VACANCY: Talent & Succession Manager

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Job Vacancy – Talent & Succession Manager for Longbow Venues.

If you’re passionate about people and want to be part of an exciting and growing company in the hospitality industry, we want to hear from you.

You’ll have the opportunity to hit the ground running with two venues to work with, plus more in the pipeline. 

As a young company, we offer a unique opportunity to join in the early stages of our growth, giving you the freedom, flexibility, autonomy and the opportunity to develop our recruitment and training processes, team and company culture.

In this role, you’ll know who our internal talent is and will keep in touch with them between our talent review processes, championing them for new positions.

You’ll be responsible for supporting the business and managers to develop functional structures that deliver succession opportunities, creating career paths and connecting gaps between succession needs and talent potential across the company. 

You will also ensure effective career conversations and personal development planning, support individual growth, strategic workforce planning and organisation design – having the right people, in the right roles, at the right time.


  • Develop and implement recruitment strategies to attract top talent

  • Conduct interviews and manage the hiring process

  • Develop and plan top talent career path

  • Conduct induction and teaming training

  • Train employees to ensure they have confidence within their role

  • Standardise training to maintain high standards

  • Build relationships across the business to understand hiring needs

  • Provide coaching and mentoring to ensure success

  • Ensure recruitment processes are followed

  • Manage employment probationary period and appraisals

  • Devising and implementing employee welfare initiatives


In-depth experience of the hospitality industry

  • Experience in recruitment and training

  • Commutable distance from the Peak District

  • Passion for people

  • Full driving license

    What we offer:

  • Competitive salary, uncapped bonus structure, and benefits package including private healthcare, free meals and discounts

  • 40 hours working Monday to Friday with the occasional weekend/evening to support new openings or networking

  • Opportunity for growth and development within the company

  • A dynamic and fast-paced work environment

  • A supportive and collaborative team culture

To apply, please email with an up-to-date CV and covering letter of why you would be suitable for the role.


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