Careers at Castlemartyr Resort

Nestled within 220 acres of woodlands and greens in East Cork, Castlemartyr Resort is one of Ireland's leading 5 Star destinations. With a diverse, energetic and experienced team, Castlemartyr Resort continues to grow from strength to strength, will exciting plans for the future. If you would like to bring your talent and skills to this award-winning team please feel free to get in touch with our HR department at Any positions currently being recruited for will be updated below on a regular basis.

All applicants should have the right to live and work without restriction in Ireland. We will not be able to process applications which have visa requirements.


HR Manager

Castlemartyr Country Hotel Resort is currently recruiting a HR Manager. Reporting to the General Manager you will be responsible for competency development, succession planning, talent management, talent acquisition, employment law compliance, employee relations, employee engagement, and process improvement.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in a similar role which demonstrated experience in people management on issues regarding performance, development and organization effectiveness and driving high performance over a sustainable long-term period.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of HR administration and ensure the HR system, staff files and any other HR records are kept up-to-date.
  • Report on key metrics, propose and implement improvements (e.g. absenteeism, turnover and engagement).
  • Monitor and develop current policies & procedures in line with best practice
  • Interpreting and advising on employment legislation; develop and implement policies on a variety of workplace issues.
  • Act as a point of contact for employees, supervisors and managers on all HR related issues.
  • Lead on all employee relations issues (e.g. disciplinary, grievance, absence management, performance management etc)
  • Guide and coach managers on employee relations and HR issues in line with company policies and procedures
  • Lead the development, implementation and administration of Health & Safety function within the organisation.
  • Developing HR planning strategies with line managers by considering immediate and long-term staff requirements.
  • To develop a focused talent strategy, appointing, developing and retaining key people to deliver excellence for both present and future business needs.
  • Analysing training needs in conjunction with line managers; planning and delivering training, including staff inductions.
  • Drive the Performance Management & Development process to achieve improved levels of performance
  • Recruitment of staff.
  • Overseeing all aspects of payroll, bonuses and targets in line with Company policy.
  • General administrative duties

The Ideal Candidate will have:

  • CIPD qualified with 5 years plus HR experience
  • Excellent communication skills & strong business acumen
  • Commercially and financially astute with sound business judgment and an understanding of the commercial impact of one's own decision making
  • An attention to detail, combined with the ability to see a broad picture
  • Functional knowledge of HRIS including T&A and Payroll Integration
  • Excellent communication skills, organisational skills, time management and a commitment to customer service.
  • Experience working in fast paced environment advantageous.
  • Strong IT skills

To apply please submit a Cover letter and CV to


Associate Marketing Executive

The 5 Star Castlemartyr Resort are currently recruiting a Associate Marketing Executive. Working in conjunction with the Sales and Marketing team, the successful candidate will be responsible for creating graphics and social media content as well as monitoring and creating content for the Castlemartyr Resort website and associated partner sites. This position is ideal for a driven designer or marketing graduate, with great opportunities for real on the job experience and to see your ideas in action.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for design and creation of branded content.
  • Responsible for creation of social media timelines/calendar, with creation of ‘on-brand’ content for these channels
  • Responsible for monitoring the Castlemartyr Resort and associated partner sites
  • Attendance at occasional trade events and industry events on behalf of the Resort
  • Ensuring all campaign deadlines are met
  • Putting ads in print media such as newspapers and magazines along with online advertising sources.

The Ideal Candidate will have:

  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects and meet deadlines. Work effectively under pressure and/or stringent schedules
  • Must have professional attitude and appearance
  • Advanced knowledge in social media account maintenance and management
  • Has excellent skills working with the Adobe Suite (namely Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator) and Excel, Microsoft Office applications
  • Previous experience in website management and maintenance
  • Previous experience in working with Google Forms, Mailchimp or any other similar platforms is desirable
  • Possess a keen eye for attention to detail, with ability to edit and proofread promotional materials and complete detailed reports
  • Being resilient and resourceful, while possessing a good attitude
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Desire to produce within a tightly knit team and environment is critical

Applications to: The HR Department - - 021 421 9000


Kitchen Team

Experienced Senior Sous and Sous Chef The ideal candidates will have strong experience in a leading 4 or 5-star property. Working with our Executive Chef and a fantastic team, you will have the opportunity work in an exciting and vibrant environment which will allow you to display your talent and creativity. Excellent package available for the right candidates.

  • Senior Sous Chef
  • Sous Chef

To apply please submit a Cover letter and CV to


F&B Assistant

Reporting to the Restaurant Supervisor/F&B Manager, the role of F&B Assistant has a number of responsibilities, including, but not limited to:

  • Preparation of Restaurant for Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner service, adhering to cleaning schedules and mis-en-place.
  • Observing and following Hygiene and Safety Regulation when carrying out duties.
  • Checking of station to ensure it is correct and ready prior to service.
  • Guests to be welcomed in a warm and friendly manner, and treated with courtesy at all times.
  • Restaurant Manager/Supervisor to be informed of special requirements or difficulties.
  • Meals to be served efficiently with the minimum of fuss or delay, adhering to standards.
  • Cutlery, plates to be scraped, stored and stacked in wash up.
  • Responsible for own station, replenishment of crockery/cruets/cutlery etc.
  • Service cloths to be used at all times - service station to be replenished and tables reset for next service and area vacuumed.
  • To carry you "hands on" training with any junior/new staff ensuring that training is recorded.
  • To monitor the standards of any junior/new staff and correct standards when necessary.
  • All dockets must be posted at reception, any missing dockets - cost of same will be deducted from service charge.


Applications to: The HR Department - - 021 421 9000 


Spa Therapist

Position Summary:
Handling all massages as per the hotels operational and treatment standards. Responsible for all massages and treatment related activities, and for the safety of guests in the Spa.

Spa Therapist Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Schedule guest appointments
  • Provides individualised bodywork treatments that meet the guests needs and expectations, in accordance with hotels operational and treatment standards
  • Helps promoting the massage to the SPA members and the hotel guests.
  • Be thoroughly familiar and able to recommend Spa products and treatments as well as know pertinent hotel information.

Applications to: The HR Department - - 021 421 9000

Castlemartyr Resort

Co. Cork
P25 X300.

+353 21 421 9000 (Hotel)
+353 21 421 9150 (Reservations)
+353 21 462 3359