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Visitor Services Supervisor - Food and Beverage

Organisation: The National Trust for Scotland

Salary: £26,884 - £28,684 pro-rata, per annum

Location: Newhailes


Supervising/undertaking the day-to-day operation of the property and environs to ensure an excellent customer/visitor experience. This includes supervision of:
Catering Operation
 Lead with menu development and the preparation and presentation of a high-quality food and drink offer.
 Ensure compliance with health and safety, food hygiene, food allergen, licensing and environmental health standards, completing all related record-keeping
 Assist with food led events throughout the year to support over all business goals.
Visitor experience
 Offer excellent customer service and ensure all members of the team do the same.
 Support property-wide targets for completion of visitor surveys to understand more about our visitors.
 Act as one of our duty manager team, responsible for ensuring a safe and smooth visitor operation, opening/closing the visitor, addressing issues and emergency procedure and providing relief cover, as required.
Line management of Visitor Services Assistants
 Duty management responsibility including open and close of all on site facilities.
 Ensure the property social media is managed to generate interest and help drive visitor engagement.
 Support the informal learning and community engagement / outreach activity.
 Security of the Property.
 Ensuring the completion of cash/till reconciliation.
 Week-end reports and reconciliation.
 Completion of banking and cash handling processes.
 Health & Safety procedures, emergency procedures, and environmental procedures.
 Deputising for the Visitor Services Manager / Operations Manager on-site and off-site as required.
 Recruitment; induction; development; and management of all visitor services employees. Ensuring that they understand role responsibilities and are equipped to fulfill the role to the standards required.
 Ensure the team feel valued, respected, motivated and supported.
 Supervising the activities of a team of permanent and seasonal Visitor Service Assistants (VSAs), achieving excellent staff performance and motivation through induction, training, task-setting and coaching on front and back of house.
 Prepare catering rotas to meet business needs.