Current vacancies

All of Eden's current vacancies are listed below.

For further information on any of these positions, or to find out about working for Eden, call our recruitment line on 01726 811967 or email us,


2 Year Fixed Term Contracts
Apprentice pay rate for all vacancies is £2.68 during the first year

We have additional vacancies in our Chef/Cookery and our Service Excellence apprenticeship programme to start in September.

Our Holistic Cookery apprentices will learn holistic cookery techniques and will be immersed in Eden’s unique way of creating delicious and locally sourced food. You will learn from our very talented chefs and will be involved in all aspects of cookery, including learning where our food is sourced and the journey it makes from growing in the ground to being served in our restaurants!  You will also spend time learning additional skills such as artisan baking, patisserie and spend time in other establishments to understand the vast scope arena that modern Chefs work in.

Our Service Excellence apprentices will work with our passionate team to discover what world class customer care really means at Eden.  You will spend time with our Hospitality, Retail, Admissions and Narrator teams to develop the flair and creativity needed to engage with our diverse range of visitors. You will learn a variety of skills during your apprenticeship, all of which are essential to creating a memorable experience for all our visitors.

•    Holistic Cookery Apprenticeship – View Job Description (Professional Cookery Level 2, including baking and artisan bread)
•    Service Excellence Apprenticeship – View Job Description (Service Excellence Award Level 2)

If you do not have your own transport available you should consider how you will travel to work, as Eden is in a rural location and public transport is not always available.

In order to apply for these positions please complete the apprenticeship application form below and return to us before the closing date of Thursday 7th August 2014. Please clearly state on your application form which apprenticeship you are applying for. 

If you have any queries about our apprenticeship vacancies please contact us via email on or telephone 01726 818739.

Apprentice Application Form

Apprentice Application Form (MS Word)


Events Sous Chef

Full time, permanent position

You will work in our very busy events team to develop the function menus and head up the cooking operation for the events team. These will include parties, corporate events and weddings. The food prepared will need to be of high quality and taste while ensuring that budgets and costs are adhered to.

You will be creative, ambitious, enthusiastic, inspiring and lead your team by example.  Previous experience of events and functions would be preferable.

For an informal discussion or further information please call Lorraine Tonkin on 01726 818739.

The closing date for completed applications is Monday 11th August 2014 

View Role Profile and apply for the Events Sous Chef position


Event and Conference Team Waiting Staff

Fixed term until end of October 2014, 0 hour contract

Shifts will mainly be during the daytime, although will also include evening and weekends. Flexibility is essential.

Our Events and Hospitality team is looking for hardworking, confident people to join its events delivery team. A strong eye for detail is essential with an infectious enthusiasm for the role, a hand on approach will be needed at all times.

On a day to day basis you will be in close contact with customers and staff so an excellent customer service attitude and the ability to build working relationships with fellow team members is essential. The main responsibilities of the role include setting up the venues, setting tables, waiting tables, serving drinks and handling cash, all to be done in a friendly and professional manner.

Each event will be different, so you could be hosting a drinks reception in the biomes one week and covering every aspect of a formal dinner the next.

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 1st August 2014 

View role profile and apply for the Events and Conferences Staff Position


Site Manager

Fixed term contract until 30/10/2014
Part time position (24 hours a week)
£25,000 pro rata

The Eden Project needs to ready for business seven days a week, 365 days of the year, and in order to make this happen we need a strong site management team. Our Site Managers play a pivotal role in the day to day running of the Eden Project site, from opening the gates in the morning, ensuring the site is running smoothly thought out the day, to closing up when all our visitors have gone home.

This is a varied and unpredictable role, no two days are the same and you will need to expect the unexpected. A competent problem solver, you will have the ability to spot potential issues and fix them before they even arise, nothing can compromise our visitors experience.

You will be an excellent negotiator and have the ability to assert your authority when necessary. A skilled communicator, you will be able to interact with our visitors, the wider Eden team, and external contractors. You will be a quick thinker, calm under pressure and adaptable.
Previous experience of working in an operationally focussed role in a dynamic organisation is essential. You’ll be enthusiastic, passionate, engaging and knowledgeable, and most importantly you’ll love working with a diverse range of people.

The closing date for this position is Friday 25th July 2014

Job Description

Application Form