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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:

Restaurant Manager - £18,000 - £22,000

Reporting to the Food and Beverage Manager your main duties & responsibilities will be:

  • To assist the Food and Beverage Manager in the smooth operation of all areas of the Restaurant department ensuring that the 1851 Restaurant maintains its 3 Rosettes and strives for excellence at all times.
  • To ensure all products and services are charged correctly and procedures are followed to track, capture and analyse revenue streams.
  • To develop, train and monitor all personnel within the department.
  • To assist the food and beverage Manager in seeking ways to enhance the profits of the business through cost control and by constantly using up sales opportunities. to improve gross margins.
  • Liaise with Reception regarding each arrival, departure, and special requirements for guests.
  • To monitor departmental training, keep records and consistently review effectiveness in delivery.
  • Liaise with the Head Housekeeper regarding linen requirements for the department.
  • To communicate & liaise with all departments on a daily basis as and when required.
  • To complete the daily paperwork at the beginning and end of the shift, including float counts, balancing tills, cashing up.
  •  To carry out Hotel Duty Management shifts as and when required.
  • To assist in other F&B led departments such as Brasserie and conference & banqueting.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Strong background working at Restaurant Manager level in a 2/3 Rosette Restaurant
  • Excellent Management and Leadership Skills
  • Proven track record in training and developing a team
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • A get up and go attitude

Please send your CV to Emmeline Coppock via email ECoppock@peckfortoncastle.co.uk

Conference and Banqueting Manager - £22,000 - £25,000

The duties of the Conference & Banqueting Manager job include:

  • Ensuring the C&B Operation runs smoothly to meet and exceed the Company’s high standards.
  • Providing and ensuring the C&B operations team provide the highest levels of operational and customer service
  • Managing all aspects of Health, Safety and Food Hygiene
  • Training and Development of the team
  • Maximising Sales Opportunities
  • Accountability for ensuring all products and services are charged correctly and all monies are accounted for

To meet the challenge of the Conference & Banqueting Manager role you will need to possess:

  • Previous experience in a similar role running Weddings, Banqueting, Conference, Corporate and Private Functions.
  • Demonstrable leadership, interpersonal, motivation and communication skills.
  • A proven track record of running a successful, busy C&B Operation
  • The drive and tenacity to succeed.

Please send your CV to Emmeline Coppock via email ECoppock@peckfortoncastle.co.uk

Receptionist - Full/Part time

A fantastic opportunity for a bright and enthusiastic receptionist to join their team.

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

  • To assist the Reception Manager in the smooth operation of all areas of the reception department.
  • To liaise between the guest and hotel teams to ensure complete guest satisfaction, identifying and responding to any guest requests, efficiently and effectively.
  • Responsible for switchboard operation and transferring phone calls to correct extension or taking accurate messages.
  • Responsible for the making of reservations for guests over phone, in writing, or walk ins.
  • Collecting, posting, and balancing payments to the Rezlynx system.
  • Accounting for all activity (transactions & postings) for entire shift.
  • Informing guests of amenities available as well as pertinent hotel information at all times.
  • Oversee the cashing up of the reception till.
  • To communicate & liaise with all departments on a daily basis as and when required.

Your working hours will be on a shift pattern.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Good experience working in a busy reception environment.
  • Good communication and organisational skills.
  • Commitment to delivering excellent customer care.
  • A get up and go attitude.

Please send your CV to Stephanie Dennan via email sdennan@peckfortoncastle.co.uk

To enquire further please contact:

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