Regional Events Glencoe

Freedom Hotels
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  • Contact: Sandra Milne

A hotel to be proud of. A brilliant team. A historic, iconic location. It’s a little like working in a postcard.

One of the family...

The clue is in the name. We’re a family business through and through – family owned, family run, with a warm family welcome for guests and team alike (no embarrassing hugs or kisses though). Our seven hotels are unique (quirky even) and set in three stunning Scottish locations. Some are big, some are small and all offer good food & drink, great beds and a ton of outdoor and indoor things to do and a fun place to work.

About the role

We’ve an exciting new opportunity for a driven events person with a keen interest in weddings and celebrations to join our Family of Hotels.  This is a dual role covering The Isles of Glencoe Hotel, The Ballachulish and Kingshouse Hotel.   The position also works closely with our marketing department to create opportunities in the local area.

Reporting into our Group Sales Manager, we’re looking for an ambitious and motivated individual who has plenty of ideas to bring to the table as well as a positive and determined approach to tasks. You’ll be comfortable working on your own and as part of a team and have a keen eye for detail.

Top things you’ll deliver:

Weddings and Special events

Generation of wedding enquiries via local events, wedding fayres and open days in our three West Highland properties
Coordination and planning of all weddings and special events from point of first enquiry to handing over to our Operations department on the day
On property wedding showrounds and walk-ins
Local sales activity

Attending local networking events for F&B/room opportunities
Representing our hotels at the Lochaber Chamber of Commerce creating opportunities as and when they arise
Supporting our central sales team with client familiarisation trips
The coordination of on property launch and PR events
Local marketing

You’ll build relationships and partnerships with local businesses including referral schemes to drive local F&B opportunities and leisure memberships
You’ll seek out advertising and promotional opportunities liaising with Business Partners re social media content, collateral and in-gathering of stories
Essential

You’ll live locally and be fully engaged with the area and activities within Lochaber

With sales experience you’ll have a high attention to detail and be a great networker

You’ll also have some hands-on practical marketing experience and be comfortable with social media

A full driving license and own car (mileage allowance)

As this role covers weddings you’ll be required to work weekend days (2 weeks out of 4), especially over the winter period.

What you'll get from us

The chance to work in a friendly, forward thinking company with investment as a priority. There’s a competitive rate of pay and benefits include share save scheme and great on-site discounts

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