We are always delighted to hear from exceptional candidates that would like to work with us.  If you would like to contact us, please email Gill Hastings

Vacancies on the Estate

Forestry and Conservation Business Manager

 A diverse and exciting role for a self-motivated, enthusiastic professional who is commercially astute, has strong leadership skills and is an able communicator to a wide section of individuals and organisations.

A minimum of five years’ experience is required, be IT literacy and membership of The Institute of Chartered Foresters or another equivalent professional body is required. You will have knowledge and experience of Health and Safety procedures and best practice, ensuring risk assessments are complete and up to date.

You will have experience of producing and managing budgets and business plans along with experience of managing a successful operation.

Business and management qualifications or training is desirable.

The portfolio of the Forestry and Conservation Business Manager is wide ranging and includes:

  • Management and planning of Estate woodlands
  • Display Christmas Tree business
  • Retail Christmas Tree business
  • Elveden Instant Hedging
  • Conservation management of Heathland, including Stone Curlew conservation.
  • Managing pests and game to minimise crop damage, shooting clients and game contracts.
  • Estate upkeep, including gardens and road side verges, and promotion of a safe place.

The role includes the continual development of the woodland management plan, negotiation of the Estate conservation schemes, annual business planning and budgeting and quarterly reporting, staff management and development, management of environmental surveys, approving quotes for Christmas Trees and Hedges along with overseeing the Christmas tree operation, including sourcing trees and negotiating contracts.

For a detailed job description and further information please contact to apply please send your CV with a covering letter to by 31st August 2017.


Vacancies at the Elveden Inn

The Elveden Inn is seeking Front of House team members – with the WOW factor! Duties will include all aspects of customer service – table waiting, drinks and bar service, greeting and seating and anything that is required to ensure our guests have the excellent and fun experience they expect. Previous experience is advantageous but full training will be given to the right candidates. Essential qualities include personality, flexibility, team player, reliability and a genuine desire to work hard, have fun and take advantage of what is a great long term career opportunities. Only those with passion for people and exceptional service need apply! Immediate start available – exceeds national minimum wage.

Email a letter of application and CV to Nick Maitland, General Manager:


Sous Chef

Elveden Inn we have a vacancy for a talented Sous Chef.

You will report to the Head Chef, and run the kitchen in his absence. This is a busy Inn, you will have a great passion for food, presentation, and a sound commercial awareness.

The Estate prides itself on using locally sourced product, including Estate reared meat and vegetables.

You will be capable, organised and eager to add your skills to a dedicated team. You will need to lead by example, with an ability to cope under pressure providing consistently good standards, and be keen to train and support the team to reach their best potential.


Ordering, and planning stock levels.

Menu planning with HC

Dish costing, maintaining agreed GP and KPI’s

Statutory Hygiene and Health & Safety standards

Managing Kitchen team of 8 in chef’s absence.

Staff training and development.


5 days over 7

Competitive Salary

Contributory Pension Scheme

20% Staff discount at the Elveden Courtyard

29 days holiday per year pro rata

If you feel you have the qualities we are looking for please apply to: with your CV and covering letter.




Vacancies at The Elveden Courtyard

Temporary Food Hall Sales Assistant Vacancy


Elveden Courtyard Food Hall requires a full time sales assistant.   We are looking for someone with a passion for retail who  has excellent communication and customer service skills and understands the importance of providing an exemplary level of service to ensure our customers have a fantastic experience every time.  Reporting to the Food Hall Manager, you will have a flexible approach to hours and working weekends.  Retail experience is preferable, but the necessary training will be given to the right candidate.

Weekend work will be required.


If you would like to join our small friendly team please send your current CV with a covering letter to or post to


Christopher Batten

Food Hall Manager

The Courtyard

Elveden Estate

London Road



IP24 3TJ


Kitchen Porter (Temporary Vacancy)

We have a thriving Café Restaurant at Elveden, with a great reputation for good food using locally grown fresh produce.
We currently have a position within our busy kitchen, reporting to our Head Chef for Temporary work as a Kitchen Porter.

We offer straight shifts, mainly days with occasional evening functions,
Hours of work usually 9.00am-5.00 pm
5 days over 7, weekends included.
Uniform provided
Staff discount.
Hourly paid. £5.95 – £7.20 per hour, (depending on age) plus daily tips.

If you would like to be part of a busy friendly team, please send your CV and covering letter to
Post to:

Elveden Farms Ltd

Mo Johansen

Head Chef



IP24 3TJ