Office Angel / Event Support assistant

We are recruiting for an events support assistant to support our events manager in the successful delivery of a wide range of events at Shuttleworth. This will include the Collection, Swiss Garden, airshows, groups, and wedding services. The successful applicant will be involved in developing new business and maintaining excellent relationships with existing clients, assisting with the coordination, administration, and delivery of specific events. A key aspect of the role is actively supporting the daily office administration functions that include answering telephone and email enquiries.

To apply for this role you will be confident and friendly, very organised, and have good computer skills. It is a busy environment so team spirit and a positive and enthusiastic attitude is a must! You will have previous admin experience, a keen interest in working in events, and due to the nature of the role you must be willing and able to work weekends and additional hours where required.

Please email your salary expectations, covering letter detailing how your skills and experience match the job requirements, and an up-to-date CV to enquiries@shuttleworth.org for the attention of Katy Sermons.

Closing date: Sunday 19 October


Swiss Garden Steward:

We have a vacancy for a Swiss Garden Steward click here for the application details. 

P/T Seasonal Cleaner:

We have a vacancy for a seasonal cleaner to work flexible part-time hours.

Key requirements include cleaning experience, ability to heavy lift when needed, early morning starts and ability to work weekends as necessary. Being a team player is vital; in addition to the main cleaning duties, the successful applicant will when required assist with other department activities. 

To apply please send a covering letter and CV to Katy Sermons, The Shuttleworth Trust, Old Warden Aerodrome, Biggleswade, SG18 9EP or email through to katy.sermons@shuttleworth.org


Volunteer opportunities

Volunteer at the Swiss Garden

Fancy doing something different with your free time? Something that will provide plenty of fresh air, some exercise and an opportunity to meet people?

Now that The Swiss Garden will soon be open there are lots of new volunteering opportunities on offer to all age groups at weekends and during the week: including gardeners, and welcome stewards.

We’re looking for volunteers to help with all aspects of the garden who are able to give a regular commitment. Some of the roles are suitable for students looking to volunteer during the holidays. Previous experience for any of the roles is not essential as training is provided.

By volunteering at The Swiss Garden you will be helping to ensure that the future of this important historic garden is secure for future generations to enjoy.

If the idea of volunteering in one of the area’s most beautiful gardens at one of the most exciting times in it’s history appeals to you please look at the documents blelow* or contact:

Ann Wise, Swiss Garden Volunteering Officer
Email: ann.wise@shuttleworth.org
Telephone: 01767 627911 (Tuesdays/Thursdays)

*Click here for further information.

*Click here for the volunteer recruitment application form. 


Creation Station (Kids' crafts)

Do you enjoy working with children, don’t mind getting a little messy or just want to be part of the Shuttleworth event team?

This year Shuttleworth is delighted to introduce the ‘Creation Station’ which will take place on certain week days in the school holidays and at all our airshows. It’s the perfect way for children to join in with an array of craft activities relevant to Shuttleworth and our airshow themes.

Amongst other events duties, we urgently need help to run the station; so if you are happy to volunteer (or are interested in gaining work experience in this area!) and you’re not afraid of glue, paint and mess please contact Kathryn by emailing enquires@shuttleworth.org or call 01767 627924 for an  informal chat. Where possible expenses will be covered. 


To volunteer for the Collection please contact the S.V.A.S. office at www.svasweb.org

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