HQ Host - Casual

The company:

Williams’ core competencies are the design and development of racing cars to compete in the Formula One World Championship. As one of the world's leading Formula One teams, the company has secured 16 FIA Formula One World Championship titles since its foundation in 1977 and is now moving into an exciting era under new ownership defined by relentless innovation and living sustainable performance in every dimension.


The position:
We are currently seeking a number of HQ Hosts on a casual basis to deliver exceptional guest service and hosting to Williams VIP guests, external events, partners and suppliers.


Our in-house hospitality team are responsible for providing quality service for anyone who enters and is hosted in our Experience Centre. This includes but not limited to; board members, senior management, drivers, external clients and their guests, internal staff and Williams fans and customers.


We offer a first-class dining experience at varying levels depending on event requirements, and in order to do this successfully the set up must be exceptional for our guests.  Your day to day requirements will be:

  • Management of Events & Customer Liaison

  • Advance planning and ordering

  • Daily management of events and liaising with Front of House Supervisor

  • Setting up and clearing of event rooms

  • Supervision and assisting with catering delivery

  • Supervision of the Williams Reception Area on a rotational basis with other hosts

  • Assistance with the Bar facility to include stock taking, ordering and presentation

  • Helping with stock maintenance and ordering of consumables for events and back of house

  • Assisting with the of back of house to include equipment cleaning

  • Assisting in the Williams Shop when required

  • Facilitating tours of the Williams Collection and Factory

  • Assist in identifying ways to improve the department performance

  • Maintain positive relationships with all other departments

  • Maintain high standards of presentation

What we are looking for:

  • Team player

  • Ability to adapt in changing situations

  • Good attention to detail

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Friendly and approachable

  • Ability to adapt service style

  • Proactive approach to problem solving

  • Experience in high end hospitality

  • Languages an advantage

  • The role is physically demanding with movement of tables and chairs required for room set up

You should also:

  • Be a good team player

  • Have the ability to adapt in changing situations

  • Have good attention to detail

  • Have excellent communication skills

  • Be friendly and approachable

  • Have ability to adapt service style

  • Be proactive when problem solving

Application closing date:
All applications must be received by Friday 19th August.

Strictly no agencies. 


What can Williams offer?

The Williams Group is based in multi acre complex located in Grove, Oxfordshire. The Williams Group offers a competitive holiday package, staff events/open days, a subsidised restaurant on site and various car schemes. We have an on-site gym (open 24 hours a day) as well as various fitness classes including outdoors bootcamps, pilates and yoga free for all staff and contractors to use. Aside from these benefits we can offer free onsite parking and large open green spaces to unwind during breaks. We are a based just 30 mins from Oxford City Centre by bus.


Williams is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we are happy to discuss reasonable job adjustments.