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Job Vacancies: Paid Employment | Volunteer Positions | Volunteer opportunities

Paid Employment:
We currently have the following vacancies:

The Bluebell Railway has the following full-time vacancies in its Marketing Department

Marketing & Business Development Manager

Do you have creative flair with an eye for detail? Have you got experience of designing eye catching and visitor friendly marketing materials? Can you design and implement publicity campaigns and evaluate their success? Are you Chartered Institute of Marketing qualified?

If so, then you could be part of our Senior Management Team with responsibility of growing our business, so you will need a proven track record of increasing visitors and revenue.
You will need to spot new opportunities and understand the heritage sector.
You will have management experience, as you will be leading a small event planning and marketing team.

Marketing & Event Coordinator
Have you a creative outlook with exceptional organisational skills?
Can you promote the railway and our special events?
In this new and exciting role, you will be responsible for delivering events on time and on budget, ensuring they are compliant with all the necessary health and safety and legal requirements, as well as coordinating with suppliers and all event logistics.

Applicants for either role should be highly motivated, enthusiastic and strong team players.
Experience of working with volunteers preferred.
The roles will require flexible mid-week and weekend working - 40 hrs per week.

Please contact Lisa Boyle on 01825 724884 or by e-mail for further information.
Closing date 23rd November 2018

The Railway has the following Catering Vacancies:

Bar Staff
Restaurant Staff
Silver Service Waiting Staff

Positions available for casual shift work
mid-week and weekends, and on seasonal contract
with various hours to suit.

For more details or to apply contact Simon Barker,
Catering Manager by email to Simon.barker@bluebell-railway(dot)co(dot)uk
or call 01825 724881 - replace (dot) with "." in email address.

Bluebell Railway is an equal opportunity employer.

Bluebell Railway PLC, Sheffield Park Station, East Sussex, TN22 3QL


Job Vacancies: Paid Employment | Volunteer Positions | Volunteer opportunities

Volunteer Positions
Applications are invited for the following posts:


The successful applicant will be responsible for the inspection, repair and maintenance of the company's buildings.
Building management, architectural, design, surveying, construction or similar qualifications/experience are necessary to effectively undertake this role.

This is a volunteer post that carries no remuneration or specific hours of duty. However, the successful applicant will require sufficient time and flexibility to effectively undertake this role and have the appropriate technical competences to meet the professional requirements of the post.

If you believe you have the right qualifications and experience for this job please send your CV to lisa(dot)boyle(at)bluebell-railway(dot)co(dot)uk - replace (dot) with a dot and (at) with @ to obtain email address, or contact 01825 724884.

Bluebell Railway is an equal opportunity employer.

Bluebell Railway PLC, Sheffield Park Station, East Sussex, TN22 3QL


Job Vacancies: Paid Employment | Volunteer Positions | Volunteer opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities:

With trains running on three-quarters of the days of the year, recruitment of new volunteers in all departments is an ongoing project, and there are details here of how you could help us as a volunteer.

Education volunteers

The education department of the Bluebell Railway is expanding and needs you!
As an Education Volunteer you might...
  • Be part of our exciting new exhibition as an explainer (opening Summer 2018).
  • Conduct fun science experiments.
  • Assist on family event days.
  • Guide school parties around our exhibits.
  • Facilitate outdoor education.
  • Escort school parties on the steam trains.
  • Get creative.
  • Dress up and role play in our 'WW2 evacuation' experience.
  • Gain experience and build an attractive C.V.
We are looking for people with an interest in Heritage Learning. If you like working with people of all ages, are a good communicator, want to learn new skills and share some of your own, then this could be the volunteering opportunity for you.

Contact Ruth by e-mail, or call 01825 720800 to register your interest and find out more.

The Commercial Department is looking for volunteer help

We are seeking a volunteer Sales and Information office assistant, to work in either our East Grinstead or Sheffield Park office, to assist visitors and sell and book our products at the Bluebell Railway, including our dining trains and travel services. Previous customer service experience is desirable and you must be computer literate. Previous applicants need not apply.
Contact Caroline Collins for further information on 01825 720800 or Internal phone 611.


Job Vacancies: Paid Employment | Volunteer Positions | Volunteer opportunities
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