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Weddings & Functions Co-ordinator - Lincoln

Employer
The National Trust
Location
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Salary
14,321 pa
Closing date
29 May 2024

Job Details

Weddings & Functions Co-ordinator - Lincoln

Summary

Due to the growth of weddings at Tattershall Castle, we're seeking a Wedding Co-ordinator to join our team. You'll be responsible for co-ordinating and executing all aspects of weddings, ensuring that each event is a memorable and seamless experience for our couples. If you have an enthusiasm for creating unforgettable moments and have excellent organisational and communication skills, we'd love to hear from you.

What it's like to work here

Tattershall Castle is open to visitors from February through to October, the tower and grounds provide a beautiful backdrop for weddings and programmed events. Reporting to the Senior Visitor Experience Officer, you'll join a small team, and you'll be play an active role is ensuring that our collective vision to make everyone feel welcome at Tattershall Castle is achieved. As the role delivers weddings and events, regular weekend working will be required. 

What you'll be doing

As the Wedding Co-ordinator, you'll provide exceptional customer service to our couples throughout the planning process by collaborating with couples to understand their vision, preferences, and budget for their wedding. You'll manage aspects of the wedding day, including liaising with suppliers and managing volunteers to support with the weddings. On the day you'll support the setup, drinks reception and breakdown of the wedding ceremony room and handle any last-minute changes or emergencies that may arise on the day. When weddings are not taking place, you'll also support the Senior Visitor Experience Officer on event days that take place at Tattershall Castle, ensuring that our visitors have a memorable day exploring our wonderful place.

Who we're looking for

This role is all about providing excellent customer service. To be fantastic in this role, you’ll need:
  • a flexible customer focused approach with experience in delivering high standards of customer service
  • good people skills, enabling good working relationships with those in the across the property
  • outstanding communication and interpersonal skills to effectively work with couples, suppliers, and volunteers
  • strong organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks successfully 
  • excellent time management skills to ensure smooth execution of weddings


The package

The National Trust has the motto ‘For everyone, for ever’ at its heart. We’re working hard to create an inclusive culture, where everyone feels they belong. It’s important that our people reflect and represent the diversity of the communities and audiences we serve. We welcome and value difference, so when we say we’re for everyone, we want everyone to be welcome in our teams too.

• Substantial pension scheme of up to 10% basic salary

• Free entry to National Trust places for you, a guest and your children (under 18)

• Tax-free childcare scheme

• Rental deposit loan scheme

• Season ticket loan

• EV car lease scheme 

• Perks at work discounts such as gym memberships, shopping discount codes, cinema discounts

• Holiday allowance up to 32 days relating to length of service, plus holiday purchase scheme, subject to meeting minimum criteria.

• Flexible working whenever possible

• Employee assistance programme

• Free parking at most Trust places

Click here to find out more about the benefits we offer to support you.

Company

The National Trust is committed to promoting and preserving those places of natural beauty and historic interest for which it has the privilege to be responsible for the benefit of the nation, for everyone for ever.

The Trust is proud of what has been achieved over the last 126 years and is determined to maintain those high standards of conservation, stewardship and curatorial care for which it has been recognised throughout the world.

Its achievements have enabled the general public and the Trust’s members and visitors to enjoy and appreciate the countryside, coastline, gardens, historic buildings and collections, all of which encapsulate so much of the history of England, Wales and Northern Ireland. There is a duty to tell that history in a complete, balanced and accurate way, and without judgement.

The National Trust continues as a guardian of the past, and for the future, to uphold its duty to maintain and enhance what has been entrusted to its care.

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