• Senior Sales and Marketing Manager

    Senior Sales and Marketing Manager

    Glenapp Castle Hotel in South West Scotland is looking for a dynamic Senior Sales & Marketing Manager. 

    Winner of the ‘Best Independent Hotel of the Year’ in the 2019 CIS Excellence Awards,  finalist in ‘Best Independent Hotel’ in The Cateys,  and awarded a 3 AA Rosette for our dining, this stunning 5 Star castle hotel is also a member of the prestigious and internationally recognised Relais & Châteaux, Pride of Britain and Luxury Scotland groups of hotels.

    This must be one of the most exciting S&M opportunities in Scotland. You will be part of a small, yet truly dynamic and expanding team and will play a major role in helping to further develop an already successful business with significant investment and development plans in place to take Glenapp Castle to its next level.   

    We are looking for an energetic, individual who absolutely wants a career in hotels.  Someone who loves the buzz of sales and can bring to us several years of experience at a senior level, ideally within the luxury hotel market.   You need to have 3 – 5 years of proven hotel S&M experience, be financially and technically capable, and ideally have strong S&M knowledge of all market segments that make up the hotel’s overall occupancy.  Experience of tactics in both direct B2C and B2B sectors would be awesome, as would knowledge and contacts within the international leisure travel agent markets.

    This is a senior Management role within Glenapp’s business, we love people who exude positivity and can see, and be creative with the ‘bigger picture’.   Naturally you would be an outstanding team-player, with an elegance and eloquence that the luxury customer appreciates.

    You will have a sound commercial judgement and a real hunger for business success with a determination to achieve sales growth and smash targets, (and we always celebrate that when we do!).  We offer great competitive salaries, good holiday days and fabulous employee perks. This position also offers live in accommodation with a beautiful two bedroom cottage within the Glenapp grounds.  

    If you are interested in this amazing career opportunity,  then please email Jill Chalmers, MD, with your CV and any accompanying info that you think will be useful, to

  • Assistant Operations Manager

    Duty Manager

    Due to an exciting business expansion, there has never been a better time to join a rapidly growing business and we are now welcoming applications for an Assistant Operations Manager to join our team at our 5 Red Star Hotel, Glenapp Castle, which is located in the beautiful landscape near the sea in South Ayrshire Scotland.

    Glenapp Castle is surrounded by 36 acres of beautiful gardens and mystical forest walks. With ongoing expansion plans, this 17 luxurious bedroom hotel with numerous awards from prestigious identities is proud to be a member to world renown consortiums such as Relais & Chateau, Luxury Scotland and Pride of Britain.

    We have a fantastic opportunity for you to join a vibrant, fun loving team in a fast-paced environment and in a successful business that is constantly developing and growing. You will be responsible for ensuring all hotel operations flow smoothly within the Castle and support the Operations Manager and General Manager to maintain the high standards that we are renown for.
    With a keen eye for details and the ability to work both as an individual and as part of a team, you will need to be organised and to be able to manage all the daily operations within the Castle and the overall estate, whilst consistently meeting five-star customer expectations. You will ensure employee productivity by assisting with training and developing the team and helping to create a positive working environment.

    You will be confident in all aspects of hotel management with a focus on F&B. You will need to be an effective communicator, hands on person and have the ability to implement company standards. You will be organised and react promptly and efficiently as requested to meet the needs of the business. You should be able to demonstrate great leadership skills and solve problems with a professional manner.

    We are looking for a highly motivated individual with a positive and pro-active outlook who possesses bags of energy and enthusiasm and the ability to drive and lead the team forward. You will be able to demonstrate experience in a previous Management role and customer service experience coupled with a strong understanding of fine dining and wine knowledge.
    In return, we offer career development to help you reach your full potential, a positive and stimulating working environment and excellent rates of pay, coupled with an amazing benefits package to complement your competitive salary.

    This is a great opportunity for someone wanting to develop their career in a five-star hotel as an Assistant Operations Manager.

    Accommodation may be available upon request.

  • Chef de Partie



    For 5 Red Star Glenapp Castle Hotel in South Ayrshire

    Nominated for Independent Hotel of the Year at the Cateys 2018


    Due to an exciting business expansion, there has never been a better time to join a rapidly growing business and we are now welcoming applications for a Chef de Partie to join our five-star kitchen team at Glenapp Castle, nominated for the Best Independent Hotel of the year award at the Cateys 2018 and Winner of the CIS Award for Best Independent Hotel 2019. This is a full-time position working shifts five days over seven where you will help to create a culture of creative excellence by ensuring inspirational customer experiences.

    Click Here to view our wonderful Relais & Chateaux recruitment video for future talent!

    Experience within the hotel/hospitality sector is desirable; however full training will be provided. It is more important that the right candidate can demonstrate a willingness to learn and a positive attitude.  We are always interested to hear from talented individuals from all walks of life.

    The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate the following:

    * a strong interest in a career in hospitality
    * good communication and interpersonal skills
    * enthusiasm and flexibility
    * willingness to learn and a positive attitude
    * calmness in a busy and pressurised environment
    * attention to detail and a flair for creativity


    In return, we offer career development to help you reach your full potential, a positive and stimulating working environment and excellent rates of pay, coupled with an amazing benefits package to complement your competitive salary which includes the following:


    * 28 days annual holiday entitlement
    * Death in service life assurance policy
    * Discounted accommodation rates with Relais & Chateaux, Pride of Britain and Luxury      

       Scotland Hotels
    * Enrolment in our pension scheme


    Due to the business growth at Glenapp, this position would be ideal for someone looking to advance their career to the next level and we will offer support and development opportunities to enable the right candidate to succeed in this goal.


    Accommodation may be available if required.


    Apply in the first instance, enclosing CV to Jennifer Climie,

    Human Resources Executive at Glenapp Castle.


    by post to Glenapp Castle, Ballantrae, Ayrshire KA26 0NZ

    or by email to  


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Come and join our growing team!

Due to business growth at Glenapp Castle this is an exciting time to join the team. We have business expansion over all areas of the business so if you want to be part of a successful team please contact us. 

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