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General Assistant

03/10/2019
General Assistant

Do you have a sunny personality? Do you love to go over and beyond expectations? Do you have an infectious positive attitude?

We are looking for energetic people with a thirst for knowledge who strive to be the best they can be. We want a genuine, inspiring and welcoming team to be the focus of what promises to be Bristol’s most exciting new opening of 2020. We want you to blossom and grow with us!

An eccentric bunch of fun & friendly places to eat, drink & sleep

On a corner of leafy Portland square, half way between the city centre and Stokes Croft lies a huge old boot factory – the fifth Artist Residence to be opened. The original Georgian features will be retained, creating a fabulous, sprawling 4-storey pile with 23 bedrooms. In-house kitchen, coffee shop and bar, The Boot Factory, will provide a neighbourhood hangout with a menu of simple, honest food and drink served all day, every day.

We are excited to be hiring a General Assistant to join our family and support hotel departments such as Housekeeping, Reception and F&B.

You will be working closely with the teams across the business and be responsible for everything from performing a variety of cleaning activities in guest bedrooms and public areas, assisting reception during busy periods as well as covering reception shifts, to assisting F&B department during busy periods (taking orders, running food and drinks to the table, clearing and re-laying tables). 

What are we looking for?

We are an independent home-grown company with a big heart.  We are looking for passionate people with a thirst for knowledge who strive to be the best they can be. People who genuinely care in ensuring every guest has an amazing time and can’t wait to come back!

We have high standards of quality and service and expect everyone to be super friendly to both our guests & their team; as a small team, you will need to be supportive and flexible to play your part in making sure that this happens.

Tons of experience is not essential as we’ll teach you everything you need to know but for a General Assistant we are looking for:

General interest in the hotel operation and experience of working in either  Housekeeping, Reception or F&B department

  • Ability to work across several departments with little supervision whilst  maintaining a high level of performance 
  • Customer-oriented and friendly 
  • Prioritization and time management skills 
  • Working quickly without compromising quality

Becoming part of our family means sharing our values, being an ambassador for the brand and caring about making us one of the best hospitality companies to work for. 

In return we offer a competitive salary as well as the opportunity to develop and  grow your career to the next level most importantly ensure you are a happy and much valued member of the Artist Residence family! 

Benefits:

  • A genuine and happy place to work in with an amazing atmosphere 
  • 28 days annual holiday entitlement 
  • A generous food allowance, all meals are included when you are at work, which are fresh and wholesome.
  • Working in a like-minded team who share their passion for high quality, creative and fresh food & drinks and providing outstanding hospitality.
  • In-house training 
  • 25% off hotel stays
  • 15% off hotel stays for friends & family
  • Up to 50% off food & drink for you and 3 guests