Careers in Hospitality

Careers in Hospitality

Looking for a career in hospitality here in Exmoor, the Quantock Hills, West Somerset and North Devon? Take a look at all the roles currently available below. Please contact the specific business for more information.

If you are a business and are interested in having any current vacancies in hospitality listed please contact Max Lawrence on:

Roles within Greater Exmoor

We are looking for a talented and passionate Chairperson and Treasurer to join the Visit Exmoor Board!

Visit Exmoor is growing, and over the past few months we have expanded our team and welcomed several talented and motivated individuals as board members. We are in the final stages of becoming an incorporated Community Interest company and we have exciting opportunities for the right individuals who will be advocates of Visit Exmoor and our area Visitor Economy.

We are looking to find an inspiring, strategic and pragmatic leader to take on the role of Chairperson, with the experience and energy to lead the new Visit Exmoor Board. The right candidate will demonstrate objectivity, integrity and be able to facilitate the board to achieve it’s purpose and provide support and oversight across Visit Exmoor’s operations.

• The requirement is for approx. 24 days a year. This is a voluntary role with allowance package and reasonable expenses.

We are also looking for an experienced and motivated Treasurer who can bring their professional personal knowledge and experience to bear on Visit Exmoor’s financial operations.

• The requirement is for approx. 18 days a year. This is a voluntary role with allowance package and reasonable expenses.

The Exmoor visitor economy is vital to our area. Visit Exmoor is the tourism organisation representing Exmoor, with a clear mission to promote Exmoor as a visitor destination to the benefit of our members and our geographical area and to provide business support to our area businesses.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Visit Exmoor Board, to play a part in supporting our visitor economy businesses and be an integral part of the next phase of our growth and evolution.

Full details and board role descriptions can be found here: CHAIRPERSON and TREASURER.

Visit Exmoor celebrate diversity. We treat everyone equally and our consideration of board applications are based solely on a person’s merit and qualifications directly related to professional competence. Full details of our policy are detailed in the job specification.

We are open for applications until 11am on Friday 19th November. Please send CV and covering letter to

The Village Shop, Withypool

Part time shop assistant required to join our team to help with weekends and some weekday work to help with the daily running of the Village Shop and for the right person, Post Office work too. Roles will include selling of licensed products such as lottery, tobacco and alcohol.

Variable hours of work, full training given.

Please call Tony or Anita on 01643 831279 or email your CV to

Dunkery Beacon Country House

Experienced Kitchen Assistant/Junior Chef required to join the team at Dunkery Beacon Country House, Wootton Courtenay.

Morning and evening shifts, Wednesday to Sunday. Duties will include helping with food preparation, maintaining kitchen hygiene and plating up starters and desserts under the guidance of the Head Chef.

Competitive hourly rate of pay.

Please contact by email with your CV via

The White Horse Inn Exmoor

The Exmoor White Horse Inn is a family run hotel employing a mixture of both full and part time, permanent and temporary staff. Many of their present members of staff have been with them for many years, some as long, if not longer, than the present owners!

If you fancy becoming part of the team then take a look below for all our current job vacancies. You’ll find vacancies for: Manager, Receptionist, Second Chef, Breakfast Chef, Kitchen Assistant, Bar Staff, Waiting Staff and Housekeeping Staff.

For an informal chat please call Peter & Linda Hendrie on 01643 831229 or email an Application Letter and CV to

Porlock Weir Hotel

The Porlock Weir Hotel is looking for energetic, friendly individuals to join their working family!

Positions available are Kitchen Porter/Assistant for two nights a week only and Front of House staff to help with their summer season on the terrace bar serving wood fired oven pizzas and drinks.

Full training will be given and job progression is available.

Please contact Michell on 01643 800 400 or email

The Porlock Weir Hotel is situated overlooking the historic harbour of Porlock Weir, the atmosphere is one of peaceful nurture, where guests can kick off their cares along with their shoes and relax in this extraordinary corner of Exmoor.

Woods Bar & Restaurant

Woods Bar & Restaurant located in Dulverton are looking for a Sous Chef to join there fabulous team!

Woods are a small, established, award winning country pub/restaurant serving high quality dishes in a relaxed pub atmosphere. They are passionate about using the finest fresh, local and seasonal ingredients including lamb and pork from our own farm.

Woods is looking for the right person to help lead and oversee our kitchen operations to ensure the ultimate dining experience to our customers. For more information please contact Sally on

Aurora Foxes Hospitality & Catering College

Aurora Foxes is a truly remarkable place, having received its third consecutive ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted report it offers a wide range of support to young people with disabilities looking for training that will help them get in to the world of work.

Currently recruiting for various positions including Hotel Manager, Programme Lead – Vocational, Administration and Marketing. Please click on the below for full listings.

Butlins Minehead (Bourne Leisure Ltd)

Butlin’s Minehead is currently hiring and has both permanent and seasonal positions available across the resort, with flexible hours and team accommodation on offer. Butlin’s is proud to be part of the Government’s Kickstart Scheme and has recently reviewed its pay rates to ensure all team members, regardless of age receive the National Living Wage of £8.91ph as a minimum. Butlin’s is part of Bourne Leisure Ltd which also owns Warner Leisure Hotels and Haven Holidays and was placed fifth in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for in 2019. For more information about the roles available see the link below.