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Jobs at Hestercombe, TauntonJobs at Hestercombe

We’re a small but enthusiastic team looking for friendly, motivated people to join us.

Fun but hard working, we’re a diverse business; both an inspiring visitor attraction and a busy wedding, conference and function venue. Our aim is to create a place that people will love and will want to visit over and over, creating happy memories and spending time with friends and family.

We’re looking for people who work well in a busy team environment whilst maintaining excellent customer service standards, always going that extra step to deliver a truly personal customer experience.

Current Jobs

Please see below for details of paid and voluntary roles we are recruiting for at the moment.

On site accommodation may be available if required.

Book seller – Voluntary

Role summary:

Do you love books?
Do you have online book selling experience?
Then we need you.
We are looking for an experienced book seller to join our team of back room volunteers in order to keep our growing inventory up to date. Hours to suit. Volunteer incentives include discounts and complimentary Hestercombe membership.

How to apply:

Please contact Linda Sandford Retail Manager for more information on lindasandford@hestercombe.com

Gift Shop – Voluntary

As a volunteer in the gift shop, you will enjoy interacting with new people as you welcome visitors to the shop. The role will allow you to assist with customer service, stock replenishment, and housekeeping as well as merchandising and taking money at the till. Full training will be given.

If you are flexible, motivated, fun and hardworking then we would love to hear from you.

There are various shifts available daily from 10am – 5.30pm.

For more information please call 01823 413923 and speak to Linda, the Gift Shop Manager.

Bookshop Assistants – Voluntary

From working selling books to visitors to doing the ‘behind the scences’ sorting there’s lots to be done in the bookshop. We have donations arriving every week that need sorting, pricing and cleaning before they can be put out for sale. And once they’re on the shelves there’s serving visitors and chatting to them about the books they like. We ask for a commitment of one morning or afternoon every two weeks. For more information click here or call 01823 413923 and speak to Linda Sandford, Retail Manager & Volunteer Coordinator. Alternatively email lindasandford@hestercombe.com

Gallery Invigilators – Voluntary

As a volunteer in this role, you will meet and greet visitors to the new Hestercombe House Gallery, helping them to get the most out of their visit. You will have information about each of the artworks in your section and will be working as part of a team. You will be responsible for safeguarding the paintings and guiding visitors through the different rooms of the ‘pop-up’ gallery.

For more information click here or call 01823 413923 and speak to Linda Sandford, Retail Manager & Volunteer Coordinator. Alternatively email lindasandford@hestercombe.com

Event Support – Voluntary

Hestercombe’s event schedule is run by a close knit, hardworking team of staff and volunteers. We’re always on the lookout for more people to sign up to seasonal events – whether you’re interested in helping at Easter, or running an activity during the summer holidays or masterminding our seasonal garden trails, please do get in touch! Contact the Events team on 01823 413923 or events@hestercombe.com