IHG Front Desk Agent, InterContinental Boston in Boston, Massachusetts
Do you see yourself as a Front Desk Agent ?
What's your passion? Whether you're into tennis, shopping or karaoke, at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.
For 70 years, the InterContinental ® Brand has been writing the story of international travel and showing guests the InterContinental Life through personalized service, memorable, one of a kind experiences and global etiquette. As part of the largest luxury hotel brand in the world, InterContinental ® Boston is a landmark of luxury; rated number three on Trip Advisor for Boston hotels, named one of the ‘Best Hotels in the World' by Condé Nast Traveler magazine and featuring a Forbes Four-Star, 4 Diamond AAA rated hotel experience. The property overlooks Boston's historic waterfront, featuring 424 luxurious ultra-modern accommodations with distinctive style and breathtaking waterfront or downtown city views, a full service spa and fitness club, 32,000 square feet of premier meeting and event space, and an array of restaurants and bars influenced by a variety of international flavors. We are looking for passionate people who are charming, confident and internationally-minded to ensure we continue the story of making great things happen at InterContinental ® Boston.
This position will check-in/check-out hotel guests in a timely and professional manner; and process all payments according to established procedures.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Welcome guests in a friendly, prompt andprofessional manner.
Register guests, issue room keys, provide informationon hotel services and room location.Answer phones in a prompt and courteous manner.
Up-sell rooms where possible to maximize hotelrevenue.
Accurately process all cash and credit cardtransactions in accordance with established procedures including but notlimited to posting all charges, completing cashier and other reports, preparingdeposit, and counting/securing assigned bank.
Issue, control and release guest safe-depositboxes.
Communicateany outstanding guest requests or issues to management that may requireadditional monitoring or follow-up.
Respondappropriately to guest complaints.Makeappropriate service recovery gestures in order to ensure total guestsatisfaction.
Mayroutinely book guest reservations for individuals and/or groups that arerequested either by phone or from within the hotel; process cancellations,revisions, and information updates on changes.
Promote team work and quality service through dailycommunications and coordination with other departments.
Perform other duties as assigned including guestroom tours, concierge services, special guest requests, etc.
Requirements include holding a High School diploma or equivalent, plus one year front desk/guest service experience. Some college is preferred. You may be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.
In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.
So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.
IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans.
Job: Hotel General Management
Requisition ID: R142489