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Conference and Events Assistant

Conference and Events Assistant

Salary £

Holiday Inn Stratford-Upon-Avon, Bridgefoot, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6YR

In this role you will be working for Valor Hospitality Europe which is part of a leading US hotel management company with over 20 properties in the UK operating a number of recognised worldwide brands and exciting expansion plans to add more hotels in the UK and Europe..

Main Duties:

The Conference and Events Assistant role involves a range of duties, including: ensuring conference and events rooms are set up to a high standard according to guest requirements before they arrive, servicing the rooms during their event and being ready to help to make sure the event runs smoothly on the day.

You'll also serve food and drinks as and when required.

From syndicate rooms to conferences, exhibitions private banqueting/dinners and weddings you will ensure all of our guests receive efficient, professional and friendly service at all times.

Key Personal Attributes

To join the Valor team we need individuals who are caring and take pride in all that they do.

Who are personable, reliable, inspirational, driven and enthusiastic by nature.

Key Performance Behavioural Indicators

The key performance behavioural requirements of the Conference and Events Assistant role include:

* Identifying customer service problems or issues before they arise.

* Displaying a positive, friendly and informal manner with customers.

* Showing a sense of urgency on behalf of customers and actions requests quickly.

* Undertaking work in a well-organised and systematic way.

* Working effectively with colleagues and other departments.

* Striving for excellence by paying attention to important detail.

* Ensuring promises are kept by following through on customer requests.

* Maximising sales opportunities through upselling, cross-selling and achieving add-on sales.

Previous experience

The successful applicant must have previous experience in customer service preferably in a hospitality related role, be able to work flexible hours on a shift basis on any day of the week.

An aptitude for attention to detail and the ability to work on own initiative while maintaining a cheerful disposition is required.

Benefits Package

In return we offer offers a very competitive salary and excellent benefits package including the opportunity to achieve NVQ/SNVQ qualifications and the use of hotel leisure facilities, uniform and meals on duty.

Hotel Description:

* Valor Hospitality Europe will establish itself as a respected, successful and dynamic management company, known for having highly engaged people, delivering great levels of hospitality with commercial expertise second to none.

* The Holiday Inn Stratford upon Avon is a luxurious hotel, recently refurbished public areas with a continental feel.

We will shortly be rebranding to a Crowne Plaza and are at present refurbishing all of our 259 bedrooms.

We are located on the banks of the River Avon with a Riverside Carvery, Terrace Lounge and Bar, G's Bar, 14 Conference and Meeting Rooms with a maximum capacity of 550 delegates and Health and Fitness Centre.

* Please visit to learn more about our existing hotels, other exciting job opportunities and our company.

Apply now for the Conference and Events Assistant position and receive a free Customer Service development profile worth £25.