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GUILDFORD HOTEL TO BOOST LOCAL EMPLOYMENT WITH CREATION OF 165 JOBS

Radisson Edwardian, the luxury hospitality brand, will create 165 new jobs when its new Guildford hotel opens in September.

Several senior appointments have already been announced with Peter Wardley named as General Manager, Bill Edwards as Director of Sales and Stephen Botha as Deputy General Manager. A major recruitment drive is now starting with the majority of the positions expected to be filled by Guildford and Surrey-based candidates.

The 185 bedroom hotel will feature two restaurants, a dining terrace, style bar, a spa, gym, swimming pool, conference and meeting rooms when it opens on 29 September. Employment opportunities will range from front of house – receptionists, concierge and restaurant staff - to housekeeping, maintenance and specialist roles within the spa, gym and conference facilities.

Radisson Edwardian is highly regarded by the hospitality industry for its commitment to employee development. Every member of staff has a clear career track incorporating practical front line skills alongside management and professional competence. The company offers a range of training opportunities from on- and off-the job to foundation degrees and management programmes.

Speaking about the recruitment opportunities, Peter Wardley said, “At Radisson Edwardian we are committed to finding, training and retaining the best staff and we expect to find many of these within the Guildford and wider Surrey communities. We are looking for individuals who share our passion for great service, but whose local knowledge will mean the difference between a good experience and a great experience to our guests.”

Cllr Tony Rooth added, “Guildford has benefited employment-wise from the numerous international brands that have opened offices in the town and its environs. The launch of Radisson Edwardian Guildford can only have a positive effect on the area and I am delighted that it will open up so many opportunities for local jobs.”

Further information about employment opportunities at Radisson Edwardian Guildford can be requested by emailing guildfordhr@radisson.com or by calling +44 (0)20 7666 5454.

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