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Working at Shuttleworth

Preserving our heritage and contributing to our future is at the heart of everything we do.

From world class engineering to wedding planning and everything in between, we offer a diverse range of exciting career opportunities and the chance to work in a beautiful and buzzing environment where history comes to life.

The Shuttleworth Trust is proud to pay at least the national living wage to all of our staff regardless of their age.

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What is it like to work at Shuttleworth?

"Its totally unique and fulfilling. It never gets old hearing visitors say 'wow!' and 'look!' over and over again, knowing that you help in someway to make that happen."

Permanent Opportunities

Marketing & PR Manager

Job Type: Full time, permanent

Salary: £35,000

Are you a qualified Marketing professional looking for a fresh challenge in the Heritage or Visitor Attraction world?

We are seeking a full time Marketing & PR Manager to join us at Shuttleworth to develop and own our marketing strategy. In this new role, you will be responsible for nurturing existing audiences and to lead on the engagement of non-specialist and family audiences to promote all the site has to offer. You will manage and be supported by the existing marketing team with their areas of specialisms around horticulture and collections.

How to apply:

Marketing & PR Manager Job Description

Review the full job description, apply with a CV & covering letter to

Closing date: 3rd January 2022

Interviews: 13th, 14th, 17th & 18th January 2022

Air Shows & Public Events Manager

Job Type: Full time, permanent

Salary: £28,000

Are you an experienced Events person with a background in outdoor events? Do you have an interest in heritage or visitor attractions?

The Air Show & Public Events Manager will deliver a balanced programme of revenue generating and audience development public events throughout the year, to include groundside activity and event management for Shuttleworth Air Shows.

How to apply:

Air Shows and Public Events Manager Job Description

Review the full job description, apply with a CV & covering letter to

Closing date: 2nd January 2022

Interviews: 10th & 11th January 2022

Public Events Supervisor

Job Type: Full time, Permanent

Salary: £25,000

Working closely with the Air Shows and Event Management and Visitor Attractions teams, the The Public Events Supervisor will be fully responsible for small events and will support large events including Air Shows. From time to time the role will include supervision of the daily visitor attraction when there are no events.

How to apply:

Public Events Supervisor Job Description

Review the full job description, apply with a CV to

Closing date: 2nd January 2022

Interviews: 19th, 20th & 21st January 2022

Casual Opportunities 

Got some spare time? Studying? Deciding what you want to do long term? Looking for extra income on top of your other job?  Want to gain experience? Want more flexibility? Want to choose when you work?

Casual work could be for you. See what vacancies we have…

Casual Catering & Events Assistant

Hourly rate: £9.99

Age: 18 years and above

Hours: Variable on a rota between 7am and 2am. Weekends & weekend work available. 

You will work closely with our Supervisors across the site in a variety of roles that support our daily and commercial hospitality activities. These include:

  • setting up the venues for weddings/events, to include tables, chairs, AV equipment, dancefloors etc.
  • undertaking overnight turnarounds from one event to the next
  • delivering excellent customer service to event clients and day to day visitors
  • serving customers, using coffee machines and operating the tills
  • Working in the Runway Cafe at Visitor Attraction or on Airshows and Event Days

Experience is desirable but it is not necessary for this role as full training will be given. You must have a driving license for use of company buggies on site.

Apply now with your CV to – Immediate starts available!

Volunteering at Shuttleworth

Some of the things we achieve wouldn’t be possible without our volunteers, they are an integral part of the Trust. We value our volunteers and aim to offer an experience that is fulfilling and rewarding.

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Volunteering Opportunities

Operational Fire-fighter – AVFS (Airfield Volunteer Fire Service)

The Airfield Volunteer Fire Service can offer you a satisfying, exciting and varied career as a volunteer. We are now seeking Operational fire fighters to join the service ready for our 2022 season. The principle activity of the AVFS is to provide an aviation specific Rescue and Firefighting capability and First Aid services to the Shuttleworth Collection.

To apply:

Room Steward at The House

We are looking to expand our team of Volunteer Room Stewards at The House, in readiness for our next opening days during Christmas (27th – 31st Dec 2021) and February 2022 half term.

If you can offer any level of commitment and are interested in learning more around the history of the Shuttleworth’s at Old Warden and their time living at the House, and its unique design features, we would love to speak with you. View the full role description here.

Click here for the role description. You can register your interest by emailing 


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Our Principles

We treat each other with kindness and respect

We make everyone welcome

We learn from our mistakes and bounce back when things go wrong

We equip and support our teams with modern day business skills 

We embrace commercial success in a way that respects our past traditions

We educate by telling stories and providing experiences

We preserve our unique heritage and keep it in working order