Careers

This is your chance to make a difference and work at one of the North West’s newest and most dynamic venues where we are passionate about offering quality, first class service and a product that sets new standards.

Located in the heart of the Fylde Coast, just off Junction 3 of the M55, Mill Farm is open seven days a week and boasts: bars, restaurants, conference & events facilities, all weather sports pitches and is also the new home for AFC Fylde Football Club. For more information, see Milano’s (www.milanos.co.uk), Churchill’s (www.churchillsevents.com) and Bradleys (www.bradleyssportsbar.com).

We have openings for both full time and part time staff, which you’ll find below. This is no ordinary venue and for this reason we are looking for the very best. If you think you have the talent, experience, energy and passion to contribute in helping to create something special, we would be interested in hearing from you.

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Full Time Jobs

Head Chef - Milano's - Up to £35,000 DOE

About the Role

We are looking for a hardworking and professional Head Chef to take the lead at one of our state-of-the-art restaurants in Mill Farm Stadium, home of AFC Fylde. The site has five food and beverage outlets from busy Match Day Kiosks, Bradleys Sports Bar serving traditional relaxed bar food, Aroma coffee shop serving light bites and coffee, Churchill’s conference and banqueting suite and Milano’s our premium Mediterranean restaurant.

Mill Farm Sports Ventures is an ambitious company with an entrepreneurial spirit and huge plans for growth. This is an exciting opportunity to join a fantastic development with a forward-thinking team, take an innovative and creative lead to run your own kitchens and put our beautiful new restaurants and banqueting facilities on the map.

Reporting to the General Manager you will play a key a pivotal role in ensuring the quality and consistency of all food menu items, you will be expected to lead, motivate and supervise the Kitchen teams and have full responsibility for all aspects of food storage, preparation, production, safety, cooking and service to the restaurants, bars, match day hospitality, public catering and banqueting.

You must be energetic and enthusiastic with a real passion for cooking and a real can-do attitude!

About You

You should be experienced in a similar type of role, as a team player, hardworking and enthusiastic with a real passion for food. We are ideally looking for people from an AA rosette background. You should already have operated at Head Chef level and be fantastic at cooking, as well as being exceptionally organised, numerical and confident at leading teams.

We’re passionate about using fresh produce and being the best, and you should be too!

Hotel Receptionist - The Hotel at Mill Farm - £Negotiable DOE

About the role

Reporting to the Business Development Manager, the role demands a high level of customer service, maximising revenue and to make sure the highest standards are followed at all times. Attention to detail and accuracy within all administration duties are key.

Main duties: –

  • Processing bookings
  • Welcoming and directing guests
  • Answering any queries in person, via email, or over the telephone
  • Checking guests in and out
  • Processing payments
  • General administration
  • Demonstrating a flexible approach at work to ensure a first-class customer experience.

We are recruiting for the following position….

  • Monday to Friday, 16.00 – 22.00

About you

  • Previous Reception experience would be advantageous
  • Previous customer service experience is essential
  • Positive attitude
  • Flexible Approach to work
  • High attention to detail
  • Immaculate presentation
 
Business Development Manager - MFSV- Up to £30,000 DOE

About the Role

Based at Mill Farm Stadium, as the Business Development Manager you will be expected to take a pro-active role in sales by visiting local business and building relationships with key influencers in the area.

It will be your responsibility to manage and oversee all enquiries from start to finish. You will need to work closely with all key stakeholders to maximise opportunities for all areas of the business.

Duties and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Responsible for driving all conference and event sales revenue.
  • Providing a daily update on your sales activity using the appropriate forms.
  • Keeping a detailed record of all customers both existing and prospective using the company CRM system.
  • Ensuring compliance with all Company policies and procedures.
  • Regularly reviewing and updating Company procedures, with the agreement of the Managing Director.
  • Handling and dealing with any and all customer complaints within your area of responsibility personally and promptly.
  • Providing weekly reports to the Group Chairman and Managing Director.
  • Invoicing the customer and taking the required deposits/payments
  • Producing an Event Profit Evaluation for each event.
  • Helping set and monitor quality and service standards within your area of responsibility.

About You

  • At least two years’ experience events and conferencing sales experience.
  • A valid UK driving licence
  • Excellent inter-personal skills.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Natural rapport building skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
 
Match Day Hospitality Staff - MFSV- £Negotiable DOE

We are currently looking to recruit a number of front of house team members to work in the various restaurants and bars on match days and at functions during the week.

There are vacancies for the following positions…

  • Waiting-on staff
  • Bar staff
  • Hosts/Hostesses
  • Kiosk staff
  • Catering staff
  • Cleaners

Typically, there is one match every other weekend with occasional matches mid-week so this would suit someone looking for ad-hoc work. There is also the potential for extra hours.

We are looking for well presented, energetic, and hard-working individuals who take pride in delivering a high level of customer service at all times. If this sounds like you then we want to hear from you!

Previous experience in hospitality is highly desirable.