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Retail Host Apprentice

Are you passionate about the retail industry? Ready to embark on an exciting journey towards becoming a skilled professional? Then look no further! Our renowned retail shop is seeking a talented individual like you to join our Retail Team! Giving you the oppurtunity to kickstart your career! What can this apprentice offer me, I hear you say! 

This can help to:

  • Unlock Your Potential: As a retail apprentice, you'll gain hands-on experience in various aspects of the retail world. From customer service, sales, and visual merchandising, we'll provide you with comprehensive training to develop a wide range of skills.
  • Allow you to learn from our experienced Retail Team: You'll have the chance to learn from seasoned professionals who will guide you through every step of your apprenticeship, sharing their invaluable knowledge and expertise.
  • Immerse you Into Real-World Scenarios: You'll work side by side with our experienced team, handling real challenges and solving problems to enhance your critical thinking and decision-making abilities.

What we are looking for:

  • A ‘can do’ positive attitude to work 
  • Ability to establish and develop working relationships 
  • Ability to maintain and develop personal performance Person Specification: 
  • Flexible/adaptable in approach to work 
  • Honest, reliable and committed 
  • Friendly and approachable manner 
  • Pro-active approach to work 
  • Smart appearance & happy disposition


What's in it for 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

Contract Type





40 hours per Week, Variable

Closing Date


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