Careers at Richmond Hill Hotel

Our people and the culture we create together make us leaders in our industry. Here, we trust you to work from the heart, to take the initiative, to bring your passion and personality into what you do every day. We’re looking for enthusiastic and talented individuals with a passion for hospitality. We embrace our core values of Diversity, Innovation and Generosity in everything we do, and we’re looking for originality, proactive thinking and understanding in our team members - it starts with the person, not their CV.

It's an exciting time to join the Richmond Hill Hotel team, having recently been recognised as a Top Employer by The Caterer awards, winning Best Large Hotel at the Beautiful South Awards, and being listed as the #1 hotel in Richmond on Tripadvisor!

Our Story

An independent destination hotel situated steps away from Richmond's royal park, we’ve been serving hill top magic for all of our guests for nearly 300 years. Now, we’re always on the lookout for enthusiastic and talented individuals to join our hotel and restaurant team to deliver unforgettable customer service and create exceptional experiences for the modern-day traveller. With 144 guest bedrooms, 13 meeting room facilities and newly refurbished restaurant and bar, it's an exciting time to join the team at Richmond Hill Hotel.

Our benefits

We believe that exceptional people deserve exceptional benefits…

Holiday, health and pensions

28 days annual leave (including bank holidays) increasing by one day per year of completed service to a maximum of 33 days

A work place pension of 8% (5% contributed by employee, and 3% employer contribution) 

A private health cash plan for permanent team members

Salary sacrifice schemes (cycle to work, tech and gym) 

Flexible working hours

Recognition and developement

Hotel Recognition Programme including our Employee of the Month award which holds a cash incentive of £100

Hotel team building and social events throughout the year

Refer a friend scheme, with up to £500 cash incentive

A personal development plan to match your career aspirations

Extra perks

Access to hundreds of online discounts and freebies from leading brands, from food and drink to travel

Hotel and restaurant discounts including 20% off our SKIN Lounge treatments

Free parking and meals while on duty

Full uniform provided

Our vacancies

Whether you're looking to join the team at Richmond Hill Hotel, or are a current team member with aspirations to upskill to a new role, you can explore all of our vacancies and apply directly online. Please keep an eye on this space for news on current and upcoming opportunities. 

Apprenticeships Academy

We know that we will only ever be as good as our team, so we’re always on the look-out for talented new individuals to become part of our family. As a people-focused business, we seek out exceptional people who can champion, encourage, and inspire those around them. Our team have ambition to be the best and are motivated to make a difference every day. We strive to create an individual and unforgettable experience for all of our guests by delivering “Exceptional Hospitality” - so individuals with engaging personalities and a passionate and can-do attitude could be the perfect match for us.

Our Apprenticeship Academy offers a fantastic opportunity to ignite your future in hospitality whilst working within an independent and progressive business that puts people at the heart of its values. We are keen to develop and inspire passionate and ambitious individuals who are committed to starting a career in hospitality.

Pop by for a chat

Whether you're looking for a part time role or want to kick start your career, our Job Shop is the perfect opportunity to discover what The Richmond Hill Hotel has to offer. Drop by 144 On The Hill every Monday to meet the team and have an informal chat about your career.

No need to book a timeslot just: 

  • pop by anytime 4pm - 6pm every Monday at 144 On The Hill Restaurant and Bar (the hotel restaurant) 
  • drop our HR team an email in advance with the date you are planning on coming by, the area you might be interested in and whether you have any access requirements.
  • Bring your CV and ID that confirms your eligibility to work in the UK

We look forward to meeting you. 

Launch your career

Start your career with a work placement at our hotel and push the boundaries of our industry – go where nobody else has gone and do things nobody else has done. As an intern you get unique opportunities to learn about the hospitality industry, collaborate on exciting projects and work alongside our management team. We offer a number of work placements across the business for hospitality students. If you are a student or undergraduate, interested in an internship or work experience with us please contact your school or college careers advisor or Liva Jones, our Human Resources Manager on

Apply to join the team

Email our HR Manager, Liva, with your CV and a cover letter detailing your experience at