See below for current job opportunities at The National Space Centre.
Events Crew Team Member (Temporary)
The National Space Centre is looking to recruit talented individuals to work as ‘Events Crew Team Members’ during the 2021 Christmas parties. We aim to deliver World Class parties 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 www.venuehire.spacecentre.co.uk
About the role
Events Crew Team Members will be required to greet guests, serve and clear food and drinks during the Christmas parties.
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 temporary and requires attending a training session and induction on Saturday 23rd October at 1pm (expected until 7pm), and then working events from 27th November until 18th December.
Working hours are usually from 6pm until the end of the event (expected early hours of the morning – the exact finish time will vary by event).
Rate of pay is £9.60 per hour.
Due to the nature of Christmas parties, preference will be given to experienced applicants who are over 18 years of age, who are able to serve alcohol.
Please apply via BambooHR
Please refer to Job Description.
Closing date for completed applications is 12 noon Thursday 7th October 2021.
Interviews, for short-listed candidates, will be held on Tuesday 19th October at the National Space Centre.
Further information about the National Space Centre may be found on our website.
Senior Events Manager
We are looking for an experienced Senior Events Manager to join the Venue Hire Team at the National Space Centre. The candidate will have a hands-on approach and will deliver all corporate hospitality events to the highest level ensuring a smooth delivery on the day.
You will be responsible for managing the overall operational delivery team for corporate hospitality events and ensuring that first-class customer service is provided on every occasion.
You should have experience in supervising a team, managing and running large and small events and be passionate about delivering high-quality corporate hospitality events. You should have good IT skills and be proficient in Microsoft packages. The role requires flexible working, including early mornings, later evenings and weekends.
Salary – competitive depending upon skills and experience.
Please refer to the Job Description.
Working with Children – A Disclosure is required for this role. Information about the Disclosure service can be found at the Directgov website.
To apply please submit your CV and a covering letter via BambooHR
Further information about the National Space Centre may be found on our website
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.