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.
Set Construction/Dressing Intern - Scaresville
Confident, creative set builder/dresser to help build, create and maintain our Scaresville event. Please scroll to the bottom of the page for a downloadable job description
Event Runner Intern - Scaresville
Flexible, practical, helpful individual to help create and assist with operation and maintenance of our Scaresville event. Please scroll to the bottom of the page for a downloadable job description.
Events Admin Intern - Scaresville
To assist in our busy office with bookings, admin, recruitment, orders etc, and with daily operation of our Scaresville event. Please scroll to the bottom of the page for a downloadable job description.
Promotions Intern - Scaresville
Energetic, outgoing person to assist our promotions team with leaflet drops and promotion of Scaresville. Please scroll to the bottom of the page for a downloadable job description.
Visitor Marshal - Scaresville
Active, confident, outgoing individuals, to work in front-of-house positions, marshalling and briefing visitors at Scaresville. Please scroll to the bottom of the page for a downloadable job description.
Experienced, confident, creative cook required for lunches and tea room baking. Please email your CV, along with a covering letter outlining your skills and full experience to email@example.com.
Experienced, confident, creative chef required for weddings, dinners, functions and general catering. Please email your CV, along with a covering letter outlining your skills and full experience to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
VOLUNTEERING AT KENTWELL
Looking for the ultimate thrill for Halloween? If so, apply to join the Scream Team 2015. Scaring is twice the fun as being scared! If you don't think scaring is your thing, but you'd like to join our Scream Team family we have various other behind-the-scenes positions, such as wardrobe, make-up, runners, tech support etc. Download more information and an application form at the bottom of the page.
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 to: Live as a Tudor, Kentwell Hall, Long Melford, Suffolk CO10 9BA enclosing an A5 SAE.
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: email@example.com
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.