Opportunities at Charleston


We are seeking a Catering and Hospitality Manager to be responsible for the management of Charleston’s catering and hospitality programme,  including the café and winter ‘pop up’café, catering requirements for our events, festivals, workshops, meetings and cultivation events with stakeholders and supporters.  The role also includes day to day management of a Café Supervisor and small team of seasonal Café Assistants and ensuring that they are delivering exceptional customer service and standards.

The post holder should have a successful background in managing busy catering operations, have excellent people management and operational skills and be financially and commercially astute.  The post holder will also have a passion for food and hospitality, be able to work well under pressure and  have good problem solving and negotiating skills.

A full job description and details on how to apply are saved here Catering Hospitality Manager 2014 Job Description. Applicants are requested to complete and return the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Deadline for applications is by 12pm on Friday 12th September 2014



Volunteers - Get involved at Charleston

We offer many volunteering opportunities, from helping with mailings and organising events, to weeding the garden and working with the Curator. The time and expertise that volunteers bring to Charleston are of enormous value to the Trust. We also hope to provide volunteers with experience and references they can use in developing a career in the arts.

If you are interested in volunteering with us please fill out the form below and send to The Charleston Trust, Charleston, Firle, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 6LL or email

Application to Volunteer at Charleston

Volunteer House Stewards, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays from end March to early November.

Volunteer House Stewards welcome visitors and bring the house to life by providing information about Charleston’s occupants and their artwork. Stewards also keep an eye on security and visitor safety in the house. No experience or background in the arts is needed just a positive approach and willingness to learn as well as enjoying working with the public. For further information please email .