Work at Welbeck

We find Welbeck an inspiring place to work.

If you would like to join us at Welbeck, job opportunities from across the estate's diverse businesses are posted on this page when they become available.

If you have any questions about working at Welbeck, please do get in touch.

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WFS LogoThe Welbeck Farm Shop
Counter Assistant

We are looking for outgoing, confident individuals to join our experienced award-winning team as Counter Assistants on our fresh food serve over counters.

The role will be predominately customer service, however will also include some food preparation, displaying products and cleaning.

The successful candidate will ideally have excellent customer service skills and previous experience in specialist food retail, but most importantly a genuine interest and passion for food.

It is essential the applicant possess a willingness to learn and desire to work as part of a team.

We have a variety of hours available, typically, working hours will fall between 8am and 5.30pm with occasional later shifts for stock take. Due to the nature of our business there will be a requirement to work a Saturday or Sunday every week.

Pay will be set in accordance with the National Minimum Wage/Living Wage.

If you are interested in this position please apply to:

Recruitment
Welbeck Estates Company Limited
Cavendish House
Welbeck
Worksop
Nottinghamshire
S80 3LL

recruitment@welbeck.co.uk

Closing date: Friday 31st May 2019


Bakehouse LogoThe Welbeck Bakehouse
Cleaner

The Welbeck Bakehouse is an award-winning Artisan bakery nestled in the heart of The Welbeck Estate in Nottinghamshire. We pride ourselves on producing exceptional hand-crafted breads and Viennoiserie on a daily basis for restaurants, cafes and delicatessens across the East Midlands.

Hours: Average shifts are 5am – 9am, 4 days a week.

Job description:

Cleaning in an industrial environment. Cleaning up following daily production of bread, including vacuuming floor, dusting, mopping down and cleaning all surfaces.

Duties will include:

  • Cleaning of the bakery to a high standard.
  • Following the cleaning schedule.
  • Washing cloths and mop heads.
  • AdHoc cleaning as required.
  • Able to work without supervision.
  • Fill all paper items (blue roll and toilet rolls).
  • Comply with all COSHH guidelines.
  • Follow all health and safety procedures.
  • Contribute effectively in a team environment.

    If you would like to apply for this vacancy please apply to:

    Recruitment
    Welbeck Estates Company Limited
    Cavendish House
    Welbeck
    Worksop
    Nottinghamshire
    S80 3LL

    recruitment@welbeck.co.uk

    Closing date: Friday 14th June 2019

SAF LogoThe School of Artisan Food
Sales and Marketing Director

About The School of Artisan Food

The School of Artisan Food is a registered charity dedicated to teaching skills in all aspects of sustainable and artisan food production and is based on the beautiful Welbeck Estate in North Nottinghamshire. At The School, we believe that food produced using traditional methods and heirloom techniques not only tastes better, it also has an important positive impact on our wellbeing and our environment.

Responsible to The Managing Director, with accountability to Head of Marketing and Communications, The Welbeck Estates

Responsible for Driving sales, business and revenue growth, whilst staying true to the values and beliefs of The School and its founder.

Key responsibilities

Sales and business development (Approx. 80% of workload)

  • Develop, plan and implement sales, marketing and product development both in the short term and long term, targeted towards existing and new markets.
  • Identify, develop and build relationships with prospective customers, ensuring that all sales opportunities are acted upon.
  • Develop and manage the customer journey to impact positively on sales.
  • Acquire new customers and sell additional courses and services to existing ones.
  • Drive increased revenue and profit to achieve The School’s ambitious growth targets.
  • Develop product positioning packages and pricing strategy to produce the highest possible long-term market share.
  • Establish and maintain a customer relationship management system.
  • Develop and implement sales processes, plans and forecasts to achieve business growth.
  • Manage sales and marketing operating budgets.
  • Oversee and evaluate market research and adjusts strategy to meet changing market and competitor conditions.
  • Monitor competitor products, sales and marketing activities.
  • Review and analyse sales performance to determine effectiveness of any given activity.
  • Ensure effective control of marketing results and take corrective action to guarantee the achievement of business objectives within designated budgets.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with industry influencers and key strategic partners.
  • Prepare sales reports for the Managing Director and The Board of Trustees showing sales volume, potential sales and areas of proposed expansion.

Marketing (Approx. 20% of workload)

  • Develop the strategic and operational management of direct marketing.
  • Develop and implement a strategic approach to The School’s involvement in external events
  • Ensure that the website is up to date with rich and relevant content.
  • Develop the social media strategy.
  • Work with the MD and PR Agency to identify PR opportunities that are valuable for reputation and brand building.
  • Line manage the marketing function and Digital Marketing Assistant.
  • Work closely with the Welbeck Estate Head of Marketing.

Person specification

  • Energetic and outgoing team player with high levels of integrity, confidence and resilience.
  • Experience in working with senior management to align sales strategies and solutions.
  • Strong business acumen, comfortable making decisions and handling contractual and commercial negotiations.
  • Experience of forecasting and managing budgets.
  • Proven track record of successfully pitching for new business.
  • Proven track record of increasing revenue and profitability through the generation of leads.
  • Socially adept with exceptional interpersonal skills and IT fluency.
  • Results driven, creative, solution-based thinker.
  • Highly motivated, self-starter and completer/finisher, able to work to tight deadlines without compromising quality.

Experience

  • Significant experience as a high-level sales manager.

Qualifications

  • Educated to a relevant degree level, in sales, or equivalent work experience.

What’s on offer

An amazing opportunity to work at The School of Artisan Food as it approaches its 10th birthday and play a significant role in driving business growth to deliver the 2020 business plan.

If you would like to apply for this vacancy please apply to:

Recruitment
Welbeck Estates Company Limited
Cavendish House
Welbeck
Worksop
Nottinghamshire
S80 3LL

recruitment@welbeck.co.uk

Closing date: Tuesday 28th May 2019

 


SAF LogoThe School of Artisan Food
Digital Marketing Assistant

About The School

The School of Artisan Food is a registered charity dedicated to teaching skills in all aspects of sustainable and artisan food production and is based on the beautiful Welbeck Estate in North Nottinghamshire. At The School, we believe that food produced using traditional methods and heirloom techniques not only tastes better, it also has an important positive impact on our wellbeing and our environment.

Responsible to: The Sales and Marketing Director with accountability to Head of Marketing and Communications, Welbeck Estates. 

Responsible for:

Building online connections, engaging the brand with customers via the digital space, managing the online presence and driving the sales required to deliver the 3-year business plan.

Key tasks:

Plan, manage and execute digital (including e-mail) marketing campaigns to drive traffic to the website.

Develop and manage the website

  • Continuously improve the usability and user experience
  • Write engaging copy, proof, copy-edit and optimise content
  • Plan and manage google and social PPC campaign to include Google remarketing and display
  • Track and analyse website traffic flow and implement actions required to drive traffic and conversion to sales. Keep google analytics under review art all times
  • Ensure that the website is GDPR compliant
  • Continually work on the SEO
  • Fix any errors, bugs, broken links in online content
  • Edit and post photos, videos, podcasts and audio content to online sites
  • Create online banner ads and manage PPC ads
  • Implement a ‘Trust Pilot’ review scheme

Develop and manage the social media strategy

  • Maximise the social media presence and number of followers to improve social media reputation and recognition
  • Plan and manage social PPC campaigns to include Facebook, Instagram, Linked-in and Twitter remarketing
  • Manage communications to ensure that messages ‘bring The School to life’ and are consistent with the values and beliefs and the School’s ‘tone of voice’
  • Write lively copy and optimise content. Maximise blogger engagement
  • Identify new trends in digital marketing, particularly developments in mobile marketing to support conversion to sales
  • Develop digital images/photographs that capture the ‘essence’ of The School
  • Produce printed material to supplement online products
  • Manage the digital marketing budget
  • Attend targeted events, exhibitions and conferences
  • Work closely with the PR Agency to secure and grow media coverage both online and offline

Key skills:

  • Communication
  • Editing and writing
  • Web development (you do not need to be a software developer, but a sound knowledge of HTML/java script, strong knowledge of SEO and advanced word and PowerPoint skills are required)
  • Budget management
  • Project management

Person specification:

  • Enthusiasm for, and a willingness to develop an understanding of artisan food production, sustainable food systems, food policy and the importance of skills and education
  • An undergraduate degree or professional qualification in marketing or humanities or similar
  • Experience of digital marketing
  • Creative, articulate, confident results-driven, team player
  • Good eye for design
  • Flexible approach to ensure that deadlines are met
  • Willingness to undertake training and development
  • Good sense of humour

Experience

  • Experience of digital marketing.

Qualifications

  • Educated to a relevant degree level, or equivalent relevant work experience.

What’s on offer

An amazing opportunity to work at The School of Artisan Food as it approaches its 10th birthday and play a significant role in driving business growth to deliver the 2020 business plan, with access to great training and development opportunities.

If you would like to apply for this vacancy please apply to:

Recruitment
Welbeck Estates Company Limited
Cavendish House
Welbeck
Worksop
Nottinghamshire
S80 3LL

recruitment@welbeck.co.uk

Closing date: Friday 24th May 2019


Welbeck LogoThe Welbeck Estates Company
Head Groundsperson

Reporting to the company directors and to the owning family, the Head Groundsperson will be responsible for managing all site based activities to ensure that all grounds maintenance work is delivered on time, to the required standards and within agreed budgets whilst maximising client satisfaction.  They will be responsible for ensuring that all Health & Safety requirements are met within your department and have proven experience in supervising staff and budget management.

RESPONSIBILITIES:     

  • Supervise staff to ensure standards are maintained and maintenance tasks are completed.
  • Train, develop and motivate staff to continuously develop their technical skills.
  • Management of machinery including maintenance and purchasing of new equipment.
  • Responsible for the management of contractors where required.
  • Estimate resources required for work projects, schedule and allocate work activities and maintain a budgetary overview of both operational and capital expenditures to maximise cost efficiency.
  • To organise and manage any work to the Abbey gardens.
  • To help with any family events and organise seasonal decorations in consultation with the family.
  • Maintain the cricket pitch and tennis court to high standards.
  • Manage the control of invasive weeds & plants like Bracken and Japanese Knotweed on key areas of the Estate.
  • Manage all aspects of Health & Safety within the department in line with company expectations and promote safe working practices at all times.
  • Maintain accurate records and produce management reports.
  • Manage grounds maintenance work on the company’s commercial sites providing feedback to other department managers.
  • Manage the maintenance and development of wild flowers in road side verges around the estate.
  • Manage the gritting & snow clearing policy around the estate, retail businesses and tenanted properties over 7 days a week.
  • Manage the maintenance on external ecology sites as instructed by other department managers.
  • Maintain signage and gateway fences around the estate and report any defects to the building department.
  • Source and encourage funding from external bodies where possible, including the production of reports, etc. to gain this.
  • Monitor and implement works within the parkland plan to maintain standards within the registered parkland.  

To carry out other general tasks as may reasonably be requested by management.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

The successful candidate must have:

-               Full UK driving licence, ideally with a trailer entitlement.
-               High level of further education or significant experience in a similar role.
-               Excellent communication skills.
-               The ability to work alone and as part of a team.
-               Excellent knowledge of Health & Safety and all relevant regulations.
-               A “can do” attitude, be a hard-working team player and maintain a high quality of work.
-               The ability to manage staff and contractors.
-               Experience in budget planning to cover labour, resources, external contractors,
                machinery maintenance, purchasing of new equipment and capital works.
-               The ability to manage with little supervision and be pro-active.

If you would like to apply for this vacancy please apply to:

Recruitment
Welbeck Estates Company Limited
Cavendish House
Welbeck
Worksop
Nottinghamshire
S80 3LL

recruitment@welbeck.co.uk

Closing date: Friday 24th May 2019


Harley LogoThe Harley Foundation
Gallery Coordinators - Flexible Hours (Various Part Time positions available)


Work is on a rota basis and may include weekends.

We are looking for confident candidates to start in July/August who can provide excellent customer service. Based front-of-house in the Portland Collection with responsibility for:

  • customer care
  • representing the organisation in a positive and professional manner
  • exhibition invigilation   
  • administration of event bookings
  • welcoming specialist interest groups
  • retail sales
  • operating till system
  • cash handling
  • light cleaning of display cases

The Portland Collection is the historic fine and decorative arts collections of the Cavendish-Bentinck family who have lived at Welbeck for over 400 years. The Portland Collection includes examples from some of the most highly regarded artists of each era.

You will be working as part of a small and dedicated team to provide excellent customer care.  You will ensure excellence in all aspects of customer relations and operational aspects of the Collection.

Essential Criteria:        

  • confident communicator
  • ability to work under own initiative
  • a smart and professional appearance
  • working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • excellent administrative skills

Desirable Criteria:       

  • experience of customer care
  • experience of cash management
  • an interest in art practice/education

If you would like to apply for this vacancy please apply to:

Recruitment
Welbeck Estates Company Limited
Cavendish House
Welbeck
Worksop
Nottinghamshire
S80 3LL

recruitment@welbeck.co.uk

Closing date: Friday 31st May 2019


The Harley Café
Kitchen Assistant/Commis Chef

 

Part-Time - 27 hours per week on a rota basis.

Shifts are on a flexible basis but will include regular weekend work, typical shifts fall between 8am & 5:30pm with occasional late functions and opportunities for additional hours during busy periods.

Pay will be set in accordance with experience.

The Harley Café is a fun, busy café which opens 7 days a week, offering excellent fresh food and high levels of customer service.

We are looking to appoint a Kitchen Assistant to ensure the smooth, efficient and cost effective running of the café at all times.

Duties include:

  • producing well prepared and thought out dishes, ensuring that high standards are maintained;
  • ensuring the kitchen is kept to a high standard of cleanliness, adhering to health and safety standards;
  • ensuring that the purchasing of stock, storage of stock and stock rotation is done effectively and cost efficiently;
  • working with all staff to ensure that a proper clean down and tidy are completed daily in accordance with the closing schedules, with relevant paperwork completed.

Experience is desirable, however a passion for food, a positive attitude and the desire to work alongside a close team to deliver consistent quality in a busy café environment are the essential qualities we are looking for. You’ll be a strong team player with good communication skills.

If you would like to be considered for this position, please apply including your CV to:

Recruitment
Welbeck Estates Company Limited
Cavendish House
Welbeck
Worksop
Nottinghamshire
S80 3LL

recruitment@welbeck.co.uk