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Vacancy at Cockington Court Centre for Creativity

Cockington Court is a vibrant cultural visitor attraction generating over 150,000 visitors per annum.

It is a centre of crafts excellence and offers award winning studio space, exhibitions, weddings, room hire and events.

An exciting summer opportunity has now arisen for a fixed-term Administrator/Retail Assistant to cover the summer months, as follows:

Administrator /Retail Assistant (part-time 22.2 hours/3 days to over a 7 day rota, inc. weekends)

Salary - £19,312 (pro rata); 14th June – 30th September

The role:

You will be based in our busy visitor welcome point and retail gallery based in our Grade 2 Listed Manor House in stunning grounds, joining a small but dedicated creative team.

The key purpose of this role is to:

  • To provide administration support to the Director and work in partnership with the full-time Administrator/Retail Assistant
  • To proactively ensure the smooth operation of the Visitor Welcome Point delivering high quality customer service at all times
  • To work in the retail Gallery and encourage retail sales
  • To support the delivery of weddings, assist with delivery of annual events, room hire and activity programmes as necessary.
  • To maintain good working relationships with clients/customers, tenants, visitors and suppliers to secure a mutual flow of advice and guidance

Key opening hours are 10-5pm. 

The ideal candidate:

  • Organisational skills
  • Communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Retail experience ideally arts/craft sales
  • Interest or experience in the arts
  • Effective team player
  • Flexible
  • Proven customer service experience
  • ICT skills

Our company values are at the heart of everything we do, therefore we are looking to recruit someone who shares and demonstrates our values of empowerment, respect, integrity and adaptability.

For an informal discussion about the vacancy please contact:  Marissa Wakefield, Director Cockington Court by phone : 01803 607230 email :

To make an application please visit to access the full job description and application form.

Please email completed application forms to  We are unable to accept CVs.

Closing date: Friday 28th May 2021, 5pm.