Careers

We are always looking for talented individuals to join our growing team.

If we do not have any suitable career vacancies but you would be interested in joining the team in the future, please send your current CV and a cover letter for the attention of Kate Lord, Farm Park Manager to info@cotswoldfarmpark.co.uk. We will then hold your details on file for 6 months, and will contact you within that period should anything suitable arise.

Due to the rural location of Cotswold Farm Park, it is essential that you organise your own reliable transport.
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CURRENT VACANCIES

ELF ACTORS

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to portray Christmas elves for our festive events. From the minute you step into the costume, we want you to become the magical & comical characters that will deliver our elf show.

You will need to be a confident performer who can follow a script but also improvise when needed. You must be confident and jolly in nature. You will need to build a rapport and engage with young and old alike. If you think that you can bring the magic of Christmas to life, get in touch.

Contract type: This is a seasonal, part time role with competitive rate of pay

Working pattern: The grotto will be open from 11am-3pm, every weekend from 25th November and every day between 16th and 22nd December

To apply: Please get in touch with our Entertainments Manager, Carrie Stretton – carrie.stretton@cotswoldfarmpark.co.uk.

FATHER CHRISTMAS

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to portray Father Christmas for our grotto. From the minute you step into the famous red suit, we want you to become the magical character that everyone wants to meet. You must be kind, confident and jolly in nature. You will need to build a rapport and engage with young and old alike. If you think that you can bring the magic of Christmas to life, get in touch.

Contract type: This is a seasonal, part time role with competitive rate of pay

Working pattern: The grotto will be open from 11am-3pm, every weekend from 25th November and every day between 16th and 22nd December

To apply: Please get in touch with our Entertainments Manager, Carrie Stretton – carrie.stretton@cotswoldfarmpark.co.uk.

 

Part Time Finance Manager – Henson and Andrews Group

Henson and Andrews group of businesses incorporates Henson and Andrews Ltd (agriculture and media) and the Cotswold Farm Park Ltd, operated by Duncan Andrews and Adam Henson.

Due to growth we are taking the opportunity to restructure our finance function with the recruitment of a senior finance professional.

We are looking for an experienced individual to strengthen our dynamic team in this group of diverse and growing businesses situated in the North Cotswolds.

Reporting to the Joint Managing Directors, the Finance Manager will ensure that clear, timely and accurate financial information is prepared and available for the Senior Management Team, to enable effective operational and strategic decisions to be made.

The successful applicant will have a proven track record of working in a similar role in industry where they have personally developed financial systems.

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Contract type: Permanent

Working pattern: 24 hours per week, with the potential to rise as responsibilities increase over time

To apply: Please send your CV with a covering letter explaining why you believe you are suited to this role, and stating your salary and working hours to Duncan Andrews by email accounts@cotswoldfarmpark.co.uk by 9.00 am on Monday 30th October 2017. We expect to carry out interviews in the week commencing 6th November 2017.

 

RETAIL/ ADMISSIONS ASSISTANT

A part-time position has become available.  You will ideally have some knowledge of EPOS till systems but full training can be given. You will need to be able to work in both admissions and retail areas, but also willing to assist in other areas of the company. Great customer service skills and enthusiasm for the business is a must. You will be required to work during school holidays and busy periods.

Contract type: This is a seasonal, part time role

Working pattern: This role will be flexible and you will be needed to cover our busy periods including weekends, bank holidays and school holidays

To apply: Please send your CV and covering letter to Jack Pishhorn, Visitor Services Manager, at jack.pishhorn@cotswoldfarmpark.co.uk.

 

CATERING ASSISTANT

We are looking for fun and reliable individuals that enjoy working as part of a busy team. The role will include preparing and serving fresh food, clearing tables, general house-keeping, and excellent customer service skills. You must be confident and enthusiastic; the role may include working alone in a kiosk or as part of a team in the busy restaurant.

Contract type: Various full and part time positions are available

Working pattern: Hours are flexible but we will particularly need cover during busy periods including weekends, bank holidays and school holidays

To apply: Please send your CV and covering letter to Louise Burnell, Food and Beverage Manager, at louise.burnell@cotswoldfarmpark.co.uk.

 

Caretakers (x2)

We are looking for hands-on individuals who are self-motivated, but able to follow instruction. Applicants will ideally have previous experience of maintenance work in a similar role. The caretaker will support the cleaning and maintenance teams with the up-keep of the Farm Park. Duties will generally be outside and will include; pressure washing, moving deliveries, sweeping outside areas, fixing signage, onsite event setup support, watering plants, groundcare, vehicle cleaning, waste management, litter picking and general maintenance.

Contract type: This is a seasonal role (March-December) with the possibility of extending to all year round

Working pattern: 20 – 30 hours per week (including one weekend day)

To apply: Please send your CV and covering letter for the attention of Matt Cheney, Maintenance Manager, to info@cotswoldfarmpark.co.uk.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE (March – December)

We are able to take up to two students per week. As we receive a large number of requests for work experience placements, please contact us to enquire about availability.

If the dates you require are available, please complete the Work Experience Application Form. You can return it to us either by post or by email to info@cotswoldfarmpark.co.uk.

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