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THE ISLE OF WIGHT STEAM RAILWAY is a successful and expanding heritage railway, operating steam trains on some 200 days per year. We are a major tourist attraction with well over 110,000 visitors each year and we are committed to an excellent visitor experience.

Vacancies for any full-time or part-time posts available at The Isle of Wight Steam Railway will normally be advertised on this page.

We currently have both Volunteer and Non-volunteer vacancies available at the Railway:-


NON-VOLUNTEER VACANCIES

COMMERCIAL MANAGER

The award winning, Isle of Wight Steam Railway is looking to recruit a Commercial Manager.  

Reporting directly to the General Manager, the role has a wide remit to promote the Railway as a leading Island tourist attraction. Management responsibilities will include maximising benefits from social media, advertising, website and group travel opportunities. There will be a responsibility to develop and promote our many and varied events. 

We are seeking an effective communicator with a customer service focus who is able to build positive relationships at all levels, you will need to be self-motivated, willing to take a hands on approach and be flexible in your approach to working hours.

Experience of similar commercial background is essential.

Closing date for all applications is 27 April 2018.


Contact Di Hollander, assistant to the General Manager:
dih@iwsteamrailway.co.uk for an information pack.

Send your CV, a statement of your suitability to the role to:
Peter Vail, General Manager, The Isle of Wight Railway Co.Ltd.,
The Railway Station, Havenstreet, Isle of Wight. PO33 4DS

Or email your application to peter.vail@iwsteamrailway.co.uk

ESTATES ASSISTANT


The Estates Section of the Isle of Wight Steam Railway has a wide remit and undertakes the servicing, maintenance and repair of buildings, services and grounds of the Railway. A vacancy has arisen for an Estates Assistant. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual with the skills necessary to assist the Estates Foreman in a wide range of repair and maintenance tasks on our buildings and surrounding site. Work will involve carpentry, decorating, plumbing, minor building works and basic electrics.

This is a permanent position, 15 hours per week.

Closing date for all applications is 27 April 2018


Send your CV, a statement of your suitability to the role to:

Sandra Jones, Assistant to the Engineering Manager
Isle of Wight Steam Railway
The Railway Station, Havenstreet
Isle of Wight. PO33 4DS

Or email your application to sandraj@iwsteamrailway.co.uk



Volunteering Opportunities

  • Station Maintenance
  • Gardening
  • Fund-raising
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Operating trains
  • Catering
  • Administration
  • Carriage & Wagon
  • Special Events
  • Train Story Guide
  • Customer Service / Booking Clerk
We currently require individuals to work in all departments throughout the Railway.  Take a look at our Volunteer pages.  Whether you are looking for an interesting and rewarding volunteer role or to acquire training and a skill set for your CV, we have something for you.

You can download a Volunteer leaflet below or contact our Volunteer Coordinator by e-mail at volunteer@iwsteamrailway.co.uk   Or you can telephone on 01983 882204.

To see what's available go to the Volunteer pages - click HERE for further information



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