Active Outdoors Assistant
National Trust
Wakefield, UK
5d ago


Can you deliver great active experiences in the outdoors? Do you love engaging with people and delivering excellent customer service?

If so this role could be for you.

Specific working patterns will be discussed at interview.

What it's like to work here

This 18th century Palladian house is set within 300-acres of parkland. The ambitious team are focused on making Nostell Priory one of Yorkshire’s most high profile visitor attractions and are looking for creative hard-

working people who will bring ideas and energy to the property. The property is situated a short distance from bustling Wakefield, meaning the property offers a rare opportunity to work in the country, but live in the city.

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What you'll be doing

As an Active Outdoors Assistant you'll have a passion for delivering great active experiences in the outdoors. You'll be instrumental in supporting the outdoor activity offer at your property, helping as many people as possible engage with the outdoors and enjoy our beautiful places.

Combining your excellent customer service skills with knowledge and ability to instruct others in safe activity, you'll help our visitors access our Active Outdoors offers as well as ensuring that equipment is maintained and stored appropriately.

There will be a variety of duties which range from welcoming and engaging with visitors, providing great information about the property and the activities on offer, setting up of equipment, measuring participation and generally supporting the property to enable its Active Outdoors offer to be the best visitor experience it can be.

Please read the full role profile attached to this advert.

Who we're looking for

  • To be successful in this role you'll need to have;
  • Experience of working in an outdoor setting delivering active experiences to visitors / general public.
  • A recognised qualification in Sports Development or related subject.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Knowledge of different access requirements and how to assist visitors and general public
  • Experience of working with third party outdoor activity providers
  • Benefits

    Click here to find out more about the benefits we offer to support you.

    Benefits include flexible working whenever possible plus free parking at most locations. You’ll be entitled to discounts in high street stores and cinemas, National Trust shops and NT cafes, and have free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18).

    Your health and wellbeing is important to us and is supported through generous annual leave and the option to buy additional days (minimum contract length applies), a cycle to work scheme, subsidised health cash plan and confidential access to a free support service 24 hours a day should you need it.

    Your future financial health is helped by an employer matched - up to 10% of basic salary - contributory pension scheme and you can further your career with training and development tailored to you.

    All of this and the opportunity to give something back to your community with up to 5 days of paid volunteering per year !

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