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Palace Host

If are looking for a role like no other, this is the one for you. No two days are the same. Here at Blenheim we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our Operations team as a Palace Host. Your positive and proactive nature, driven by your enthusiasm for delighting our guests, will be valued as you help make their day. You must be able to deal effectively with varied situations and will need to meet the needs of a constantly changing audience flow. 


These contracts will run from the 25th March – 4th November 2024. 


What we are looking for:

  • Friendly, enthusiastic and approachable
  • Enjoying new experiences and relishing challenges every day
  • Ability to interact with any guest
  • Passion for working with people
  • Flexibility towards hours of work is essential as weekend and bank holiday work will be required
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Great communication skills
  • Ability to listen and follow instructions
  • Previous customer relations experience would be an advantage


  • What's in it for you, Let me tell you!
  • An extraordinary work environment, surrounded in rich history and stunning landscapes
  • Staff Discounts: 
     20% on Blenheim retail
     50% on Blenheim Café food outlets
     30% on Blenheim Restaurants (Clementine's/Orangery)
  • Pension 
  • 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
  • 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. We look forward to reviewing your application!



Blenheim Palace, Woodstock



Job Type

Full Time/Part Time

Contract Type

Fixed Term Contract





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