Job Opportunities & Volunteering


For all vacancies, please forward a CV and letter of application to the relevant email address, or to our postal address: Kentwell Hall, Long Melford, Suffolk CO10 9BA.

Events Administrator

Experienced, highly organised events administrator, for Historic House, capable of dealing with:

  • all aspects of Weddings, from seeing clients initially to taking charge on the day;
  • managing all Opening & Catering operations;
  • assisting with organizing a wide variety of other Events.

The nature of this position means it will include working weekends during all special events, and evenings if the event runs during those hours.

Please email your CV, along with a covering letter outlining your skills and full experience to

Function & Tearoom Staff

We are recruiting responsible people to assist Kentwell's catering team in our tearoom, at weddings and evening functions - usually at weekends and during school holidays. You should be confident, demonstrate excellent public service skills and be prepared to observe high standards of presentation and service. Apply to Mrs Phillips by e-mail with CV:

Internships and University Student Placements

Kentwell often has paid vacancies for students. Experience gained at Kentwell should prove of use for almost any career. Placements are available at weekends, or for longer periods throughout the main season. It is hard work in a very stimulating environment working alongside many talented and lively people. Kentwell is very busy during the season and offers involvement in a wider range of activities than almost any other Historic House in England. Apply to Mr Phillips by e-mail with CV at any time to


Live as a Tudor

We recruit in January and February for volunteers to take part in our summer season events. If you would like to apply to be part of Tudor Kentwell, either as a 'Tudor' or helping behind the scenes, please write at any time to: Live as a Tudor, Kentwell Hall, Long Melford, Suffolk CO10 9BA enclosing an A5 SAE. We will forward more information to you in January.

Hall, Garden and Event Volunteers

Kentwell is recruiting volunteers to assist in the gardens and grounds, front of house positions and special events programme. An opportunity to learn new skills and be part of the Kentwell Team. Apply to Mrs Phillips:

Scaresville Scream Team Volunteers

Volunteer scarers required for the Scaresville Scream Team. Dare to scare or help out behind the scenes with tech, wardrobe and make up. A minimum of three nights plus two training days/evenings beforehand is required. Over 18, responsible people only for a demanding, but stimulating opportunity. We're sure you will have a devilish time! Please visit the Scaresville website to register your interest.

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