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The Lost Gardens of Heligan are open daily with pre-booking essential for all visitors including Members and Local Pass Holders

Seasonal Visitor Services Assistant


The Lost Gardens of Heligan are looking to welcome a new part time Seasonal Visitor Services Assistant to work in our Visitor Reception.

Reporting To:

Visitor Services Manager


This post would consist of 2-3 days including some weekends, with flexibility to cover holiday/sickness when required.

Role Overview:

  • Being the first point of contact for arriving Members
  • Answering email and telephone enquiries
  • Selling Memberships
  • Dealing with incoming and outgoing post
  • Office administration and support across the company
  • Dealing with customer feedback
  • Helping customers with online bookings
  • Lost property collection
  • Championing access and carrying out mobility scooter inductions


  • Experience working in a front of house/customer service role, ideally within a Reception setting
  • Experience with Memberships and the Merac system is desirable but not essential 
  • Knowledge of Heligan and its history

Qualities you will need to display:

  • Friendly and approachable
  • Organised
  • Professional
  • Good telephone manner

In return you will be rewarded with:

  • Staff benefit scheme including free family entry to Eden and Heligan during employment and discounts on local attractions.
  • Free parking
  • Sociable hours with no shift work
  • Discounts within retail
  • Discounted staff meals within our hospitality outlets.

How to apply

Please send your CV along with a cover letter/personal statement (no more than 1 side of A4) explaining why you would be great in this role to [email protected]