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Daily Operations Assistant (National Trust)
Location Downhill
Description Would you like to join the daily operations team at Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House. BY GETTING INVOLVED YOU COULD: Learn the history of Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House. Gain experience of how the National Trust works. Help visitors enjoy their experience. Make new friends. Join an enthusiastic and varied team. WHAT'S INVOLVED: Helping the visitor experience team during the season. Assist in developing and maintaining the collections at Hezlett House. Engaging with visitors. Cleaning and dusting to keep rooms looking their best when they are open to the public, with a more thorough cleaning of rooms on a regular basis. Cleaning and packing objects away to keep them safe, and keeping records of storage at the end of the season. Identifying any items that are missing, damaged or needing attention, and keeping records up to date. Keeping an eye on light levels, looking out for any pests, mould or mildew. Helping with interpretation projects. Making sure events run smoothly and safely. THIS ROLE WILL SUIT YOU IF YOU ARE: Someone who enjoys meeting people and working with families. Cheerful, positive and keen to help. Someone who can identify visitor needs and respond to them appropriately. Someone with good listening, observational and communication skills. Willing to get stuck into anything on a busy day, even when the weather's not on your side. Travel costs will be covered.
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