Work at Tregothnan
Charcoal contractors – Kent based and Cornwall based
We are inviting expressions of interest from contractors able to manage our charcoal operations in Kent, Cornwall or both. Tregothnan is the largest producer of English charcoal in the UK. We are looking for contractors to independently manage the production of charcoal. It is an all year business with stockpiling throughout the winter period. Duties include loading of retorts, burning, packing and loading/palletising of product for onward dispatch. Tregothnan can offer purchase orders to the value of 150 tonne per annum on each independent site. The estate can offer seasoned hardwood timber predominantly oak and birch for charcoal production. We are looking for contractors with experience of woodland management and/or charcoal production with a commercial business focus. Please click here to email Andy.
Charcoal contractors – UK based, franchised/licensed operations
We are looking for charcoal producers based across the UK to contract manufacture English charcoal under licence from the Tregothnan Estate. Purchase orders for 150 tonne per annum can be offered to enable initial business start-up. Expertise and advice can be provided to licensees to help ensure quality and consistency of charcoal burn. Expertise and advice can be provided to install charcoal kilns and retorts. Pre-requisite and requirement to use Tregothnan Estate FSC certified timber haulage around the UK. Purchase orders can be used to help secure finance. Please click here to email Andy.
Tea and herbal tisane growers – internal estate tenants only
The Tregothnan Estate is looking for tenants to grow a range of herbs under contract and licence. This is an opportunity to grow tea on Tregothnan land for the Tregothnan brand of teas. Tea is rapidly expanding and increasingly specialist teas are being cultivated on Tregothnan lands, mainly in Cornwall and Kent in the UK. If you could manage a crop of one of our tisanes on Tregothnan land then please send us your CV. Small or large areas of crop will be considered and support with processing and drying will be provided. Applicants with specific crop knowledge are particularly welcome. Contract growing of crops such as chocolate mint & pineapple mint may be considered. Please click here to email Andy.
Flower growers – Cornwall based
The Tregothnan state is looking for local farmers and land owners to grow a range of flowers under contract and licence. Please click here to email Andy.
Domestic Assistant: Required to join our house team. 40 hours a week to include some weekend work and a cottage will be provided. For more details please click here to email Angie.
We are looking to employ an administration assistant to help with general duties at the Tregothnan commercial office. The position is part time at 21 hours per week with working days and hours flexible. This may include weekend hours at particularly busy periods. Duties will include answering incoming calls and pro-active telesales calls to existing customers (no cold calling required); therefore an excellent phone manner will be essential. The Tregothnan Estate requires people will a high level of presentation. Duties will also include invoicing and data entry as and when required therefore knowledge of Sage and Excel would be an advantage. We are looking for people that fit the culture of a busy and dynamic commercial office and who have something to offer in regard character and personality. Start dates may not be immediate and can be flexible for the right candidate. Please click here to email Andy.
We are currently recruiting cleaners for our holiday accommodation. Changeover days are Friday or Saturday with cleaning times allocated between 10am – 4pm. We would anticipate properties to take between 4 – 6 hours to clean on any given day. Immediate starts available. Properties are based in and around the Truro area with above average rates of pay on offer. Own transport will be needed. Training and cleaning products provided. Please click here to email Andy.
Shows and Events Retail
We are looking for casual staff to work attending a range of shows, events and exhibitions promoting and selling our products, predominantly shows based in London including Chelsea Flower Show, BBC Gardeners World, BBC Good Food Show, Real Food Festival, and Hampton Court Flower Show. An interest and passion for speciality food & drink, floristry and horticulture along with all things English would be desirable. Experience working in customer facing and retail roles required. Please click here to email Andy.