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Dunglass Estate c/o Eden Scott

Events & Marketing Coordinator

Application Deadline: Friday 26th April 2019
Eden Scott is delighted to be working with Dunglass Estate to recruit a newly created role of Events & Marketing Coordinator.

Dunglass Estate is a beautiful exclusive hire events venue that’s within easy reach of Edinburgh yet feels a million miles away from the hustle and bustle of the Capital.

Dunglass is owned by Simon and Joyce Usher – the fourth generation of the family to take ownership of the Estate which is very much a family concern. Simon and Joyce are delighted to offer this unique Estate as a luxury venue for weddings and events.

In addition to the main house, Dunglass Estate is the home of Historic Environment Scotland’s 15th-century Gothic church which is set in the heart of the Estate. It is one of the finest examples of its period and design in Scotland making the church a dramatic, romantic and atmospheric for a wedding ceremony.

This newly created role will report directly into the owners of the estate and undertake marketing, sales, administration along with delivery of the weddings and events business at Dunglass Estate and be responsible for exciting plans to launch a brand new and unique wedding & events venue in 2020, with impressive guest accommodation to compliment it.

You will play a crucial part in the success of this new year-round venue, working closely with the owners and using your creative marketing and sales skills to maximise bookings over the first few years.

Responsibilities include:


Responsible for the implementation of the promotion of Dunglass Estate.

Oversee digital marketing - website development and internet marketing and manage Facebook and other relevant social media accounts.

Update website with relevant news, blogs, images, information and price changes through relevant content management system.

Coordinate all promotional print production, including design of high quality brochures to pre-agreed budgets.

Organise and control picture library images and distribute as necessary.

Coordinate all on-line and print advertising in local/national press and trade publications including copywriting and image selection.

Organise specific marketing events to show case facilities to relevant market sectors.

Coordinate attendance at tradeshows and exhibitions.

Produce press releases and distribute to relevant publications and media.


Deal with event enquiries and respond efficiently with written proposals, costings and relevant promotional literature.

Ensure that each proposal is correctly priced within agreed parameters to attract new business whilst remaining profitable.

Follow up all potential leads and pro-actively convert sales enquiries and opportunities whenever possible.

Meet potential clients on site, discuss their requirements and show them the facilities.

Deal with contracts, deposits and all aspects of event administration, including customer liaison.

Efficiently manage the events and bookings diary.

Organise and implement follow-up procedures, including customer feedback process and final invoicing/settlement of account.

Represent Dunglass Estate at tradeshows, networking events and seminars.

Wedding and Event Delivery

To oversee and manage events and be the main point of contact for customers.

To coordinate all suppliers including caterers during the event and ensure that the event runs smoothly and to time.

This role offers an excellent opportunity to have a pivotal role in the success of this luxury venue, salary £27,500 dependent on skills and experience, in order to secure the right candidate.

Eden Scott are dealing exclusively with this client on this vacancy so please submit your CV on line or to

Closing date 12.00noon on Friday 26th April 2019

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