Wine Waiter or Wine Waitress – Events Private Club – City of London

  • Salary: £28k - £35k
  • Location: City of London, London City
  • Start date: 03/07/2024
  • Job Sector: Wine Waiter
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job Ref: VAC-19896

Job Spec:

Our client a thriving Events Private Members Club, is now looking for a Wine Waiter or Wine Waitress.

The ideal Wine Waiter or Wine Waitress will be someone with previous experience and keen to work in the Wine Cellar placing orders, Cellar stock control and preparing the drinks for the events.

The Wine Waiter or Wine Waitress will be also operational and assist Managers with setting up bars, receptions, running events in capacity of lead Wine Waiter or Wine Waitress.

It’s essential the Wine Waiter or Wine Waitress has excellent customer service skills.

The team consists of a Wine Cellar Supervisor and Wine Cellar Assistant.  The previous people employed have now progressed to Events Manager roles.

Salary on offer is £28,000 per year and does not include any tips or service charge. They do not charge service charge to clients, and all tips across all departments get paid into a fund that gets then evenly distributed among all employees every Christmas. We are talking few hundred pounds.

In terms of benefits those would include:

  • Generous holiday – every year approx. 2 weeks Christmas break, 10 days Easter Break and a full calendar month of August – all fully paid, department shuts down for those periods
  • Private pension fund with company contributing towards it
  • Private medical care
  • Full uniform provided
  • Uniforms dry cleaned
  • Staff food provided (lunch plus additional meal if working evening shift)
  • Shopping discount scheme to include High St retailers
  • Flexible rotas – 5 out of 7, but we are accommodating across the team, trying to be flexible, overtime is not too plentiful, keeping it around 40-45h per week normally, as the company policy is to ensure a good work-life balance.
  • Taxis home if shift occasionally finishes after 11.30pm

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