A New Beginning… A New Beginning…

WHO WE ARE
Condé Nast Traveller includes The Fife Arms in ‘The 18 Hottest Hotel Openings for 2018’.

Situated in the famous Highland village of Braemar, The Fife Arms Hotel is currently being sensitively restored to offer its guests 46 individually designed bedrooms, as well as a pub, restaurant, cocktail bar, and spa. Our aim is to create a world-class hotel in Scotland. This means that we need a great team. We are looking for highly motivated people, who are inspired by our story, who want to be in at the start of an exciting new business and are looking for a unique development opportunity.

HOW TO SUCCEED
You want to be part of the story of the Fife Arms, Braemar. You are determined to make your mark on the Hotel and leave a positive legacy. You are committed to delivering exceptional guest service, by being part of a team where every member works in support of each other. You will be personable and enthusiastic, with a positive attitude and a natural flair for hospitality. Commitment to your own development and grasping opportunities for learning is a must.

WHAT WE OFFER
Our Team Values are all about family, inspiration, fun, engagement, teamwork and succeeding.

We offer a total value package to reflect these values, which includes a competitive salary, bonus and pension schemes, along with generous staff discounts. We provide accommodation where required and help you find your own ‘home in the Highlands’. And we offer unique development opportunities both professionally – as part of a team creating a new and innovative hotel experience, and personally – as you engage with our guest and community events in the field of art, culture, architecture, and natural resources.

Please see our RECRUITMENT BROCHURE HERE for more information.

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

FRONT OFFICE HOST
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EVENTS MANAGER
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HOUSEKEEPER
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SOUS CHEF
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HEAD PASTRY CHEF
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PUB MANAGER
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F&B ASSISTANT MANAGERS
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SPA SUPERVISOR
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SPA THERAPIST
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SHOP SUPERVISOR
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WAITING STAFF
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If you are interested in a different position that isn’t listed then please email your CV, experience and salary expectations to mail@thefifearms.com. We also always want to hear why you are interested in joining our team.

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Federica Bertolini, General Manager Federica Bertolini, General Manager

I have a long term love affair with Scotland. I came to Aberdeenshire for the first time in 1997, looking for an adventure after University. My husband and I drove from Northern Italy through Europe and stopped at St Andrews, Ballater and Aberdeen before ending up in Edinburgh. We lived there for three years and I started my hospitality career at the imposing Balmoral Hotel on Princes Street, the name still bearing strong connections with Aberdeenshire.

After gaining further experience in large five-star city centre hotels in both Scotland and Italy, I moved to Cornwall to manage Tresanton, one of the first hotels in the UK where the design moved away from the classic hotel look. In this fairly small seaside property which looked more like a home than a hotel, my relationship with the guests, the staff and the community became much more personal and critical to the success of the business.

These principles will continue to be at the heart of my job as General Manager at The Fife Arms with the added privilege of being involved in the creation of the hotel from its early stages. I look forward to being part of a business who wants to showcase the beauty and bounty of this wonderful landscape as well as injecting economic vitality to the Upper Royal Deeside. I am also particularly proud of the restoration we are carrying out, both respectful of history and tradition but also projected in the future, with contemporary art features and modern facilities. I look forward to welcoming you to The Fife Arms!