Visitor Hosts

Visitor Hosts

  • Employer - Copeland Borough Council
  • Reference number - DEVOP 032
  • Sector - Public - local government
  • Department - Customer and Community Services
  • Location - The Beacon, Whitehaven, Cumbria
  • Salary - £8.55 per hour
  • Duration - Temporary
  • Hours - Flexible
  • Closing date - Wednesday, 20 December 2017


As a Beacon Visitor Host you will receive and welcome visitors to The Beacon and provide assistance during their stay to ensure that they have a full and enjoyable visit. The post involves explaining and selling the range of entry tickets available, explaining what is on in the galleries and local area, taking bookings, answering enquiries, answering telephones, handling shop sales, cash handling and reconciliation and spending time on the exhibition floors engaging with visitors. The post involves the use of electronic tills and pc’s. New for this year, visitor hosts will also play a part in hosting events at the new Beacon Portal. Availability at weekends is required for the role.

Our team are flexible, energetic and enjoy interacting with the public. Excelling in customer service and the ability to work as part of a team is essential, and a knowledge and passion for the local area’s heritage and history is beneficial. We also do sciences and the arts within the museum’s programme so we welcome applications from all backgrounds.

Contact information

To apply for this vacancy you need to complete an application form. You can complete an online application form or alternatively please contact Customer Services Department, The Market Hall, Market Place, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7JG, tel: 01946 598300.

Interview information

Interview date: 05/01/2018

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