Hotel Manager

Arisaig Hotel

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An exciting opportunity has come up for an experienced hotel manager in the stunning coastal village of Arisaig in the west Highlands of Scotland.

Arisaig Hotel is a busy and vibrant 13 bedroom hotel offering both accommodation and food whilst hosting the village pub “The Crofters Rest”. Offering 3 star standard accommodation and serving fresh local produce the hotel is popular with tourists and locals. We have maintained a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for both the hotel and the pub for the past 3 years. In addition to the hotel rooms, in 2018 we will be offering a bunkhouse to the rear of the hotel. Adjoined to the hotel is Arisaig Sea Kayak Centre which is a vastly popular sea kayak centre offering a range of trips and courses. Arisaig Archery is also based at the hotel offering both target Archery as well as exciting tag archery.

The owners are looking to appoint a hotel manager to be a key part in continuing to drive the business forward. Since buying the hotel 5 years ago the owners have made huge strides in restoring the hotels former glory. There is still plenty more to do and room to grow the business, the hotel manager will take control of the day to day operation of the hotel as well as working with the owners developing the future strategy, revenue, and marketing. This is an ideal opportunity for someone keen to move up the hotel management ladder, as hotel manager you will be given the chance to showcase your talent  and take credit for the results. There will be an uncapped profit share bonus to reward results.


Due to the nature of the role, the post holder is required to work weekends as well as undertaking evening shifts as and when required. As a seasonal operation, extended holiday is reserved for the business’ winter shutdown.

In return for your experience, skills, passion, and efforts, you will be rewarded with an inspiring place to work, exciting projects working with great people, and a business you can make your mark on as well as having the chance to demonstrate you skills whilst being financially rewarded for doing so. 

Closing date for appications is the 11/02/2018

The successful applicant will ideally be a hands-on manager who understands the workings and constraints of a small business. You will recruit and lead a team of up to 20 seasonal staff. As a small, independent operation, you will need to juggle lots of balls, wear lots of hats, and be extremely resourceful.

It is important that you are tech savvy, results-driven and able to demonstrate financial success. You will be forward-thinking, able to recognise market trends and respond accordingly. In respect of personal qualities, the new manager will be flexible, extremely hard-working, honest, and loyal. You will be a people person, ensuring strong professional relationships with colleagues, guests, and the local community alike.

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