace our company values, and display ‘Longleat Behaviours’. This post requires flexibility of hours, energy application and passion.
At Longleat, we focus on our People and our Guests, to listen actively, to work as a team, to empower others and to show empathy. Our values are:
We Engage and Inspire – We focus on engaging and inspiring our guests, delivering unique and lifelong memories
We Put People First – We seek to serve others and put their interests first. We treat them with respect, we value their opinions and collaborate to be better together
We Continuously Improve – We embrace change and pursue excellence in everything we do
We Act With Integrity – We work in a principled, open and conscientious manner
We Take Safety Seriously – Never compromising on a safe and secure environment
When we recruit we place equal emphasis on technical ability and personal attributes to match our brand values