Careers

Blenheim Palace offers a stunning and unique place to work. For a career that is anything but ordinary, explore your options for joining our large and diverse team and find out all about the perks of working with us.

We are proud to be a part of the Disability Confident scheme and are committed to upholding our status as an equal-opportunties employer. 

We work in partnership with our in-house caterers, Searcys, who manage all of our cafés and restaurants and the talented staff that work in them. You can find out more about Searcys here.

We welcome applications for any of the vacancies listed below. For more information on joining our Team, contact our HR Team on 01993 810547 or email us using the button below.

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Careers

Our current vacancies

  • Education Manager

    A rare opportunity has arisen for an Education Manager to join our team at Blenheim Palace.

     

    You will be PGCE qualified with experience teaching in either a primary school or secondary school. Keeping up to date with the National Curriculum, you will develop new teaching programmes for schools in line with new developments and create new resources for use with school groups.

     

    Key responsibilities: 

    • Teach the various education groups who visit the Palace
    • Ensure the efficient and accurate booking and administration of education visits
    • Develop and maintain close working relationships with the local primary, secondary special needs schools and departments
    • Run the work experience programme
    • Administer and run the Winston Spencer-Churchill public speaking programme and competition
    • Train the Palace Guides in all educational tours
    • Liaise with the Marketing Team to develop the Education section of the website
    • Research, write and give a variety of talks and tours to visiting adult groups and groups/ societies off site
    • Assist with speech writing
    • Research new projects to support the Operations Department such as exhibitions and new interpretation
    • Research and answer external and internal historical enquiries
    • Develop and maintain a detailed historical knowledge of the Palace, Park and Gardens and the Marlborough family
    • Maintain the overall quality of the educational provision at the Palace by entering for the Sandford Award
    • Maintain a close working relationship with the Education Officers from the other houses in the Treasure Houses group
    • Continue to support the work of the Historic Houses Education service 

     

    The successful candidate will ideally have experience of working in a heritage environment or a museum. You must have an understanding of research processes and possess good IT skills. A flexible attitude is a must as often the Education team has to respond to requests from all parts of the Estate as well as schools and visitors.

     

    In return, we offer a wide range of benefits and a stunning place to work.

     

    To apply, please send a covering letter and your CV to Rebecca Bohan, HR Officer by 17.00 on 6th June 2017. 

     

    Apply

Careers

Apprenticeships and Training & Development

We are committed to developing our people, providing them with the skills and support they need to perform to outstanding levels, and most importantly, to grow in their careers.

To assist with staff development we have recently launched the Marlborough Academy, which provides a series of workshops relating to various roles, departments and sometimes just for fun.

To find out about how you can join our team as an apprentice and earn while you learn or to apply for any of our available apprenticeships, use the buttons below.

Apprenticeships Apply for an Apprenticeship

Working with us

Over 250 people work full or part-time across the Estate in both permanent and seasonal positions at all levels. Working with us you will receive:

  • 21 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Contributory Pensions Plan
  • Free breakfast every Friday morning
  • A Blenheim Palace Christmas Tree
  • Access to the Estate for you and your family
  • 20% discount in our shops
  • 40% discount in our cafés and restaurants
  • Childcare vouchers
  • A minimum of ten hours relevant training per year
  • Enrichment workshops as part of the Marlborough Academy
  • Social events and staff parties throughout the year, organised by our staff social committee
Careers

Meet our Senior Management Team

Roger File

Roger File

Chief Operating Officer and Property Director
Dominic Hare

Dominic Hare

Chief Executive Officer
Heather Carter

Heather Carter

Operations Director

Stephanie Hendley

Stephanie Hendley

Head of Marketing and PR
Sarah Morris

Sarah Morris

Head of Human Resources
Roy Cox

Roy Cox

Head of Estates
Stephen Spare

Stephen Spare

Head of Finance
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