I decided it was time for a change of career and it wasn’t long before I stumbled across the advert for National Trust Your Future Your Hands traineeship in House and Collections. It sounded really interesting and I’ve always had a love for heritage, so I applied for the Taster Day and went along.
I had a brilliant day meeting the team and getting stuck into some exciting conservation demonstrations. Everyone was so friendly and the day gave me a real feel for what it’d be like as a trainee. I knew straight away that it was something I wanted to do. Two and a half years later and here I am. I undertook the traineeship over one year and have been working at OsterleyParkas as a Conservation Assistant for the past 18 months. I’ve had the time of my life. Working at the National Trust is completely different to anywhere[...] read more
I’ve always loved the outdoors and the environment, always enjoyed history and heritage. My professional background was teaching about the natural world and history in the outdoors, conceiving and delivering environmental projects, but also working with diverse groups , so when this job popped up, I had to apply. It[...] read more
A unique business, in an unrivalled setting, for you to run, develop and grow. Being a General Manager at the National Trust is a truly incomparable management challenge. For over a century, we’ve been taking care of amazing places so that everyone can enjoy them. While our purpose has never[...] read more