Front Desk Representative

Staybirdge Suites Hotel
Chantilly, VA
Dec 06, 2022
Dec 14, 2022
Accountant, IT
Full Time
What's the job The moment a guest steps into our Staybridge, they walk into a genuinely memorable experience. As a Front Desk Agent, you'll not only be the person they rely on to handle transactions, offer local insights and anticipate every detail of a friction-free experience. You'll also create the warm atmosphere that makes our guests feel at home and special. Your day-to-day A' . Be the warm welcome that kicks off a memorable guest experience A' . Acknowledge Rewards Club members and returning guests, in person or on the phone A' . Take and manage guest bookings, up-selling opportunities and telling them about ways to improve their stay A' . Handle cash and credit transactions A' . Start every stay right by swiftly checking guests in and out A' . Stay one step ahead of guests' needs - record and act on their preferences, and handle their messages, requests, questions and concerns A' . Be a trusted contact for all guests. Help them with anything from bill issues to local knowledge, and loop in management when necessary A' . Stay safe all the time. Following our safety procedures, you'll report all incidents and wear any protective gear needed A' . Take pride in your appearance and place as a brand ambassador A' . Always know what events and activities are on the day's schedule A' . Jump into other ad-hoc duties when your colleagues need your help What we need from you A' . Communication skills - guests will need to come to you with concerns as well as compliments, so you'll be calm and easy to talk to A' . Your problem-solving skills will turn issues into opportunities so every guest leaves with great memories A' . Fluency in English - extra language skills would be great, but not essential A' . Literate and tech-savvy - you'll need a good grasp of reading, writing, basic maths and computers A' . Flexibility - night, weekend and holiday shifts are all part of the job A' . You'll have a high school diploma or qualification. A college or university degree would be a bonus, but not essential A' . Experience - ideally, you'll have spent at least one year in a front desk or guest service position at an upscale hotel A' . Strength - sometimes you'll need to lift, push and pull big objects up to 50lbs. This can involve bending and kneeling How do I deliver this We genuinely care about people and we show this through living out our promise of True Hospitality each and every day. It's what connects every colleague our hotel. A' . True Attitude: being caring, wanting to make a positive difference, and building genuine connections with guests A' . True Confidence: having the knowledge and skills to perform your role, and giving guests the confidence that they can trust you, to help and support them during their stay A' . True Listening: focusing on what your guest is saying, picking up on body language that is often overlooked, and understanding what the guest wants and needs A' . True Responsiveness: is about providing guests with what they need, and doing so in a timely and caring manner What will you get from us A' . Better than competitive pay A' . Option to participate in our Health & Dental Insurance plans A' . Hotel discounts around the world A' . Up to 4 weeks paid time off A' . Opportunities for advancemen A' . 4-6 hour shifts available also - we are flexible

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