Careers with Stowe House

Career opportunities with Stowe House Preservation Trust

We are pleased that you are interested in applying for one of our exciting roles. Find out more and download a role description below:

If you are applying for a Stowe House Preservation Trust position please ensure you download a pdf or Word version of the form to submit your application and email to    

Application form - Word Document Application form - PDF

Casual Visitor Experience Officer (Zero hour contract) 

 We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a casual Visitor Experience Assistant. Your role will be to support the visitor experience at Stowe House and to ensure that our visitors have a brilliant day out with us. We are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive person, who is also comfortable overseeing the volunteer team and acting as duty manager when needed. If you have a passion for working with people, a love of heritage sites, and a positive attitude then we would love to hear from you.

From the moment the visitors enter the House you will be part of a team that enjoys delivering a warm and welcoming visitor experience for all. From opening up, to selling tickets, to acting as Duty Manager, in this varied role you will oversee the smooth running of the visitor offer ensuring that all our visitors have the best possible time with us. We’ll give you all the training you need to provide our visitors with an amazing experience, all we ask is that you have:

  • Face to face customer service experience and the ability to deliver great service in a proactive and enthusiastic way
  • A passion for working with people and a positive, can do attitude
  • Great communication skills
  • The confidence to proactively engage with all our visitors and to deliver tours of the House
  • GCSEs (or equivalent)
  • EPOS ticketing systems, retail or cash handling experience is desirable

This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of Stowe House’s 300 year history and help us to bring our fascinating stories to life for all our visitors. This is a zero hour role to help support the visitor experience when needed and could involve weekend, bank holiday and evening work

Please fill in the above application form and send to 

Closing Date: 9.00 am on Friday 15th October 2021 

Job Description and Person Spec 

If you have any questions about employment at Stowe, please contact:

Sarah Smith
HR Assistant
Stowe School, Stowe, Buckingham MK18 5EH

Telephone: +44 (0)1280 818133
Fax: +44 (0)1280 818131