Father Christmas

Salary: GBP 8.72/hour

Application Deadline: October 31, 2019 12:00 am

Company: National Trust

Job Details

  • Taking on the character of Father Christmas, you will play an integral role to the programme of Christmas activities and events at Tyntesfield

  • What it’s like to work here

    The 70-strong team at this spectacular Victorian gothic house have ambitious plans for growth over the next few years. Tyntesfield’s excellent location just outside of Bristol means there is great scope to develop the visitor experience to this vast estate, and the team are encouraged to be forward thinking and creative in their approach. There is a strong sustainability focus at the property with working kitchen gardens that produce delicious produce for the café and restaurant.

    For more information about our property please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/tyntesfield

  • What you’ll be doing

    Dressed and playing the role of Father Christmas, you will meet and greet children and their families / guardians with energy, professionalism and Christmas spirit. You will converse with children and their families / guardians providing the warmest of welcomes, to ensure that they experience the magic of Christmas and a memorable visit. This is a challenging role that requires patience, diplomacy and the very best customer service skills.

    Please also read the full role profile attached to this advert.

  • Who we’re looking for

    To deliver this role successfully, we would like to hear from you if you have:

    • Experience of engaging, interacting and relating to children and their families / guardians
    • Experience of supporting visitor engagement activities and events and acting / performing in a costumed role
    • Ability to get into character and remain jovial, happy and entertaining at all times. Commitment and enthusiasm to undertake the role
    • Good people skills, enabling good working relationships with those in your team and across the property
  • The package


    Click here to find out more about the benefits we offer to support you.

    Benefits include flexible working whenever possible plus free parking at most locations. You’ll be entitled to discounts in high street stores and cinemas, National Trust shops and NT cafes, and have free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18).

    Your health and wellbeing is important to us and is supported through generous annual leave and the option to buy additional days (minimum contract length applies), a cycle to work scheme, subsidised health cash plan, a loan towards rental deposits and confidential access to a free support service 24 hours a day should you need it.

    Your future financial health is helped by an employer matched – up to 10% of basic salary – contributory pension scheme and you can further your career with training and development tailored to you.

    All of this and the opportunity to give something back to your community with up to 5 days of paid volunteering per year!


Contact Details

Paula James
[email protected]

Job Posting title: Father Christmas
Closing Date: 2019-10-31T00:00:00+00:00