Marriott Careers

Conference & Banqueting Associate

Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Food and Beverage & Culinary


Job Description

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Posting Date Oct 08, 2018
Job Number 18002TNM
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Warwickshire, Warwickshire VIEW ON MAP
Brand Marriott Hotels Resorts /JW Marriott
Schedule Full-time
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

Start Your Journey With Us
An exciting opportunity to start your career journey with Marriott Hotel's.  Come and join our Conference and Banqueting team at the four star Marriott Forest of Arden and develop your career while providing a professional and energetic service to our members and hotel guests.
 
In return the Forest of Arden offers its associates a competitive salary, gym membership, staff meals, car parking and generous global hotel discounts for you, your friends and family.
 
The Forest of Arden is part of an exclusive collection of Marriott country clubs and is located in the heart of the West Midlands, located between Solihull and Coventry with easy access to the M6, M42 and M40 and just four miles from Birmingham NEC, Airport and International Train Station. 
 
The Forest of Arden is the perfect location for business and leisure and has a focus on culinary excellence with our AA Rosette-awarded restaurant, Cast Iron Bar and Grill.  Marriott International is the worlds’ largest hotel company and provides associates with extensive, ongoing training and development for long term career opportunities.
 
This elegant Marriott Hotel is one of the top UK Leisure destinations with two golf courses including our championship Arden course and a driving range and the Golf academy. The Forest of Arden also offers outdoor tennis courts, a fully equipped fitness centre and our relaxing Cedarwood Spa with 8 treatment rooms. 

Explore our very big world

We welcome you to join our global and diverse family. Your positive energy and people-pleasing mindset are an important part of why our guests continue to choose us for their event needs. Every day presents a new opportunity to interact with people from all over the world, giving you new inspiration and perspective.

 

Rewards for work, benefits for your lifestyle

You’ll be supported in and out of the workplace through:

  • Discounts on hotel rooms, gift shop items, food and beverage
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Recognition programs
  • Wellbeing programs
  • Encouraging management
  • Team-spirited colleagues

The impact you’ll make

You will enjoy working with a well-synchronized service staff, prepared to do whatever it takes to pull off a flawless event. When the guests arrive, they will be pleased to find your polished appearance and dedication to exceptional service that delights in the details. You will feel a sense of accomplishment knowing that you’ve impressed each guest with personalized attention. 

 

What you’ll be doing

  • Prepare coffee breaks, carts and stations with appropriate supplies
  • Organize tables, action stations, buffets, and carts for service
  • Communicate any additional meal requirements or special requests to the kitchen
  • Ensure courses are properly cleared and crumbed in a timely fashion
  • Manage the presentation of tableware so that it is accessible for the guests
  • Monitor cleanliness and proper sanitization of tables, stations and service areas

What we’re looking for

  • Great conversational skills and teamwork-oriented
  • Positive outlook and outgoing personality
  • Previous banquet serving experience is a big plus

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.

 

Connect your passions with a rewarding opportunity

You’re a food and beverage enthusiast who really enjoys making others feel at home. When you work with us, you'll get to entertain and meet people from all over the world as you build your experience.  Join us and grow through opportunities to explore the business, opening yourself to various career options. No matter your path, we’ll make sure you feel right at home.

 
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.