Hotel Manager - Adkins Cheurfi

Hotel Manager

Market related permanent Hotel Manager Berwick-upon-Tweed
Job application end date: 2024-03-27

Our client, a 3* hotel in the heart of the historic market town, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, is looking for an experienced Hotel Manager. This stunning venue has seen a lot of recent investment and has great potential to be a key player in Berwick’s Wedding and Event’s scene. The hotel boasts 26 well-appointed bedrooms, a cocktail bar, a on-site restaurant, a dedicated Wedding & Events function suite for up to 300 guests, and a separate conferencing wing catering to corporate events and celebratory occasions. 

Job Summary:

We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Hotel General Manager to oversee the operations of our client’s 3* multi-revenue property. The successful candidate will possess excellent business acumen and demonstrate exceptional leadership and communication skills. This role requires a hands-on approach and a focus on sales and business development. The General Manager will be responsible for maximising revenue channels and ensuring the smooth management of the hotel, on-site restaurant, bar, and events suites. This role would be perfectly suited to someone who has proven experience of hotel business development through event & MICE sales and is keen to implement positive change. Please note there is a live-in option available on-site.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing and implementing business strategies to drive growth and profitability
  • Suggesting and implementing changes to enhance the venue’s wedding and events offerings
  • Overseeing the general management of the hotel, including the accommodation, restaurant, bar, and events suites
  • Creating a vision for change and development within the property
  • Responsible for staff management including training recruitment and staff development 

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a General Manager in a similar-sized operation or larger
  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a Hotel Manager, Director of Sales, or Operations Manager in a larger hotel operation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Relevant qualification in Hotel Management or a related field

Skills and Experience:

  • Proven experience in business development and revenue management
  • Excellent leadership capabilities and the ability to motivate and manage a team
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in event management and wedding planning
  • Knowledge of food and beverage management
  • Recruitment and team management skills

Working Conditions:

This is a full-time, permanent position. The Hotel Manager will be expected to work standard hours, with occasional flexibility required to accommodate events and business needs. The role will involve both office-based tasks and regular interaction with staff and guests on-site.

If you are an experienced Hotel / General Manager with a passion for the hospitality industry and a drive for success, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity to develop and grow our venue’s wedding and event offerings. The hotel offers a fantastic newly renovated space, reflecting recent investment.