Senior Programming & Partnerships Officer

  • Full Time
  • Dorking RH5
  • 26,832 GBP / Year

Website National Trust

Job Title: Senior Programming & Partnerships Officer, national trust jobs
Company: National Trust
Location: Dorking RH5

Salary: £26,832 per year
Contract: Permanent, Full-time
Interviews: Tuesday 16th April

About the Role:
As the Senior Programming & Partnerships Officer at Polesden Lacey, you will play a pivotal role in creating and delivering an engaging programme of events, activities, and programming. Collaborating closely with the Visitor Experience and other teams, you will develop innovative initiatives that connect visitors with the rich social history and conservation efforts of the property.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deliver an exciting programme of in-house and partnership events and activities.
  • Establish and nurture relationships with partner organizations to enhance the visitor experience.
  • Act as a Duty Officer on busy operational days, welcoming visitors and ensuring a positive experience.
  • Manage budgets, analyze visitor figures and trends, and stay informed about industry offerings.

Who We’re Looking For:
We’re seeking individuals who have:

  • Experience in a busy, dynamic, visitor-focused environment.
  • A passion for crafting high-quality programme plans and events.
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain partnerships to enhance visitor experiences.
  • Creative leadership skills and the ability to innovate new ways to connect people with stories and places.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.


  • Substantial pension scheme of up to 10% basic salary.
  • Free entry to National Trust places for you, a guest, and your children.
  • Tax-free childcare scheme and rental deposit loan scheme.
  • Season ticket loan and perks at work discounts.
  • Holiday allowance up to 32 days plus holiday purchase scheme.
  • Flexible working options and employee assistance program.
  • Free parking at most Trust places and independent financial advice.


  • Eligibility to work in the UK.
  • Permanent full-time position (37.5 hours per week).

If you are passionate about creating dynamic events and programming that connect people with history and conservation, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity at Polesden Lacey.

Note: To apply, please visit the National Trust website or contact the hiring manager for further details.

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