Conference & Banqueting Porter

Job Reference: LD_CBP

We are currently looking for a Conference & Banqueting Porter to join our team at The Lodge at Ashford Castle

Key responsibilities include:

  • Warmly welcome guests ensuring that your voice, manner and behaviour portrays a warm, welcoming and friendly demeanour at all times
  • To ensure that banqueting areas are set up as required in advance of functions and events, and are cleaned down in a prompt and efficient manner once the event has concluded
  • To ensure that all food service areas are maintained to an acceptable level of cleanliness and hygiene on a daily basis as per departmental cleaning schedules
  • To assist with the banqueting service to guests if required, in accordance with the hotel’s standards and service guidelines

The ideal candidate for the Conference & Banqueting Porter should:

  • Minimum of one year's previous experience in a hotel reception/porter's role
  • Have a friendly & outgoing personality
  • Have a passion for guest care and hospitality
  • Have excellent communication skills (both written & verbal)
  • Have strong attention to detail
  • Be flexible, innovative and adaptable
  • Be legally eligible to work in Ireland
  • Have the ability to handle busy situations and manage your workload effectively

This position has excellent progression opportunities within the renowned Red Carnation Hotel Collection, a company providing the perfect opportunity to those who are looking for an exciting career and job security within the hotel industry.

Some of the Benefits available to our team:

  • Complimentary meals on duty
  • Discounted rates with Red Carnation Hotel Collection and The Travel Corporation 
  • Uniforms and dry cleaning service provided free of charge
  • Discounted rates with many local businesses and third party service providers (including Estate Activities)
  • Heavily subsidised accommodation (subject to availability)
  • Professional training and development opportunities (79 in-house courses to avail of)

The Lodge at Ashford Castle is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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