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Assistant Banqueting Manager, 195 Piccadilly

13 January 2022

BAFTA 195 Piccadilly is looking for an Assistant Banqueting Manager to join its team. 

Job Title: Assistant Banqueting Manager

Reports to: Banqueting Manager

Job Location: Central London

Start Date: April 2022

Salary: £35,000

Contract Type: Full time permanent fully flexible -  will work a variety of shifts, on any 5 days, based on a 45-hour week across 7 days each week

Application Procedure: Please click HERE to apply

Job Description: Please click HERE to download the full Job Description

Job purpose

The Assistant Banqueting Manager is responsible for supporting the Banqueting manager in delivering all events held at BAFTA 195 Piccadilly. This would entail: -

  • Leading the BAFTA 195 Piccadilly events team in its delivery of all events
  • Assisting in different departments when required
  • Ensuring guest satisfaction at all times
  • To liaise with the banqueting manager and operations manager to ensure service standards are met at all times
  • To be a duty manager of BAFTA 195 Piccadilly
  • To be a key holder of BAFTA 195 Piccadilly

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To work alongside the Banqueting Manager on events
  • Monitoring staff breaks and ensuring floor is covered at all times
  • To ensure all BAFTA Piccadilly events are delivered to the highest standards
  • To monitor the uniform and grooming standards for BAFTA Piccadilly events staff and ensure all members of the teams adhere to them
  • To ensure all seating plans and allergens are served correctly and communicated clearly to the head chef
  • To report any breakages/problems to the Banqueting manager
  • Responsible for ensuring waiting staff follow procedures and standard operating procedures correctly
  • Assisting in different departments when required
  • To be a point of call for all staff to ensure all breaks are taken without affecting the service
  • To work closely with other BAFTA 195 Piccadilly departments, ensuring good working relationships are developed and maintained
  • To ensure all linen is present and correct and in place in time for events
  • To work closely report to and communicate with banqueting manager
  • To follow health and safety guidelines and allergens requirements
  • To assist the Banqueting Manager on security requirements of events
  • To lead the service teams alongside the Banqueting Manager on the delivery of events
  • To ensure service standards are maintained and delivered throughout an event
  • To ensure rooms are set to the requirements of the events
  • To be a point of call for all staff and assisting the Banqueting Manager to ensure all breaks are taken without affecting the service

Ideally you will have

  • Experience of running functions and events and managing teams to deliver a high level of service
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Ideally you will be:

  • Flexible, and adaptable
  • Professionally presented and able to converse fluently in English


BAFTA is a leading global charitable institution focused on championing creativity, opportunity and social change for all through the transformative power of film, games and television.

BAFTA’s Vision:

Bringing the transformative power of Film, Games and Television to everyone.

BAFTA’s aims:  to champion the art and the craft, champion talent and champion the industry environment by:

  • identifying and celebrating industry practice deemed exceptional by peer review, thereby elevating the art and craft of film, games and TV;
  • providing talent with recognition, inspiration, access and long term support, in particular those under-represented and underprivileged in society;
  • enabling a positive and inclusive environment, for an accessible, sustainable and connected industry.


Our aim is for our staff to be a diverse mix of talented people who want to come and do their best work.  BAFTA is committed to increasing diversity, and maintaining an inclusive workplace culture.  We welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, marital status or whether or not they have a disability. Please take the time to fill out our Diversity Monitoring Survey.  All the information you provide will be anonymous and is not considered with your application.