WEDDING AND HOSPITALITY MANAGER
We are looking for a full-time proactive Wedding and Hospitality Manager with the ambition to build the hospitality business at Boconnoc.
Boconnoc is a family-owned rural estate in south east Cornwall comprising 7000 acres, 70 residential properties, forestry, farms and a hospitality business. The team consists of Head of People and Projects, Property Assistant, Wedding and Events Coordinator, Wedding host, a Housekeeping team of five, Gardener and a Maintenance team of two. We have a part time Land Agent and freelance Marketing Manager.
The estate is profitable and is in a good position to develop the future business portfolio. Business income is derived 31% from let residential, 17% from let agriculture, 38% from hospitality and approaching 10% commercial.
The aim is to continue growing the opportunities on the estate to create more jobs in the local community and continue bringing the estate to life.
This full-time role requires a proactive individual, with a passion for bringing clients’ dreams to life. The candidate needs excellent communication and negotiation skills, financial acumen, experience in bringing in business and converting enquiries into bookings.
As the Wedding and Hospitality Manager you will develop and deliver a yearly sales plan with agreed KPIs to increase occupancy rates across the weddings and holiday lets business. You will be responsible for managing the Wedding and Event Coordinator, part time freelance Marketing Manager and Wedding Hosts.
As a Wedding & Hospitality Manager you will be responsible for bringing in new clients and creating exceptional experiences for guests.
During covid we spent time thinking about what we wanted the future of the business to focus on. These pillars help us make decisions and we always take steps, however small to work towards them.
We are a small, hands-on team who support each other to live our values; being open, honest and fair in our actions. We challenge the business, ourselves and each other and reflect on what went well, seeking proactive change and continual improvement. We aim to keep things real and simple, across all aspects of the estate ensuring we have time for playfulness within our roles. Our aspirations are to be continually improving, and we are looking for like-minded people to join us on our journey.
Diversity and inclusion:
At Boconnoc, we value our people. We will listen, encourage and celebrate uniqueness. We strive to maintain diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to building an exclusive team of individuals from a variety of backgrounds and skillsets.
To apply please send your CV and a cover letter to Jess at email@example.com.