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A career in hospitality is hard work but it is also one of the most rewarding – a vibrant, fast-paced environment where every day is different and brings its own challenges and rewards.

Peckforton Castle truly is an enchanting place to work, an award winning and breathtaking and very unique venue. Our service philosophy is paramount in all that we do and subsequently in all the roles within the Castle. As a result we look to employ exceptional individuals who share the same passion for customer service as we do.

Please find our current vacancies listed below:

Now Recruiting:

Wedding Coordinator - £17k PA

The Role:

The majority of emphasis will be on wedding coordination (although there will be an expectation that our candidate supports conference and event coordination to suit the needs of the business)
Create an excellent first impression to all callers/visitors
Meeting with interested individuals to discuss their options, ideas and to show them around our facilities and familiarise them with our services
Holding follow-up meetings with individuals as required
Building relationships with individuals to gain their confidence and trust to ensure a thorough understanding of their needs and help turn their dream event into a reality
Striking the perfect balance between agreeing to individuals’ bespoke requirements whilst respecting the boundaries as to what is operationally realistic
Taking all opportunities to convert enquiries into sales at the best rate to maximise revenue
Having a good knowledge of hotel’s facilities and services.

The Person:

With a helpful and friendly manner, you will have the ability to cope well under pressure and work well as part of a team
Flexible attitude
Superb attention to detail
Ability to meet tight deadlines
Enthusiastic and energetic
Ability to prioritise work
Experience in a similar role within a hotel environment would be an advantage
Customer focussed with excellent communication skills and a “can do” attitude
Fluent spoken and written English and a good level of computer literacy
Well presented, professional and articulate

To apply please send your CV via email to Jo-Anne McKnight jmcknight@peckfortoncastle.co.uk

Banqueting and Bar Staff - £6.50 per hour

Previous waiting experience and bar work is essential. Own transport is preferred due to location of work. Duties will include serving food and drink, clearing and resetting tables, keeping the work area clean and tidy and other associated tasks as required. The hours of work vary. Shift work. To apply please send a CV via email to ljohnson@peckfortoncastle.co.uk for the attention of Lauren Johnson.

Conference and Banqueting Supervisor – Full Time, Salary £16,000 pa

Reporting to the Conference & Banqueting Manager your main duties & responsibilities will be:

  • To assist the C&B Manager in the smooth operation of all areas of the C&B department.
  • To supervise and co-ordinate events, ensuring that guest expectations are met and consistently exceeded.
  • To lead by example, and exhibit a hands on management style.
  • Plan and allocate tasks to team members, ensuring all staff are fully utilised and ensuring all rooms are set and serviced to the required hotel standard.
  • Liaise and co-ordinate pre and post service team briefing’s. Ensuring a pro-active approach to developing the guest experience.
  • To liaise between the guest and hotel teams to ensure complete guest satisfaction, identifying and responding to any guest requests, efficiently and effectively.
  • Oversee the cashing up of all function bars.
  • To carry out and record equipment stock levels.
  • Prepare, implement and monitor work hours on staff rotas that reflect current levels of business whilst ensuring that the department is adequately covered at all times.
  • To communicate & liaise with all departments on a daily basis as and when required.

 

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Good experience working in a busy C&B environment, particularly weddings
  • Good Management and Leadership Skills
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Commitment to delivering excellent customer care
  • A get up and go attitude

 

Please note that you must be eligible to live and work in the UK in order to be considered for this position.

If you haven't heard from us within 14 days please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.

Please email your CV’s to Lauren Johnson via ljohnson@peckfortoncastle.co.uk

To enquire further please contact:

Daniel Naylor: Operations and Human Resources Manager
Email: dnaylor@peckfortoncastle.co.uk
Tel: 01829 260 930