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We're looking for Events Assistants to help deliver a busy and varied range of events and activities at Bath Assembly Rooms. If you’re a hands-on person who loves engaging with visitors and bringing history to life through inspiring events, then we'd love to hear from you.


If you have any questions about the role please contact the Senior Visitor Experience Officer, Hazel Hatton on


We are recruiting for 6 members of the team working on part-time contracts. We're looking for someone who can ideally start immediately.


This role is an hourly paid, fixed term role. Wherever possible we aim to offer a consistent working pattern, but we’re looking for flexibility as it may be necessary for us to alter this pattern from time to time to suit the needs of the business. We’d give you as much notice of this as possible.

Internally this role will be known as Programme Assistant.


What it's like to work here

It’s an exciting time to join the team at Bath Assembly Rooms. This beautiful Grade 1 listed building, known for music, parties, dancing and entertainment during Bath’s Georgian heyday, has been owned by the National Trust since 1931, but we will be responsible for managing its operation for the first time from 2023.


As part of the property team you will be working alongside staff and volunteers from the National Trust and the organisations we work with.


Bath Assembly Rooms sits within the National Trust Bath portfolio which also includes Dyrham Park, Prior Park Landscape Garden, Bath Skyline and Bathampton Meadows.


What you'll be doing

As Programming Assistant, you will be supporting the delivery of an exciting range of events at Bath Assembly Rooms. You will be helping to steward music performances and temporary exhibitions, as well as supporting events, festivals and guided tours across the year.


You'll be engaging visitors with the history of Bath Assembly Rooms and our plans for the future, gathering feedback and working with the rest of the team to deliver great customer service.

We would discuss your availability upon successful completion of your application as well as any training requirements you may have. Your working hours will be flexible and may change from week to week, depending on which events and activities you are supporting. Regular weekend working will be required, as well as some evening work.


Who we're looking for

  • Good communication skills, building relationships with a wide range of people

  • A team player, but can also work by yourself

  • Adaptable and have a flexible approach

  • An understanding of the importance of great service

  • Keen to learn new things

  • Well organised and able to manage time well

The package

The National Trust has the motto ‘For everyone, for ever’ at its heart. We’re working hard to create an inclusive culture, where everyone feels they belong. It’s important that our people reflect and represent the diversity of the communities and audiences we serve. We welcome and value difference, so when we say we’re for everyone, we want everyone to be welcome in our teams too.

  • Substantial pension scheme of up to 10% basic salary

  • Free entry to National Trust places for you, a guest and your children (under 18)

  • Tax free childcare scheme

  • Rental deposit loan scheme

  • Season ticket loan

  • Perks at work discounts i.e. gym memberships, shopping discount codes, cinema discounts

  • Holiday allowance up to 32 days relating to length of service, plus holiday purchase scheme, subject to meeting minimum criteria.

  • Flexible working whenever possible

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Free parking at most locations

  • Independent financial advice

Events Assistants


£10.80 per hour


Hourly paid, fixed term until 31/12/23

Contract Type:

Part time


Bath Assembly Rooms, Bath, Somerset, BA1 2QH

Close Date:

Sunday, 2 April 2023

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