10 Jan 2019

Part-Time Reservations Sales Agent (Part-Time) – Lovedale

Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley – Hunter Region

Job Description

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
Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, located in the heart of the Hunter Valley, just over two hours north of Sydney, offers premier resort accommodation with a scenic golf course, breathtaking vineyard views and great leisure facilities right on our door step.

We are looking for a part-time Reservation Sales Agent to join our busy Reservations team based in the hotel.

Reporting into the Reservations Manager, you’ll liaise directly with our guests via phone and email where efficiency and accuracy are key to success in this role. On the daily, you’ll:

Assist guests with reservation enquiries and think outside the box to make their stay memorable, while identifying opportunities to maximise their spend – which will make you one of our knowledge gurus
Be responsible for providing prompt, courteous and efficient handling of all requests for guest reservations, changes and cancellations
Process all reservations prior to guest arrivals and work collaboratively with our Front Office team to ensure our guests have a seamless arrival experience
Manage a range of guests such as leisure, groups, corporate clients and travel agents
Be a Hotel ambassador, positively representing the Crowne Plaza and IHG brands
What we need from you
Proven experience in Reservations, Reception, Front Office or similar preferred but not essential
Hotel industry experience is advantageous but not essential
Passion for customer service with ambition to provide authentic hospitality
Excellent eye for detail, written and verbal communication and organisational skills
Pro-active, results driven, team player
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and prioritise workload
What we offer
We’ll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits – including on-site car parking, meal on shift, great room discounts and superb training and development opportunities within IHG.

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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Job Categories: Hospitality. Job Types: Part-Time. Occupation: Sales Workers. Job expires in 37 days.

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