IHG Banquet Houseperson (On Call ) - The Willard InterContinental Washington in Washington, District Of Columbia
Banquet Houseperson (On Call ) - The Willard InterContinental Washington
Job Number R154615
Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels
Americas - United States - District of Columbia - Washington
Do you see yourself as a Banquet Houseperson? What's your passion? Whether you're into tennis, shopping or reading a good book, at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team. An American institution, the Willard InterContinental is located in the heart of the nation's capital on Pennsylvania Avenue, near the White House, the Smithsonian museums and the downtown business and theatre districts. With a rich historic legacy, the Willard is the Washington D.C. hotel of choice for heads of state and leaders of the world's business, cultural, social and political sectors. The hotel's 335 well appointed large guestrooms include 41 elegant suites. Dining options include the Caf du Parc, a popular French bistro with seasonal outdoor seating, and the Occidental Grill & Seafood, traditional Afternoon Tea in Peacock Alley, the classic Round Robin Bar and 24 hour Private In-Room Dining. There is over 20,000 square feet of Conference and Banquet space and the hotel hosts events ranging from intimate meetings to luxurious weddings. The Willard InterContinental combines heritage, sustainability and luxury with contemporary comfort and the latest technology.
Your day to day
Key responsiblities include the set-up and/or break-down tables, chairs, audio visual equipment and platforms/stages and other equipment as specified by group requirements. You will set-up table linens, skirting and table top items and clean, store, and secure in an organized manner all tables, chairs and audio visual equipment, platforms/stages and other equipment used for banquet functions. This role also maintains cleanliness of banquet rooms, banquet hallways, and storage and service areas. May refresh room during breaks and retrieve clean linen and skirting and stock in storage areas. You may pick-up and deliver all boxes and materials for function and may perform other duties as assigned.
What we need from you
General knowledge of banquet operations is preferred. You may be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays. This job requires ability to perform the following: handling, carrying or lifting items weighing up to 100 pounds, moving about the function areas, bending, stooping and kneeling.
What we offer
In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself. So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG. IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans.