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IHG Concierge Attendant (Full Time) - InterContinental Perth City Centre in Perth, Australia

Concierge Attendant (Full Time) - InterContinental Perth City Centre

Job Number EMEAA07921

Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels

Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa - Australia - Western Australia - Perth

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About us

As the world's largest family of luxury hotels, we all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental brand. Shaped by decades of international know-how and local insights, our passion for luxury travel spans cultures and customs. Inspiring us to create warm and sophisticated experiences for those seeking a richer perspective on the world. Each of our hotels cultivates a distinctive style and ambience where we embrace every opportunity to give our guests a personal and enriching experience.

If you'd like to embrace a wider world of experiences and opportunities, we'd like to welcome you to the world's most international luxury hotel brand.

InterContinental Perth City Centre opened in October 2017 and is a 240-room design orientated hotel in the heart of Perth's CBD. Focused on corporate and transient market bringing the InterContinental personalised service to life. At InterContinental Perth City Centre we are here to make our each valued guest enjoy the finer things in life to discover the means of experiences that cannot be had anywhere else.

The Bell / Concierge Department is responsible for the smooth coordination and supervision of the guest arrival and departure experience, and acts as welcome and farewell representatives of the Hotel. We are looking for a full time Concierge Attendant to join our charming, confident and internationally minded team who knows how to exceed guest expectations.

Your day to day

As a Concierge Attendant , you'll coordinate any of our guests needs, including assisting with pre-stay communication and transportation requirements as well as connecting guests with their room and hotel facilities once they arrive. As the external face of the hotel, you'll also be the brand ambassador and develop great working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. The most important part of creating memorable experiences for our guests will be sharing your insider knowledge of Perth and Western Australia as a destination.

You will also use this knowledge to lead, inspire, motivate and manage the day-today tasks of the Bell Attendants on shift, whilst ensuring they are up to date with what is happening around Perth and ready to assist our guests. We're looking for someone who champions the InterContinental Global Etiquette Service Behaviours each and every shift.

What we need from you

The successful candidate will have excellent personal presentation, vibrant energy, with proven skills in guest relations, and problem solving; and ideally have a working knowledge of hotel property management systems such as Opera. The ideal candidate will also have similar Bell / Concierge / Front Office experience in an luxury environment focussed on attentive guest service.

All candidates must have:

  • in depth knowledge of Perth and the surrounding areas

  • ongoing availability to work rostered across 7 days a week including mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends and public holidays, and

  • unrestricted manual drivers license

  • unrestricted and unlimited working rights for Australia.

What we offer

We passionately believe that it’s our people who have brought us to where we are today and our people that will help us grow. We celebrate diversity every day. We welcome guests from every background and corner of the world, so we want individuals who can bring hospitality to life for everyone.

In return, we'll give you a competitive benefits package including free duty meals, uniform provided & laundered and the chance to work with a fantastic team. Most importantly, we'll give you Room to be yourself. So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you can bring your individual skills to IHG. To find out more about us and apply for this or any other jobs with IHG please contact us at www.ihg.com/careers


  • Major Brad D. Anderson

    United States Army

    Major (Ret) Brad Anderson is the Human Resources Manager at IHG Army Hotels – Fort Benning, Georgia. He retired out of the U.S. Army after 23 years of service with combat tours in Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom) and Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom).

    Brad enlisted in the U.S. Army in August 1992, and was assigned as an infantryman at Fort Lewis, Wash., where he served six years in 9th Infantry Regiment and 25th Infantry Division. In 1999, he was assigned to Fort Benning, Ga., where he completed Drill Sergeant School and then served with the Infantry Training Brigade. He was next assigned to Officer Candidate School in 2003 and earned his commission as a second lieutenant in the Adjutant General Corps. Major Anderson’s previous assignments as an officer include Camp Casey, South Korea, where he served as a postal platoon leader; Iraq, where he served as deputy plans and operations officer, III Corps; Fort Benning, where he served with 30th Adjutant General Reception Battalion, as Headquarters and Headquarters Company commander; Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., where he served with 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), as battalion and group human resources officer and Fort Lee where he served his final assignment as the Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) commander.

    Brad’s professional military education includes the Adjutant General Corps Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Airborne School, Air Assault School, Drill Sergeant School, Pathfinder Course, and Rappel Master School. He also earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Eastern Washington University, Cheney, Wash.

    Brad’s military awards and decorations include a Joint Service Achievement Medal, 2 Meritorious Service Medals, 4 Army Commendation Medals, 3 Army Achievement Medals, and 4 Army Good Conduct Medals. He has also been awarded a variety of unit and service medals & ribbons, in addition to earning the Expert Infantryman Badge.

    On his first day of military retirement (October 1st, 2015) we proudly welcomed Brad to the IHG family. It was then, that Brad began his career with us as the HR Manager of the IHG Army Hotels on Fort Benning, a role he continues to thrive in today.

  • Michael Bayerl

    United States Air Force

    “My experience with IHG has been nothing short of awesome and I have learned so much.  Soon I will be the GM of the World’s Largest Holiday Inn Express (currently the IHG Army Hotels on Fort Lee) with 1,000 rooms.”

    Senior Master Sergeant (Ret.) Michael Bayerl joined the U.S. Air Force in 1979. Throughout 20 years of active duty, he served as an Air Force Services Specialist and Inspector General for Services-Air Mobility Command. From the moment he started with the USAF Michael was immersed with hospitality experience, starting out in Food in Beverage before working his way through the ranks and functioning in virtually every position available within military restaurants & hotels.

    In 2002, Michael took on a General Manager position at an Air Force Inn, and since that time, he has managed hotel complexes with over 2000+ rooms, on 3 different properties. Michael found his way to IHG when he intentionally took on a role with Army Lodging, knowing that the hotel would soon be privatized into an IHG hotel.

    Today, Michael is the General Manager at IHG Army Hotels on Fort Lee (soon to be re-branded as the World’s largest Holiday Inn Express).

  • Teresa “Sarge” Colatarci

    Navy

    Meet Teresa “Sarge” Colatarci, general manager/regional director of operations for six IHG Army Hotels at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio. Following her service in the U.S. Navy, she continues to serve by providing True Hospitality through the IHG Teen Academy.

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