Marriott Hotels

Conference and Banqueting Casual Associate - Swindon

Location
Swindon, Wiltshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Mar 2018
Closes
09 Apr 2018
Ref
17002JXP
Job Type
Part Time
Conference and Banqueting Casual Associate - Swindon

Posting Date Jan 17, 2018
Job Number 17002JXP
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location Swindon Marriott Hotel, Swindon, Wiltshire
Brand Marriott Hotels Resorts /JW Marriott
Schedule Seasonal - Part-Time
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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Swindon is a thriving town which has seen a lot of investment in recent years. It has an economy ranking amongst the top 5 UK cities for performance but without the price tag of larger cities. Located in the heart of the breath-taking Wiltshire countryside, Swindon has become a popular destination for business and leisure visitors alike. The Swindon Marriott Hotel caters for this mix of travellers by providing modern, state of the art facilities with a personal and friendly service. With its great transport links and ideal location near the hustle and bustle of the historic Old Town area, its no wonder that the Swindon Marriott has become a leading hotel in the local area and an outstanding example of the Marriott Hotels brand.Marriott International portfolio of brands includes both JW Marriott and Marriott Hotels.
Marriott Hotels, Marriott Internationals flagship brand with more than 500 global locations, is advancing the art of hosting so that our guests can travel brilliantly. As a host with Marriott Hotels, you will help keep this promise by delivering premium choices, sophisticated style, and well-crafted details. With your skills and imagination, together we will innovate and reinvent the future of travel.
JW Marriott is part of Marriott International's luxury portfolio and consists of more than 70 beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. Our associates deliver sophisticated and warmly authentic service in a comfortable and luxurious atmosphere that cultivates fulfilling experiences for both our associates and our guests.
Job SummaryAn exciting opportunity has arisen in our Conference & Banqueting department for aCasual Associateto join our team! The salary range is 7.29-8.41. To successfully fill this role, you will ideally possess and demonstrate the following qualifications, behaviours, skills and values:
  • Previous experience working within a similar role
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Positive attitude
  • Strong communication skills
  • Duties and responsibilities:
  • To check the function list and set-up meeting and banqueting rooms in accordance with special function instructions and meeting room inspection checklist, Meetings by Marriott & Company standards.
  • To ensure that all AV equipment used for service is clean, in good working order, and stored in correct storage areas.
  • To refresh meeting rooms during breaks and replies iced water, sweets, minerals, tea and coffee and other requests.
  • To respond quickly, efficiently and pleasantly to late requests for Conference & Banqueting equipment, refreshments, food & beverage items.
  • To serve all refreshments, food & beverage items in accordance with company standards in quality, quantity and presentation.
  • To clean and maintain all Conference & Banqueting areas dispense, pantry, AV room, table stores, ground floor corridor and meeting rooms.
  • Ensure par stocks are maintained for all materials and notify Conference & Banqueting supervisor when items are needed before running out.
  • Record items used from Meeting Room beverage boxes and pass onto Reception for billing.
  • To assist the Conference & Banqueting Supervisor in the execution of duties at all times.
  • To ensure all shifts are recorded accurately, using the clocking in and out system Kronos.
  • To carry out all reasonable duties as requested by the Conference & Banqueting Manager / Supervisor or Management team.
  • Respond to guests using the telephone handset, promptly and professionally.
  • To encourage and adhere to all aspects of Service Excellence.
  • To ensure Conference & Banqueting Bar is stocked to the required par, by requisitioning liquor from the cellars.
  • Take responsibility for cleaning the lines and optics to Health & Safety and Brew master standard.
  • Complete the cashing up at the end of the shift, ensuring the float is correct.
  • Ensure the Conference & Banqueting bar is cleaned to operating standards at the end of each shift.
  • To ensure that all monies are held in a proper manner, recorded and locked away in accordance with company standards.
  • Whats in it for me?Giving associates opportunities to grow and succeed is part of the companys DNA. As a company we offer unrivalled career and professional development opportunities.Some of the fantastic benefits you would be entitled to if you joined Marriott International include:
  • Meals on Duty
  • Reward & Recognition programmes
  • Statutory Benefits
  • Pension Entitlement
  • Apply now to Start your Journey!Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

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