Reservations agent

  • Job Reference: AM4815
  • Date Posted: 7 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Amaris Hospitality
  • Location: Mercure Box Hill Burford Bridge Hotel, Dorking
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive Salary
  • Sector: Hotels
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Do you want to excite the world of Hospitality? 

We bring together a portfolio of Hotel assets and brands under a common philosophy centered around delivering exceptional customer experiences, nurturing talent and smart investment to drive superior performance and growth.

What will I be doing?

As a reservations agent you will provide reservation services for Guests to contribute to an overall exceptional experience. A Reservations agent contributes to the first impressions of our Guests and, therefore, must perform the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Achieve positive outcomes from Guest queries in a timely and efficient manner
  • Ensure an efficient reservation experience for Guests
  • Ensure that both the Front Office Manager and Reception Supervisors are kept fully aware of any relevant feedback from guests and, or, other departments
  • Demonstrate a high level of customer service at all times
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of hotel room categories, room rates, packages, promotions and other general product knowledge necessary to perform daily duties
  • Maximize room occupancy and use up-selling techniques to promote hotel services and facilities
  • Comply with hotel security, fire regulations and all health and safety legislation
  • Act in accordance with policies and procedures when working with front of house equipment and property management systems
  • Follow company brand standards
  • Assist other departments, as necessary 

What are we looking for?

Reservation agents are always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

  • Previous experience in a customer-focused industry
  • Completed high school certificate or equivalent
  • Positive attitude and good communication skills
  • Commitment to delivering a high level of customer service
  • Excellent grooming standards
  • Ability to work on your own and as part of a team
  • Competent level of IT proficiency

What will it be like to work for Amaris Hospitality?

Amaris Hospitality operates branded hotels in key locations across the UK and Ireland.  We offer our employees excellent opportunities to grow and develop within our portfolio along with the following benefits:

  • Staff, Friends & Family discount within Amaris Portfolio of hotels and also within the International brand you would work within.
  • Food & Beverage discount.
  • Modern, stylish uniforms.
  • Meals on duty.
  • Social calendar of events.
  • Learning & Development for all levels.