Careers

As the late Steve Jobs once said: “Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.”

At the Queens Hotel we believe in the power of the team. Our aim is to provide the best possible service to our visitors and guests. To do that we need enthusiastic, friendly and skilled team members who always put the needs of the customer first.

 

 

Hotel Night Porter/Security

Responsible to : Duty Manager/Person in charge

Overall Objectives: To ensure the smooth running and security of the Hotel continues throughout the night.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Security of the guests by ensuring the correct maintenance of the fire exits
  • Service on the bar during silent hours
  • Ordering of newspapers and ensuring wake up calls entered on the switchboard
  • Cleaning of public areas, outside areas, lobby and reception
  • Setting up of the function rooms when requested
  • Making of reasonable requests for late night room service, and continental breakfasts etc
  • Ensuring the building is secure when all evening staff have left, and to regularly check security and fire safety throughout your shift.
  • Acceptance of night and early morning deliveries
  • Ensure all Health & Safety and Fire regulations are adhered to
  • Checking in and out of guests including the use of the PDQ payment machines
  • To attend any training or meeting as requested
  • Undertake any other duties as may be requested to ensure the overall smooth running of the Hotel.
  • Handover to morning Receptionist and Duty Manager.

 

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £18,000.00-£24,000.00 per year- Dependant on experience

 

Events Coordinator

JOB TITLE: EVENTS COORDINATOR

RESPONSIBLE TO: HEAD OF SALES, MARKETING & EVENTS

SALARY: £26,000

The Queens Hotel sits on the edge of Southsea Common just a few minutes’ walk from the beach. Within walking distance is the D-Day Museum and Historic Dockyard, home to the Royal Navy and attractions such as HMS Warrior, HMS Victory and The Mary Rose.

The current owners took over in April 2017 and commenced a painstaking, multi-million pound restoration and redevelopment of the hotel to return her to her former glory. Original features have been uncovered and the lobby, bars and restaurants offer the perfect meeting space for gatherings large and small. There are still many exciting projects in the pipeline and the new events coordinator will take a pivotal role in developing and selling the packages for all of the new spaces.

As events coordinator at The Queens Hotel, you will be responsible for coordinating and managing outstanding and unforgettable events. A motivated individual taking the lead on every part of event coordination including consistent positive communication with the client, kitchen and operations teams, dressing our event and conference rooms, developing packages, ensuring the highest standards of service and evaluating success afterwards.

As the events coordinator, you should be well-organised and possess a sound knowledge of food and beverage service. Excellent communication and attention to detail skills are vital in this role, as our success depends on meeting our client’s tailored requirements.

No two days are the same at the Queens Hotel, we look after a range of events from weddings, private celebrations, corporate conferences and naval reunion weekends to community led events such as Pride Portsmouth and Southsea Food Festival.

We are looking for someone with experience coordinating multiple events, with a strong focus on weddings, who has a can-do attitude and is passionate about their career. We have a strong team work ethic at the Queens and all jump in where necessary to make every day a success.

Working hours: 45 hours per week as per business requirements (evenings and weekends will be required)

Benefits: Meals on duty, on site parking, company sick pay, Hovertravel discounts, office with a view and a constant supply of biscuits.

 

To apply, please email events@queenshotelportsmouth.com