IHG Front Desk Agent - Crowne Plaza Riyadh Al Waha (Saudi Only) in United States
Front Desk Agent - Crowne Plaza Riyadh Al Waha (Saudi Only)
Job Number EMEAA15079
Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa - - -
There’s nothing complicated about dealing with business people. They’re just people. Doing business. By day, international marketing superhero. By night: fluffy bath robe and a box set. Like Liz, who’s left her laptop cable in the cab. Or Mario, who’s secretly missing his cats. The early riser, who’s first in the gym. The sales team preparing for the ‘big pitch’ over a freshly prepared lunch. At Crowne Plaza Hotels and Resorts, we embrace the new world of business and understand that Modern business travellers want a hotel (and a hotel team) that understands and supports them, helping at every turn.
Your day to day
· Be the warm welcome that kicks off a memorable guest experience· Acknowledge IHG Rewards Club members and returning guests, in person or on the phone· Take and manage guest bookings, up-selling opportunities and telling them about ways to improve their stay· Handle cash and credit transactions· Start every stay right by swiftly checking guests in and out - take IDs, hand out room keys, and control and release safety deposit boxes· Stay one step ahead of guests’ needs – record and act on their preferences, and handle their messages, requests, questions and concerns · Be a trusted contact for all guests. Help them with anything from bill issues to local knowledge, and loop in management when necessary· Stay safe all the time. Following our safety procedures, you’ll report all incidents and wear any protective gear needed· Take pride in your appearance and place as a brand ambassador· Always know what events and activities are on the day’s schedule· Jump into other ad-hoc duties when your colleagues need your help
What we need from you
· Communication skills - guests will need to come to you with concerns as well as compliments, so you’ll be easy to talk to· Your problem-solving skills will turn issues into opportunities so every guest leaves with great memories· Fluency in the local language - extra language skills would be great, but not essential· Literate and tech-savvy - you’ll need a good grasp of reading, writing, basic maths and computers· Flexibility - night, weekend and holiday shifts are all part of the job· You’ll have a high school diploma or qualification. A college or university degree would be a bonus, but not essential· Experience - ideally you’ll have spent at least one year in a front desk or guest service position· Strength - sometimes you’ll need to lift, push and pull big objects up to 50lbs (23 kg). This can involve bending and kneeling
What we offer
We’ll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits – including a uniform, great room discount and superb training. Join us and you’ll become part of the global IHG family – and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together – we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care: that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve - visit www.http://careers.ihg.com to find out more about us.
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