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Jobs and Employment Opportunites in Gretna Green and Gretna with Gretna Green Since 1754

With a continuous programme of investment in facilities and staff, to create a world-class 5-star visitor attraction in Gretna Green, our local family business - Gretna Green Ltd - are seeking a team of well-motivated people to deliver excellent service; across both retail and catering operations, at one of Scotland's most popular visitor attractions. Including our 5-star, award-winning, Visit Scotland Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop, as well as at our 4-star hotel Smiths at Gretna Green, our 3-Star hotel Greens at Gretna and our newest ventures the Old Toll Bar and Gretna Hall Historic Marriage House and Hotel.

Updated: 14th June 2019

We are currently looking for:

  • Food & Beverage Assistant
  • Temporary Accounts Assistant
  • Deputy Sales Manager
  • Museum Guide
  • Part Time Sales Colleagues
  • Restaurant Host

Please find details of most of these positions below and for further information on any of the roles or to apply, please contact Margaret Salaman - margaret.salaman@gretnagreen.com


Gretna Green Since 1754

FOOD & BEVERAGE ASSISTANT

Job Description

Gretna Green Limited is a local Company based in the heart of Gretna Green’s main tourist attraction, renowned for its history of love and romance and runaway brides. The Company has 3 hotels, each with their own personality attracting customers both nationally and internationally for weddings, business and fine dining. Also within the group is the Famous Blacksmiths Shop and Museum and a range of shops selling Scottish food, gifts, clothing, jewellery, fine malt whiskies; as well as an array of items associated with love and marriage.

We are now seeking to recruit energetic and enthusiastic Food and Beverage Assistants to join our diverse and flexible teams in providing an efficient and friendly front-of-house service to customers in the restaurant and bar areas, promoting Gretna Green Ltd's core values and ensuring the delivery of a high-quality service.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • To take customer orders and have a sound knowledge of the menu choices and Specials of the Day, and be able to answer customer queries. Also to have sound knowledge of allergens and range of dietary requirements
  • To deliver orders to the customer and ensure customer satisfaction through engaging with the customer following delivery of meal
  • To set up tables and function rooms in a timely and efficient manner

Essential Requirements

  • Outstanding customer care skills

  • Ability to work under pressure

  •  Attention to detail

  • Excellent communication skills

Hours: Mornings, Evenings and Weekends

Job Types: Full or Part Time Available

Rate of Pay: NMW

If you love what you have read, please send your CV and covering letter to:

yash.dhiman@gretnagreen.com or alternatively post to:
HR Department, Gretna Green Ltd, Gretna Green, DG16 5EA


Gretna Green Since 1754

TEMPORARY ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT

Job Description

Gretna Green Ltd require a temporary Accounts Assistant to be based in their busy Central Office at Smith's Hotel. The post holder will assist the Finance team in the daily checking and importing to Sage of Retail Daily Sales, assisting in Purchase Ledger invoice posting and will assist with general duties within the finance function.

This is a temporary contract until the end of September, working approx 20 hours per week. Rate of pay will be National Minimum Wage depending on age. As this is a temporary position, it may suit a university student at home for the summer period.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • To assist the Finance team in auditing sales transaction, on a daily basis, investigating and following-up any discrepancies and uploading data onto the Financial system.
  • To ensure that supplier invoices are checked and coded on a daily basis, that invoices have been authorised by relevant signatories and accurate input of invoices to Purchase ledger.

Skills & Qualifications

  • IT literate: The candidate should have strong Excel and Word skills.
  • Knowledge of SAGE Accounts would also be advantageous.
  • Ability to work under pressure, to a high level of accuracy and to strict deadlines.
  • Be able to work using own initiative as well as working as part of a team.
  • Ability to communicate to a wide range of end users.

Job Type: Part-time

Rate of Pay: NMW

If you love what you have read, please send your CV and covering letter to:

margaret.salaman@gretnagreen.com or alternatively post to:
HR Department, Gretna Green Ltd, Gretna Green, DG16 5EA


Gretna Green Since 1754

DEPUTY SALES MANAGER

Job Summary:

Gretna Green Ltd are seeking an enthusiastic, passionate, confident and motivated Deputy Wedding Sales Manager to join their successful, award-winning wedding team; reporting directly to the company’s Wedding Sales Manager.

The role involves managing and motivating a team of Wedding Planners while driving and influencing a pro-active sales culture to ensure the team optimise sales; while providing exceptional customer service. 

Essential Requirements:

We’re looking for someone with proven leadership skills, a flexible attitude, self-motivation and the ability to manage time effectively.

Applicants must have a proven track record in sales, people management and working to targets. Experience in the wedding or hospitality industry would beneficial. 

This role is an ideal career opportunity for an experienced sales person looking to take their first step into a management role. 

Hours:  Full Time

Rota:  5 days out of 7 to be worked flexibly, Monday to Sunday

Responsible to:  Wedding Sales Manager

If you love what you have read, please send your CV and covering letter to:

michelle.hall@gretnagreen.com or alternatively post to:
HR Department, Gretna Green Ltd, Gretna Green, DG16 5EA


Gretna Green Since 1754

MUSEUM GUIDE

Job Summary:

To work as part of a dynamic team at our five-star visitor attraction where quality and attention to detail is essential in promoting and selling the history, experiences and range of products the museum offers.  To develop business and maximise income and profitability within the guidelines, policies and procedures set by GG Ltd.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Providing a warm welcome to visitors and interacting with visitors throughout their visit
  • Ensuring every opportunity is taken to increase sales and to convert visitors to customers
  • Ensuring that the Museum is presented to the best effect
  • Operating the ICG till,   handling  cash, credit and debit cards and ensure cash is reconciled at the end of each day
  • Welcoming and assisting  with wedding parties, baby naming ceremonies, celebrants and registrars
  • Conducting non- religious Blacksmiths Blessings and Handfastings
  • To promote in-house photography
  • To perform fun wedding re-enactments, where visitors are given an interactive experience of a runaway marriage
  • Conducting guided tours and talks about the Gretna Green story
  • Promote a positive perception of the company at all times both internally & externally
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of services and products available on-site and the history of Gretna Green
  • Daily liaison with Gretna Green wedding bureau and group travel pavilion to ensure smooth running of diaries
  • Take part in media activities organised by the business
  • Take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and of others who may be affected by their acts or omissions at work
  • Comply with the law as it applies to retailing, in particular the Sale of goods Act
  • Be accountable for their own development through the Performance and Development Review(Appraisal) process seeking out opportunities to learn new skills

Key attributes:

Knowledge:

  • Good standard of education essential – numerate/literate
  • Customer Care/Selling Skills training desirable
  • Basic ICT skills essential

Skills:

  • Out-going, fun-loving personality with a great imagination
  • Polite, friendly and approachable
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Good organisational skills and time management
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to communicate with audiences of all ages and abilities
  • Selling skills desirable
  • Customer focus essential
  • Cash handling experience desirable

Hours:  21 hours per week, increasing to cover peak demand

Rota:  5 days out of 7 to be worked flexibly, Monday to Sunday

Responsible to:  Blacksmiths Shop/Museum Manager

If you love what you have read, please send your CV and covering letter to:

carolyn.scott@gretnagreen.com or alternatively post to:
HR Department, Gretna Green Ltd, Gretna Green, DG16 5EA


Gretna Green Since 1754

PART TIME SALES COLLEAGUES

Gretna Green Ltd - Gretna DG16 5EA 

Job Summary :

Opportunities have now arisen  across our specialist stores for part-time Sales Colleagues to   actively help promote and sell our wide range of products ranging from food and hampers, designer clothing and jewellery to fine malt whiskies, as well as an array of  items associated with love and marriage. We are now looking to recruit dynamic, passionate Sales Colleagues who can help promote the Gretna Green brand and drive sales forward.

Candidates must have excellent communication skills, be able to use their initiative, have a flair for promoting sales, be numerate and have a passion for selling.

Rate of Pay: National Minimum Wage

Hours of Work: 14-25 Hours per week over 5 of 7 days. This may rise during peak periods.

If you love what you have read, please send your CV and covering letter to:

michelle.henry@gretnagreen.comor alternatively post to:
HR Department, Gretna Green Ltd, Gretna Green, DG16 5EA


Gretna Green Since 1754

RESTAURANT HOST / BARTENDER

Blacksmiths Foodcourt, Famous Blacksmiths Shop, Gretna Green Ltd - Gretna DG16 5EA 

Job Summary :

The Foodcourt is located at our 5-star tourist attraction, the Famous Blacksmiths Shop, with a large and busy, self-service restaurant with onsite bar; exceeding expectations with a range of locally sourced products ranging from light snacks to cooked meals - including a carvery and delicious home-baking as well as hot and cold refreshments.

We are now looking for a dynamic Restaurant Host who can bring a flair to the role; leaving our customers with a lasting impression of excellent food and outstanding customer service. The Restaurant Host  will engage with our customers, ensuring that all guests have a unique and memorable experience.  The role includes welcoming and greeting customers, being intuitive to their needs and answering any queries they may have. The Restaurant Host is also responsible for assisting in the serving of hot food, (ensuring that the presentation of food is to the highest standard and that portion control meets company guidelines) and bartending.

Rate of Pay: National Minimum Wage

Hours of Work: 25 hours per week to be worked flexibly over 5 days out of 7

If you love what you have read, please send your CV and covering letter to:

michelle.henry@gretnagreen.com or alternatively post to:
HR Department, Gretna Green Ltd, Gretna Green, DG16 5EA

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