Banquet House person / Set-Up

Holiday Inn Boston Bunker Hill Area
Somerville, MA

Posted January 14, 2023

Banquet House person / Set-Up Part-time

The Holiday Inn is seeking a Banquet House person/ Set-Up who is motivated, passionate, and driven!


In the position of Banquet Houseperson you would be responsible for the set-up and break down of function rooms, which include tables, chairs, continental breakfasts, coffee breaks and Audio Visual Equipment. Showing exemplary service when servicing breakfast, lunch, dinner and coffee breaks, including replenishing and clearing.

Essential Elements

  • Regular and punctual attendance.
  • Ability to bend, squat, kneel, climb, and reach.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with guests and other employees.
  • Ability to interact with guests and other associates in a courteous, empathetic, and discreet manner
  • Ability to read, speak and understand English.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays where needed.

Job Tasks

  • Sets-up, breaks-down, maintains and cleans banquet furniture and equipment (including Audio Visual). Reports all damaged or missing equipment to the Banquet Manager.
  • Responsible for the set-up and clean-up of all Banquet Functions.
  • Ensure that all preparations and set-ups are carried out properly and in accordance with posted instructions.
  • Maintains banquet storage area in a neat and orderly manner.

Essential Skills

  • Assist guests in every possible way when special requests occur.
  • Manage time effectively and prioritize for results.
  • Resourceful, flexible and creative in solving problems.
  • Education:
    • High School Diploma preferred.
  • Experience:
    • Preferred: prior banquet set-up experience but willing to train.
    • Preferred: prior food and beverage experience. will train hard working candidate
  • Other:
    • This position description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.

Holiday Inn Boston Bunker Hill Area

184 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

The hotel is a Holiday Inn Franchise that is owned and operated by Distinctive Hospitality Group under a license from Intercontinental Hotels Group offering 184 spacious guest rooms, DRAFT Restaurant, Sports Deck and over 10,000 square feet of meeting space. In addition to our ample parking for guests and team members, our Boston/Somerville hotel features 184 spacious guest rooms with eight executive suites and 10 ADA-accessible rooms that provide a welcoming respite for our guests' trip to Boston. All of our associates enjoy the perks and benefits of discounts when traveling globally at IHG Hotels.

The location of the hotel is ideal for business and leisure travelers and is just under 3 miles from Boston Logan International Airport and most Boston area attractions such as the Aquarium, Quincy Market, and the Museum of Science. Our guests also enjoy complimentary high-speed Internet access throughout our property; a fully-equipped fitness center with an indoor pool, as well as a family-friendly restaurant right on-site. Our guests are sure to enjoy relaxing in a spacious guest room that features plush bedding, a flatscreen TV, refrigerator, desk, and Internet access. 

  • Heated Indoor Pool and Sports Deck
  • Full-service on-site Restaurant
  • 24-hour Fitness Center