Conference and Banqueting Host

Belfast (City/Town)
£16,146 - £17,079 per annum
04 Feb 2019
25 Feb 2019
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 post holder 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 must 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. The salary scale for the posts is £16,146 - £17,079 (potential to progress to £17,751 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution).

Further information about the Directorate can be found at

Anticipated interview date: Tuesday 19 March 2019

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

Closing date:   Monday 25 February 2019

For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link on our website by clicking apply. You must clearly demonstrate how you are meeting the criteria on your application form. 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.