Visitor Services Assistant

Organisation: Rosslyn Chapel

Salary: £9.90 p/h

Location: Roslin, Midlothian

Organisation: The Rosslyn Chapel Trust
Location: Roslin, Midlothian
Hours: Part-time (6 – 28 hours per week, including weekends & some evenings)
Contract: Fixed Term from 1st April 2023 to 30th September 2023
Salary: £9.90 p/h (pay review pending on 1st April 2023)

Rosslyn Chapel was founded in 1446 by Sir William St Clair. The beauty of its setting, in rural Midlothian, and the mysterious symbolism of its ornate stonework have inspired, attracted, and intrigued writers, artists and visitors ever since.

In 1995, The Rosslyn Chapel Trust was established to oversee the continuing programme of conservation of one of Scotland’s most interesting & unique visitor attractions. We are looking for enthusiastic, welcoming & passionate people to join our Visitor Services team this summer.

Our Visitor Services Assistants will be required to conduct informative and engaging Chapel history talks to our visitors as well as working in our busy visitor centre, selling tickets & souvenirs & providing information to our visitors throughout their visit.

Our ideal candidate will:

• Have excellent communication skills and be outgoing and friendly.
• Display excellent customer service skills.
• Have experience of working in the retail/tourism industry.
• Have experience of presenting, public speaking or leading guided tours.
• Fluency in a second language would be an advantage but is not essential
• Have their own transport or be able to easily commute to Roslin.
• Be open to flexible working including weekends & some evenings.

You can apply for this role by sending a CV & Covering Letter to Graham MacKay, Visitor Services Manager, Rosslyn Chapel – before the closing date of Tuesday 28th February 2023.

Application Deadline: Tuesday 28/02/2023