Work for us


Join our busy team at weddings and events – working behind the bar and helping keep on top of drinks service.

Hours can fit around you and your availability, but most of our events fall on Thursdays and Saturdays.

Generous renumeration based on experience and ability to commit to the role.

  • To be able to work under pressure
  • Ability to work as a team and independently
  • Willing to work weekends and evenings
  • Not be afraid to ‘get stuck in’ – bar work, glass clearing, pouring reception drinks, moving furniture if required, checking the loo facilities, and keeping the venue looking fabulous throughout the event.

For more information please get in touch!


Crosslands Hill Farming Company and Thirsk Lodge Barns, part of Thirsk Hall Estates, are looking to appoint an Executive Assistant to join our small but expanding team and support our growth.

The Executive Assistant will provide administrative and coordination support to the Directors and senior management team while also acting as the ‘office manager’ to support the smooth day to day operations for the business.

The position would suit a professional who has experience of working in a professional environment and wants to develop and grow their experience in a start-up environment. The role has multiple demands and would suit someone who always thrives in a fast paced and dynamic environment balancing speed and quality in task completion.

  • Able to think on your feet, with a proactive approach and able to work effectively, independently and as part of a team small and growing team
  • An outstanding communicator, displaying superb written and spoken English
  • Comfortable in liaising with individuals at all levels
  • Able to respond effectively to stakeholders and time sensitive queries
  • Able to produce documents and reports when required and present findings back to senior management in a clear and articulate manner
  • Has demonstrable multi-tasking skills, able to show evidence of effective workload prioritization, being super-organized and showing great attention to detail
  • Strong IT literacy and proficient in MS Office having advance Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Able to work in an agile environment where focus can be on multiple concurrent projects, and to priorities workload accordingly
  • Trustworthy and discreet, able to process data and information with uncompromised integrity and confidentiality
  • Can demonstrate critical thinking and sound decision-making skills
  • Able to work as part of a diverse team, build trust and ask for help when needed
  • An understanding of the rural environment within which we work.

The right candidate will be directly supporting the Directors including:

  • Management of departmental, timesheets and rotas
  • Assist with compliance and statutory policies and procedures including Health and Safety and HR. Some experience in HR would be an advantage
  • Acting as a first point of contact: dealing with correspondence, managing diaries and organising meetings and where appropriate staffing.
  • Supporting the Marketing and Sales team.
  • Supporting the finance team. Some experience in Payroll / Bookkeeping would be an advantage
  • Booking and arranging travel, transport and accommodation
  • Liaising with staff, suppliers and clients
  • Organising personal commitments
  • Strict adherence to confidentiality and protection of company, Estate and private affairs / property

About the businesses: Farming, Woodland Management and Residential Property is at the heart of Thirsk Hall Estates but within the last few years there has been a focus on diversification; including commercial office space, a wedding venue and a hotel and restaurant (in the infancy of planning). The right candidate will be willing and excited to work across this broad business helping in a varied range of tasks.





Thirsk Lodge Barns is an exclusive use venue hosting everything from weddings to pop up restaurants, life drawing classes, seasonal events, talks and conferences. If you are interested in working with us at Thirsk Lodge Barns, please get in touch.