Conference and Banqueting Host

Belfast (County)
£16,146 - £17,079 per annum
24 Sep 2018
15 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Campus Food and Drink is responsible for the delivery of on-campus hospitality at Queen’s University. We also organise special events throughout the year, such as the wildly popular Campus Food Markets.

Campus Food and Drink is also responsible for conference and event hospitality and operational management of Riddel Hall and The Great Hall and for the management of third party food outlets on campus: Junction, Cafe Krem, Clements, Hope Cafe, Deanes at Queen’s and Cafe Carberry. We are also responsible for the management of Students’ Union bars and entertainment events.

The successful candidate will provide full support to customers and guests of Riddel Hall to ensure that they have a first class customer experience during their stay. The role will incorporate setting up of rooms in the required layout, provision of food and beverages, portering duties and basic IT support to enable customers to use the equipment in the various rooms.

The successful candidate will have a Secondary School education, with at least one-year’s relevant experience working in a customer-facing role (preferably within Catering and Hospitality).

Queen’s University has generous terms and conditions of employment underpinned by excellent benefits. We also provide attractive well-being, family friendly and other lifestyle benefits, as well as 42 days annual leave.

For full essential and desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link by clicking apply. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria in your application form.

Further information about the Directorate can be found at

Anticipated interview date: Wednesday 24 October 2018

Salary scale:   £16,146 - £17,079 per annum (potential to progress to £17,751 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)

Closing date:   Monday 15 October 2018

For full criteria and to apply online, visit For further information or assistance contact Resourcing Team, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability.