The National Trust Reviews

Updated Oct 14, 2021

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3.9
75%
Recommend to a Friend
58%
Approve of CEO
The National Trust Chairman Tim Parker
Tim Parker
93 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible and varied working environment and the opportunity to work with passionate motivated people(in 17 reviews)

  • "The NT really cares about its job in looking after the many places it’s responsible for(in 16 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Lower salary than comparative roles outside of the charity sector(in 17 reviews)

  • "Few weekends off, and no Bank Holidays off(in 8 reviews)

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    Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.
    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      Sep 29, 2021 - Team Leader Food and Beverage 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      nice people to work with free food and drink career progression opportunities Great Management flexible working hours

      Cons

      Nothing other than the pay is very low

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Fantastic Work Community

      Oct 14, 2021 - Team Leader 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fellow colleagues are very welcoming and generally lovely people.

      Cons

      Strict guidelines in the trust limit the individuality of property needs. Customer and staff type vary across properties, however, the standardized approach feels impersonal.

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great part time job

      Oct 11, 2021 - Catering Assistant in Dunham, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very relaxed place to work

      Cons

      Very busy in the summer

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good

      Oct 7, 2021 - Visitor Experience Officer in Reigate, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Brilliant People, Brilliant environment and hugely supportive management

      Cons

      Naff money, odd hours and slow progress

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      great job for teens and young adults

      Oct 6, 2021 - Food and Beverage Team Leader 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      living wage for all ages usually free lunch social working hours, with the option to work events

      Cons

      lack of progression for those that want it

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Great Charity, Nice People

      Sep 24, 2021 - Senior Building Surveyor in Portsmouth, South East England, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Supportive and well meaning employer

      Cons

      You cant do enough for a charity

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Wimpole Hall

      Sep 24, 2021 - Catering Assistant in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice people Customers are generally nice

      Cons

      Short staffed a lot of the time Zero hours

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Nice play but needed more staff

      Sep 21, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      People are really lovely, good sense of community

      Cons

      Often understaffed and this put a lot of pressure on

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee

      4/5

      Sep 20, 2021 - Front of House Assistant Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Membership with the job, nice surroundings to work in

      Cons

      Low pay due to zero hours contracts and small budgets

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee

      It was fine

      Sep 29, 2021 - Collection Assistant in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      A really good amount of professional training and resources available.

      Cons

      A very myopic company culture and very hierarchical set up.

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