Hospitality Specialist
World Economic Forum
vor 6 Tg.


The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation.

The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

Why we are recruiting

The Hospitality team coordinates all Forum events at its headquarters, and in Geneva. The team is also responsible for maintaining a high standard of service (catering, hotel booking etc.

for Forum staff, collaborators and visitors. The Hospitality Specialist will provide support with daily tasks and projects, working with a strong team spirit to deliver events and maintain a high standard of service.

Reporting lines and interactions

Reporting to Head of Hospitality.

Interaction with internal staff, external participants and suppliers.

Breakdown of main responsibilities

40% major events support and management

30% small and medium-sized events management

15% administrative tasks

10% internal coordination

5% block booking and individual booking for staff and external

The successful candidate will be assessed on

  • Being the main point of contact for Forum-wide meeting room reservations (using the Condeco system)
  • Providing support for major events held at the Forum’s HQ and elsewhere in Switzerland. This will involve managing catering requirements, rental equipment, insurance requirements, conference room set-
  • up, accommodation contracts, and room lists

  • Organizing small-scale in-house events and coordinating with the relevant teams to ensure timely delivery
  • Being responsible for room and banquet set-up
  • Undertaking ad hoc project work related to sustainability
  • Preferred requirements and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in hotel management, hospitality or travel / tourism
  • High level of adaptability in a continually evolving international environment
  • 2 years’ experience in a hotel or family office, or as an independent
  • Fluent in English, good French oral understanding, and German is a plus
  • Fast thinker, organized, flexible, analytical and practical
  • Positive attitude and flexible
  • Team player
  • Service-oriented, discrete and with strong attention to detail
  • Why work at the Forum

    We believe that progress happens by bringing together people from all walks of life who have the drive and the influence to improve the state of the world by building awareness and co-

    operation, shaping mindsets and agendas and driving collective action. Join us and become a driver for positive change.

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