Event Experience Executive Graduate Trainee

About Role

  • A structured 12-18 month development programme designed to provide you with a holistic insight and practical application into all areas of a busy and successful Meetings and Events Department. You will learn all aspects to become an accomplished Events Experience executive. 
  • Working hands on you will be fully immersed into the culture and business of Rudding Park and truly experience the department from the ground up.
  • You will receive one to one mentor with regular feedback as well as monthly graduate trainee team meetings.
  • Completion of department objectives and a practical assignment aligned to the Events Executive placement time.
  • During the year all graduate Event Executives will complete a Management and Leadership Course, run by Dale Carnegie.
  • We would expect you to be at the following level of responsibility after your first 6 months:
  • To be responsible for event and group reservations at Rudding Park, including bookings for meetings, events, golf, spa and weddings, concentrating on maximising revenue for all areas through upselling and cross selling. To achieve and exceed all set service level agreements, key performance indicators and guest expectations.

About You

  • Demonstrate a passion and enthusiasm for Hospitality.
  • To be eligible for the Graduate Trainee Programme, you must have:
  • Graduated from a college, university or hotel school within the last year
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher level education (associate’s degree acceptable for Culinary only)
  • Proficiency in written & spoken English
  • Must hold a UK/EU passport and/or be eligible to work in the UK

12 months fixed term, full time, 40-hour contract.


In addition, you will be entitled to enhanced pay and a share of the tronc (tips, paid quarterly) You will also be eligible for the Rudding Park team discounts and work perks.

On successful completion of the programme you will receive a certificate and momento of your time at Rudding Park

Career Opportunities
Throughout the programme you will have acquired insight and hands-on experience of all areas which go into a successful hospitality business. You will also be fast tracked through the recruitment process for any suitable at Rudding Park vacancies.

This programme is open to applications now via our website careers page, the deadline for applications is 31 December 2023

If you would like any further information on this programme, please email Kate Robey: kate.robey@ruddingpark.com All applications however must be made via the website please and not email.