As we look ahead, towards the opening of our First Light Pavilion later this summer, we’re beginning a huge recruitment drive that will see our team more than double in the next two years.
Between now and August 2024, we’ll be recruiting 28 new roles across our management, engagement, facilities, marketing, retail, catering, and front of house teams.
As we extend our visitor offer, we’re thrilled at the prospect of also growing our team. It’s a great time to join us as we re-emerge from the pandemic with a new world-class attraction and an exciting future ahead of us. We’re opening up new and varied roles right across the organisation so we’re especially looking forward to welcoming applicants from a wide range of different backgrounds.
Teresa Anderson, Director, Jodrell Bank Centre for Engagement
This is great news for Cheshire’s tourism industry, especially after the difficulties we’ve all faced over the last two years. It’s so heartening to see such a wealth of new opportunity arising at Jodrell Bank, Cheshire’s very own World Heritage Site. Jodrell’s impressive new First Light Pavilion and the wide-reaching opportunities that it brings, is a real boost for the county, helping us re-ignite the visitor economy over the next few years.
Joe Manning, Deputy Chief Executive, Cheshire & Warrington LEP and Chief Executive, Marketing Cheshire
The recruitment drive has already begun and this month we’re delighted to be welcoming Ryan Forde as our new Visitor Environment Manager. This appointment will be followed by the recruitment of a further fourteen new roles: including Explainers, Exhibition and Auditorium Technicians, Visitor Services Officers and Hospitality Services Assistants.
After that, next month will see us seeking a Group Bookings Officer, and a new Executive Assistant as well as the launch of our annual seasonal casual recruitment drive. Even more jobs are set to open up later in the year!
Meanwhile, a whole new volunteering programme will also be launched later in the Spring. Offering fantastic work experience opportunities for both young and old in the local community, volunteers can get involved by supporting work in the Jodrell Bank Arboretum, at bluedot and other events, in public engagement activities and front of house and visitor welcome roles.