Father Christmas Jobs Vacancy at National Trust Ripon
National Trust Ripon urgently required following position for Father Christmas. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.
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Father Christmas Jobs Vacancy at National Trust Ripon Jobs Details:
Taking on the character of Father Christmas, you will play an integral role to the programme of Christmas activities and events at Fountains Abbey.
What it's like to work here: Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal is recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site of outstanding international importance. Visitors have been drawn to this special place for hundreds of years, and the abbey ruins are one of the most iconic views in the North of England. But that's only one part of the story. The breath-taking water garden of Studley Royal is at the heart of the World Heritage Site, and it's a key focus for the team to raise its profile to be equal to that of the abbey.
Visitor experience is at the heart of what we do, and the team are rightly proud of their visitor enjoyment ratings. There is a busy annual programme of conservation and restoration work across the 800 acre site, and there are ambitious plans to develop the infrastructure at this popular property, which attracts over 600,000 visitors a year. This is a great place to work and an exciting time to join the friendly 75-member team and over 400 volunteers, who are looking for engaging customer-focused people who will bring energy and ideas to this vibrant property.
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What you'll be doing: Dressed and playing the role of Father Christmas, you will meet and greet children and their families / guardians with energy, professionalism and Christmas spirit. You will converse with children and their families / guardians providing the warmest of welcomes, to ensure that they experience the magic of Christmas and a memorable visit. This is a challenging role that requires patience, diplomacy and the very best customer service skills.
Please also read the role profile, attached to this advert
Who we're looking forWe would like to hear from you if you have:
Experience of engaging, interacting and relating to children and their families / guardians.
Experience of supporting visitor engagement activities and events and acting / performing in a costumed role.
Ability to get into character and remain jovial, happy and entertaining at all times. Commitment and enthusiasm to undertake the role.
Good people skills, enabling good working relationships with those in your team and across the property.
The packageLooking after you
Health cash plan – from as little as £2.81 per month for you and your dependents
Pension contribution match up to 10%
EAP and proactive Health and Wellbeing
Discounted gym membership
Looking after your career
Grow your career through professional training courses across the Trust
Develop your skills with an internal secondment
Pay review linked to values and behaviours, commitment to progression
Income protection due to illness
Unique to Us
Work in some of the most beautiful, iconic and unique locations in the UK
Free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
20% off in our retail and catering outlets
Discount up to 35% off a National Trust holiday cottage booking