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PA / Executive Assistant to the Club Secretary / CEO (Position Now Filled)

Administration

£45000
Mayfair

The Establishment

Located within a Grade 1 Listed House in Mayfair, London this sumptuous operation consisting of a fine dining Michelin standard restaurant, several stunning private dining rooms including large courtyard garden, 2 beautiful bars and 40+ luxury bedrooms. The Club has around highly discerning 3000 members and 70 members of Staff.

The Role

Key Responsibilities:

  • First line of contact for the Club Secretary – high level gate keeping via telephone, email and in person. Using initiative to handle enquiries personally before possibly escalating.
  • Full Monday to Friday Diary and correspondence management for the Club Secretary – ensure daily schedule runs to time by monitoring time and location of Club Secretary.
  • Work with Club Secretary to manage daily, weekly, monthly, annual meetings with preparation and agendas, oversee distribution of paperwork and follow up of actions.
  • Forethought – working ahead as necessary to ensure the Club Secretary is fully prepared and necessary arrangements are made.
  • Minute-taking at Sub Committee, Committee and Board meetings (and others as required); to be reviewed and edited by the Club Secretary.
  • Managing agendas for weekly Executive Managers’ meetings.
  • Organising occasional social events for the Executive Management team and help to organise the Christmas Staff party.
  • Expense processing.
  • Maintenance of an efficient filing system and document management system for projects and correspondence. Creating new systems when required.
  • Drafting letters and emails as and when required.
  • Maintaining stationery stock and franking machine supplies.
  • Communications hub – direct people to necessary location/departments.
  • Managing the initial introductions and research into Reciprocal Clubs.
  • Administrative management of the Club’s Annual General Meeting.
  • Managing and tracking Staff’s length of service and organising the annual ‘Ceremony of the Pins’
  • Ad hoc projects from time to time.

The Qualities Required

  • Proven track record of diary management, gatekeeping, minute taking, and operating at Executive level.
  • Ability to work at Executive level with confidential materials and issues using discretion and common sense.
  • High level organisational skills and attention to detail – takes responsibility for their own work.
  • Expected to organise and manage their own workload by prioritising, and reporting back on completion – short daily update meeting with Club Secretary.
  • Excellent communication skills in order to interact confidently and effectively with staff and external providers both verbally and written.
  • Builds and maintains effective working relationships at all levels of seniority, both internally and externally.
  • A proactive attitude, take responsibility and display resilience when encountering difficult people.
  • Ability to deal with several projects at once, prioritise and work efficiently under pressure. Business Impact/Strategic Perspective.
  • High level of confidentiality and integrity required – Autonomy/Judgement/Decision Making.
  • MS Office skills Intermediate to Advanced Word and Excel.

The Rewards

  • A salary of c£45,000 + Twice Yearly Bonus
  • Healthcare and Pension (after qualifying period)
  • The opportunity to work in a stimulating, non-corporate environment

What Next?

If you would like to know more or you would like to apply for this fabulous Personal Assistant/Executive Assistant opportunity, please email me, Nick Charles. I look forward to hearing from you.

PLEASE NOTE: Only suitable Personal Assistant/Executive Assistant applicants will be contacted. If you have not heard back from us within 5 working days please assume that your application has not been successful in this instance.

 

 

 

Contact

nick@gordoncharles.co.uk

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Head Chef – Stylish Upmarket Fish Restaurant – Central London

Executive/Head Chef

£50000
Central London

Head Chef – Upmarket Fish Restaurant – Central London

£45,000 – £50,000

The Opportunity

Privately owned upmarket, established fish restaurant seeks passionate and committed Head Chef to take this business to the next level.

Working closely with the Owner you will lead a small driven team of chefs to produce exceptional dishes for which this restaurant’s loyal and discerning guests have grown to love over many years.

You will be responsible for all aspects of managing the kitchen, ordering, rotas, stocks, hygiene, recruitment, training, menu engineering etc.

The Rewards

  • £45,000 – £50,000 per annum
  • Autonomy
  • Entrepreneurial Environment where your ideas will be welcomed
  • Progression within the business

What Next?

If you would like to know more or you would like to apply for this exciting Head Chef opportunity, please email Mark Coton with your CV in word format. I look forward to hearing from you.

Sorry but only appropriate candidates will be contacted. You will hear from me or one of my colleagues within 3 working days if your application has been successful.

Contact

mark@gordoncharles.co.uk

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Chef de Rang – 5* Private Members Club – Mayfair

PrIvate Members Club, Waiter

£23000
Mayfair

CHEF DE RANG – 5* PRIVATE MEMBER’S CLUB – LONDON

£23K SALARY

The Company

A stunning and much-loved private member’s club offering very high quality produce, top end service in an ambient, superb and classic setting. This well-run establishment is now looking to bolster its fantastic FOH team with an experienced and well-mannered Chef de Rang.

The Successful Chef de Rang will:

  • Have a strong 5* hotel/restaurant operational background
  • Have had experience working as a Chef de Rang and have extensive First class Dining-Room Experience
  • Deliver friendly, efficient customer service and create a warm and welcoming atmosphere for all members and guests, with the key aim of retaining our members and attracting new ones
  • Have an interest and ability in food hygiene and health & safety
  • Have the natural ability to work to tight deadlines, be well organised, have exceptional attention to detail together with a flexible attitude

The Rewards

  • Starting Salary – £23,000
  • A 45-hour, 5-day working week with hours paid by-the-hour for extra work
  • Excellent Working Conditions

What Next?

If you believe that you have the appropriate experience and would like to apply for the Chef de Rang position please apply and send me a copy of your CV in a Word format.

Please Note: You must be resident in the UK and eligible to work.

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of responses to our advertisements we are only able to respond to successful Chef de Rang applicants. If you have not had a response from us within 5 working days please assume that your application has not been successful.

Contact

mark@gordoncharles.co.uk

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Marketing & Sales Manager – East Coast

Sales and Marketing

£40000
Suffolk

Marketing and Sales Manager – UK East Coast

We are actively seeking a pro-active and dynamic Marketing and Sales Manager for a highly respected, well established operator.

Role and Core Responsibilities

A Senior Manager you will have 2 direct sales reports and work closely with the company’s Directors to achieve spectacular results. The role will afford you full day-to-day control of the marketing department covering digital, offline and e-commerce with responsibility to implement, develop and execute a budget linked strategic marketing plan.

You will be held up as the Brand Ambassador and be ultimately responsible for all marketing activities delivering award winning marketing to the business through a detailed and effective calendar of highly effective marketing campaigns, ensuring the company maintains its dominant position in the marketplace and its year on year growth.

Your role will also extend to overseeing the Sales Function ensuring all opportunities are captured and potential business enquiries/avenues exploited.

Core Personal Skills & Attributes

  • Previous Marketing experience essential in a similar customer facing environment where extremely high standards were a prerequisite and realistic but challenging target were met. Experience in Travel, Hospitality, Estate Agency all welcome.
  • Marketing qualifications (Degree or similar)
  • Natural drive and enthusiasm with skills of natural persuasion and influence.
  • Microsoft package proficiency
  • Flexible and Approachable – the whole company works in a relaxed but highly professional environment which engenders a strong sense of sharing and support for the common good.

Rewards

  • Salary and Bonus to £40,000 (DOE)
  • The rare opportunity to take ownership of a new department and make it your own a showcase for your skills and ambitions and that chance to put yourself firmly on the ‘marketing map’
  • Strong Social Environment (oodles of team activities and socialising)
  • Superb Work Environment
  • Career Progression Opportunities (newly created role with a dynamic & burgeoning business)

What Next?

If you would like to know more or you would like to apply for this exciting Marketing & Sales Manager opportunity, please email your CV in word format to me, Nick Charles. I look forward to hearing from you.

Please note – unfortunately we are unable to respond to all applicants due to the high volume of responses we receive; if you have not heard back from us within 3 working days of applying for the role please assume that, in this instance, your application has not been successful.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact

nick@gordoncharles.co.uk

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Head Chef – Luxury Mayfair Restaurant – £65,000+ amazing incentives (JOB FILLED)

Executive Chef

£65000
Central London, Mayfair

Head Chef – Luxury Mayfair Restaurant – £65,000+ (plus superb benefits and Incentives)

£65,000 + negotiable

The Establishment

Beautiful, privately owned very well established and respected luxury restaurant (with an array of sumptuous private dining rooms) in the heart of gorgeous Mayfair. Reporting directly to the Owner and the MD this is the perfect opportunity to put your spectacular food firmly on the Capital’s culinary map.

What We Are Looking for in a Head Chef

The successful Head Chef will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Broad experience and a top class pedigree (Michelin/3 rosettes) gained from working in 5* London establishments.
  • Logical career progression demonstrated by a steady and consistent career culminating in a current Head Chef or Senior Sous Chef position.
  • A strong management style coupled with the ability to build a cohesive team to achieve exceptional results
  • A contemporary cooking style with classical influences
  • A modern management style and exceptional training skills
  • A strong desire to take ownership of your department and make it a showcase for your skill and ability

The Owner is very open to the new Head Chef bringing some of his brigade with him/her.

The Rewards on offer for the Head Chef

  • A salary of £65,000 + negotiable
  • Open Monday to Friday Lunch & Dinner and Saturday Dinner. Closed Sunday.
  • A free hand to stamp your signature on the operation.

What Next?

If you would like to know more or you would like to apply for this fabulous Head Chef opportunity, please email a copy of your CV to me, Nick Charles. I look forward to hearing from you.

PLEASE NOTE: Only suitable Head Chef applicants will be contacted. If you have not heard back from us within 3 working days please assume that your application has not been successful in this instance.

You must legally entitled to work in the UK to apply for this Head Chef position.

Contact

nick@gordoncharles.co.uk

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Sous Chef – Private Member’s Club Restaurant – London

PrIvate Members Club, Sous Chef

£27000
Central London, Mayfair

SOUS CHEF – BEAUTIFUL TRADITIONAL PRIVATE MEMBER’S CLUB – LONDON

£27K SALARY + £1,000 BONUS + 7:30AM – 5PM HOURS + SUNDAYS OFF

The Company

A stunning and much-loved private member’s club offering very high quality produce, top end service in an ambient, superb and classic setting. This well-run establishment is now looking to bolster its fantastic FOH team with an experienced and well-mannered Sous Chef.

The Successful Sous Chef will:

  • Have a strong 5* hotel/restaurant operational background
  • Have had experience working as a Junior Sous Chef/Sous Chef and have extensive First class Dining-Room Experience
  • Have an interest and ability in food hygiene and health & safety
  • Have the natural ability to work to tight deadlines, be well organised, have exceptional attention to detail together with a flexible attitude

The Rewards

  • Starting Salary – £27,000
  • A 5-day working week with Sundays OFF
  • Hours of work 7:30am – 5pm everyday
  • Excellent Working Conditions
  • Prestigious Company

What Next?

If you believe that you have the appropriate experience and would like to apply for the Sous Chef position please apply and send me a copy of your CV in a Word format.

Please Note: You must be resident in the UK and eligible to work.

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of responses to our advertisements we are only able to respond to successful Sous Chef applicants. If you have not had a response from us within 5 working days please assume that your application has not been successful.

Contact

mark@gordoncharles.co.uk

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