Introduction to Hawkwood

Hawkwood Centre for Future Thinking is set in a beautiful, sustainably run estate, As a charity, we bring together people and organisations from many backgrounds in support of creative endeavour, a flourishing community and a sustainable environment. We aim to encourage people to make a considered difference to today’s society and to our future, and our place provides an ethical, peaceful and inspirational environment to enable individuals and organisations to grow and develop.

Hawkwood values diversity and is an equal opportunities organisation, committed to creating an inclusive organisation. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who reflect the community we serve. We encourage applications from all backgrounds.

Supporting creativity and innovation is at the heart of our work. We strive to be a warm, welcoming and collaborative organisation – looking to the future but also with a deep respect for our past.

Join Our Team

We are advertising several posts to support the development of the programme and the smooth operation of our place. You will join a fun and fast-paced team, where no two days are the same!

To apply to any of our roles below, please email the relevant contact with a cover letter and CV. The email subject field needs to follow the template: “APPLICATION: + [The Title of the Job]”

If you have any general enquiries on our vacancies, please contact otherwise please explore our current job opportunities below.



Closing Date


16th February

Weekend & Overnight Duty Manager



Application Deadline: 16th of February

Hawkwood is a dynamic charity working at the intersection of creativity, education and the environment. We have a big vision with exciting plans for the future and we’re looking for two to three Trustees to join a solid board with an ambitious strategy – an organisation that does everything from hosting residencies for the UK’s most significant cultural organisations to curating future thinking courses to hosting the much-loved community farm on site.

You will have a passion for the work of Hawkwood and an understanding of place-based organisations; time to commit yourself to a programme of quarterly Trustee meetings and the ability to work with other trustees and the Chief Executive to meet the defined objectives of the charity.  The appointment is unpaid but expenses will be met.

We encourage applications from under-represented groups, particularly people from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic communities, but also a broad age range and people living with disabilities.

For an informal chat please call Chief Executive & Company Secretary Alicia Carey on 01453 759034 or email Sarah (PA to CEO) via

Please view the recruitment pack for further information and how to apply.

View Recruitment Pack

Weekend & Overnight Duty Manager – Catering

Full-time and flexible hours

Salary: £11.44/ hr

We are looking to add experienced duty managers to our catering team. The job is based within our catering department and the role is split between supervising a small team, organising the daily operations, keeping a clean operational kitchen and dining area, some basic food preparation and serving/ assisting our guests – all with a flexible, positive, can-do attitude.

Please read the job description for a little more information on the role, if you have any questions or would like to apply, please email your CV to Daniel at

Job Description