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Jobs

Looking for an out of this world career?

Would you like to join the team at the National Space Centre? Below you will find any current job opportunities listed. If there is nothing listed, then we are afraid we are not currently recruiting.

We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date if we receive a suitable number of high-quality applications from which to make a shortlist. Therefore, we recommend that you apply as soon as possible rather than wait until the published closing date. 

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    Placements

    Please do not send unsolicited CVs and due to the nature of our organisation our policy is not to work with employment agencies.

    We do not accept general work experience placement requests. Currently we are only able to offer a limited number of selective placements for students from the following courses:

    • Travel & Tourism – Diploma, BTEC, HND, degree etc
    • Student Teachers – learning outside of the classroom module as a part of degree or PGCE.

     

    How To Apply For A Placement Information Sheet

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Senior Event Sales Manager

The National Space Centre is seeking an experienced Senior Event Sales Manager to lead venue hire sales and oversee event coordination team at our state-of-the-art venue. This role involves managing the sales and coordination team to maximise potential revenue and ensure all events are executed to the highest standard. The ideal candidate will have an in-depth understanding of the industry and the ability to cultivate and enhance client relationships.

Full Time 35 Hours a week. Fixed term maternity cover. Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm usually but can be variable dependent on meetings/events and appointments. Flexibility will be required, with some early morning / evenings and weekend work. Time off in lieu will be provided wherever possible.

Maternity Cover, fixed-term starting Monday 16th September for 12 months.

£35,000+ dependant on skills and experience

 

To apply please submit your CV and a covering letter via BambooHR: https://spacecentre.bamboohr.com/careers/118

(No agencies).

Closing date for completed applications is: 29th July

Please note - We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date if we receive a suitable number of high-quality applications from which to make a shortlist. Therefore, we recommend that you apply as soon as possible rather than wait until the published closing date.

Following successful application for the role, available interview dates will be sent over to shortlisted candidates along with any other relevant information.

1st stage interviews for successful applicants will be held on Teams/ over the phone. 

2nd stage interviews will be held in person at The National Space Centre at the end of July/start of August.

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Space Crew Team Member (Full-Time)

The award-winning National Space Centre is a unique visitor attraction and education facility.  We are looking to recruit talented individuals to join our team in providing the best customer service in the industry.

Talented individuals are required to join our Space Crew.  As the ‘face of the Space Centre’ the multi-skilled role will incorporate all aspects of customer care, including ticketing, catering, retail and exhibition guide. 

Applicants should have proven experience within a customer-focused environment, working face-to-face with members of the public.  Experience of working within a leisure and tourism environment is an advantage.  You should have excellent communication skills and a flexible, adaptable, and willing attitude towards work.  A space science background is not necessary, but a commitment to be part of the team to deliver an excellent standard of service to the National Space Centre visitors is essential. 

Full-Time – 35 hours per week including weekdays, weekends and Bank Holidays.  Flexibility of times will be required from you including occasional evenings.

An Enhanced Disclosure is required for this role.  Information about the Disclosure service can be found at the Directgov website.

Rate of pay is £11.90 per hour.

To apply please submit your CV and a covering letter via BambooHR: https://spacecentre.bamboohr.com/careers/119

(No agencies).

Closing date for completed applications is: 12 Noon Thursday 1st August 2024

Interviews, for short-listed candidates, will be held on Thursday 8th August 2024 at the National Space Centre. 

Please note - We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date if we receive a suitable number of high-quality applications from which to make a shortlist. Therefore, we recommend that you apply as soon as possible rather than wait until the published closing date.

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Barista/ Café Assistant (Part-Time)

The award winning National Space Centre is a unique visitor attraction and education facility.  We are looking to recruit talented individuals to join our team in providing the best customer service in the industry.

An experienced Barista/ Café Assistant is required to join our busy catering team working in Boosters Café.

Applicants should have excellent customer service and communication skills.  You should have a flexible, adaptable and willing attitude towards work.  The ability to work in a busy environment is important.

Part-Time – 7 hours, Sunday (Normal working hours are 9.00am to 5.00pm, although some flexibility of times may be required).  Plus, additional evening evenings and shifts during peak periods.

Working with Children – A Disclosure is required for this role.  Information about the Disclosure service can be found at the Directggov website.

Rate of pay is £11.90 per hour.

To apply please submit your CV and a covering letter via BambooHR: https://spacecentre.bamboohr.com/careers/120

(No agencies).

Closing date for completed applications is: Wednesday 24th July

Please note - We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date if we receive a suitable number of high-quality applications from which to make a shortlist. Therefore, we recommend that you apply as soon as possible rather than wait until the published closing date.

Interviews, for short-listed candidates, will be held on Monday 29th July at the National Space Centre.