Thank you for your interest in working at Hothorpe Hall & The Woodlands. Our vacancies are listed below.  

Event Sales coordinator - Competitive salary  

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a proactive and customer-centred individual to join our Sales team.

We have seen fantastic business growth in recent years. However, we are not a business that rests on its laurels but one that always strives for more, as well as ways to be better.
Our success is partly down to its mix of markets. We are not a hotel, but operate as an events centre that mainly hosts group events; be that conferences, weddings, church weekends away or parties, and the successful candidate will be equally at home working across all of them.

Areas of responsibility:
- Work across all areas of the sales process from initial enquiry to invoice for all areas of the business, over the phone, by email and face-to-face
- Follow up outstanding enquiries and provisional bookings so space can be confirmed or released
- Explore opportunities for maximizing business from existing and dormant customers
- Proactively generate new sales leads, and progress leads through the sales pipeline to point of booking
- Accurately input information into the booking system
- Work across departments, when required, to continually gain understanding of the workings of our company
- Carry out venue show rounds and client meetings
- Attend exhibitions and networking opportunities, as required
- Send out contracts and quotations to groups following booking
- Liaise with allocated groups regarding the specifics of their conference/booking and relay this information to operational teams in a timely fashion
- Liaising with organisers and be involved in the meeting and greeting of these organisers.

Personal specification:
- Flexible hours of work including weekends
- Passion for achieving sales and satisfied customers
- First class communication and interpersonal skills
- Customer service experience in a similar role would be desirable
- Excellent organisation and planning
- Accurate with good attention to detail
- Excellent Team player


To apply, please email your letter and CV to Jane Candlish, Head of Sales, at jane@hothorpe.co.uk


Weekend Housekeeping Assistants - Up to £8.24 p/hr

We are looking for Housekeeping Assistants to work at weekends, according to business needs. Experience in a similar role is preferred, although we are happy to train individuals with a keen eye for detail and a 'can do' attitude. Applicants should be aware that working in Housekeeping can be physically demanding. You will need your own transport or a reliable lift to and from work due to our rural location. 

Hours are mostly Sundays 9:30-2:30, with occasional Saturdays, plus there is the opportunity for weekday hours, but with no obligation to work in the week.

This role may suit students wanting to earn a little extra pocket money to fit around their studies. Additional hours are available out of term time, especially during our busy summer months.


To apply, please email your letter and CV to Jasmin Luechinger, Housekeeping Manager, at housekeeping@hothorpe.co.uk 


There are lots of great benefits to working at Hothorpe Hall & The Woodlands:

  • Pension scheme with employer contribution
  • 20 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays per annum, pro rata for part-time staff.
  • Training and development plan and annual appraisal scheme for every employee.
  • Annual wage increase
  • Staff room, with tea & coffee supplied free of charge, for rest breaks.
  • Meal entitlement for staff starting work before 8am
  • Annual Christmas staff event, including secret Santa gift swap and lunch.
  • Christmas gifts from the Directors.
  • Annual staff trip out (or money to pay for employee leisure time in groups/teams if whole staff out day not possible)
  • Summer evening BBQ/hog roast event at Hothorpe Hall/The Woodlands, with invites extended to your family.
  • 30% off dining events at Hothorpe Hall & The Woodlands for every staff member. Reduced rate Treehouse breaks for staff.
  • Tips from customers divided equally between all staff.
  • Stunning surroundings and large gardens to enjoy during break times.
  • Staff social nights out arranged by staff.
  • The kudos associated with working for a growing and award-winning business.

Quotes from staff attending a 2016 Values and Vision Workshop:

"I feel trusted to execute my job."

"I feel my opinions and thoughts are welcomed and considered."

"We are a close knit team."

"I love the variety in my job because of the different markets."

"Hothorpe Hall is a very family orientated business."

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