Marketing & Communications Assistant

Burghley House Preservation Trust is a charity established for the care of Burghley House it’s collections and environment and the advancement of historic and aesthetic education. We are looking to appoint a Marketing and Communications Assistant to work alongside the Marketing and Communications Manager to deliver the Marketing Strategy for the House Showing Department and to provide network administration and support for the House network including the management and development of the ticketing system and visitor CRM.

The candidate will need a solid understanding and experience of implementing marketing principles including digital marketing, design, brand development and PR, as well as working knowledge or experience of network administration and support of both Microsoft office networks and products and some understanding of more specialist databases, ticketing systems or CRM systems.

Burghley offers a competitive salary and a full range of employee benefits. For more information or to apply by sending your CV, please email

Click to download the Marketing and Communications Assistant job description, and Marketing and Communications Assistant skills and experience specification.

Closing date for applications is 27th April 2018.

Burghley Estate has a vacancy in the Forestry, Park and Amenities Department

The successful applicant will be part of a 5 strong team covering a wide and varied range of Forestry and Park duties.  To include tree and park maintenance using chainsaws, strimmer’s and brush cutters.  The role includes helping with the commercial properties, wider estate forestry maintenance work and the preparation of the Park for all the various events held throughout the year.  Experience in forestry and grounds maintenance, tractor driving and wide area mowing would be desirable, but not essential.  The successful candidate must be a team player and be prepared to work alongside all trades.

The position is full time and includes benefits.

Please apply in writing with your C.V. to Steph Hughes

Closing date for applications 27th April 2018


Our Orangery restaurant is managed by Absolute Taste who are currently recruiting for the following positions:


Chef de Partie – Salary £18,000-£20,000 depending on experience

Passion for great food and ambition are essential in this role.  You will be expected to manage your own section and those who maintain a high standard will have the opportunity to work in international sporting events such as Formula One racing.  This is a fixed term position available from April-October with the opportunity of a permanent role after the season has finished.

Casual Catering Front of House Staff – £6.70-£7.50 per hour

We are looking for enthusiastic and outgoing front of house staff to wait on customers in our Garden Café and Orangery Restaurant.  We like to create and welcoming presence and maintain a high standard of customer service.  Strong candidates will also have the opportunity to wait on guests during our events in The Great Hall.

Casual Kitchen Assistant – £7.50-£8.00 per hour

Our food is all freshly made by our dedicated chefs and we would like a kitchen assistant to join our team.  Previous kitchen experience is not essential but preferred although a passion for great food is necessary.

Working hours are desirable for all positions as our main restaurant is open from 10am to 5pm.  All positions will have the opportunity to work in events including weddings, Burghley Film Festival and prestigious dinners hosted in the Great Hall.

If you are interested in applying for any of these positions then please send your CV and covering letter to