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Front Desk Agent Part-Time

Posted October 23, 2020

Residence Inn Winston Salem/Hanes Mall
Winston Salem, NC
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About This Job

Position Summary:

Assures highest possible level of guest satisfaction. Responsible for capturing sales through reservations and sales inquiries. Coordinates front office activities to assure that guest service standards are consistently met and optimum number of rooms are occupied.

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrates and promotes a strong commitment to providing the best possible experience for our guests and employees.
  • Sells the value of property to all inquiries (via telephone and in person) and strives to convert them into reservations and occupied rooms.
  • Responsible for conducting courtesy calls within 20 minutes after guest check-in.
  • Probes to uncover as much information from guests as possible to assist in the gathering of potential sales leads, as well as understanding/defining market segmentation and company information.
  • Processes guest reservations, registrations, payments, and departures.
  • Handles collection efforts of all in house balances and notifies management of potential liabilities.
  • Balances all cash, check, credit card and city ledger accounts through verification. Shift reports and performs audit functions if assigned.
  • Responsible for thorough understanding and effective performance of property management system.
  • Maintain and organize work area and clean model, lobby and Front Desk area daily.
  • Respond to all guest requests and follow through to assure satisfactory outcome and compliance.
  • Offers Guest assistance when needed whenever possible.
  • Complies with all safety and security policies in accordance with property standards.
  • Involves cross training into the housekeeping, Breakfast and laundry areas so that assistance can be given as needed.
  • Process payments and charges for miscellaneous accounts; Sweet shop, guest laundry, fax, postage, etc.
  • Clean and maintain lobby area during slow periods.
  • Refurbish coffee and other guest amenities as needed during reception hours.
  • Responsible for performing competitive checks nightly to other hotels in area.
  • Educates competitors on using property as an option for overflow guests.
  • Other duties as assigned, of when the employee is capable of performing.

 

Requirements:

Education:                               High School Diploma / G.E. D. equivalent

Related Work Experience:    Hotel experience is preferred but not required; previous customer focused experience required. 

Supervisory Experience:       No supervisory experience is required

Communications:                   English language proficiency; communication, listening, applied reading and writing

Analytical Skills:                     Computer skills, problem solving skills, decision-making, arithmetic computation, learning

Interpersonal Skills:               Customer service orientation, interpersonal skills, team work, diversity relations

Organization:                           Multi-tasking, time management

Personal Attributes:               Integrity, dependability, positive demeanor, presentation, adaptability/flexibility, stress tolerance, initiative, great positive attitude

Physical Abilities:                   Visual Acuity

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About this Employer

Residence Inn Winston Salem/Hanes Mall

3885 Oxford Station Way
Winston Salem, NC 27103

(336) 837-3960

105 Room Extended Stay

www.marriott.com

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Explore Historic Bethabara Park and Old Salem

You'll thrive at Residence Inn by Marriott Winston Salem Hanes Mall with the convieince and space you need. Whether you're with us for a few days, a few weeks, or a few months, your daily routine matters. Spacious studio and one--bedroom suites offer separate living and sleeping areas so you can spread out and relax. Our guestroom entertainment system which includes access to Crackle, Hulu, Netflix, Pandora and YouTube will help you stay current on Movies, Music and your favorite Television Shows. A fully equipped kitchen is ready for your Culinary Cuisine Masterpiece. We also do your grocery shopping for you free of charge and deliver it right to your refrigerator while you are out. Free High Speed Internet access for connecting to your Career or Social Circle. Complimentary hot breakfast to start mornings off right and "The Mix" to end the day well. Refresh at our fitness center to strengthen your body and soul. Relax and unwind while enjoying a craft beer or customized cocktail in our lobby bar.