Careers

A major cultural development project, The Alnwick Garden is the largest tourist attraction in Northumberland. The Garden brings employment, education and a broader economic base to this rural area.

As a constantly evolving organisation, the working environment at The Garden is a dynamic one. There’s lots to do, and we always question how best to do things, welcome new ideas and try to take a fresh and innovative approach. Our motto is, “only dead fish swim with the stream”.

Most jobs here involve dealing with visitors, or potential visitors, and so The Garden is dedicated to the highest standards of customer service; we are all ambassadors for the project. Attitude and aptitude can be more important than lots of experience. In some roles we can offer real flexibility, and there are opportunities for people with all kinds of needs.


CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Events & Marketing Coordinator

As the Garden’s Events & Marketing Co-ordinator, you will undertake a dual-purpose role: Working in partnership with the Events officer you will ensure that operationally the Alnwick Garden’s events schedule runs at maximum efficiency, and working alongside the Marketing Communications Manager you will manage the Garden’s social media strategy and its affiliated digital portfolio.

You can view the full job description here.

To apply for this role please send CV and cover letter to hr@alnwickgarden.com


Education Officer – Maternity Cover

The main purpose of this role is to deliver TAG’s educational activities and programmes to engage with children and young people with a variety of barriers and need. This includes ensuring all existing material is accurate and relevant. The post is responsible for ensuring that educational programs are curriculum lead and are relevant to schools and other educational institutions.

You can view the full job description here

To apply for this role please send CV and cover letter to tracy.machnicki@alnwickgarden.com


Community Gardener

We are looking for someone to develop and deliver an outreach gardening programme with the aim to encourage schools, children’s centres, community venues and groups consisting of children, young people, their families and adult members of the local community to maximise, enjoy and appreciate the natural environment and to promote well-being. A strong emphasis is placed on utilising any space, regardless of how small, to learn about the growing of plants and their environment, wildlife and healthy living. To work initially in Alnwick and surrounding localities.

You can view the full job description here

To apply for this role please send CV and cover letter to tracy.machnicki@alnwickgarden.com


Head Gardener.

The Alnwick Garden is an international contemporary garden that attracts at least 350,000 visitors each year.    Due to the retirement of our Head Gardner the Trustees wish to appoint a dynamic, energised and knowledgeable candidate with an ability to lead a team of gardeners.

This is a full-time permanent position with a competitive salary for the right candidate.

To apply for this role please send CV and cover letter to hr@alnwickgarden.com