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Event Host (Christmas Lights)

Are you passionate about creating magical and memorable experiences for guests? Do you thrive in festive atmospheres and possess exceptional interpersonal skills? We invite you to become a part of our dynamic team as an Event Host for the enchanting Christmas celebrations at Blenheim Palace. As an Event Host, you will be the immersed in the spirit of Christmas, ensuring that every guest's experience is nothing short of extraordinary. You will have the opportunity to engage with a diverse range of visitors, guiding them through the festive displays, answering their questions, and sharing fascinating insights about the palace and the magic of the season.


What we are looking for:

Good time management and organization skills 

Excellent communication skills 

Ability to work in a demanding and busy area 

Sets and maintains very high standards of delivery 

Problem Solving 

Pro-active approach to work 

Good attention to detail 

Driven to complete tasks above expectations 

Positive, friendly attitude and a team player


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 dependant on Contract Type


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

Fixed Term Contract




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