Runner (Part-time)

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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 12/30/2016

Mattel/American Girl Houston, TX

Houston, TX
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Job Classification
Part Time
Job Type
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Job Description

We re looking for dynamic individuals as Runners to deliver high quality food and beverage service and provide an outstanding dining experience to our Bistro guests. If you thrive in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment while remaining positive and upbeat and have exceptional communication skills, we want to hear from you.


* Bus and set tables.

* Assist with table service, including delivering beverages and food.

* Stock and clean work stations.

* Provide courteous, efficient to all Bistro guests.



* A person of character and conviction who can be trusted, without fail, to deliver on promises

* Holds themselves, their teams and Mattel to a very high standard for open and honest work practices

* Is an stakeholder in Mattel s success, advocating on the company s behalf


* Leads with a builder-mentality, ideating, recognizing and incorporating the best ideas from throughout their team

* Can effectively lead a team to consensus

* Team player who is magnetic, accessible and encourages multiple viewpoints on the path to the most effective solution


* Takes personal ownership for delivering and exceeding their commitments

* Holds self, team, and partners to the highest standard for performance necessary for the achievement of results

* Embodies and fosters a play to win and win to grow mindset, even on the toughest projects

Experience, Education & Skills


* Must be willing to work a flexible retail schedule, including days, nights and weekends.

* Physically demanding position; strength, mobility and dexterity needed. You must be able to carry a serving tray/beverage tray and be able to lift up to 50 lbs.


* High school degree or equivalent, preferred.

* 1 year of runner, busser, or server experience in a high volume, fine dining or related restaurant, preferred.

* Experience working with children, preferred.

* Impeccable customer service skills.

About Us
American Girl is a premium brand for girls and a wholly owned subsidiary of Mattel, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAT,, the world's leading toy company. Since its inception in 1986, American Girl has been devoted to celebrating girls ages 3 to 12 through age-appropriate, high-quality dolls and accessories, books, clothes, movies, and unforgettable experiences. Best-selling lines include My American Girl , Girl of the Year , Bitty Baby , and its classic historical characters. Headquartered in Middleton, WI, the company sells products exclusively through its award-winning catalogue, on, and in its experiential retail stores. By inspiring girls to be their best, American Girl has earned the loyalty of millions of girls and the praise and trust of parents and educators. To learn more about American Girl or request a free catalogue, call 1-800-845-0005 or visit,, or

Mattel is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer