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Events Waiting Staff / Hosts (fixed-term)

Events Waiting Staff / Hosts (fixed-term)

Posted 12 July by Center Parcs
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Events Waiting Staff / Hosts (fixed-term)

Location: Elveden Forest Village - Suffolk

Hours of Work: Full-time

Salary/Hourly Rate: £7.95 per hour

We’re a thriving team passionate about working together to deliver excellence, all in a natural forest environment.

Join the UK’s number one short break destination. We are proud to have more than 7,000 team members across five Center Parcs Villages and Head Office, working to create memorable experiences for families in beautiful forest locations.


The Events team focus on delivering the highest levels of guest satisfaction through service and value for money for both our corporate and leisure events. We offer a themed and seasonal programme of entertainment for our guests, conferences and seminars for external clients and internal corporate and social events for our colleagues.


  • Annual profit share/management bonus
  • Staff Reward Scheme
  • Free use of leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets


We are looking for Events Waiting Staff / Hosts who are dedicated to delivering excellent service to our guests. As part of the team you will be expected to welcome guests in a friendly and professional manner.

You will be responsible for the setting of the conference and event facilities to the agreed specification, movement, handling and setting of all equipment from banquet tables and staging to audio visual equipment and cutlery/crockery as well as regularly deal with bar stock control, rotation and wastage.

The successful individual will need to gain full knowledge of all Venue equipment, set up's, packages, menus and prices.


Please note this is a fixed-term contract until July 2019.

You will be contracted to work 160 hours per 4 week period on a flexible basis. This means that your hours and days of work could vary each week, but you will always receive at least your contracted hours each period.

With a variety of events to cover, the nature of this role involves early starts and late finishes, working on a rota basis which will include weekends, along with some public / bank holidays. Shifts can start from 7am and there will be occasional 1/2am finishes, depending upon business need.


Essential requirements:

  • 1 years catering / bar / events experience in a team member role, preferably within a large events facility either in event set up (including equipment and technical aspects) or event delivery.
  • Have a passion for delivering great service to our clients every day, and strive to continuously evolve and enhance the operation
  • Have the ability to work under pressure and "think on your feet"
  • A positive and flexible attitude towards the working environment

Closing date: 24 July 2018 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held: Week commencing 23 July 2018

Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

Reference: 35611193

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