Ellie joined the company in 2011 after completing a degree in Biology at the University of Bristol. In January 2012 she was promoted to Assistant manager at The Clifton hotel and is currently the Manager of The Berkeley Square.
‘I started at Clifton Hotels on the management graduate scheme which is a diverse, fast-tracked scheme that gives you varying levels of responsibility right from the beginning. There is a 'work hard, play hard' atmosphere about the Clifton Hotel Group and something new and exciting is always happening as no day is ever the same here.’
Ellie Fisk - Berkeley Square Manager
Joe joined the Graduate scheme in November 2011 with a degree in Economics from Bristol. In January 2012 he was promoted to Digital Marketing Analyst for Clifton Hotels and in July 2012 he was promoted again to work for our London sister company TVF Digital as the media company’s Web Analyst.
‘Clifton Hotels has presented me with fantastic opportunities to move up through the company. I’ve been trusted with lots of responsibility and all my work has been noticed and rewarded. It’s a fantastic place to develop professionally.’
Joe Smith - TVF Media Web Analyst
Sarah Studied Philosophy and Sociology at the University of Southampton and joined the company in October 2011. Shortly afterwards she was promoted to the Events Manager for No.4. Currently she is the Membership and Events Manager at the Square and the IAI Events Manager at The Institute of Arts and Ideas.
‘I like Clifton hotels because it’s organic, fast paced and challenging. You are given responsibility and freedom to develop.’
Sarah Green - Membership and Events Manager
Ross is currently on our Graduate scheme, he joined the company in 2012 with a degree in Archaeology from the University of Bristol. This year he has been given the opportunity to be the site supervisor at our philosophy and music festival ‘How The Light Gets In 2013’ run from the company’s events space, The Globe at Hay-on-Wye.
‘Working for Clifton Hotels has given me a brilliant opportunity for personal and professional development, from the very outset opportunities to really make your mark upon the day to day operation of the company are presented and enable ambitious individuals to really develop and succeed in what is a fun, friendly and tight-knit company.’
Ross Benson - Graduate Trainee Manager
Jess, who studied Philosophy at Exeter University, started with us is March 2011 as a graduate. She was promoted to Assistant manager of The Berkeley square in January 2012 and in September 2012 accepted the position of Manager of The Clifton Hotel.
‘Every day is different working in hotels and that’s what makes the job so interesting and exciting; there are always new people to talk to and new problems to solve. I have really enjoyed the early high levels of responsibility and individual development that working for a small group has allowed but most of all it is the people I work with that make my day!’
Jess Milford - Clifton Hotel Manager
Hugh has been working for Clifton Hotels since June 2012 as a receptionist and has recently been promoted into our Sales team, as a part time Sales and Marketing Assistant. He graduated from UWE with a degree in Film and Creative Media.
‘Clifton Hotels is a great company to work for, for example, they have recently been supportive in adapting my working hours. My new part time job gives me the flexiblity to do something challenging and interesting whilst also allowing me the time to develop my film career.'
Hugh Farrow - Sales and Marketing Assistant
Kristin majored in Film and Media studies at the University of Cape Town before coming to the UK and joining the company in May 2007 as a receptionist at the Clifton Hotel. In June 2008 she moved to head office where she was promoted to HR Assistant and in September 2008 she was promoted to the HR and Training Manager of the group. She is also the company's Studios Manager and runs our ever expanding and successful property business, Clifton Quarters.
"Working in a small, dynamic company full of amazingly friendly, confident, young people, has allowed me to mix responsibility, professional development and fun perfectly. My dual and contrasting role has allowed me to explore and develop two sides of myself in great depth- my love for people and my ambition to succeed"
Kristin Franklin - HR and Training Manager and Clifton Quarters Manager
Anna came to the UK from Poland and joined the Clifton Hotel group in July 2005 as a room attendant. In October 2007 she was promoted to House Manager of the Washington Hotel. After returning from maternity leave Ania has taken on the role of House manager of our expanding Studios division of the company, Clifton Quarters.
‘I am really happy to have been working at this company for such a long time. I have improved my languages and met some really nice people who are always happy to help.’
Anna Cmich - Clifton Quarters House Manager