• Full Time
  • South Shropshire
  • £35,000 to £50,000 DOE + Bonus & Benefits USD / Year
  • Salary:£35,000 to £50,000 DOE + Bonus & Benefits

Are you passionate about hospitality, with the expertise for managing an enchanting escape in the heart of the Shropshire countryside? Our client is seeking a dynamic, hands-on and dedicated Hotel Manager to lead their picturesque retreat nestled in the breathtaking landscapes of South Shropshire.

Our client’s charming hotel embodies the essence of rural tranquillity, offering guests a warm, friendly and comfortable experience amidst lush greenery, rolling hills, and historic charm. From highly appointed accommodations to locally inspired cuisine, they strive to provide an oasis of relaxation and rejuvenation for every guest.



– Oversee day-to-day operations, ensuring seamless guest experiences from check-in to check-out.

– Lead and inspire a passionate team of 15 staff across 10 bedrooms with 100 restaurant covers, dedicated to delivering exceptional service and maintaining high standards demonstrating the utmost professionalism and respect.

– Develop and implement strategic initiatives to enhance guest satisfaction, occupancy rates, and revenue generation including managing the arrangement of special/seasonal events and run the social media/website promotion which will be needed to ensure the events are successful.

– Foster positive relationships with guests, staff, and local suppliers to promote a sense of community and authenticity.

– Maintain meticulous attention to detail in all aspects of hotel management, including budgeting, inventory control, and regulatory compliance.

– Assist the restaurant staff and chefs within the restaurant and bar during busy times/absences.



– Proven experience in hospitality management, with a track record of success in a similar role.

– Strong leadership skills and the ability to motivate and empower a diverse team.

– Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with a passion for delivering a personalised service.

– A creative and innovative mindset, with a willingness to embrace new ideas and initiatives.

– Flexibility to adapt to the unique challenges and opportunities of countryside hospitality.

– NVQ 2 in Food Hygiene, COSHH and Health & Safety knowledge.

– Understanding of social media marketing.



– Starting salary of between £35,000 to £50,000 dependant on experience.

– Bonus scheme.

– Opportunity to live and work in the stunning countryside of Shropshire, surrounded by natural beauty and historic charm. Onsite accommodation is provided.

– Ongoing training and professional development opportunities to support your career growth.

Permanent contract, working Wednesday to Sunday only. During the annual shooting season the hours increase.

– A supportive, friendly and inclusive work environment where your contributions are valued and celebrated.

– Possible opportunity to work as a management couple subject to experience of both applicants.


If you are ready to embark on an exciting journey as a Hotel Manager in this amazing countryside property in Shropshire, we would love to hear from you!


To apply for this job email your details to rob@blueorchidrecruitment.co.uk.

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