Join the Steam Team at the Audley End Miniature Railway


Full-time, permanent after probationary position is now available.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated General Manager to oversee the strategic planning and lead the day to day operations and management of the site.  You will oversee the visitor experience, facilities & engineering, operations, marketing, events, retail and catering.  You will recruit, train, develop and line manage staff in all these areas.

The successful applicant must have the following skills:

  • Exceptional organisation and marketing knowledge
  • Financial Management experience and proven experience of maximising profitability
  • Strong leadership, motivation and people skills
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working as a General Manager or Senior Manager in the tourism industry desirable
  • Be passionate about providing exceptional customer service
  • Be a hands-on team player, always proactive and have a positive work-ethic
  • You will have the ability to react well under pressure and to stay calm and rational in emergency situations whilst leading the team

If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you.

The successful applicant will be highly commercial and have a proven track record of delivering success through his/her team and will be highly visible in the field working closely with their team.

If you feel you have the relevant experience and skills and would like to apply for this exciting role, please email your cv with a cover letter to Eileen Westcott

Closing date is: 31st March 2020.  First round interviews will be held on 17th April 2020.

Experience:  General/Operational management: 5 years desirable
Education:  Higher level education essential.  Degree level or equivalent desirable



Would you like to join the Steam Team at the Audley End Miniature Railway?
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We have a wide variety of job roles including a magical Fairy or Elf, Station Master, Cafe Assistant, Shop Assistant, Admission Hut assistant, Spick and Span and many more.
Sherene our Shop Co-Ordinator says “I really enjoy working at the Railway and with the team that is involved, it is such a lovely place to work!”
David our Station Master says ‘Since joining after my early retirement, I have very much enjoyed working outdoors, delighting our visitors and being part of an enthusiastic team.’
If you would like to enquire about a job please email