Job Opportunities at Lakeland Arts

Jobs at Lakeland Arts

We’re delighted that you’re interested in working with us here at Lakeland Arts.

Lakeland Arts is proud of its remarkable achievements, due in part to the dedication and hard work of its staff. Our continued success depends on the contribution and expertise of every individual we employ.

Gordon Watson
Chief Executive, Lakeland Arts.




Later this year we will open Windermere Jetty, Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories, a major new visitor attraction on Lake Windermere and we are seeking a range of exceptional colleagues to join our team and help us open successfully.  To support this expansion the Senior Finance Assistant role is a newly created position. It’s a great opportunity to work with the existing Finance team to develop processes that will take us through our next financial chapter.

As Senior Finance Assistant you will work within the Finance Department to support the Financial Controller in ensuring that appropriate financial systems are in place to monitor income and expenditure and that all financial issues are effectively resolved.  We’d love to hear from you if you have AAT / part-qualified Accounting Qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) or relevant work experience.  You will have experience in a similar role and in purchase and sales ledger, reconciliation of bank and cash accounts.  Experience using Sage or a similar accounting programme is a must.

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We are looking for two volunteers to help us deliver a preventative conservation routine at Blackwell. This will be an ongoing regular role. This is a great opportunity to become part of a small friendly team and to gain an insight into the daily operation of an Arts and Crafts House.

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We are looking to recruit two volunteers who are passionate about gardening and meeting the public.

You will be based at Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria. The gardens at Blackwell were designed by Thomas Mawson, renowned Cumbrian Arts and Crafts garden designer. The gardens are maintained by a gardening contractor and we are looking for volunteers to augment this provision by providing gardening duties outside of the contractor's weekly visit.

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Are you passionate about history and heritage? Do you enjoy meeting people? Help us to bring Blackwell's historic Arts and Crafts rooms to life, as you welcome visitors and share fascinating stories about the house and those who lived and worked here.Visitor Engagement Volunteers are our ambassadors - the public face of Blackwell - so volunteers need to be warm, friendly and approachable. You will meander around the house and welcome visitors, answer visitors' questions and chat to them about our history.

If you are confident enough, we will also train you in delivering guided tours of the house to groups. Volunteers will receive full training and detailed information packs about the Blackwell's history.

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