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Job Opportunity - Lamport Hall
East Midlands
Deadline Date: Fri 12th May 2017
Trainee Administrator Internship at Lamport Hall
This internship has been created to assist a student at the University of Leicester reading for The Country House: Art, History & Literature MA both financially and to give them experience working in an historic house on a country estate.
Full Description:
This internship has been created by the Lamport Hall Preservation Trust to assist a student at the University of Leicester reading for The Country House: Art, History & Literature MA both financially and to give them experience working in an historic house on a country estate.

The internship is for the duration of the masters, finishing around September 2018. A mutually convenient start date between July & September 2017 will be agreed.

Working Hours
Two to three days per week, 9.00am to 5.30pm with some additional weekend work for which time off in lieu will be given. (This is in addition to hours spent at the University for lectures etc).

Duties
The Intern must be adaptable and willing to 'pitch in' and work at all levels.  Duties will include:
•    Opening the house to the public
•    Taking tours round the house
•    Visitor interpretation projects
•    Catering for small groups
•    Selling tickets for events
•    Corporate functions
•    Fairs, events and weddings
•    Marketing and market research
•    Estate Office support
•    Advertising
•    Archiving
•    General office administration including:
o    Telephone and public enquiries
o    Some financial work
o    Statistics

Other duties will be at the discretion of the Executive Director.

Accommodation
The intern will be provided with a private bedroom in Flat 3 in the Hall. The sitting room, kitchen and bathroom will be shared with another student. This accommodation is free of rent, council tax and has free background heating and broadband.  Electricity and telephone calls will have to be paid for and also a TV Licence, if required.  

Car
Due to the rural location of Lamport a car is required.

Money
In addition to free accommodation, the Trust will pay 50% of the tuition fees actually levied.

Holiday Entitlement
The Intern will be allowed 7 days’ holiday during the year which can be taken at any time agreed with the Executive Director.  Time off in lieu will be given for any weekend work.

For more information please contact Professor Phillip Lindley pgl1@leicester.ac.uk
Contact Details:
Interested parties should send a C.V. with the names of at least two referees together with a covering letter of application to The Executive Director, Lamport Hall, Lamport, Northampton, NN6 9HD or by email to admin@lamporthall.co.uk

Please note this internship will only be offered to a candidate who has secured a place on the masters course.