Telegraph Hotel hiring staff ahead of opening later this year

Coventry’s new four-star hotel has vacancies for senior staff positions as it gears up to open its doors near the end of the year.

Pictured: digital visualisation of one of the hotel’s bars, in a mid-century style.

Coventry’s new mid-century style, four-star hotel has begun hiring its senior staff ahead of its opening later this year.

The design-led Telegraph Hotel, being developed by Complex Development Projects (CDP) and operated by Bespoke Hotels, is recruiting for six head of department roles.

The boutique hotel, located in historic premises overlooking Belgrade Square, is hiring a Head Chef, Finance Manager, Maintenance Manager and Reception Manager.

The hotel is also recruiting for a Food and Beverage Manager to run the Forme & Chase Restaurant and Generators rooftop bar, plus a Deputy General Manager to help with the overall running of the Telegraph Hotel. 

The hotel will have a cocktail bar, rooftop bar, restaurant, meeting and conference facilities.

Its 88 bedrooms include duplex suites, which have a lounge area on the ground floor with stairs up to the bedroom above and en suite, all designed with a focus on highlighting original aspects of the 1950s architecture. 

Pictured: digital visualisation of one of the hotel’s Forme & Chase restaurant, in a mid-century style.

The hotel has already appointed Amy Windsor, who has over 25 years worth of experience in the industry, as its General Manager.

She commented: “As we move forward towards the opening of the hotel later this year, we are looking to appoint the head of department roles, ahead of a wider recruitment drive for the remaining vacancies at the hotel.

“We are looking for the best candidates for each role to work with us as we open what will be the finest hotel in the city, assisting us in all areas from finance and maintenance through to sales and food and beverage.

“Bespoke Hotels manages more than 70 hotels with 8,000 employees, so the successful candidates will become a part of a global team, as well as a local one.

“This hotel is opening at a major time in the history of the city with the national spotlight on UK City of Culture 2021. We need a top team in place now to help us to creative and exception and unique experience for the city’s visitors.

“We have already had a very encouraging level of inquiries for bookings so the successful candidates will be busy getting everything ready ahead of opening later this year.”

The senior recruitment drive comes after the hotel launched its website last week, allowing to-be guest to make reservations from as early as 1 December 2020, point to an end-of-year opening schedule.

For more information on recruitment opportunities, email join@telegraph-hotel.com.