Thank you for your interest in working at Waddesdon. We have the following positions available:

To apply for any of the following positions at Waddesdon Manor please submit a CV and covering letter to, unless otherwise stated.


Facilities Technician

The Facilities Management team at Waddesdon are responsible for the maintenance of all the buildings under the stewardship of Waddesdon Manor; including the Manor house itself, The Stables, The Dairy, Five Arrows Hotel, Windmill Hill Archive Building and various other smaller outbuildings, staff houses and general infrastructure throughout this 150 acre site.  We are looking for an experienced tradesperson to join the team; ideally with some carpentry skills.

Facilities Technician full job role

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Closing date:  23 September 2016.


Assistant Restaurant Manager

The Five Arrows Hotel in Waddesdon Village is looking for an Assistant Restaurant Manager to manage the day to day operation of its stylish and recently refurbished restaurant.  For more details and a full job description please click here.

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To apply for the position please send a CV and covering letter to

Closing date 30 September 2016.


Full & Part Time Visitor Information and Bookings Assistants

We need additional help from now until the end of December operating our bookings office, which is open seven days a week.  We are exceptionally busy at this time of year, answering visitor queries and taking event and House & Garden bookings for our popular Christmas season.  Working hours will be 9.30am to 5pm daily.

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Closing date for applications 14 September with interviews planned for 16 September.


Commis Chef - Five Arrows Hotel

The Five Arrows Hotel is a sixteen bedroom hotel situated in the Buckinghamshire village of Waddesdon. It was built in the 1870s by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild to form part of the model village which was overlooked by his country house, Waddesdon Manor.

The Hotel’s Chefs are responsible for implementing all aspects of food policy in the Hotel’s 2 AA Rosette restaurant.

The Commis Chef must aid the Head Chef in implementing all aspects of food policy in the Hotel.

Five Arrows Commis Chef full role profile

To apply for this position please send a CV and covering letter to Head Chef


Full and/or Part Time Gallery Assistant(s)

Gallery Assistants are needed at the Stables Coach House, looking after our Christmas installation ensuring the security of the works of art an providing information for our visitors.  The Gallery Assistants will be the main point of contact with whom the visitors will interact when inside the exhibition space and therefore this role is vital in creating a friendly, welcoming and relaxed atmosphere, enabling visitors to enjoy the experience.

The main duties are to open and close the exhibition space daily and to maintain presentation standards; to ensure the security of the exhibition by supervising visitors within the space and ensuring the works are not touched; and answer visitor questions or direct them to appropriate interpretation information.

Christmas Gallery Assitant full role profile here

To apply for the position please send a CV and covering letter to

Closing date:  30 September 2016


Collection Security Assistant (seasonal role)

We are looking for part-time Collection Security Assistants to fill this new seasonal post. You'll be responsible primarily for ensuring the House and Collection is secured when open to the public. Working closely with our Visitor Services Assistant Manager and the Assistant Security & Transport Manager you'll ensure our Security policy and procedures are followed and enacted within the Collection.

Collection Security Assistant role profile

To apply for this position send a covering letter and a CV to:


Christmas Opportunities

Are you looking to earn something extra for Christmas? Why not join the Retail/Catering teams at Waddesdon Manor for our busy and fun Christmas season? We are looking for part and/or full time Catering and Retail staff to help us during the Festive season from mid October until the end of the year. No experience necessary as full training will be given.

Excellent salary and benefits packages available including a pro rata of 25 days holiday and staff discounts.

Please send CV and covering letter (which should include details of availability) to