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Leisure and Tourism Careers - insights from an award winning family attraction.

Organisation: The Alnwick Gardens

Age: 14 - 19

Duration: 1 day

Industry: Tourism

Application deadline: 14/06/2023

Dates: 22/06/2023 - 22/06/2023

Timings: 10:00 - 12:00

Type: Virtual insight day

Join this insight session to find out more about how fulfilling a career in the Leisure and Tourism sector can be.


Our team at Alnwick Garden and brand NEW magical Village of Lilidorei, the biggest play structure in the world, will talk you through the various exciting roles available when working in this industry. 


You will be hearing from the team talking about working for the Alnwick Garden and Lilidorei, how they joined the industry, their day-to-day responsibilities, how they contribute to the success of the organisation and why they enjoy what they do.


Ever wondered what roles are available? From Gardeners, Marketing, Event Management, Finance, HR, Community Engagement officers to Story Keepers, Chefs, Retailers and Seasonal Staff and Head of Play we will explore some of these with you.


We welcome your questions as part of the session too so bring these along


Check our both our careers page and more information about the Alnwick Garden and Lilidorei.

When applying, answer the following questions

  • What interests you about leisure and tourism industry?
  • Passion: What cause(s) are you passionate about? Please also explain why.

More about what we do:

The Alnwick Garden is one of the world’s most ambitious new gardens. The Duchess of Northumberland’s vision for a forgotten plot is now a truly 21st century experience full of imagination, inspiration and fun. Designed by Jacques and Peter Wirtz, The Garden is a wonderful combination of spaces, themes, quirkiness and play.

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Experience You Will Gain:

  • You will gain first hand knowledge from our range of professionals about what it takes to work in the tourism industry including skills required, any educational requirements and routes into the industry.

Skills You Will Gain:

Problem Solving
Staying Positive
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