Venue Manager (Maternity Cover)

Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire

About us:
Dearborn Estates is a unique and creative events company, operating two rural venues in Surrey and the Cotswolds. Our aim is to break the mould and create modern event spaces for a new generation of partygoer, offering original events concepts, imaginative styling, and surprise and delight moments for our guests at every opportunity.



  • Manage and lead Heads of Department to ensure we achieve our objectives and targets.
  • Lead the Sales and Planning team to ensure we are selling events at a very high standard, whilst ensuring the Planning team are providing accurate and detailed plans to hand over to the operations team.
  • Inspire the event management and operations teams to deliver a consistently high standard for our clients.
  • Take ownership of the standards around the site and ensure site operations such as housekeeping and maintenance are coordinated and delivered consistently.
  • Be a confident and enthusiastic presence around the site, engaging with our clients in their planning as well as at their events, and dealing with complicated enquiries or issues.
  • Ensure the kitchen team are working in a sustainable and efficient manner, and assist the Creative Team and Head Chef with menu development.
  • Develop and improve our team culture, noticing talent, and ensuring hard work is always rewarded.
  • Assist the Revenue Manager to deliver accurate invoicing and accountancy practices.
  • Work with the Creative team at Dearborn Estates to help develop new and exciting food and beverage products.


Key Skills

  • A strong team leader and a natural manager who inspires and gets the best out of people.
  • 5+ years’ experience in the leisure and events industry with a diverse experience in functions and events.
  • A positive and passionate energy


  • Benefits
  • 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays.
  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunity for performance-related bonus


To apply please email your CV and a covering letter to:

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