The Mere Collection consists two 4* properties: The Mere Golf Resort & Spa in Knutsford, Cheshire, a 4* deluxe destination offering 81 luxurious guest bedrooms, event capacity for up to 550, a Championship golf course and golf services, and an award-winning Spa & Health Club and The Stanneylands, Wilmslow, Cheshire, a 4* boutique country house venue.


Seneca Bridge have partnered with The Mere Collection since October 2016, initially being retained to recruit 3 x new members of the businesses Senior Management Team.

These roles being: Director of Sales, Head of Learning & Development and General Manager, The Stanneylands.


  • Proprietary ownership of candidate database

  • Daily and Weekly M.I. reporting

  • ATS access

  • Ongoing talent pool development

  • Full management of “Open and Assessment Days” at The Stanneylands

  • Onsite Recruitment Partner and a dedicated offsite resourcing team

  • Implementation of a full white-label service, including branded attraction, and whitelabel telephony and email

  • Full process management of all managerial and supervisory roles

  • Advertising and shortlisting of all operational level roles

  • Recorded telephone interviews

Recruitment Delivery

  • Fulfillment of 19 vacancies, with a 100% role:placement ratio

  • 5 x Regional Sales Managers

  • 4 x Account Managers

  • 3 x Customer Sales Advisors

  • 2 x Buyers / Demand Planners

  • 2 x Warehouse & Operations Supervisors

  • 1 x Warehouse Stock Controller

  • 1 x E-Commerce & Digital Marketing Manager

  • 1 x Marketing Assistant


Total number of applicants


Total hires over a 6 month period


Agency use


Time to hire reduction

-11 days

Overall cost per hire reduction


Reduction in operational role cost per hire


Subsequently, we also delivered a 6 month Managed Service Partnership to lead the recruitment of all employees at The Stanneylands following the 4 month refurbishment ahead of the reopening. The partnership also incorporated the advertising and recruitment delivery for all new hires due to attrition at The Mere Golf Resort and Spa.

Attract, select, engage and retain the best talent now and in the future with RPO for SME.