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Conference & Events Assistant/Co-Ordinator - 6 month contract

Reference: ECH/C&E Assistant/Co-Ordinator 

Previous experience in a similar role - this could be an ideal opportunity for an enthusiastic individual either with Conference & Events Sales experience or excellent operational experience and admin skills to progress within the Conference & Events department
High standard of personal presentation
Positive, friendly mannerism
High standard of verbal and written communication
Attention to detail
Excellent planning and organising
Ability to work unsupervised and as part of a team
Excellent relationship builder
Eligibility to work in the UK

A uniform is provided, meal on duty and complimentary car parking and leisure club membership. A company benefits scheme is available including food & beverage and accommodation discounts at hotels within the Portland group and training and development opportunities. This will be a fixed term contract for 6 months. Successful completion of this role could lead to further options for employment within the Portland group

<br>Previous experience at supervisory level in a hotel/similar environment
<br>Previous experience of bar & food service
<br>Experience of Conference & Events operations is advantageous
<br>Previous experience of duty management is advantageous, although training will be provided
<br>Excellent communication skills both oral and written
<br>High standard of personal presentation
<br>High standard of customer care 
<br>Ability to deliver training to improve procedures and enhance customer service standards
<br>Ability to resolve issues and ensure they are dealt with in a timely manner
<br>Experience of Micros point of sale and system administration is advantageous
<br>Experience of health & safety, risk assessments, COSHH and PPE training is advantageous
<br>Personal liquor license holder and food hygiene certificate holder 
<br>Eligible to work in the UK with the ability to work 5 out of 7 shifts on a rota basis, including early mornings, evenings and weekends 
<br>Flexibility is required to meet business needs and hours of work will also be dependant on this
<br>What are we offering?
<br>We are offering a competitive salary of £7.66 per hour (full time role).  We offer training and management development programmes and the chance to progress within the company.  Discounts are offered on accommodation and food & beverages within the Portland group, lifestyle benefits are also available and we offer a pension scheme.  Uniform is provided and a meal on duty.  Leisure club membership and car parking are complimentary
<br>No agencies please

Hours: 39+ hours per week - Hours of work will be based on business needs. Occasional weekend/evening work is required

Salary/Hourly rate: £6.50 per hour

Job closing date: 13.02.15


Comments: CV and Application form required when applying for this role. Please submit the completed form along with a covering letter and your current CV in an email to the address provided. due to the high level of applicants, if we do not contact you within the next 21 days, it is unlikely you have been successful on this occasion

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