Reservations Sales Agent Job – Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

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Job Details

Position: Reservations Sales Agent – Arabic Speaker
Job no: 510900
Employment type Full time
Property / Office: Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Department: Non-Management (Entry), Reservations

Responsibilities:

  • Process and confirm guest room reservations made by clients, identifying guest needs/
  • Verify availability of room type and rate. Explain guarantee, special rate, and cancellation policies to callers.
  • Accommodate and document special requests.
  • Answer questions about property facilities/services and room accommodations. Follow sales techniques to maximize revenue. Input all reservations into the computer, recording all pertinent information and attend to inquiries, complaints and requests regarding reservations.
  • Remain up to date with all the promotions in and around the hotel and follow established procedures to process all room reservations, rates, confirmations, hotel facilities, etc.
  • Show complete product knowledge, understand rate structure and apply rate management.
  • Maintain established filing system for all correspondence and collate reports as required by Reservations Manager or Supervisor.
  • Organize visa request for hotel guest as per hotel policy and up-sell whenever an opportunity is identified.
  • Ensures all requests are handled in the time frame set by the company.
  • Ensure to apply required departmental standards in LQE, MOQA and Forbes.
  • Supports customer loyalty and property‚Äôs brand standards by delivering service excellence throughout each customer experience.
  • Ensure information provided to Guests is accurate and individualized.
  • Monitor customer satisfaction regularly and resolve any outstanding issues to ensure future business.
  • Services our customers in order to grow share of the account.
  • Builds strong relationships with customers, Guests and Team Members in order to gain full understanding of their needs and work to serve them effectively.
  • Handles guest complaints and disputes.
  • Ensures an excellent working relationship with all colleagues within the hotel.
  • Leads by example in fostering positive employee relations and demonstrating values.
  • Effectively communicates with other departments, especially Sales, Front Office and Banqueting.
  • Utilizes all available on the job training tools for employees.
  • Maintain the System, ensure all the bookings, rates and market codes are up to date, ensure all key accounts are in profile track, and accurate.
  • Ensure all Policies and Procedures are understood and adhered to.
  • Attends weekly and monthly department meetings and prepares accordingly.
  • Conducts sites visits as required by hotel operation.
  • Participates in Client Entertainment with Sales Department as required.
  • Joint Sales calls with team as required.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Previous experience working in a 5-star hotel environment.
  • Previous experience working in the GCC preferred.
  • Senior School qualification or equivalent.
  • Degree or Higher National Diploma equivalent in Hospitality/Hotel/Business Management.
  • Ability to understand guest needs and expectations and to deliver superior customer service with little input from others.
  • Clear communication; effective verbal and written communication skills in English and preferably in Arabic.
  • Friendly personality with excellent interpersonal skills and can do attitude.
  • Perform job with attention to details.
  • A minimum 1-year experience in a hotel and or administrative position selling in hospitality.
  • Previous work experience in Reservations or Front Office.
  • Good knowledge on computer systems i.e MS Office applications.
  • Prior experience with PMS system.

Advertised: 25 Mar 2021 Arabian Standard Time
Applications close: 30 Apr 2021 Arabian Standard Time

How To Apply

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