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Elveden Farms Ltd © 2020

Registered in England & Wales | Company No: 02585491 | VAT No: 637770804

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Careers

We are always delighted to hear from exceptional candidates that would like to work with us.  If you would like to contact us, please email Gill Hastings gill.hastings@elveden.com.

Vacancies at The Elveden Inn

Front of House

The Elveden Inn is seeking experienced Front of House team members – with the WOW factor! Duties will include all aspects of customer service – table waiting, drinks and bar service, greeting and seating and anything that is required to ensure our guests have the excellent and fun experience they expect. Previous experience is advantageous but full training will be given to the right candidates. Essential qualities include personality, flexibility, team player, reliability and a genuine desire to work hard, have fun and take advantage of what is a great long term career opportunities. Only those with passion for people and exceptional service need apply! Immediate start available – exceeds national minimum wage.

Email a letter of application and CV to Nick Maitland, General Manager: nick.maitland@elvedeninn.com

Kitchen Porter

Exceptionally high standard of work required for this very busy country Inn, keen attention to detail is a must. This is a very diverse position that is integral to the running of the business. You will be working as part of the kitchen team. Dedication to be the best you can be is a fundamental requirement of this position.

  • Hours 30-40, 5 days per week

  • Ensure basic cleaning jobs are carried out as quickly as possible

  • Collect and wash up pots and pans

  • Clean food preparation areas and equipment, in addition to crockery and cutlery

  • Unload food and equipment deliveries

  • Keep the storeroom organised

  • Keep work surfaces, walls and floors clean and sanitised
     

Email a letter of application and CV to Nick Maitland, General Manager: nick.maitland@elvedeninn.com

Vacancies on the Estate

Assistant Farm Manager - Thetford

An excellent opportunity to join a superb team in managing our 22,500 acre legacy Estate. We are a world class producer of fresh produce, marketing our onions and potatoes under our own brands; Elveden Produce and Garden of Elveden, supplying the supermarket, wholesale & processing sectors.


We are now seeking an Assistant Farm Manager to support the Farm Manager in the smooth and efficient day to day running of the business. This will include the planning of work priorities and the supervision of operators with regard to safety, quality, output and efficiency. Applications from a current Farm Foreman looking for the next step would be welcomed.


The Assistant Farm Manager will be expected to have a working knowledge of all the machinery associated with the operations of a large root vegetable and arable business and have the desire to further enhance that knowledge with experience. They will also be required to support the functions of the technical, workshop, onion grader and potato storage teams.


Daily core functions will include but not be exclusive to;
• Creation of working plans
• Supervision and effective management
• Planning, actioning and direction of daily resource management
• Liaison with the Workshop Manager to ensure all operations are running effectively
• Managing availability of all resources, equipment, logistics, supplies, deliveries & storage
• Ensure day to day customer relationships are efficient and effective


To apply, you must demonstrate the requisite experience, have an understanding of and enjoy the lifestyle required of such a role and have the willingness and personality to be "hands on" in leading by example. You will have an adaptable approach, strong management skills and have the proven ability to adopt a dynamic, proactive mind set.


We are a high profile and prestigious farming business with an enviable reputation, seeking and duly rewarding the very best on merit.


A vehicle, laptop & mobile telephone are offered in addition to the base salary which is commensurate with experience. Accommodation may be available.


Applications with a covering letter should be sent to; farms.recruitment@elveden.com

Commercial Manager

Elveden Instant Hedge have been growing mature instant hedge and screening since the late 1990s based at the Estate’s field nurseries in Suffolk.  During that time, our dedicated nursery team have perfected the premium instant hedge and screening product which we now offer in fourteen different varieties, delivering a range of hedges to suit every garden or development need.

We sell our product through a number of distributors, direct to the trade and to retail customers.  As a result of significant growth in recent years we are now looking to build on that further with the introduction of a Commercial Manager who will have the necessary experience and network of contacts to grow our business further.

Requirements:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in the landscaping and/or horticultural sectors

  • A strong understanding of horticultural markets and their drivers

  • Well regarded within the industry and a strong network of contacts

  • Able to work as part of a diverse team but with the drive to succeed on your own initiative

  • Commercially aware, able to prepare budgets, forecasts and business cases

 

Key duties:

  • Maintain existing and develop new strategic relationships with our customer base

  • Identify new areas of sales and new applications for our product

  • Increase our visibility in the marketplace

  • Develop our marketing strategy

  • Work with our nursery team to reduce cost and to develop alternative offerings

The role will require extensive travel mainly within the UK.  We offer an attractive package with remuneration in line with experience, a market leading pension and a company vehicle.

To discuss the role further or apply please send your CV to Guy Warren on 01842 890423 or by email guy.warren@elveden.com

Vacancies at The Courtyard

Butcher

The Elveden Courtyard Butchery is looking for an experienced butcher on a part time casual basis to help with the Christmas rush and also cover for holidays etc throughout the year.

There will be no regular set hours apart from Christmas time (which is a must, although we close on Christmas day and boxing day) so it’s a really flexible position.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate please email recruitment@elveden.com or call us on 01842 898068 to arrange an informal chat.