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  1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  3. Sales & Marketing
  4. Accor

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Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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REF24689X

Reservations Agent

Region

Luxury & Lifestyle



Company Description

"Why work for Accor?
We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.
By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit https://careers.accor.com/
Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo! #BELIMITLESS"


Job Description

  • To answer the calls with clear speech and pleasant voice.
  • To attend and handle all incoming and outgoing room reservation requests, as per the hotel standards and procedures.
  • To attract guests and to enhance their loyalty, providing a distinctive service through communication and sales skills, in order to improve the hotel's image and to increase revenue.
  • To recognize VIP guests and to apply the concerned policies.
  • To maintain a good commercial relationship with all the bookers: guests/companies/agencies.
  • To promote the Accor loyalty programs and the hotel promotions.
  • To manage any guest complaint in a professional manner, by owning it, resolving it to the guest satisfaction and recording it.
  • To call the supervisor or manager for advice in serious cases or if an approval is required.
  • To properly use the telephone etiquettes as per Sofitel standards.
  • To have a perfect knowledge of room types and rate structure.
  • To ensure the accuracy of all booking information entered in the PMS.
  • To have a perfect knowledge of the hotel products.
  • To fulfil administrative tasks and filing.
  • To properly use and maintain the reservation communication system (telephone, fax, e-mail).
  • To be aware of and to follow emergency and security procedures.
  • To respect key handling procedures.
  • To respect schedules, terms and deadlines as agreed with the Management.
  • To attend a daily line up briefing with the reservations team
  • To be flexible and extend job duties to carry out any other reasonable duties and responsibilities within the job capability as assigned, including redeployment to alternative departments/areas if required, to meet business demands and guest service needs.
  • To attend training and meetings as and when required.

Financial and Revenue Responsibilities

  • To proceed on regular daily basis with prepayment of all non refundable bookings
  • To actively upsell with higher room categories to generate more revenue

Training and Human Resources

  • To support reception training in reservation techniques and procedures.
  • To maintain good working relationships with your colleagues and all other departments.
  • Ensure wherever possible that employees are provided with a work place free of discrimination, harassment and victimisation.
  • Treat complaints of harassment and discrimination promptly and confidentially.
  • Treat customers and colleagues from all cultural groups with respect and sensitivity.
  • Identify and deal with issues which may cause cross cultural conflict or misunderstanding.

Guest Service Responsibilities

  • To maintain an accurate Guest History.
  • To report all guest complaints.
  • To respect the privacy of the guests and the confidentiality of the information.

Miscellaneous

  • To report for duty punctually wearing the correct uniform and name tag. To maintain a high standard of personal appearance and hygiene and to adhere to the hotel and department appearance standards.
  • To provide friendly, courteous and professional service at all times.
  • All ambassadors are required to comply with every reasonable request from their hierarchical supervisor(s) within an amount of time that it takes to comply under normal circumstances.
  • All ambassadors may be assigned to other duties in the hotel as and when required by business levels.

 


Qualifications

  • To answer the calls with clear speech and pleasant voice.
  • To attend and handle all incoming and outgoing room reservation requests, as per the hotel standards and procedures.
  • To attract guests and to enhance their loyalty, providing a distinctive service through communication and sales skills, in order to improve the hotel's image and to increase revenue.
  • To recognize VIP guests and to apply the concerned policies.
  • To maintain a good commercial relationship with all the bookers: guests/companies/agencies.
  • To promote the Accor loyalty programs and the hotel promotions.
  • To manage any guest complaint in a professional manner, by owning it, resolving it to the guest satisfaction and recording it.
  • To call the supervisor or manager for advice in serious cases or if an approval is required.
  • To properly use the telephone etiquettes as per Sofitel standards.
  • To have a perfect knowledge of room types and rate structure.
  • To ensure the accuracy of all booking information entered in the PMS.
  • To have a perfect knowledge of the hotel products.
  • To fulfil administrative tasks and filing.
  • To properly use and maintain the reservation communication system (telephone, fax, e-mail).
  • To be aware of and to follow emergency and security procedures.
  • To respect key handling procedures.
  • To respect schedules, terms and deadlines as agreed with the Management.
  • To attend a daily line up briefing with the reservations team
  • To be flexible and extend job duties to carry out any other reasonable duties and responsibilities within the job capability as assigned, including redeployment to alternative departments/areas if required, to meet business demands and guest service needs.
  • To attend training and meetings as and when required.

 


Additional Information

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.

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