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Front of House & Hospitality Assistant

Posted 12 October by The British Academy Ended

Front of House & Hospitality Assistant
Salary: c. £20k (per annum)

The British Academy is the UK’s national academy for the humanities and social sciences. Our purpose is to inspire, recognise and support excellence in the humanities and social sciences, throughout the UK and internationally and to champion their role and value.

We are looking to appoint a Front of House & Hospitality Assistant to join the Business Development and Hospitality team. The overall purpose of the role is to provide a professional reception service, dealing courteously and helpfully with all visitors, receiving and redirecting telephone calls and helping to ensure an appropriate level of security for the 'front of house’. Reporting to the Head of Venue Sales & Marketing, the successful candidate will work closely with the rest of the hospitality and facilities team to administer a full range of hospitality events for both internal and external clients.

The successful candidate will be a first-class communicator, with good interpersonal skills, ability to interact effectively and politely with a wide range of people.


The recruitment pack including the job description and person specification is available on The British Academy Website. Once you have had an opportunity to read through both documents carefully, please send a copy of your CV accompanied by a covering letter, outlining why you are particularly suited to this role and how you fulfil the criteria listed within the person specification. For further information and to apply please follow the link below.

Please also submit a completed equal opportunities form, which will be treated confidentially and separated from your application prior to the shortlisting process.


The closing date for applications is midday, 31st October 2017.

All applications received after the closing date will not be reviewed.

Candidates who are shortlisted will be notified by the week commencing Monday, 30th October 2017. If you do not hear from us by this date, you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Interviews are expected to take place week commencing 6th November 2017.

Required skills

  • Events
  • Hospitality
  • Interpersonal Skills

Reference: 33534989

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