Waiting Staff / Senior Event Host

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£10-£14 p/h (dependent on experience) on a flexible part time basis, must be available to work weekends, weekdays and evenings. 

Company Benefits

  • Discounts for company hotel stays and event space hire
  • Team evenings out 
  • A range of opportunities to develop and grow personally and professionally

Available immediately - We are seeking a Senior Events Host to join a busy team and host our numerous events. Your role will be to provide quality organisation and a warm welcome, direct to clients and guests, serve food and drinks and oversee the running of an event and bar spaces, managing expectations in a busy and fast paced environment.

Job Description

Job title: EVENTS HOST

Hours: Part time and full time (flexible)

Location: Paddington, London & Canary Wharf, London

What We’re Looking For

We are looking for a competent, flexible Event manager to oversee events at The Boathouse London. You’ll ensure events are successful, well managed and run smoothly with excellent customer service.

This will currently be based on 2 of our boats in Paddington and our new cocktail bar in Canary Wharf. This role entails flexibility in out-of-hours working in order to support certain events. 

What You’ll Be Doing

Onsite Management

  • Set up event from start to finish according to requirements
  • Act as a key holder at events ensuring that security of the building and site is maintained at all times including locking up at the end of the event.
  • Develop professional relationships with the onsite client partners.
  • Coordinate all operations
  • Food and drink service 
  • Ensure event is completed smoothly and step up to resolve any problems that might occur
  • Analyse the event’s success and prepare reports
  • Outstanding communication and customer service skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Responsible for maintaining a high standard of hygiene and cleanliness in all areas, in line with industry best practice and recommend any changes/requirements necessary to the Director.
  • Ensures that health and safety standards are maintained and action/report any hazards, as necessary.
  • To be fully conversant with the site’s emergency procedures.
  • Confident in problem-solving and using their initiative in challenging situations
  • Customer-service orientation

Here’s What We’re Looking For

  • 2 years’ experience in the service and hospitality industry or Similar experience in the Retail sector (experience in the luxury or premium luxury sector is preferable)
  • Knowledge of all market segments i.e. corporate, conference
  • Provide exceptional customer service that exceeds our customers' expectations.
  • Respect the standards of our brand through the service provided to customers, your attitude, your behaviour and your dress code.
  • Be proactive in order to help the team achieve its objectives or solve problems.
  • Have a commercial flair
  • Creates pride in team to deliver consistent guest experience
  • Proven track record of delivering results
  • Fluent English
  • Good interpersonal skills and very good communication
  • Proactivity, versatility and priority management
  • Enthusiasm, self-confidence and motivated

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