Alnwick Castle is one of the most iconic castles in Britain and one of the most popular visitor attractions in the North East of England. Whether people visit to learn more about our history, explore our film connections or simply have fun, we want them to have the best day possible.

To make this happen, we recruit individuals who share our enthusiasm for Alnwick Castle and can in turn share it with our visitors. Alnwick Castle's seasonal staff are one big team; every member of staff is valued and plays an important part in ensuring visitors have the great experience they expect, and feel safe while doing so.

The friendly welcome, the fascinating history, the amazing food, the interactive learning, the performances and the clean facilities. They are all parts of a great visitor experience, and we are looking for people who can help us achieve it.

Our 2021 season takes place from March until October 2021

Please see our current vacancies below.


Historical Interpreter & Performer

Do you have the energy and excitement to bring history to life?

Alnwick Castle is on the look out for brilliant smiley humans to be part our Historical Interpreter and Performers team, on a fixed term contract from Wednesday 1st September to Thursday 4th November. You will be part of a fast-paced, hard-working team with a focus on ensuring our lovely visitors have a brilliant and memorable visit.

You must be available between three to five days a week and be prepared to work weekends and some evenings.

To complete an application form, please click here.

If you would like to read a full job description, please click here.

Junior Chef de Partie

Alnwick Castle is now recruiting for a Junior Chef de Partie on a permanent, full-time basis. Working under the guidance of our Head Chef, you will deliver a wide range of food products for various catering outlets across the Castle site. You will be part of a close-knit team, dedicated to preparing a high standard of delicious food.

A commitment to maintaining a high standard of service and production within the kitchen, and a positive attitude to work, is essential. You must be enthusiastic and eager to learn and develop your current skills.

Excellent communication and teamwork skills, high level of attention to detail and experience of working in a busy, high pressured kitchen environment, are also required.  This is an exciting opportunity to progress your career, build your knowledge and experience within a varied and supportive environment.  

For a full job description, please click here.

For more information or to apply please email:

Food and Beverage Assistants

Alnwick Castle is looking for candidates with exemplary customer service skills to be part of a dynamic and diverse team offering an efficient and enjoyable dining experience across a range of food and catering outlets.

Alnwick Castle's Food and Beverage Assistants will be expected to demonstrate flexibility in order to work in all areas of our catering across the Alnwick Castle site, serving food and drinks to visitors, and adhering to all safety and distancing guidelines in place for 2021.

You will also be required to assist with functions offering banqueting service.

To apply, please email a CV to

If you would like to read a full job description, please click here.


Alnwick Castle is now recruiting for seasonal Cleaning Operatives. Duties will include cleaning across the Castle site and in several offices, emptying bins, and ensuring the Castle grounds are kept litter-free at all times.

You must be flexible and well-presented, and will be required to work split shifts - mornings, afternoons, and the occasional evening. Weekend working is essential. A successful candidate will demonstrate recent experience as a Cleaning Operative, and some knowledge of various cleaning equipment. Some heavy lifting may be required.

To complete an application form, please click here.

If you would like to read a full job description, please click here.

Alnwick Castle strictly prohibits the use of modern slavery and human trafficking in our operations and supply chain. We have and will continue to be committed to implementing systems and controls aimed at ensuring that modern slavery is not taking place anywhere within our organisation or in any of our supply chains. For more information or to view our policy documents please click here.