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*** LONGLEAT - Festival of Light - Attractions Assistant
Summary
Title:*** LONGLEAT - Festival of Light - Attractions Assistant
ID:LEL1469 / 2720
Department:Attractions
Description
For over 50 years, Longleat has been one of the UK’s most loved attractions. Despite our established reputation, we constantly strive to educate, excite and inspire guests – from hosting the UK’s largest ever hot air balloon gathering, to celebrating our Festival of Light; the first and biggest event of its kind in the UK, with a total of 3,000 spectacular Chinese lanterns transforming the night-time sky.

With almost 1 million visitors every year, we’re passionate about providing wondrous and immersive experiences that lead to lifelong memories, and at the heart of making this happen is the friendly and fun-loving Attractions Team. Operating across a diverse portfolio of attractions, including Britain’s largest maze (made up of nearly 2 miles of paths and over 16,000 English yew trees!), the enthusiastic team are passionate about offering a first-class guest experience.

What will this role of Attractions Assistant entail?

Working as part of the fun-loving Attractions Team, you’ll ensure guests have an unforgettable time by delivering an efficient, friendly and engaging service. You’ll operate our range of exciting attractions, including Rockin’ Rhino, Adventure Castle and costume characters. You’ll also be involved in marshalling events.

You’ll take responsibility for the security and handling of money, and for keeping the attractions clean and up to daily operating standards. You’ll be representing Longleat and all that it stands for, so you’ll always be smart in appearance and flexible to work on all attractions according to business needs – giving guests a reason to smile in all weather conditions; rain or shine!

What will I need to be considered for this Attractions Assistant vacancy?
  • Demonstrable customer service experience
  • An abundance of enthusiasm and energy
  • Excellent communication skills with a positive, mature and friendly nature
  • Good team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well under pressure
  • Honest, reliable and flexible to work extra hours / weekends as required
Although not essential, a full UK Driving Licence would be highly advantageous.

What will I receive in return?

You will receive a pay rate that exceeds National Minimum Wage / National Living Wage, in addition to a range of attractive benefits that include; 29 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays (pro rata), complimentary tickets to Longleat and Cheddar Gorge and Caves, discounts on food and beverages and retail merchandise, along with life assurance cover and more.

Contract Type: Seasonal (fixed term contract), with winter season due to start early to mid-October 2018 until the 6th of January 2019

Hours of Work: Working hours to vary on a 7-day rota basis – earliest rota’d start time from 9am, and latest finish time up to 8pm.

Up to full time hours are available between the 20th of October and the 4th of November. Throughout the remainder of November 3 days per week are available as per site opening Friday / Saturday / Sunday. Longleat will be open 7 days a week in December, at which point full time hours will be available again.

Please note, due to the nature of the business evenings and weekend work will be required, including bank holidays.

Location: Longleat (Wiltshire)

All applications to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions please.