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Café Assistant Manager

Are you a passionate and dynamic individual with a love for the vibrant world of hospitality? We are excited to announce an incredible opportunity to join our team as a Café Assistant Manager at Blenheim Palace.

At Blenheim, we pride ourselves on providing an exceptional dining experience with delicious food and outstanding customer service. 


As our Café Assistant Manager, you will play a crucial role in supporting our café's daily operations, working alongside a talented team and contributing to our success story.


Blenheim is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in our workplace.


What we are looking for:


  • Level 3 food hygiene 
  • COSHH certificate 
  • IOSHH certificate
  • Ability to work in a demanding and busy area 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A competent IT user
  • A team leader
  • Excellent communicator
  • Customer Service Focus
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Innovation
  • Planning and Organising
  • Sales Ability
  • Technical/Professional
  • Experience of a retail cafe operation
  • Ability to motivate, lead and develop a team of staff.
  • Flair for visual merchandising and product presentation.
  • Develop and implement outstanding customer care standards and procedures.


 What's in it for you: 


  • Staff Discounts: 
     20% on Blenheim retail
     50% on Blenheim Café food outlets
     30% on Blenheim Restaurants (Clementine's/Orangery)
  • Free breakfast on Friday
  • Staff Events
  • Annual Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Access to wellbeing resources and events for you and your Family
  • Refer-a-Friend Scheme
  • Pension 
  • Free Christmas tree
  • Complimentary Event Tickets
  • Annual Pass
  • Access to our Benefits Platform with a range of additional benefits 


Benefits vary for different contract types.


A bit about us!

Our vision is to be the lifeblood of the local economy, to enhance the lives of the people of Oxfordshire, to share this magnificent Palace and to conserve and protect it for future generations for more than three hundred years, we have been privileged to serve as custodians of somewhere special.

Through the centuries many things have changed, but three things have stayed constant; a duty to preserve our legacy, a responsibility to continually evolve and a need to sustain a strong connection with the community using our three businesses to pave the way. 


Our People Promise is to help our employees, Grow, Give and Belong!

 Grow - At Blenheim your talent is nurtured and your wellbeing in championed.

Give - Being apart of something much bigger, giving back to the wider community to work collaboratively and to meet our shared goals

Belong - Be apart of something special, know you matter and belong. 


How to Apply: 

If you are excited about joining our team and believe you have the skills and qualities we are looking for, please submit your CV and a brief cover letter outlining your interest in the role. We look forward to reviewing your application!



Blenheim Palace, Woodstock



Job Type

Full time

Contract Type





Day Time Shifts - with Occasional Evening Event Cover

Closing Date


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