Hospitality Manager

  • Job Reference: xpress/jf/8644
  • Date Posted: 26 March 2024
  • Recruiter: Xpress Recruitment
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Hotels, Venue, Attraction, Travel and Entertainment, Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

The Place:

Our client runs an award winning venue near Edinburgh and they are currently looking for a Hospitality Manager to join their fantastic events team to take on the responsibility of running the operational side of all their events.  You will be working in a beautiful property in picturesque surroundings based near Edinburgh.

 

The Job:

  • Ensure the highest level of customer service is provided in all events, including exclusive use weddings, conferences through to small private dining experiences and board meetings.
  • Adequately staff all events, maximising resource utilisation and minimising costs where possible.
  • Liaise with other departments to facilitate smooth event planning and execution.
  • Maintain compliance with current licensing, health, safety and food hygiene requirements.
  • Demonstrate excellent standards of service and behaviour to the team.
  • Coordinate event set-up and ensure facilities exceed company standards.
  • Conduct briefings with staff before each function, providing necessary information and support.
  • Manage staff through shifts, providing regular feedback and addressing any customer complaints promptly and offer training and development opportunities where required.
  • Ensure all areas maintain a positive visual impact and cleanliness.
  • Lead and motivate staff to achieve high standards of service, exceeding customer expectations.

 

The Person:

  • Previous experience running weddings and functions within a high end establishment is essential.
  • Customer-oriented approach with excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Critical thinker with strong problem-solving abilities.
  • Team player with good organisational and time-management skills.
  • Must possess a valid driving licence.
  • Ability to work under pressure and willingness to work long hours when required.
  • Proven track record in a similar role.
  • Positive outlook on life with a passion for hospitality and high quality service.
  • Ability to bring new ideas and initiatives to the team.
  • Effective people management skills.
  • Experience in the event and wedding industry.

 

The Benefits:

Our client offers an exciting and innovative business to be part of along with an absolutely beautiful location on the outskirts of Edinburgh to work in and a great close knit team to be part of.  The salary for the right Hospitality Manager will be £34000

 

If you are a proactive and motivated individual with a passion for delivering exceptional hospitality experiences, we invite you to apply to joyce@xpressrecruitment.com.

 

Xpress Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. All candidates registering with Xpress Recruitment will need to provide proof of identity, eligibility to work in UK and any relevant qualifications and references.