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SALES & EVENTS MANAGER

The East Lancashire Railway is looking for a Sales and Events Manager to join the Commercial Team on a full time basis. You will be a creative thinker, highly organised with a sharp eye for creating new business opportunities that complement our heritage offer. The post holder will be able communicate effectively with potential stakeholders, both internally and externally and be confident in developing new business leads including the delivery of our increasing Wedding Event programme.

You will develop and maintain relationships with both volunteer and paid staff in the pursuit of the effective delivery of events and sales targets. You will also work alongside the Commercial Team to improve our customer offer and continue to develop the ongoing fundraising strategy.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with volunteers, be able to show ability to work under their own initiative and to be able to work flexible hours as the job requires.

If you meet the criteria above, please download and complete the Sales & Events Manager Application Pack below and send to commercial.manager@eastlancsrailway.org.uk or post to Commercial Manager, East Lancashire Railway, Bolton Street, Bury, BL9 0EY.

Salary: £21,000.00 per annum (full time)

Closing Date: Friday 3rd December

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SANTA'S HELPERS - VOLUNTARY

Join the East Lancashire Railway this Christmas and volunteer for the award-winning Santa Specials. Whether you want something that looks great on your CV, meet new people or simply want to get into the spirit of the season, be part of the most wonderful time of the year!

We are in urgent need of:

  • Meeters and Greeters/Ticket Checkers

Based at Bury Bolton Street Station our Meeters and Greeters are the first people our visitors meet and the role will be to direct passengers and ease queues

  • Carriage Stewards

Keeping our passengers content by chatting to them, leading carol singing and handing out, the highly anticipated, sherry and mince pies

  • Santa’s Helpers

These VIPs keep Santa topped up with presents for all the boys and girls

  • Carriage Cleaners

Based at Bury Bolton Street Station, our Carriage Cleaners assist Stewards by blitzing the carriages whenever the train returns from the North Pole

  • Badge Desk Stewards

Based either at Bury Bolton Street Station or on the Heywood Shuttle Train, this im-portant role requires stewards to hand-out present badges to children

  • Present Pickers

Based at Bury Bolton Street Station our Present Pickers are our very own Elves, ensuring that the correct presents are loaded onto the correct train

  • Balloon Sellers

Based at Bury Bolton Street Station our Balloon Sellers are responsible for filling and selling helium balloons

To volunteer contact: Gerald Atherton - Santa Special Event Manager (07836294254 or ticketingstandards.manager@east-lancs-rly.co.uk)

Be part of one of the railway’s most feel-good events – Just see the look on the children's faces 

 

THE TRACKSIDE - BAR STAFF

The award-winning Trackside, based at Bury Station, is looking to expand their team and is seeking Bar Staff to work weekday and weekend shifts on both afternoons and evenings.

If you have a friendly and welcoming manner, enjoy working in a customer service role and you're over 18 years of age, you could be an ideal candidate.

There is more than one position available. No experience is necessary as full training will be given to the right candidate.
There is no closing date, suitable candidates not selected will have their details held on file should they wish to be considered in the future.

To apply to be a member of Bar Staff, please send an up-to-date CV to Richard Barnett by email at commercial.manager@eastlancsrailway.org.uk.

BUFFER STOPS BAR – BAR STAFF

The award-winning Buffer Stops Bar, based at Rawtenstall Station, is looking to expand their team and is seeking Bar Staff to work weekday and weekend shifts on both afternoons and evenings.


If you have a friendly and welcoming manner, enjoy working in a customer service role and you’re over 18 years of age, you could be the very person we’re looking for.

To apply for the role of Bar Staff, please contact Nick Hewitt by email at bufferstops@eastlancsrailway.org.uk.

BUFFER STOPS BAR - GLASS COLLECTOR

The award-winning Buffer Stops Bar, based at Rawtenstall Station, is looking to expand their team and is seeking a Glass Collector to work evenings as required.

Duties will include clearing tables in a timely manner, washing glasses and returning them to shelves ready for use, getting stock from the store to maintain full shelves and assisting the bar staff with end of night cleaning.

If you are conscientious and have an eye for detail then you could be the very person we're looking for!

To apply for the role of Glass Collector, please contact Nick Hewitt by email at bufferstops@eastlancsrailway.org.uk.

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