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Event Designer - Dundas Castle

LOCATION: Edinburgh | SALARY: £24k | TYPE: Full time

Experienced in sales, love events, proactive and creative?

We are Heritage Portfolio Limited, a specialist caterer working for discerning clients in buildings of distinction with the aim of helping our clients to create an experience beyond food. Established in 2002 our client list includes many of Edinburgh and Scotland’s finest venues and we provide great parties and special events, as well as running fantastic cafes within leading visitor attractions.

We have an exciting opportunity for a bright talented Event Designer to be a proactive member of the Heritage Portfolio team in Edinburgh. This role will be based at Dundas Castle, one of Scotland’s most beautiful and historic castles, as well as at our North Fort Street office.

Heritage's prestigious client base knows they can trust us to deliver a turnkey service from start to finish, and our reputation for professionalism, innovation and sheer artistry means we have won a plethora of awards.

You will be a creative individual who thrives on delivering memorable experiences, with the ability to be flexible and adaptable. 

Our people not only look after our customers and clients, they are the heart and soul of our business. Renowned for being a cut above the rest, we would love for you to join the team!


Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the efficient pricing and planning of all events to ensure profit lines are met

  • Assist the team in achieving annual budgets in venue hire and hospitality

  • To monitor and maintain consistently high levels of service standards and quality across all areas

  • To assist the Operational Team in the execution of each event

  • To be responsible and accountable for small to medium sized events

  • Become proficient in both the CRM system utilising it for event design and reporting

  • Have a working knowledge of budgeting and forecasting and understand the costs associated with events


The Ideal Candidate

  • A dynamic individual with a can-do attitude and a results driven approach

  • A bright talented events specialist who thrives on delivering memorable experiences, can react quickly and is flexible to change

  • Someone who has an inbuilt attention to detail and efficiency, and who is also able to see the bigger picture

  • A real energy and enthusiasm to motivate a team in preparation for events

  • The ability to lead by example, motivate a team and achieve results through people

  • Someone with top-notch service delivery and operational skills, who is a super-efficient operator

  • An ambitious, fun and positive individual who is an excellent communicator and immaculately presented but still wants to roll up their sleeves and get stuck in


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Heritage Portfolio Limited is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Please note that we are unable to acknowledge all applications, only those selected for interview will be contacted. Please note that if you have not been contacted within four weeks, you have not been selected for interview. Only those with a right to work in the UK will be considered.