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-opportunities 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 227126 or email us using the button below.



Our current vacancies

  • Kitchen Porter

    We are looking for a private side Kitchen Porter to join our team.


    Tasks & Responsibilities:

    • Assisting Chef in preparation of food and sending out.
    • Health and safety.
    • Food hygiene.
    • Assisting the chef in kitchen and fridge storage conformity.
    • Washing all pots and pans and cleaning the kitchen.
    • Deep clean the kitchen and storage areas before and at the end of the season.
    • Cleaning of floors and removing waste.
    • Helping with deliveries.



    • Honesty, reliability and commitment.
    • Professionalism at all times.
    • A flexible approach to working hours, including duty weekend, working.
    • A positive ‘can do’ attitude.

    Closing date: 19th September 2018

    Please send CV and Cover Letter to


  • Annual Pass Administrator - Weekend Work

    Working in a close team you will be required to process annual passes efficiently throughout the day whilst exceeding our visitors’ expectations and maintaining excellent communication with your Annual Pass colleagues.

    Day to Day Role Responsibilities:

    • To provide information for visitors on the Blenheim Palace Annual Pass and Privilege Pass Schemes.
    • To provide general Palace information to visitors.
    • To process visitor’s Annual Passes efficiently and effectively.
    • To process renewals and sell the Privilege Pass Scheme.
    • To resolve customer issues over the telephone or via email.


    • Previous customer relations experience an advantage
    • Experience with handling money and credit card transactions

    Person Specification:

    • Able to work both independently, using judgement and initiative, and as part of a busy team
    • Able to deal professionally, politely and confidently with visitors and staff in all interactions and across all mediums.
    • Flexibility towards hours of work but weekends and bank holidays essential.
    • Ability and willingness to undertake further training

    Please note this opportunity is for weekend work only.

    CV to be sent to


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.



Read our Gender Pay Gap Report and about our commitment for the future

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:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Free parking
  • 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 Duncan

Stephanie Duncan

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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