Visitor Services Supervisor - Food and Beverage

  • Job Reference: 00026567-1
  • Date Posted: 2 February 2024
  • Recruiter: The National Trust for Scotland
  • Location: Brodick Castle
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: £25,603 - £27,318 pro-rata, per annum
  • Sector: Temp, Interim & Seasonal, Venue, Attraction, Travel and Entertainment, Customer Service
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

JOB PURPOSE

To provide operational delivery of the visitor experience and supervision in the Food & Beverage department at the Woodland Cafe, Red Squirrel Kiosk and on site events in line with the Trust’s policies. Delivering Performance standards and targets to ensure enjoyment of the property by visitors and members is maximised and key commercial, financial and development objectives are achieved to make the property fully sustainable.
The Visitor Services Supervisor at a Trust property plays a pivotal role ensuring that the management objectives are achieved through excellent customer service and with delegated responsibility for catering duty management is very often the face of the Trust to visitors. As such directly influences public perceptions of the Trust and is significant to developing and maintaining the property’s reputation

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

Supervising/undertaking the day-to-day operation of the property and environs to ensure an excellent customer/visitor experience. This includes supervision of:
Catering operation
 Lead with menu development and the preparation and presentation of a high-quality food and drink offer.
 Ensure compliance with health and safety, food hygiene, food allergen, licensing and environmental health standards, completing all related record-keeping.
 Assist with food led events throughout the year to support over all business goals.
Visitor experience
 Offer excellent customer service and ensure all members of the team do the same.
 Support property-wide targets for completion of visitor surveys to understand more about our visitors.
 Act as one of our duty manager team, responsible for ensuring a safe and smooth visitor operation, opening/closing the visitor, addressing issues and emergency procedure, and providing relief cover, as required.