Wedding & Events Assistant Manager

Organisation: Dalkeith Country Park

Salary: £25,000 - £29,000

Location: Dalkeith Country Park, Dalkeith, EH22 2NA

Circa £25,000 – £29,000 depending on experience

Restoration Yard, with the historic Orangerie and backdrop of the Park, is a stunning venue for weddings and events. We are looking for an experienced hospitality professional to lead and grow our wedding and events business and assist with the management of our catering operation.

The dual aspect of this exciting role involves managing the full events journey from initial enquiry stage, to securing bookings and successful wedding & event delivery. In addition, you will work closely with Food & Beverage Managers to support the day to day running of our busy catering outlets. No two days are the same and you will be part of a team that create memorable moments, whether our guests are with us for a cup of tea, a spot of lunch or a special celebration.

About you? With sound knowledge of the wedding and events industry, you will be brimming with ideas and have a creative flair to help grow our events business and set us apart from other venues. You will be passionate, positive, energetic, have an excellent eye for detail and an eagerness to go the extra mile. Solid event management, wedding and hospitality experience is crucial to be successful in this role. With a strong customer focus, you will instil confidence in our guests that we will deliver an outstanding event by tuning into their needs and building successful relationships. With experience of leading a front of house team, you will enjoy a fast-paced environment and be able to put customers at ease with your warm and friendly approach.

There are lots of reasons why you’ll want to work with us; we are an awesome team, supportive and fun, and we value our people. Dalkeith Country Park is a truly special place. On the outskirts of Edinburgh, this beautiful 1,000-acre estate is home to our gorgeous courtyard, The Kitchen, a stylish and contemporary eating experience, as well as The Larder, Coffee Shop, Cabin and other pop-up food and beverage outlets throughout the year.

Interested? Please send your CV and covering letter to Gillian Heath, Head of Food & Beverage, at

The closing date for applications is 5 February.

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Application Deadline: Monday 05/02/2024