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.



Our current vacancies

  • Temporary Palace Cleaner

    We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced cleaner to join our Operations Team. Specialist training will be provided.

    Job requirements:

    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
    • Flexibility towards hours of work as weekend and bank holiday working is essential
    • Ability and willingness to undertake further training
    • A positive and ‘can-do’ attitude, with a friendly and approachable manner
    • Honest, professional, reliable and committed
    • Attention to detail is essential  

    To apply, please email Kate Ballenger, House Manager using the button below.


  • Gardener

    We are currently recruiting a Gardener to join our busy Gardens team.


    The successful candidate must have a flexible approach to work, be proactive, hardworking and reliable. This exciting role will suit a hands on individual who enjoys a large amount of outdoor work. This position will require alternate weekend work. In return, Blenheim Palace offers a unique and stunning place to work.


    To apply, please send a copy of your CV to Rebecca Bohan, HR Officer on by Friday 14th July 2017. 



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 button below.


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

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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