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Wilderness Reserve, Heveningham, Suffolk

The company

Wilderness Reserve is an 8000-acre estate of woodland, lakes and rolling pasture, sprinkled with an eclectic collection of historic and traditional Suffolk properties. Lovingly restored by artisans, each home has unique character.

From the grand Grade II listed manor house and restored 15th century barn, to charming, thatched cottages and romantic retreats, Wilderness Reserve is a long-term conservation and restoration project - protecting English nature and breathing new life into historic properties. It is unlike anything or any place you’ve ever been before.


The job

Here at Wilderness Reserve we are passionate about serving memorable moments for every one of our guests and our Receptionist would need to embody that passion.

Day-to-day you’ll be greeting our guests and ensuring every customer experience is an excellent one, managing the Barista area, preparing and packing sweet orders along with our local produce range, continually monitor stock levels of supplies and confectionery, maintain cleanliness across the shop and ensuring the ambience is set ready for our guests’ arrival. An eye for detail and presentation is essential.


What you'll need

You will be enthusiastic about service and hospitality, exceptionally organised and committed to setting only the highest standards.

An excellent team player with a positive and lively attitude

An inspiring work ethic – we need people that raise the bar around them.

You will often need to multitask, therefore a hard-working attitude is key.

Barista experience is a bonus.

It is important that you are well-presented and courteous, in order to deliver an exemplary service to our guests.

A Full UK driving licence and your own transport.


Where you'll be based

Wilderness Reserve is located across 8000 acres, spanning Heveningham, Sibton, and Yoxford in stunning surroundings.


What you'll receive

- £27,000 per annum based on a 45 hour working week

- Employed role (permanent contract)

- Working on a rota basis Monday-Sunday, typically 7am - 4pm

- A fast-paced, ever changing work environment to thrive and develop your career at the highest end of hospitality

- Stunning working location in the Suffolk countryside


Find out more

To discuss this position in more detail, please send your CV to or call 07983 967143.

All communication will be treated in complete confidence.


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