Due to an increase in wedding and event bookings at Elsick House, we are currently looking for a creative, enthusiastic and dog loving Assistant House Manager.

Job Description

We are currently looking for an Assistant House Manager to work alongside Alison, our House Manager.  This will be a busy but flexible role in the fact that most administrative tasks can be carried out at home with no fixed start or end time.  This is a part-time salaried role but due to the nature and typical evening / weekend work involved in managing weddings and other events, the right candidate would need to be flexible to accommodate peaks in demand and alter working hours to suit. 

Typical Responsibilities

Responding to corporate, event and wedding enquiries

Preparing tailored quotations in a timely manner, attention to detail is key

Preparing advertising material

Updating content of

Carry out show-rounds of the house for corporate clients, private party clients and those enquiring about Elsick House as a potential wedding venue (typically evening and weekends)

Assist in the set-up of weddings and other events within the house and marquee

Assisting catering team in the management of events

Assist in managing Fire Safety Documentation and General House Operations

Input to content of Social Media feeds

Required Skills & Qualities


Self-motivated and works on own initiative


Team player

Competent in the use of Microsoft suite and generally IT literate

Ability to engage with and relate to new people

A positive, enthusiastic and bubbly character

Strong problem solving skills

Ability to work under pressure  

Dog friendly

Desirable but not essential

Previous event management experience – it’s more important that the right candidate is willing to learn and is a great personality fit with the ethos of Elsick House and wider team.

We are absolutely willing to wait for the right person.  It’s such a critical role since you will be the face of Elsick House.  You will be the one person our potential clients meet when they visit Elsick House for the first time – we need the perfect ‘fit.’

If you feel that you could be one of the team, then please send your details to along with further information on why you believe you are the perfect ‘fit.’ 

We look forward to hearing from you.