Careers

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JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Dundas Castle is a 5 Star ‘exclusive use’ venue and a family home. Each and every member of the Dundas Team takes pride in what we do, and feels privileged to be able work in such a beautiful place; steeped in history, charm and romance. Testament to this is that many of us have been here for 5, 10 and even over 15 years. We are a highly motivated and professional team, who provide a consistently high quality of service within the hospitality industry.

If you are interested in a career within our energetic and passionate team, please refer back to this page regularly. We will make sure it is updated with any vacancies as soon as they arise.

Please note that due to our location, all team members must have a full UK Drivers’ License and their own vehicle.

 

Marketing Manager

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen to join an established 5 star exclusive use venue in Edinburgh as Marketing Manager. This position is based on a 32 hour working week across 4 days.

Dundas Castle is a five star exclusive use Scottish Castle and family home, with its fascinating heritage and beautiful grounds it offers a stunning venue for weddings, private functions and corporate events. You will be joining a professional team who provide a consistent, high quality of service within the hospitality industry.

This part time role requires an enthusiastic, flexible, highly organised marketing professional, with a passion to succeed in a competitive market. The main responsibility is ensure that Dundas Castle is marketed and promoted in the right way to the right target audience, in order to drive business across all revenue streams and exceed annual budget revenue contribution.

To work with the General Manager to plan, create and deliver a robust marketing strategy to ensure that Dundas Castle has a strong profile within the events and hospitality industry as a leading wedding, corporate and private residential events venue.

Excellent communication skills are essential as the role includes liaising and maintaining strong relationships with both internal team and external suppliers.

Web based and social media marketing is key for Dundas. You will have a thorough, robust understanding of how to maximise social media and web based marketing tools, along with an ability to analyse these results and make recommendations for improvements.

We are seeking a highly professional individual who works well under pressure, has meticulous attention to detail and drive to succeed.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of two years’ experience of marketing within the events and hospitality market and will be able to maintain a 5 star service level in this busy working environment. You will have a proven track record of delivering powerful and effective marketing. A full driving license and own transport is essential.

For a full job description please send your CV and covering letter to: Louise Andrew, General Manager

Email: louise@dundascastle.co.uk

Closing date: 1st December 2017

 

Casual Operations Team Members/Night Managers

We often have a requirement for casual members of staff to join our Events Operations team, based on the demands of the business. These roles require professional, well presented individuals who are reliable and hardworking. The working week is likely to involve weekends, evenings and early mornings, or night shifts for our night managers.

Ideally you will have worked in either a private estate or luxury hotel environment, and will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience.

For a full job spec, please contact Louise Andrew on louise@dundascastle.co.uk

*** At present we are especially looking for team members to manage night shifts at the Castle***

 

Casual Housekeeping Team Members

We have a current requirement for casual members of staff to join our housekeeping team. We require staff to assist during peak times, to work within our small friendly team, situated within a thriving family-run business. This role requires professional, well presented individuals who are reliable. You will have worked on either a private estate or within the luxury hotel industry and have a minimum of 2 years experience. The role includes all housekeeping duties and laundry.

The role is on a casual basis which includes Saturday and Sunday shifts, but may lead to something more permanent.

DUE TO THE LOCATION OF DUNDAS CASTLE OWN TRANSPORTATION IS REQUIRED

If you are interested in working a few hours each week, on a casual basis, please send your CV and covering letter to housekeeper@dundascastle.co.uk

 

Glamping Warden/Couple (Seasonal)

We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly and hardworking couple to live and work on-site at our new 5 star glamping site at Dundas Castle. This is a seasonal role which will run from 26/03/2018 – 07/11/2018. For a full job description and an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Louise Andrew on louise@dundascastle.co.uk 0131 319 2039