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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.

Current Permanent Vacancies

Operation Coordinator – Full Time, Permanent Contract

Administrational and secretarial support to the Trustees and Senior Managers as well as general support to the needs and demands of the Trust Human Resource related functions.

To view the full job description please click here

Please apply via Indeed or email us with your CV and cover letter to

Event Manager – Full time, Permanent Contract

To be responsible for the planning, administration and on the day management of Shuttleworth’s public events and air shows, responsible for the organisation of the ground attraction, agreeing on themes and sourcing acts and attractions to run side by side with the air display all too agreed budgets.
To also plan the public events including model air shows, Aircraft fly in’s and photoshoots. Completing all relevant associated admin work to prepare for a safe, well organised event schedule.
Experience in managing events with a crowd circa 5000 is vital as well as previous experience in event safety management planning. A basic understanding of CAA and Air Show safety regulations is desirable.

To view the full job description please click here

Please apply via Indeed or email us with your CV and cover letter to

Chef – Full-time, Permanent Contract

Shuttleworth is a unique catering experience, as a Chef within the catering team there will be no split shifts and core working hours are between 8am and 5pm

You would join a team of chefs working within the Shuttleworth Trust catering department supporting the food production within the Runway Restaurant, where a locally sourced fresh menu is served daily, and Catering Pods during events.
Supporting the head chef with all food preparation ensuring strict following of all food safety and health and safety regulations.
Preparing meals to a consistent standard and ensuring all food is delivered in a safe and timely manor

To view the full job description click here

Please apply via Indeed or email us with your CV and cover letter to 

Current Casual Vacancies

Casual Hospitality Assistant – Zero Hour Contract

Working to support the Hospitality, Weddings and Venue Hire teams, you will gain an insight “behinds the scenes” into what it takes to deliver a seamless and unforgettable experience for our clients. This role is varied and involves setting up and breaking down events, bar service, stock control and problem solving.

Please review the full job description Casual Hospitality Assistant JD

Please apply with your CV and cover letter to

Casual Cleaner – Zero Hour Contract

Working with the facilities team across the Shuttleworth site, ensuring a presentable, welcoming and safe space for our visitors to enjoy. As a member of the team you will assist in maintaining the presentation of our site, in line with the Shuttleworth values and the requirements of Covid security.  A driving licence would be required in order to drive our Golf Buggies around the site.

If you have previous experience in a cleaning / facilities role, can be flexible with your working hours and have the ability to work in a friendly manner with good customer service skills, this could be a perfect job for you!

Please review the full job description Casual Cleaner JD

Please apply with your CV and cover letter to


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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."

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.

If you are interested in joining us as a Volunteer please complete the Application form below and send to

Volunteer Application Form (updated March 2023)

Current Volunteering Opportunities

Airfield Stewards

Volunteer Airfield Stewards are in place to manage control on and off the airfield, at various points during the course of an Air  Show. The full role description is available to view:

Airfield Steward – Role Description 2023

To register your interest, please email 

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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