Call for New Trustees – March 2021

Creswell Crags is home to the only verified Ice Age cave art in the UK. It is a Site of Special Scientific Interest, Scheduled Ancient Monument, has a museum and visitor centre, and is on the shortlist for sites considered for UNESCO World Heritage Site status. The charity is looking for five Trustees to take the company into its next phase of growth.

Creswell Heritage Trust is looking for individuals who are strategic thinkers, have financial, HR, marketing or legal experience, and who can oversee the successful management of the charity. We are keen to involve people from all backgrounds and perspectives. The positions are voluntary, and board meetings are generally held on site in Creswell, but virtual meetings will also continue post-lockdown and so trustees could be based anywhere.

To register an interest for the position of Trustee, please contact us for an information pack by email at:

Careers with Creswell Heritage Trust

We will post all paid work opportunities on this page. If you are interested in volunteering with Creswell Heritage Trust, or making a speculative enquiry about employment or partnership working, please see our volunteer page or general enquiry email address.

Job opportunities are at the bottom of the page. Please read this information first. 

About the Organisation:

Creswell Crags is a unique and dynamic place to work. A site of international renown for the significance of its prehistoric heritage, a Scheduled Ancient Monument and Site of Special Scientific Interest, a museum with an important archaeological and palaeontological collection, and a well-loved visitor attraction offering scenic walks, cave tours, a special events programme and a welcoming visitor centre with café and gift shop. Creswell Heritage Trust is an independent registered charity, which can be challenging but also incredibly rewarding. You will become part of a dedicated, friendly team with our sights firmly set on growth and a bright future for the precious place we look after. Career and personal development opportunities are an important part of our ethos, as well a culture of leading in our sector, and sharing best practice as an integral part of our work.

The application process:

All potential applicants can find our relevant documents (job description and person specification) here on our website. Please submit CV and covering letter via email to Finance & HR Manager

If you require any further information regarding these roles do not hesitate to contact us via telephone on 01909 720370 or email

Closing date for applications is 11.59pm on Friday 18 December 2020, with interviews to be held w/c 11 January 2021.

Interviews will be held by Zoom/Teams unless a candidate specifically requests a face to face interview, in which case this can be arranged on site, in a socially distanced manner. 

COVID considerations in the workplace

Creswell Crags is located in Tier 3, as of 2 December 2020. We are paying close attention to government instructions. Social distancing is in place throughout the site, face coverings are worn by all staff & visitors, we have regular enhanced cleaning routines in place, and hand sanitiser throughout the building. Our café is currently offering takeaway only and we record test and trace details for all visitors to the building. Staff are also working from home on a rota basis.  

What we can offer you:

  • 32 days annual leave including bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Occupational Sick Pay
  • Staff discount in café & shop
  • Free parking on site

Equal opportunities statement:

Diversity & inclusion is very important within our workplace. We are an equal opportunities employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.

There are no current job vacancies at Creswell Crags. This page will be updated when vacancies arise. 


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