Accommodation and Events Manager

Peter Behrens
Between Penzance and Helston
£20,000+ depending on experience
03 Apr 2018
03 May 2018
Contract Type


A unique family run secluded estate comprising a large Arts and Crafts House on the edge of the sea surrounded by a further 20 traditional cottages and larger houses and a small camping field, set within its own sheep farm, woodland and beaches

Up to 210 people may be accommodated making it an ideal place for holidays, weddings and other events, musical and artistic conferences etc.

The Job

We are offering an opportunity to manage the smooth and efficient running of this self catering business from regular and new bookings to domestic management, accounts, inter-let checks, meeting guests, potential marrying couples and event organisers

The role offers flexibility in working hours both within your own office (with views of the sea) and around and about the houses and campsite

As well as looking after existing regular tenants, there is an opportunity to develop the growing wedding and event aspect of the business and experience in this will be a distinct advantage

You will need

·         Strong background in office administration


·         Exceptional organisational skills and ability to use own initiative


·         Outstanding written and verbal communication skills


·         Excellent problem solving skills


·         High attention to detail


·         Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Mailchimp)


·         A can-do attitude to whatever needs to be done


·         High standard of people skills


Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Day-to-day administration and accounting support
  • Overseeing the smooth running of the office booking system/administration
  • Liaising with guests, servicing companies, domestic & technical staff
  • Updating & editing company copy and web content where needed
  • Dealing with guest enquiries 
  • Carrying out meet & greets 


Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Previous hospitality/tourism experience
  • Previous wedding planning experience
  • Previous accounts experience



Around £20,000 p/a depending on experience