Careers & Apprenticeships

Grow your Career Opportunities with Jobs at Tregothnan

At Tregothnan we have a diverse range of careers and job opportunities from Maintenance to Marketing and from Forestry to Accounts. We aim to take on employees who can become ambassadors of the Estate and provide the excellent service we aim for. Any job roles advertised are for individuals who would like a challenging role where they can grow and develop alongside experienced teams. If you have what it takes to contribute to a strong and vibrant team in any of the roles below then please send a CV and covering letter to our HR team at

Current Opportunities

Job title         Trading Assistant

Salary              Salary Dependent on experience

Location         Tregothnan Estate, Truro, Cornwall

Contract         Full or part time hours considered

Job Duties & Tasks:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Put together sales campaigns with emails, letters and samples
  • Update and correspond from Media Masterfile.
  • To assist in building successful relationships with new and existing Tregothnan customers, growing market share through the relevant customer, category and shopper growth drivers.
  • To build strong relationships via traditional means such as phone and email as well as innovative new methods.
  • To continuously improve Tregothnan’s financial performance through customer behaviours, (impacting, for example, excellent and responsive communication, maintain the highest standard expected of the luxury brand and our customers).
  • To help deliver and exceed against sales, margin and investment plans

Key Tasks:

  • Record and maintain a database for CRM to include:
    • Key Contacts
    • Business type
    • Product range
    • Potential
  • Take new customer enquiries, assess long term potential and cross selling opportunities e.g. tea, holiday cottages, charcoal and honey.
  • Attend customer events.
  • Efficiently and accurately input customer orders into the system within the appropriate timescales.
  • Answer and transfer internal and external telephone calls in line with company standards.
  • Manage customer complaints and service queries in the correct way using internal system.
  • Seek out opportunities to delight our customers.
  • Provide excellent copy for use in sales & marketing literature and the company website.

Essential Experience

  • Writing letters to an excellent standard
  • Ability to communicate confidently at all levels
  • Customer service/care skills
  • Awareness of quality procedures
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and individually
  • Intermediate level of IT Skills – Excel / Outlook / Word
  • Correspondence, especially email and letters
  • Mail merge
  • Basic Negotiation
  • Stakeholder management
  • Category management
  • Basic Forecasting
  • Email, Excel & PowerPoint

For more information on this role please contact

Job title     Woodsman

Salary Salary Dependent on experience

Location Tregothnan Estate, Truro, Cornwall

Contract Permanent Position 39 Hours per week

This is a great opportunity for the right individual to fulfil their full potential and development at a very exciting period of time in the history of woodland management on the estate.   The work will be varied and cover all aspects of woodland management in a challenging natural environment, from small scale harvesting to tree planting, establishment and maintenance in predominantly broadleaf woodland and will also include some arboricultural work.

For more information on this role please contact


Job title     Charcoal Assistant

Salary Salary dependent on experience

Location Tregothnan Estate, Mereworth, Kent

Contract Permanent Position Flexible Hours to include Saturdays

We are seeking a Charcoal Assistant to work predominantly within the Charcoal business assisting the charcoal production manager with the day to day production of charcoal and maintenance of the on-site equipment . In addition to this the new resource will also work on average one day a week with the Kent Wood Reeve managing the estates woodlands (planting, weeding, cutting down trees) As well as assisting with general maintenance and gardening throughout the Kent Estate as and when required.


For more information on this role please contact



Award Winning Apprenticeships

We are very proud of our apprenticeship scheme at Tregothnan. In 2016 we won the Employer of the Year Award at the Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards and in 2017 were Highly Commended at the South West Regional Final of the National Apprenticeship Awards.  We are now listed as one of the UK’s Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers.

Our scheme delivers a range of apprenticeships, each of which offers a skill in a dedicated subject area, as well as some broad employment and business skills to prepare apprentices for fulfilling careers in their chosen field. Apprentices at Tregothnan get to work with highly experienced managers and team members and have an exceptional environment in which to build their career. Successful applicants will be self-motivated individuals with passion and enthusiasm for our apprenticeship programmes.


Tregothnan Apprenticeship Scheme
Employer of the Year Award, Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards. From left to right: Terry Herron, Claire Scholes, Jack Prangley , Josh Llewellyn, Neil Bennett, Sam Moore.

Our next apprenticeship vacancies will be listed in early 2019.


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