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Set in 500 acres of historic parkland Yorkshire Sculpture Park seeks to provide a centre of regional, national and international importance for the creation and appreciation of modern and contemporary sculpture. We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

Current vacancies


Head of Marketing and PR
Full-time, permanent
£30k–£35k p.a. dependent on experience
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This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, confident, and creative marketing professional. As a member of the Senior Management Team and working closely with the Deputy Director, the Head of Marketing & PR, is responsible for planning and implementing YSP’s marketing and PR strategy in order to raise and maintain profile and awareness, attract a diverse audience, help to generate income, and to safeguard and develop the YSP brand. With the management of a small marketing team, and developing and managing a budget, working collaboratively across all functions is essential.  
To apply for this position, please send a completed application form, completed equal opportunities monitoring form, statement of experience and current CV to jay.simpson@ysp.org.uk. Alternatively, post your application to Jay Simpson, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG.
Closing date for applications is 10.00am on Monday 11 February 2019.
Interviews will take place on Wednesday 20 February 2019.

Retail Programme & Product Development Assistant
Full time
Salary up to £18k 
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Working closely with the Retail Programme & Product Development Manager the Retail Programme & Product Development Assistant provides support and assistance across all areas of retail planning, buying and development activity. You’ll work directly with artists, designers and makers to develop product ranges that complement the programme. The successful candidate will have experience of retail buying, product development and working with designers.
To apply for this position, please send a completed application form, and completed equal opportunities monitoring form to jay.simpson@ysp.org.uk. Alternatively, post your application to Jay Simpson, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG.
The closing date for this role is 10.00am Monday 28 January 2019.
 

Gallery Team Members
Seasonal, ending 3 November 2019
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Working as part of a team, you will make a valuable contribution in providing an outstanding experience for visitors to YSP. You will be proactive in engagement with the public with a view to enriching the experience of visitors whilst ensuring the security, care and maintenance of sculpture on a daily basis.
To apply for this position, please send a completed application form, and completed equal opportunities monitoring form to jay.simpson@ysp.org.uk. Alternatively, post your application to Jay Simpson, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG.
The closing date for this role is 10.00am Monday 4 February 2019.

Front of House Waiting Staff
Seasonal, variable hours
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As a member of the Catering Front of House team you will play an important part in maintaining our high standards of visitor service. You will have excellent presentation and communication skills, a warm, approachable manner and a flexible approach to work. We are offering a flexible range of shifts including evenings, lunchtimes and weekends. 
To apply for this position, please send a completed application form, and completed equal opportunities monitoring form to jay.simpson@ysp.org.uk. Alternatively, post your application to Jay Simpson, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG.

Deputy Front of House Manager
Permanent, full time
Salary up to £20k
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Working with the Front of House Manager and General Manager to set and maintain the highest standards of front of house presentation, cleanliness, display and customer service at all times with a keen attention to detail.
To apply for this position, please send a completed application form, and completed equal opportunities monitoring form to jay.simpson@ysp.org.uk. Alternatively, post your application to Jay Simpson, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG.

Assistant Front of House Manager
Permanent, Full time
Salary up to £18k
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Working with the Senior Catering Team to lead and motivate front-of-house staff in the delivery of high-quality customer service in the restaurant, catering outlets and the hospitality business.
To apply for this position, please send a completed application form, and completed equal opportunities monitoring form to jay.simpson@ysp.org.uk. Alternatively, post your application to Jay Simpson, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG.
 
Commis Chef
Permanent, variable hours
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We are recruiting for Commis Chefs to support the Kitchen Manager with the management of all aspects of food preparation and production, and assisting the smooth kitchen operation. Candidates must have previous experience in food preparation and a good understanding of health and hygiene.
To apply for this position, please send a completed application form, and completed equal opportunities monitoring form to jay.simpson@ysp.org.uk. Alternatively, post your application to Jay Simpson, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG.
 
Stores Porter
Full time, permanent
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Working with the back-of-house Catering Team, this is an extremely hands-on role with responsibility for ensuring adequate stocks are delivered to catering areas across site, incoming deliveries are checked, stored efficiently, stock rotation is adhered to and HACCP paperwork and temperature control checks are followed at all times.
To apply for this position, please send a completed application form, and completed equal opportunities monitoring form to jay.simpson@ysp.org.uk. Alternatively, post your application to Jay Simpson, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG.
  
Deputy Production Chef
Full time, permanent
Salary up to £18k
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Working as part of the Senior Catering Team you will be responsible for supporting the Senior Production Chef in managing the day-to-day running and operation of the Central Production Unit (CPU) whilst deputising in their absence. You’ll that products made are of the required standard and that all HACCP controls are strictly adhered to.   
To apply for this position, please send a completed application form, and completed equal opportunities monitoring form to jay.simpson@ysp.org.uk. Alternatively, post your application to Jay Simpson, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG.

New roles at The Weston

Yorkshire Sculpture Park’s new £3.6million visitor centre, The Weston, will open to the public on Saturday 30 March 2019. 
 
Built on a historic quarry site within the 18th-century Bretton Estate, The Weston will upgrade the visitor experience. The centre comprises a restaurant, gallery space, foyer and shop and the restaurant will have an open kitchen, Scandinavian-inspired interior and wood-burning stove. The restaurant will also offer table service and a fresh, seasonal, and sustainably produced menu.
 
We have a number of exciting career opportunities to join our new team in The Restaurant at The Weston.

The closing date for all positions at The Weston is 10.00am Monday 28 January 2019.
 

Second Chef
Permanent, Full time
Salary up to £19k
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Responsible for the delivery and management of the day-to-day operation of the kitchen and back-of-house areas, whilst deputising for the Head Chef in their absence.
To apply for this position, please send a completed application form, and completed equal opportunities monitoring form to jay.simpson@ysp.org.uk. Alternatively, post your application to Jay Simpson, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG.

Assistant Front of House Manager
Seasonal, Full time
Salary up to £17k
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To support the Front of House Manager with day-to-day operations at the restaurant, takeaway outlets and with the delivery of weddings, conferences and hospitality.
To apply for this position, please send a completed application form, and completed equal opportunities monitoring form to jay.simpson@ysp.org.uk. Alternatively, post your application to Jay Simpson, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG.

Junior Sous Chef
Seasonal, full time
Salary up to £17k
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As a member of the senior catering team you’ll work primarily at The Restaurant in The Weston, responsible for the delivery and management of the day-to-day operation of the kitchen and back-of-house areas, whilst deputising for the Head Chef in their absence.
To apply for this position, please send a completed application form, and completed equal opportunities monitoring form to jay.simpson@ysp.org.uk. Alternatively, post your application to Jay Simpson, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG.

Retail Assistants
Full-time and part-time positions available
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Working as part of the YSP Retail Team you will play an essential role in providing a high standard of customer service and will have excellent product knowledge, demonstrating a proactive sales approach to all commercial opportunities within the outlets. You will have at least one year’s experience in a retail environment, ideally within a gallery or visitor attraction.
To apply for this position, please send a completed application form, and completed equal opportunities monitoring form to jay.simpson@ysp.org.uk. Alternatively, post your application to Jay Simpson, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG.

Volunteering

Day in and day out, people volunteer in a multitude of ways to ensure that the Park is a success, and we're extremely grateful. If you would like to know more about volunteering at YSP, please contact volunteers@ysp.org.uk


Get in touch

Jay Simpson, HR Officer
Tel +44 (0)1924 832511

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