Room Steward

Job Description

Job Title:                              Room Steward

Reporting To:                     Collections Manager


Powderham Castle was built for two purposes – as a family home, and as a community landmark at the heart of Devon. It has remained true to purpose for over 600-years and continues to keep our values of truth, community, inclusivity, sustainability and adventure at the heart of operations.


What you’ll be doing as a Room Steward

  • Taking an active role in the welcoming, enjoyment and safety of all visitors
  • Helping visitors learn about the castle, engaging and answering queries
  • Assisting our team of Tour Guides in protecting the interior of the castle from damage during Open House
  • Being responsible for the safe evacuation of visitors in an emergency


The things we are looking for in you:

  • A warm and friendly attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • An enthusiasm and passion for history/historical buildings
  • A willingness to learn and develop new skills


What we can offer you:

  • An opportunity to meet new people and become part of a dedicated team
  • A supportive and encouraging environment to grow your skills and knowledge
  • A place to learn and experience new things


Full induction and till training will be provided where necessary. 


If you’d like to apply, please send your CV to Katie Edwards at [email protected]


Contact Email: [email protected]