Joining the Althorp Team

At Althorp, we pride ourselves on delivering the very highest standard of service and we have an outstanding reputation of excellence

Please browse current vacancies below and use the links to download an application form or apply online. Alternatively, please contact the Estate Office on 01604 770107 for further information.


Althorp Literary Festival – Volunteer Roles

The 2017 Althorp Literary Festival will take place from the 5th to the 8th of October. The Festival is set to welcome over 50 best-selling authors , opinion leaders, comedians, poets, storytellers, stars of the screen and stage and household names, to provoke discussion, debate, laughter and tears and engage and enthuse the audiences.

The Althorp Estate is seeking volunteers to support and champion this year’s Literary Festival, with a number of volunteer positions, covering a range of disciplines that everyone can get involved with.

Volunteers will be both fully supported prior to and during the event with information sessions taking place and training days delivered at Althorp. There are a variety of roles and dates available.

When applying, please detail that you are applying for a volunteer role. The deadline for applications is Friday September 1st. Please note that we will be in touch if your application has been successful.

Althorp Summer Opening

The Althorp Estate is seeking Visitor Assistants to work during the 2017 public opening season. The Visitor Assistant positions are part-time and will run from Monday 1st May to Sunday 24th September, 2017. In addition to training days held prior to the season starting. All positions will be based at Althorp Estate, Northamptonshire, NN7 4HQ.


At Althorp, we pride ourselves on our Visitor Assistants delivering the very highest standard of service during the public opening season. Your ability to work as a team player, combined with your excellent customer service skills and engaging personality, will ensure that our visitors have a truly memorable experience at Althorp.



Overseeing the cleaning for the Estate in all public access areas whilst we are open.

Tour Guide

 The tour guides will be confident in their knowledge of Althorp’s history and be required to give concise, but fascinating, tours to groups of around 20-30 visitors, lasting one hour.