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How you can live and work at this Cornish landmark

How you can live and work at this Cornish landmark

Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 7:55am 5th April 2018. (Updated at 1:33pm 5th April 2018)

An opportunity has come up to live and work on St Michael's Mount - dream job or what?!

The property is advertising for an "enthusiastic and dedicated" Visitor Services Manager.

Last year, the iconic tourist attraction in west Cornwall pulled in 350,000 visitors.

Now it is looking for someone who can "lead and motivate" a team to help keep tourists and locals coming back.

The full-time role comes with a pretty decent salary too, of between £24k and £29k a year.

Officials say service accommodation is available on the Mount itself, if the potential candidate wants it.

st michael's mount in snow

St Michael's Mount in the snow: Tracy Tonkin

What is involved?

"We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated operational manager who can lead and motivate a team to achieve the highest standards of visitor experience.

"With a passion for engagement and world class service you will have the vision to ensure St. Michael's Mount remains the jewel in Cornwall's crown.

"Become part of the management team that helps create the memories and inspire the team who brings the stories alive.

"Working with tide and weather, you will be an organised and forward thinking logistical planner who thrives on a challenge and enjoys the adventure of working in such a unique location.

"With responsibility for the visitor journey from the car parks to the castle and line management of over 30 seasonal employees, you will be a skilled multitasker with exceptional organisational ability".

What is required?

"You are a practical, positive, solution focused individual. With experience of working in a busy, high volume venue, you will cope well under pressure, be a skilled communicator and be confident keeping your team's spirits and standards high on hectic days".

How do I apply?

You can download the job description and read more about the role here.

Applications will need to be returned to caroline.cutmore@stmichaelsmount.co.uk by 9th April.

Still not sure if the Mount is the place for you? Watch and be convinced...

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