Centre Guide

The Jane Austen Centre in Bath are recruiting staff for their busy spring and summer seasons. The ideal candidate will be available to start part-time in April and then work increased hours during our peak summer months until after the Jane Austen Festival in September. Shift patterns are flexible and being able to work weekends is preferred.

About the role:

Set in an 18th Century Georgian town house the Jane Austen Centre is one of Bath’s busiest visitor attractions. All our staff wear Regency-period costume and our Guides tell the story of Jane Austen’s life, work, and her time in Bath. Guides take groups of visitors through the Exhibition after delivering an opening presentation talk, and are always on hand to add to the experience.

About you:

Our staff are integral to the visitor experience and so excellent people skills and customer-focused service are a must. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about ensuring visitors to the city of Bath and the Jane Austen Centre have the best possible time, making the experience both fun and informative. Being comfortable giving clear and consistent talks to groups of up to 30 tourists is essential and having a willingness to adapt the role of a character when ‘on stage’ is preferred.

If you would like to apply then please send your CV along with covering letter explaining why you are the perfect fit for the role to contactus@janeausten.co.uk

Giftshop Assistant (Part Time)

The Jane Austen Centre in Bath is seeking an enthusiastic and hard-working Part-time Giftshop Assistant to join the team. The ideal candidate will have excellent people skills and a solid retail background. Being fast and efficient at serving customers is essential and you will be someone who thrives under pressure. Experience of upselling, promoting new products and driving sales is desirable.

If you would like to apply please send your CV along with covering letter explaining why you would be the best candidate for this role to chris@janeausten.co.uk.

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