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Job vacancy – Town & Tourism Assistant

Posted Wednesday, 7 August 2019

A job vacancy has arisen within the Kirkby Lonsdale Community Interest Company (CIC). This is a part-time position, based at the Information & Gift Shop in Kirkby Lonsdale, working under the Town & Tourism Manager.

Job Title

Town and Tourism Assistant 


28 hours a week Maximum

Job Description

  • Ideally someone interested in Tourism with local knowledge
  • Working with the Town and Tourism Manager to promote Kirkby Lonsdale and all it has to offer.
  • Developing ideas for creative marketing campaigns particularly over social media platforms.
  • Manage spreadsheets and be financially literate.
  • Work in a dynamic environment that requires a flexible and collaborative approach. 
  • Retail experience would be an advantage.
  • Have a customer focused approach.
  • Work with a volunteer team in a supportive role

To be successful in this role you’ll have the commercial awareness to deliver sales and meet deadlines combined with ability to plan and prioritise. You must be able to meet the challenges of a dynamic environment. This post needs someone who is flexible and collaborative. It is essential is that you enjoy engaging with people, you have a positive attitude.


  • Proven experience of marketing with social media
  • Solid computer skills, including MS Office particularly excel
  • Well-organised and detail oriented
  • Exceptional communication and copywriting skills
  • Understand the complexities of working in the community focused volunteer sector.
  • A Tourism background would be an advantage.
  • Enjoy working in a team

Closing Date

3rd September 2019

Interviews will be held on the 11th September

To apply please email a letter of application explaining why this job appeals to you together with a copy of your CV to

For an informal discussion please contact Janet Nuttall, Town and Tourism manager on 015242 97177.