OPPORTUNITIES

The Charleston Trust offers many opportunities for those wishing to work with us, volunteer or gain some work experience. All of our permanent, seasonal, internship and apprenticeship opportunities are detailed below.

 

PERMANENT AND SEASONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Festival Assistants- Car Parkers and Traffic Controllers (various shifts available, 19th-29th May)

The Charleston Festival is a prestigious annual literary festival involving writers, performers, politicians and thinkers – both high profile and up and coming, national and international.  The Festival takes place in a marquee in the grounds of Charleston and around 10,000 visitors will attend 44 events over an 11 day period.

We are seeking a team of car parkers and traffic controls to ensure the smooth running of the Festival. As the first point of contact for visitors to Charleston, car parkers must be good communicators and great at giving excellent customer service. This role also includes assisting with general site maintenance and site checks and assisting with portering of supplies as required.    The work takes place outdoors in all weather and requires good stamina and very calm and friendly disposition.

For further details and how to apply download Car Parkers May Festival 2017 (May deadline)

 

Festival Catering Assistants (various shifts available, 19th-29th May)

We are seeking Catering Assistants to assist with a number of tasks related to the Festival catering operations including food preparation, serving drinks and light refreshments; assisting at the Festival Bar, at Sponsor’s events or in the Tea Tent.  Catering Assistants will also be required to assist with stock replenishment, cash handling, customer service and washing up.

For further details and how to apply download Catering staff May Festival 2017 (May deadline)

Deadline for applications is by 12 noon on Tuesday 2nd May 2017

 

Head of Finance (Maternity cover, part time)

We are seeking a fully FCA, ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified individual to oversee and control the financial management of The Charleston Trust ensuring that best practice is observed,  with particular reference to the organisation’s charitable status. The Head of Finance works with all staff to ensure that they have clear, understandable management accounts and also fully supports the Director, Trustees and Project Manager in delivery of all financial information for the Charleston Centenary Project (Charleston’s capital project). The Head of Finance is supported by a Finance Manager and Accounts Assistant who work closely to ensure that the Trust and Enterprise Company’s day to day financial procedures are carried out efficiently and effectively.  The Head of Finance also has the responsibility as Company Secretary for the charity.

For more information about the role and details on how to apply download MATERNITY COVER Head of Finance Job description

Deadline for applications is by 5pm on Friday 5th May 2017

All applicants are requested to fill in and return with their application an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

 

Operational Development Manager (Maternity cover, part time)

We are seeking someone with great communication and people skills who has an interest and experience in organisational development to lead on and support key areas including policy, staff and governance development. The Operational Development Manager also communicates and liaises regularly with key people involved in the development, building work and legacy of the Charleston Centenary Project.

For more information about the role and details on how to apply download MATERNITY COVER Operational Development Manager JD 2017

Deadline for applications is by 12noon on 10th May 2017.

All applicants are requested to fill in and return with their application an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

 

 

Cafe Assistants (seasonal, part time)

We are seeking individuals with a passion for good food and excellent customer service to join us this season in the busy Charleston Cafe.  The cafe is open Wednesday- Sunday plus Bank Holiday Mondays from 1st March to 29th October 2017.

For further information and details on how to apply download the application form here.

All applicants are requested to fill in and return with their application an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Please apply directly as soon as possible with CV and covering letter to k.sekyere@charleston.org.uk

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

We offer many volunteering opportunities, from helping with mailings and organising events, to weeding the garden and working with the Curator. Please visit our Volunteering page for current opportunities and to find out more.