Mattel Seasonal Host in United States
At American Girl, our vision isInspiring the Wonder of Childhood. We strive to achieve this vision primarily through our creative and enthusiastic employees whoDARE to be innovative, andTHRIVE in a friendly and fast-paced environment. American Girl is committed to developing employees and supporting their career goals, helping themGROW with a host of meaningful experiences and learning opportunities. And by promoting a culture ofBALANCE that emphasizes working passionately and taking time to play often, we are proud of how our employeesLEAD by example in all that they do!
We're looking for a dynamic individual to deliver an outstanding dining experience to our guests as a Host in our Bistro. The Host is responsible for greeting and seating restaurant guests, managing reservations and working with the restaurant team. If you thrive in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment and can handle challenging service situations with sound judgment and a positive, professional demeanor, we want to hear from you.
*Greets guests promptly and provides timely seating of guests by maintaining accurate waitlists, while maximizing seating capacity. *Manages large crowds in a professional manner and is able to resolve challenging service situations diplomatically. *Creates and maintains a pleasant ambiance in the dining room and party rooms through lighting, music and table placement. *Communicates accurate dining room and party room setup, along with special requests and birthday information, to the restaurant team. *Shares information on the store and restaurant events with guests. *Utilizes Guestbridge reservation and InfoGenesis register systems, along with Microsoft Office, to perform job functions. *Initiates training opportunities with restaurant staff. *Assists restaurant staff as needed in providing an outstanding dining experience.
Experience, Education & Skills
*A high school degree or equivalent and a degree or certification from an accredited or recognized school, college or institution, preferred. *Experience as a restaurant host, hotel concierge, or related customer service position, preferred. *Computer skills including restaurant reservation and POS systems, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, and use of basic office equipment (copiers/fax), preferred. *Experience working with children, preferred. *Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays.
ABOUT US American Girl is a premium brand for girls and a wholly owned subsidiary of Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT, www.mattel.com), a creations company that inspires the wonder of childhood. Headquartered in Middleton, WI, American Girl offers an inspiring world of dolls, experiences, and entertainment to empower and unite girls of all ages. Best-selling lines include Truly Me™, Girl of the Year™, Bitty Baby™, WellieWishers™, and the classic historical character line BeForever™. American Girl’s mission is to help build girls of strong character—a goal that has already earned the loyalty of millions and the praise and trust of their parents and educators. The company sells products through its award-winning catalogue, on americangirl.com, and in its experiential retail stores nationwide. Select American Girl product is also sold via Toys“R”Us. Outside of the U.S, American Girl products are sold at specialty boutiques with Indigo™ and Chapters™ in Canada and with El Palacio de Hierro in Mexico City. To learn more about American Girl or request a free catalogue, call 1-800-845-0005 or visit www.americangirl.com, www.facebook.com/americangirl, www.facebook.com/americangirlcareers or www.twitter.com/american_girl
Mattel is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
Posting Title: Seasonal Host
Requisition Number: 162639
Location: AG Boston Store
Zip Code: 01760
Job Category: Cafe/Hospitality