De Vere West One
Right in the heart of the West our business centre West One is a leading central London venue, known for its dedicated space that hosts fantastic events, corporate meetings, conferences, training and team building activities. It’s a superb centre to work at if you’re serious about honing and developing your career in corporate conferencing and events, as you’ll have the opportunity to work across 29 training and meeting spaces and a real variety of clients and guests. That could be in any one of our departments including conference & events, kitchen, front of house, operations and sales to name a few.
Unusually, for hospitality, working hours at West One are usually 9-5, Monday to Friday, meaning you’ll strike a great work life balance working here. We really nurture our colleagues, offering great scope for building and exciting and rewarding career in hospitality.
Part Time Weekend - Conference & Events Host
What is the main purpose of the role?
Your key responsibility is of excellent customer service to our varied clientele; mainly looking after their Food and Beverage service.
The role is a hands on oeprational role where you’ll have ensured that all function rooms are set up correctly and coffee stations maintained at all times along with the restaurant for lunch in order to deliver excellent customer service in line with the venue's standards. As part of the team, you’ll work in all areas of Food and Beverage and strive to achieve departmental targets.
This is a casual role (zero hours contract) and hence working hours may vary as per the business needs.
The Ideal Candidate
Experience in a similar role to this would be beneficial, although not essential, but a passion for hospitality is a must for you to be successful in this role.
You must be customer service focused with a great personality and lots of enthusiasm for your role. The ideal candidate will work well under pressure as this is a busy environment, requiring consistency in customer service.
- A competitive salary
- Holidays calculated pro rata
- Hotel based incentive schemes
- Voluntary benefits including discounts on some travel, leisure time activities, health, retail and motoring
- Discounted accommodation within the group with colleague rates at our other hotels
- Long service awards which increase with service
- Excellent training and development opportunities within both the hotel and the company
- Financial rewards for delivering sensational service
- Free meals on duty