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Carew Castle – Bookings & Events Coordinator

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

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Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Carew Castle – Bookings & Events Coordinator
£10.01 - £10.21 per hour / Permanent
1,550 hours per annum (on a 7 day rota) annualised hours contract.
Varying from 5 days per week in peak season to 2 days in low season.

Carew Castle, set in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, has a fascinating history spanning more than 2000 years and is the winner of the 2018 Pembrokeshire Tourism Awards – Best Visitor Attraction. Set in a stunning location overlooking a 23-acre Millpond, the Castle is one of the most architecturally diverse in Wales.
About the role:
• Coordinate bookings for group visits including coach trips, paranormal investigations etc. actively seek opportunities to expand group bookings and to promote Carew as a destination for group visits, weddings and as a filming venue.
• Coordinate and manage education visits, including taking bookings, liaising with schools, organising staff rotas, sourcing equipment and delivering sessions.
• Organise training and induction for education staff.
• Work with the Carew Marketing Plan to promote Carew’s educational offer and actively seeking new business from educational visits to generate income.
• Assist the Carew Manager and Supervisor to plan and deliver the Carew events and education programmes, taking an active role in generating new event ideas.
• Assist with marketing events and uploading events to the website and social media.
• Coordinate and manage all ceremony bookings – meet and greet couples, discuss options, coordinate the day of the ceremony.

About you:
• Experience of working with children
• Excellent IT skills with knowledge of social media and online research
• Experience of event organisation/management and organisational skills
• Ability to undertake the requirements of the job, e.g. leading guided walks etc.
• An ability to communicate easily with members of the public both face to face and responding to telephone calls
• Ability to work both as part of a team and under your own initiative
• Creative and good at developing new ideas

Post holder will require a DBS check.
Welsh language skills are desirable. Candidates will be supported to develop their Welsh language skills.
Full Job Description available by download.
Salary and Benefits;
Minimum 26 days holiday (pro rated) plus public holidays
Local government pension scheme
Training and career development opportunities

Closing Date: 21/01/2022

Full Time

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