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Jobs

See below for current job opportunities at The National Space Centre.

Events Crew Team Member (Casual)

The National Space Centre is looking to recruit talented individuals to work as ‘Events Crew Team Members’. We aim to deliver World Class events for our guests, with amazing food and entertainment provided by our great members of staff!

About the National Space Centre

The National Space Centre is the UK’s largest visitor attraction dedicated to space and space exploration, welcoming around a quarter of a million visitors each year since its opening in June 2001. Venue Hire is a vital part of the business, exploiting the highly themed surroundings of the award-winning building and exhibition to provide a unique experience. It has become firmly established as one of East Midlands’ unique, premier event’s venue; hosting 250 events and welcoming 16,000 corporate visitors per year. It offers a unique venue for a wide range of corporate events, from conferences to product launches, team building missions and evening dinners.

For additional information visit venuehire.spacecentre.co.uk

About the role

The National Space Centre is looking to recruit talented individuals to work as ‘Events Crew Team Members’. We aim to deliver World Class events for our guests, with amazing food and entertainment provided by our great members of staff!

Events Crew Team Members will be required to greet guests, serve and clear food and drinks during a variety of events throughout the year.

Applicants should have proven experience within a customer-focused environment, working face-to-face with members of the public. Some experience of working within in a waiting / bar staff role would be an advantage. You should have excellent communication skills and a flexible, adaptable and willing attitude towards work. Smart personal appearance and a passion for delivering high quality events are essential.

The role is casual. Working hours vary but generally could start from 17:00 (5.00pm) until the end of the event (potentially expected early hours of the morning) – the exact start and finish times will vary by event. Rate of pay is £9.60 per hour.

There may also be some daytime shifts available, which would be paid at £9.27 per hour.

Please refer to the Job Description.

To apply please submit your CV and a covering letter (maximum of 2 sides) via BambooHR

(No agencies).

Closing date for completed applications is 12 Noon 15th June 2021.

Please note – We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date if we receive a suitable number of high-quality applications from which to make a shortlist. Therefore, we recommend that you apply as soon as possible rather than wait until the published closing date.

Interviews, for short-listed candidates, will be held 19th June.

Further information about the National Space Centre may be found on our website

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Assistant Coffee Shop Manager

We are looking to recruit an Assistant Coffee Shop Manager, to manage the day-to-day operations of Boosters café at the National Space Centre, with a commitment to leading the team to provide excellent customer care and achieving high quality standards at all times.

The successful person should have excellent standards of customer care and a commitment to leading a team to achieve this standard. Experience of operating a coffee shop or café is essential, as are effective communication, teamwork and strong leadership skills.

Job Description is detailed below.

Salary – circa £17,000 per annum, dependent upon skills and experience.

Working with Children – This role requires a DBS Disclosure.

To apply please submit your CV and a covering letter (maximum of 2 sides) via BambooHR

(No agencies).

Closing date for completed applications is 12 Noon Friday 18th June 2021.

Interviews, for short-listed candidates, will be held at the National Space Centre on Thursday 1st July and Friday 2nd July 2021.

Please note – We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date if we receive a suitable number of high-quality applications from which to make a shortlist. Therefore, we recommend that you apply as soon as possible rather than wait until the published closing date.

Further information about the National Space Centre may be found on our website

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Placements

The National Space Centre is able to offer a limited number of work experience placements to students.

We are only able to offer a limited number of selective placements.

We will consider applications for the following placements:
Travel & Tourism – Diploma, BTEC, HND, degree etc
Student Teachers – learning outside of the classroom module as a part of degree or PGCE.

Please note that we are currently unable to consider requests for work experience placements until Autumn 2021. 

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