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Front Desk Agent

posted April 22, 2019

TownePlace Suites Goldsboro
Goldsboro, NC
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About This Job

Position Summary:

Assures highest possible level of guest satisfaction. Responsible for capturing sales through reservations and sales inquiries. Coordinates front office activities to assure that guest service standards are consistently met and optimum number of rooms are occupied.

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrates and promotes a strong commitment to providing the best possible experience for our guests and employees.
  • Sells the value of property to all inquiries (via telephone and in person) and strives to convert them into reservations and occupied rooms.
  • Responsible for conducting courtesy calls within 20 minutes after guest check-in.
  • Probes to uncover as much information from guests as possible to assist in the gathering of potential sales leads, as well as understanding/defining market segmentation and company information.
  • Processes guest reservations, registrations, payments, and departures.
  • Handles collection efforts of all in house balances and notifies management of potential liabilities.
  • Balances all cash, check, credit card and city ledger accounts through verification. Shift reports and performs audit functions if assigned.
  • Responsible for thorough understanding and effective performance of property management system.
  • Maintain and organize work area and clean model, lobby and Front Desk area daily.
  • Respond to all guest requests and follow through to assure satisfactory outcome and compliance.
  • Offers Guest assistance when needed whenever possible.
  • Complies with all safety and security policies in accordance with property standards.
  • Involves cross training into the housekeeping, Breakfast and laundry areas so that assistance can be given as needed.
  • Process payments and charges for miscellaneous accounts; Sweet shop, guest laundry, fax, postage, etc.
  • Clean and maintain lobby area during slow periods.
  • Refurbish coffee and other guest amenities as needed during reception hours.
  • Responsible for performing competitive checks nightly to other hotels in area.
  • Educates competitors on using property as an option for overflow guests.
  • Other duties as assigned, of when the employee is capable of performing.

 

Requirements:

Education:  High School Diploma / G.E. D. equivalent

Related Work Experience:  No related work experience is required

Supervisory Experience: No supervisory experience is required

Communications:     English language proficiency; communication, listening, applied reading and writing

Analytical Skills:  Computer skills, problem solving skills, decision-making, arithmetic computation, learning

Interpersonal Skills:   Customer service orientation, interpersonal skills, team work, diversity relations

Organization:Multi-tasking, time management

Personal Attributes:Integrity, dependability, positive demeanor, presentation, adaptability/flexibility, stress tolerance, initiative, great positive attitude

Physical Abilities:   Visual Acuity

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About This Employer

TownePlace Suites Goldsboro

2603 North Park Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534

(919) 429-4530

98 Room Extended Stay

www.marriott.com

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TownePlace Suites by Marriott® enjoy Southern hospitality while getting refreshed and revived. We are conveniently located off US Hwy 70 and just minutes away from restaurants, Wayne Memorial Hospital, Wayne Community College, along with many manufacturing and wholesaling companies. We are also home to Seymour Johnson AFB (Air Combat Command's 4th Fighter Wing). Our hotel is the perfect choice for corporate or extended stays. We provide comfortable, affordable, spacious real living accommodations for leisure, government and corporate travelers for all length of stays. The TownePlace suites Goldsboro is your premier all-suite property with separate living and dining areas and fully equipped kitchenettes. Jump start your day with our complimentary continental breakfast, or stop by our "In a Pinch" market if on the go. No matter what brings you to Goldsboro, you can trust our hotel to make you feel at home. We are your simple solution for your home away from home.