Conference & Banqueting Host (Kensington Marriott)
Marriott International, Inc.
London
2d ago

Posting Date Oct 18, 2021

Job Number 21118904

Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary

Location London Marriott Hotel Kensington, 147 Cromwell Road, London, London, United Kingdom

Brand Marriott Hotels Resorts

Relocation? N

Position Type Non-Management

Located Remotely? N

Marriott International portfolio of brands includes both JW Marriott and Marriott Hotels.

Marriott Hotels , Marriott International’s 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 80 beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world.

JW believes our associates come first. Because if you’re happy, our guests will be happy. It’s as simple as that. Our hotels offer a work experience unlike any other, where you’ll be part of a community and enjoy a true camaraderie with a diverse group of co-workers.

JW creates opportunities for training, development, recognition and most importantly, a place where you can really pursue your passions in a luxury environment.

Treating guests exceptionally starts with the way we take care of our associates. That’s The JW Treatment™.

London Marriott Kensington has an exciting opportunity for a Conference & Banqueting Host to join the team.

Do you love working in an environment where no two days are ever the same? Where you are empowered to delight guests on a daily basis?

Where you are able to utilise your exceptional ability to organise and multi-task? If the answer is "yes", then this is the job for you!

In this role you will work in our Conference, Events & Banqueting operations department, anticipating our guest's needs and providing exceptional service to enhance their stay.

We are looking for passionate, self-starters who want an exciting challenge.

In this role you will be interacting with all departments in the hotel, from Guest Relations, to Housekeeping, to the Kitchen and more! You are full of energy and a naturally outgoing person.

Communication for you is key and you thrive on interaction with others. In this role you are empowered to own your guest, wow them and share your energy.

The impact you’ll make

You know the finest details of our menu and can’t wait to share your expertise with our guests. When they dine with us, your warm greeting, flawless table settings, and your friendly demeanor do not go unnoticed.

No matter the day, you set out to provide each guest with a dining experience that will be remembered long after their stay.

What we’re looking for

  • Great conversational skills and teamwork-oriented
  • Positive outlook and outgoing personality
  • Previous serving experience is a big plus
  • Someone who thrives leading a team in a dynamic luxury / lifestyle environment
  • The ability to multi-task and think on your feet
  • A passion for hosting exciting and memorable events
  • Strong communication skills with both team members and guests
  • A keen eye for detail
  • This role requires the ability to move and lift up to 25 lbs. Standing, sitting or walking for extended periods of time and ensuring a professional appearance in a clean uniform are also required.

    Prior to employment, we’ll ask you to complete safety training and certification.

    What you get in return :

  • Free gym membership
  • Exclusive benefits and discounts in the neighbourhood
  • Amazing staff events
  • Discounted room nights, meals on duty, uniform provided and laundry service
  • 28 holiday days (including bank holidays)
  • Referral scheme
  • A unique opportunity to be part of an award-winning brand where we celebrate your unique talent
  • World class training and development
  • Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture.

    We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

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