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.

OPERATIONS ADMIN ASSISTANT

 
Alnwick Castle is recruiting for a seasonal Operations Admin Assistant to work closely with the Operations Manager to ensure that the castle is ready to welcome visitors and staff every day.  If you have excellent communication skills, are organised and have great attention to detail, then this role may be for you.   
 
Duties will include ensuring that the site remains safe and smart throughout the season, and preparing to close the castle down at the end of the season.          
 
To complete an application form, please click here.
 
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HISTORICAL INTERPRETERS AND PERFORMERS


Do you have the energy and excitement needed to bring history to life? Alnwick Castle is recruiting for Historical Interpreters and Performers to be part of a fast-paced, hard-working team with a focus on making sure our visitors have a brilliant and memorable experience.

You will engage visitors with demonstrations of medieval crafts, help to run the daily activities in Artisans Courtyard and Dragon Quest, and even teach them how to fly a broomstick!

To complete an application form, please click here.

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

state room and tour guideS


If you enjoy learning about history and art, and engaging with people of all ages and backgrounds, a seasonal role as a State Room and Tour Guide is well suited for you.

Based in the magnificent State Rooms, or delivering full guided tours in the Castle grounds, you will contribute to every visitor's enjoyment of Alnwick Castle and bring its history and collections to life.

Enthusiasm for working with members of the public, the ability to retain knowledge, and the skills to communicate information in a clear, friendly and accessible way are essential.

If you are interested in working a combination of the State Room and Tour Guide and Film Tour Guide positions, please state this on your application (in the 'Supporting Information' section).

To complete an application form, please click here.

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

KITCHEN ASSISTANTS

Alnwick Castle is now recruiting for Kitchen Assistants. Your role will be to prepare and assemble food under the supervision of the Head Chef. Previous kitchen experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided. If you have a passion for cooking and are interested in pursuing a profession in catering or hospitality this is the ideal job for you. 

A positive attitude to work is essential and you must be eager to learn and develop your current skill set.

Excellent communication and teamwork skills are required.

To complete an application form, please click here.

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

CLEANING OPERATIVES

 
Alnwick Castle is a truly special historic place enjoyed by people all over the world, and making sure it stays clean is a vital part of our visitor experience.
 
Our pathways, facilities and picnic areas are parts of the Castle all visitors interact with, and your work keeps them looking their best. It’s not just cleaning – it’s having great attention to detail, working quickly to solve problems when they arise, and most importantly, caring about and taking pride in what you do.

​If you would like to be part of the small and active team that keeps every part of Alnwick Castle clean and sparkling, please apply now.

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KITCHEN porterS


Alnwick Castle is looking for candidates with great customer service skills to be part of the team working across a range of food outlets. Kitchen Porters will have additional duties supporting the Chefs in our busy kitchen areas.

You will be required to assist the Chefs in keeping all food preparation areas exceptionally clean and organised, and be responsible for the cleaning and storage of crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils. You will also assist in delivering food to the various outlets around the Castle site. A positive attitude towards work is essential, as is the ability to motivate others. This will be for daytime weekend work only.

To complete an application form, please click here.

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

MARKETING ASSISTANT

 
Are you a creative and organised individual with a passion for marketing? Join our team as a Marketing Assistant! In this role, you'll support our marketing manager with a variety of projects including content creation, email marketing and graphic design. 
 
We're looking for applicants who are detail-oriented with a creative mindset and passion for digital marketing. Experience of working in the marketing field or equivalent qualifications, with familiarity of social media management including TikTok, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Mailchimp, and other relevant marketing platforms, is desired. 
 
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.