We’re Hiring: Catering Manager

Catering Manager

We have an exciting opportunity at Cromford Mills for a passionate and dynamic Catering Manager, ready to take forward our catering services for this busy heritage site.

About us: established in 1971, the Arkwright Society charity is dedicated to safeguarding and celebrating the industrial legacy of Cromford Mills. Nestled within the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site, Cromford Mills is of international significance, resonating globally as a testament to innovation. We have an active staff and volunteer team, who support our vibrant events programme, our educational and conservation activities, two cafes and our business and retail tenancy offer.

Your role: as the Catering Manager and an integral part of our senior management team, you will be at the forefront of shaping our catering services. Your responsibilities include overseeing the entire catering program, from menu planning and execution to managing staff and ensuring exceptional customer experiences. You will contribute to the overall success of our iconic buildings, including the historic Arkwright’s first mill.

What we seek:  we are in search of a dynamic individual with a proven track record in catering management, preferably within the heritage or broader charitable sectors. Your business acumen, creativity, exceptional communication skills, ability to build strong relationships, and strategic thinking will play a crucial role in enhancing the overall visitor experience at Cromford Mills.

Why choose us: join our passionate team and play a key role in shaping the culinary experience at Cromford Mills. Enjoy competitive terms and work in the beautiful village of Cromford with excellent transport links and a strong sense of community. The Arkwright Society is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from individuals of all backgrounds and cultures.

Salary:  up to £35,000 per annum + benefits  Full time (37.5 hours)

Closing Date:  Monday 29th January at 17.00

Interviews:  provisional week of 5th February 2024

To Apply:  Please submit your CV and personal statement (no more than two pages each) to Eilis Scott, CEO of The Arkwright Society   escott@arkwrightsociety.org.uk

If you would like an informal conversation, please contact Eilis Scott on the above email.


JOB DESCRIPTION: Catering Manager

ADVERT: Catering Manager advert


Article Information

Posted on
January 16, 2024