Amazing 5* hotel opportunities in Southeast England

Are you ready to commute or relocate to the most amazing places in Southeast England, where you can be part of one of a kind five-star luxury country houses who are reputable for their award-winning Spa and outdoor facilities, equally their rosette awarded restaurants.

Change hospitality recruitment is now looking for passionate hoteliers who would love to get out of the hassle of London and be surrounded by beautiful nature and lakes of Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire for the following positions:

* Senior/Spa Receptionist
* Spa & Hotel Reservationist
* Restaurant Manager 2 rosettes
* Chef de Rang 2 rosette
* Regional Sales Manager

If you’re a qualified and experienced 5 *hotelier who is looking for a change, then these are fantastic opportunities for you.

Would you like to know more about these role and relocation, please get in touch today!

Please feel free to connect with Fiona Formicola on LinkedIn to keep in touch!

Change are acting as an Employment Agency in this instance. Please quote the reference given/job title in the subject line of your email.

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5* Senior Spa Receptionist – Leading hotel of the world

We are thrilled to be working with a unique luxury Hotel Country House part of the leading hotels of the worlds that has central London qualities and benefits without the hassle!

We are looking for a Senior Receptionist who will be the face of their ultra-relaxed and professional operation. The ideal candidate will need previous experience of leading a team in a busy hotel reception from a 5-star environment and ideally knowledge about hotel booking system. More importantly, looking for a positive and flexible attitude with great guest interactions and communication in English and wants to contribute to a fantastic team.

Essential

* Clear conversational English Language
* A flexible attitude
* Ability to follow specific instructions
* Previous experience of as a competent receptionist
* Trainer Techniques Certificate
* Opera trained

Desirable:

* Previous hotel experience
* Previous management information system experience
* system experience

Salary & benefit

* £18,500
* Use of leisure facilities-Gym/swimming pool
* One free meal/ day
* Uniform and shuttle transportation
* Generous discount for you/family/friends
* Dental care/holiday entitlements increase after two years
* Staff accommodation if required
* Excellent Training & Development opportunities

the ideal candidate will understand what it takes to be the best and preferably with proven success in a similar environment you will be the face of this relaxed and ultra-professional operation. But more than that, we’re looking for a positive, flexible attitude, great guest interaction and communication and the desire to play your part in a fantastic team.

Would you like to live and be surrounded by nature and work for one-of-a-kind Hotel Mansion, apply now and be part of a historic journey!

Please feel free to connect with Fiona Formicola at Change to keep in touch!

The Change Group are acting as an Employment Agency in this instance.

5* Spa Receptionist – Spectacular Resort

We are thrilled to be working with a unique luxury hotel part of the leading hotels of the worlds who offers sheer indulgence to all sort of outdoor activities and their award-winning Spa and health club that soothes, stimulates and inspires.

The ideal candidate would be a passionate and confident Receptionist who can deliver outstanding customer service to their guest.

* Proactive attitude
* Excellent communication
* Approachable & friendly personality

Essential

* Clear conversational/written English language
* Flexible attitude
* Ability to follow instructions
* Previous experience of reception duties

Desirable

* Previous hotel experience
* Previous management information system experience

Salary & benefit

* £17 350
* Use of leisure facilities-Gym/swimming pool
* One free meal/ day
* Uniform and shuttle transportation
* Generous discount for you/family/friends
* Dental care/holiday entitlements increase after two years
* Staff accommodation if required
* Excellent Training & Development opportunities

the ideal candidate will understand what it takes to be the best and preferably with proven success in a similar environment you will be the face of this relaxed and ultra-professional operation. But more than that, we’re looking for a positive, flexible attitude, great guest interaction and communication and the desire to play your part in a fantastic team.

Would you like to live and be surrounded by nature and work for one-of-a-kind Luxury resort, apply now and be part of a historic journey!

Please feel free to connect with Fiona Formicola at Change to keep in touch!

The Change Group are acting as an Employment Agency in this instance.

Chef de Rang – AA Rosette French Restaurant

We are proudly working alongside one of Britain’s finest stately homes which for centuries has drawn the rich and the famous to stay in the peaceful seclusion of its country state, surrounded by award winning facilities. They are now looking for a Chef de Rang to be a part of their AA Rosette award winning international/French fine dining restaurant.

Salary: £19 500 +grats – this could be negotiable for the right candidate plus live in

The main restaurant offers superb International cuisine, with fine wines from their extensive cellar. Serving lunch and dinner, there are also four private dining rooms created to reflect the mood of the occasion.

This role is ideal for someone who can ensure the highest standards within the allocated area of work, present and serve all food and beverage items from the menus and tariffs as directed by the line manager. Responsible for ensuring and maintaining the cleanliness of workplace area. Actively promote the restaurant and its products.

Main tasks:

* To ensure stillroom is always in a presentable manner. All silver, crockery and equipment are kept polished and in good order
* To ensure that all the correct mise-en-place is in place for each service, to the levels of the business;
* To assist in carrying out the day to day service to guests, ensuring standards are met and surpassed. To be polite and courteous always;
* To communicate with your fellow colleagues within the department, ensuring product knowledge and awareness throughout, promoting teamwork;
* Ensure requisition as required, of relevant stocks of equipment, dry goods as per business levels;
* To liaise with all your colleagues daily, both front and back of house;
* To have a basic knowledge of the products and services offered in the restaurant ensure that all breakages to equipment and furnishings are reported and recorded
* Must be fully up to date on all aspects of Health & Safety licensing and legislation, as well as food hygiene laws, and employment laws relevant to this position.

Candidate

* Experience in a restaurant of similar standard;
* A knowledge of culinary French is essential;
* A knowledge of classic and modern cuisine & wines;
* Knowledge of condiments and accompaniments.

If you think you’re the ideal candidate and wants to be part of service and historic excellence send your CV now!

Change Hospitality are acting as an Employment Agency in this instance

Please feel free to connect with Fiona Formicola at Change to keep in touch!

Restaurant Manager £35-38k + grats -AA Rosette

We are proudly working alongside one of Britain’s finest stately homes which for centuries has drawn the rich and the famous to stay in the peaceful seclusion of its country state, surrounded by award winning facilities. They are now looking for a Restaurant Manager to be a part of their AA Rosette award winning international fine dining restaurant.

The main restaurant offers superb International cuisine, with fine wines from their extensive cellar. Serving lunch and dinner, there are also four private dining rooms created to reflect the mood of the occasion.

Ideally for this role it should be someone who who can be responsible to meet overall revenue and cost targets to ensure profitable operations. Equally to ensure high standard of service, quality, deficiencies, appearance, and hospitality in staff & organisation.

Main tasks:

* Oversees the scheduling of personnel and the setup of rooms based upon anticipated guest counts and client needs;
* Takes reservations and checks reservation schedules to maximise revenue;
* Greets and seats members and guests;
* Carefully supervises to help assure proper service, i.e. pours wine and takes orders when necessary;
* Inspects dining room employees to ensure they are in proper uniform at all times;
* Conducts the recruitment, training and supervision of all service staff under the guidance of the Personnel Manager;
* Maintain and upkeep the restaurant website, to ensure accuracy and to keep current with market trends;
* Provides appropriate and timely reports concerning employee hours, schedules and pay rates etc.;
* Assists in the production of daily sales analysis and other reports;
* Assures that the restaurant is secure at the end of day;
* Keeps an inventory of dining room items including silverware, coffee pots, water pitchers, salt and pepper holders and sugar bowls;
* Assists in the development and maintenance of the restaurant reservation system;

Candidate profile:

* Previous experience in a similar position, ideally in a Rosette/Michelin establishment;
* Good knowledge of food & wine;
* Experience in the identification and implementation of staff training and development;
* Computer literate (Word, Outlook and Database knowledge);
* Proven leadership and interpersonal skills;
* ‘Hands on Manager’

If you think you’re the ideal candidate and wants to be part of service and historic excellence send your CV now! Change Hospitality are acting as an Employment Agency in this instance

Account Executive

Accounts Executive

Up to £25k!

Hertfordshire

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Accounts Executive to join one of the UK’s most creative and dynamic hospitality and event companies.

Our Client is a fast paced and quickly growing business, looking for an accounts executive to manage client relationships, convert reactive leads and build retention and growth.

As a great communicator with strong business acumen, you must be excited at the prospect of developing your career within a fast moving and ambitious business, with the opportunity to take on more responsibility as the company grows.

Responsibilities:

* Meeting with clients, maintain relationships and sell the company and product.
* Respond to incoming enquiries from existing accounts, generate relevant sales proposals and send out and secure client booking forms
* Be a key contributor to the Sales strategy and to develop and establish clear work plans to achieve relevant targets and goals
* Plan and deliver proactive sales activities, FAM Trips, meetings & incentives designed to grow loyalty and long-term relationships
* Liaise with the Operations Team to ensure a smooth handover of sold events, ensuring that events are planned and delivered to client’s specification and budget
* Monitor and report regularly on all sales activity and provide a weekly forecast report to the Commercial Director
* Achieve agreed targets and goals by maintaining company set conversion rates
* Organise and attend meetings with reactive contacts to develop relationships and seek out new opportunities with new stakeholders and bookers
* Liaise with the Marketing Team where required to secure relevant marketing support
* Attend booked events for allocated accounts to ensure that client relationship is nurtured and grown
* Ensure that all sales and account management administration procedures are properly implemented and completed to achieve targets

Personal Attributes:

* Professional attitude to work
* High integrity and openness combined – committed to good governance.
* Excited to be part of a fast-growing team
* Excellent phone and ‘face-to-face’ manner
* Team Player and self-starter with an enthusiastic and positive outlook
* Methodical and organised approach to work with exceptional attention to detail
* Fun with a good sense of humour!

Account Executive

Accounts Executive

Up to £25k!

Hertfordshire

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Accounts Executive to join one of the UK’s most creative and dynamic hospitality and event companies.

Our Client is a fast paced and quickly growing business, looking for an accounts executive to manage client relationships, convert reactive leads and build retention and growth.

As a great communicator with strong business acumen, you must be excited at the prospect of developing your career within a fast moving and ambitious business, with the opportunity to take on more responsibility as the company grows.

Responsibilities:

* Meeting with clients, maintain relationships and sell the company and product.
* Respond to incoming enquiries from existing accounts, generate relevant sales proposals and send out and secure client booking forms
* Be a key contributor to the Sales strategy and to develop and establish clear work plans to achieve relevant targets and goals
* Plan and deliver proactive sales activities, FAM Trips, meetings & incentives designed to grow loyalty and long-term relationships
* Liaise with the Operations Team to ensure a smooth handover of sold events, ensuring that events are planned and delivered to client’s specification and budget
* Monitor and report regularly on all sales activity and provide a weekly forecast report to the Commercial Director
* Achieve agreed targets and goals by maintaining company set conversion rates
* Organise and attend meetings with reactive contacts to develop relationships and seek out new opportunities with new stakeholders and bookers
* Liaise with the Marketing Team where required to secure relevant marketing support
* Attend booked events for allocated accounts to ensure that client relationship is nurtured and grown
* Ensure that all sales and account management administration procedures are properly implemented and completed to achieve targets

Personal Attributes:

* Professional attitude to work
* High integrity and openness combined – committed to good governance.
* Excited to be part of a fast-growing team
* Excellent phone and ‘face-to-face’ manner
* Team Player and self-starter with an enthusiastic and positive outlook
* Methodical and organised approach to work with exceptional attention to detail
* Fun with a good sense of humour!

Account Executive

Accounts Executive

Up to £25k!

Hertfordshire

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Accounts Executive to join one of the UK’s most creative and dynamic hospitality and event companies.

Our Client is a fast paced and quickly growing business, looking for an accounts executive to manage client relationships, convert reactive leads and build retention and growth.

As a great communicator with strong business acumen, you must be excited at the prospect of developing your career within a fast moving and ambitious business, with the opportunity to take on more responsibility as the company grows.

Responsibilities:

* Respond to incoming enquiries from existing accounts, generate relevant sales proposals and send out and secure client booking forms
* Be a key contributor to the Sales strategy and to develop and establish clear work plans to achieve relevant targets and goals
* Plan and deliver proactive sales activities, FAM Trips, meetings & incentives designed to grow loyalty and long-term relationships
* Liaise with the Operations Team to ensure a smooth handover of sold events, ensuring that events are planned and delivered to client’s specification and budget
* Monitor and report regularly on all sales activity and provide a weekly forecast report to the Commercial Director
* Achieve agreed targets and goals by maintaining company set conversion rates
* Organise and attend meetings with reactive contacts to develop relationships and seek out new opportunities with new stakeholders and bookers
* Liaise with the Marketing Team where required to secure relevant marketing support
* Attend booked events for allocated accounts to ensure that client relationship is nurtured and grown
* Ensure that all sales and account management administration procedures are properly implemented and completed to achieve targets

Personal Attributes:

* Professional attitude to work
* High integrity and openness combined – committed to good governance.
* Excited to be part of a fast-growing team
* Excellent phone and ‘face-to-face’ manner
* Team Player and self-starter with an enthusiastic and positive outlook
* Methodical and organised approach to work with exceptional attention to detail
* Fun with a good sense of humour!

Head of Finance – Events & Hospitality

Financial Controller – Amazing Events & Hospitality Company

£50-55K + Bonus

Hertfordshire

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Financial Controller to join one of the UK’s most creative and dynamic hospitality and event companies.

Our Client is a past paced and quickly growing business, looking for a strong leader who has a range of skills across multiple financial disciplines to support the Board of Directors of the business to make sound business decisions.

As a great communicator with strong business acumen, you must be excited at the prospect of developing your career within a fast moving and ambitious business, with the opportunity to take on more responsibility as the company grows.

Duties:

* Lead on all aspects of financial operations and reporting
* To form a close working relationship with the Board of Directors.
* Provide financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business drivers to the Board and key stakeholders
* To provide strong leadership and management to the Finance Team

Requirements:

* 5+ years’ experience in accounts or finance.
* Qualified member of a major UK accountancy body – CIMA, ACCA etc.
* Well educated with exceptionally strong written, numerical and verbal communication skills.
* Experience of working in a target driven, fast-growing and dynamic environment.
* Experience in compiling and reporting Board information and key KPI’s and strategic financial planning.
* Experience of managing and leading a team.
* Experience of dealing with international subsidiaries and payments.
* Appropriate experience relevant to the role in Hospitality & Events.
* Exceptional communication skills at all levels
* Keen problem solver with the ability and willingness to take ownership & resolve issues
* Ability to be flexible and to thrive in a hardworking team
* Results driven and motivated to work to hit and exceed targets
* Ability to handle high levels of pressure and critical decision-making.
* Ability to develop and maintain strong, professional working relationships with colleagues
* Experience in using Google Suite (Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google
* Slides) and CRM systems (We use Salesforce).
* Experience of using online accounting systems (we use Xero)
* Full driving license.

Personal Attributes:

* Professional attitude to work
* High integrity and openness combined – committed to good governance.
* Excited to be part of a fast-growing team
* Excellent phone and ‘face-to-face’ manner
* Team Player and self-starter with an enthusiastic and positive outlook
* Methodical and organised approach to work with exceptional attention to detail
* Fun with a good sense of humour!

Closing date for applications Tuesday 3rd April.

Interviews from Monday 9th April.

The Change Group is acting as an employment agency in this instance.

Head of Finance – Amazing Events Company

Financial Controller – Amazing Events & Hospitality Company

£50-55K + Bonus

Hertfordshire

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Financial Controller to join one of the UK’s most creative and dynamic hospitality and event companies.

Our Client is a past paced and quickly growing business, looking for a strong leader who has a range of skills across multiple financial disciplines to support the Board of Directors of the business to make sound business decisions.

As a great communicator with strong business acumen, you must be excited at the prospect of developing your career within a fast moving and ambitious business, with the opportunity to take on more responsibility as the company grows.

Duties:

* Lead on all aspects of financial operations and reporting
* To form a close working relationship with the Board of Directors.
* Provide financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business drivers to the Board and key stakeholders
* To provide strong leadership and management to the Finance Team

Requirements:

* 5+ years’ experience in accounts or finance.
* Qualified member of a major UK accountancy body – CIMA, ACCA etc.
* Well educated with exceptionally strong written, numerical and verbal communication skills.
* Experience of working in a target driven, fast-growing and dynamic environment.
* Experience in compiling and reporting Board information and key KPI’s and strategic financial planning.
* Experience of managing and leading a team.
* Experience of dealing with international subsidiaries and payments.
* Appropriate experience relevant to the role in Hospitality & Events.
* Exceptional communication skills at all levels
* Keen problem solver with the ability and willingness to take ownership & resolve issues
* Ability to be flexible and to thrive in a hardworking team
* Results driven and motivated to work to hit and exceed targets
* Ability to handle high levels of pressure and critical decision-making.
* Ability to develop and maintain strong, professional working relationships with colleagues
* Experience in using Google Suite (Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides) and CRM systems (We use Salesforce).
* Experience of using online accounting systems (we use Xero)
* Full driving license.

Personal Attributes:

* Professional attitude to work
* High integrity and openness combined – committed to good governance.
* Excited to be part of a fast-growing team
* Excellent phone and ‘face-to-face’ manner
* Team Player and self-starter with an enthusiastic and positive outlook
* Methodical and organised approach to work with exceptional attention to detail
* Fun with a good sense of humour!

Closing date for applications Tuesday 3rd April.

Interviews from Monday 9th April.

The Change Group is acting as an employment agency in this instance.