Careers at Ballymaloe

We currently have four great job opportunities available.

Apply today for the possibility to join our amazing award-winning Ballymaloe House hospitality team.

See career opportunity descriptions here and please make your first application via the contact form below.

Each position has the following benefits: 

  • Uniforms provided
  • Staff Meals
  • Free Parking
  • Pension Contributions
  • Staff Wellness Facility
  • Staff Accommodation (limited availability)  

Experienced Food & Beverage Assistants
Full Time

Ballymaloe House is recruiting an experienced food and beverage professional to join our team in Shanagarry, Co. Cork. If you feel that you have the following experience and expertise, we would be delighted to hear from you.

  • Experience in a similar background is essential
  • Excellent customer service, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluent English is essential for this position
  • Formal Hotel or Restaurant Training is desirable but not essential
  • Excellent personal presentation
  • Be legally eligible to work in Ireland
  • Have strong attention to detail
  • Have a friendly, positive and flexible attitude
  • Have the ability to handle busy situations and manage your workload effectively
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Experienced Bar Person
Full Time and Part Time

Ballymaloe House is recruiting an experienced bar person to join the Ballymaloe House bar team in Shanagarry, Co. Cork. If you feel that you have the following experience and expertise, we would be delighted to hear from you.

  • Have previous experience in a similar role, working behind a full bar
  • Have an interest in the "art of mixology" and classic cocktails
  • Have a good product knowledge in all aspects of beverage (i.e. wines, spirits, beer, etc)
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be legally eligible to work in Ireland
  • Have strong attention to detail
  • Have a friendly, positive, flexible attitude and have an infectious drive to be creative.
  • Have the ability to handle busy situations and manage your workload effectively
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Kitchen Porter - Part Time

Our Kitchen Porters play a vital part in the daily operation of the kitchen at Ballymaloe House. We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated and hard working individuals to join our kitchen team. If you would like to be part of a well established, committed and creative team, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Applicants must be strong (it is a very physical role) and be available to work all shift patterns over a 7 day period.

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Sommelier - Full Time

The successful candidate will be a trained and knowledgeable wine professional who will be responsible for every aspect of the wine service including management of the wine list and wine service.

Job Functions

  • Manage the wine service in the bar and dining rooms.
  • Using your knowledge of wine, you will help customers with their selection.
  • Assist in choosing the wines stocked by Ballymaloe House.
  • Assist in managing stock levels and storage of wines.

Position requirements

  • Must be eligible to work in Ireland.
  • Minimum of at least 1 year experience within a similar establishment or experience as a Sommelier or similar role.
  • Ability to create tasteful food and wine pairings.
  • Extensive knowledge of different wines and which regions produce each type.
  • Knowledge of locations of vineyards and wineries where products are sourced.
  • Understanding of the winemaking process.
  • Good communication skills.

Benefits include

  • Competitive salary
  • Meals provided on duty.
  • Uniform provided.
  • Accommodation available if required.
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension contributions.

Salary

• Negotiable – depending on experience.


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Application Form

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If you have any further queries or questions at this stage, please email Food & Beverage Manager Duncan McAlpine directly at Duncan@ballymaloe.ie

Limited onsite staff accommodation is available.