Horse Trials Director

We are seeking to appoint a new Horse Trials Director with extensive sporting and event management experience to lead the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials into the future with the support of our Horse Trials Team and wider Estate support services. The successful candidate must have proven commercial acumen and ideally knowledge of equestrian and/or elite level sport.

The Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials is part of the Burghley Estate, a diverse business centred in Stamford Lincolnshire. At the heart of the Estate is Burghley House, set within 1,500 acres of historic parkland. As well as the world renowned 5* Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, other business interests include Burghley House, Gardens, visitor attractions and events, Burghley Park Golf Club and a significant property portfolio.

A full job description can be found here.

Please submit your application, including covering letter and CV to jo.evans@burghley.co.uk. Closing date for applications is 17th August 2021.

Vacancy Posted - 28/07/2021

Forester

LOCATION: Stamford, Lincolnshire

JOB TITLE: Forester

SALARY & BENEFITS: Competitive salary plus benefits dependent on skills and experience

WORKING HOURS: Full Time

Burghley Estate is a diverse business centred in the town of Stamford, Lincolnshire. At the heart of the Estate is Burghley House, set within 1,500 acres of historic parkland. Our business interests are wide and varied including the House and Gardens visitor attractions and events, Burghley Park Golf Club, a significant property portfolio, including residential, agricultural and commercial properties and a number of ambitious and extensive capital development and visitor growth projects in and around Stamford in the coming years and decades.

We are looking for a keen and hardworking individual to join Forestry, Park and Amenities Department.

THE ROLE: As a Forester you will report to the Head Forester and work as part of a team covering a wide and varied range of Forester duties. To include tree and park maintenance using chainsaws, strimmers and brush cutters, pesticide spraying, and a range of other duties. You will also be responsible for helping with commercial property and wider estate forestry maintenance work, and the preparation of the park for various events held throughout the year. Dependent on experience you may also be required to operate garden machinery as well as ATVs and other vehicles.

THE CANDIDATE: A knowledge of forestry and/or arboriculture would be an advantage but not essential as the successful candidate must be keen and have the desire to learn new skills in forestry, gardening or horticulture. You must be able to work well as part of a team and work alongside all trades effectively.

  • Must live within or be able to commute to Stamford, Lincolnshire
  • Driving Licence is essential
  • Any relevant certificates or qualifications such as PA1/PA6 pesticide spraying certificate or NPTC Units 201, 202 and 203 chainsaw assessments would be desirable but not essential as training will be provided for the right candidate

If this role is of interest, please submit your CV and covering letter, together with salary expectations to recruitment@burghley.co.uk

Vacancy Posted - 28/07/2021

Burghley Park Golf Club - Senior Front of House / Hospitality

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our team at Burghley Park Golf Club.

Due to the nature of the role the ability to work both weekends and evenings are essential. Applicants must be 18 years of age or over and previous hospitality and customer service experience is preferred. The role will include general bar and hospitality duties. Key holder responsibilities when opening and closing the clubhouse. Being confident to lead a team on shift and organise large bookings and functions. Experience with using tills would be desirable.

Hourly up to £10.50/hour dependent on experience

Vacancy Updated - 28/07/2021

Burghley Park Golf Club - Chef / Cook

Minimum of 30 hours per week, although can vary based on events and functions.

We are looking for a flexible, adaptable and enthusiastic Chef / Cook to join our team at Burghley Park Golf Club.

Candidates will need to be able to work off own initiative. This role includes the preparation, cooking of meals, and serving food.

Experience in using tills desirable.

You will also cover for the Chef on their days off and when on holiday, as well as additional support as required for functions. Previous Chef/Cooking experience is essential.

Hourly rate £9-11.50/hour dependent on experience

Vacancy Updated - 28/07/2021
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