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Front Desk Agent

Posted January 13, 2021

Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Description

A Front Desk Agent with Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts provides reception services for Guests to contribute to an overall exceptional experience from check-in through check-out and complete audits, as required.

What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand?

In exceptional destinations around the globe, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts reflect the culture and history of their extraordinary locations, as well as fresh, modern expressions of Waldorf Astoria's rich legacy. Waldorf Astoria provides guests the exceptional environment and the personalized attention of true Waldorf service that creates a singular experience.

If you understand the value personalized attention and know how to treat even the most extraordinarily different experiences with the same rich level of customer service, you may be just the person we are looking for to work as a Team Member with Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts. Because it’s with Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts where we promise our Guests a single rich, experience at every extraordinary place they visit.

What will I be doing?


As Front Desk Agent, you will provide reception services for Guests to contribute to an overall exceptional experience from check-in through check-out and complete audits, as required. A Front Desk Agent contributes to the first impressions of our Guests and, therefore, must perform the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Achieve positive outcomes from Guest queries in a timely and efficient manner

  • Ensure an efficient reception experience for Guests, including check in/out, and complete audit procedures, as required

  • Ensure that both the Front Office Manager and Reception Supervisors are kept fully aware of any relevant feedback from guests and, or, other departments

  • Demonstrate a high level of customer service at all times

  • Attend appropriate training courses, when required, and assist with the Night Team’s training and development efforts

  • Demonstrate a knowledge of hotel room categories, room rates, packages, promotions and other general product knowledge necessary to perform daily duties

  • Maximize room occupancy and use up-selling techniques to promote hotel services and facilities

  • Use the correct procedures regarding the acceptance of foreign currencies, credit cards and cash in accordance with the hotel credit policy

  • Comply with hotel security, fire regulations and all heath and safety legislation

  • Act in accordance with policies and procedures when working with front of house equipment and property management systems

  • Follow company brand standards

  • Assist other departments, as necessary


Requirements

What are we looking for?
Front Desk Agents serving Hilton Worldwide Brand hotels and vacations are always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviors, skills, and values that follow:

  • Previous experience in Front Desk ideally in a luxury of 5 star hotel 

  • Previous experience in Middle East

  • Working knowledge of a European language or Chinese

  • Positive attitude and good communication skills both written and verbal

  • Commitment to delivering a high level of customer service

  • Excellent grooming standards

  • Ability to work on your own and as part of a team

  • Competent level of IT proficiency


It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • Luxury hospitality experience in a similar role

  • European or Mandarin language spoken

What will it be like to work for Waldorf
Astoria Hotels & Resorts?

Waldorf
Astoria provides guests the exceptional environment and the personalised
attention of True Waldorf Service that creates a singular experience. If you
understand the value of personalised attention and know how to treat even the
most extraordinarily different experiences with the same rich level of customer
service, you may just be the person we are looking for!



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About this Employer

Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah

Crescent Road, The Palm Jumeirah
Dubai, Aa01
United Arab Emirates

+971-4-818 2222

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At A Glance

A haven within the vibrant city of Dubai, the Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah boasts a private soft-sanded beach, six distinct restaurants and lounges and elegant sea-facing guest rooms and suites.

Situated on the iconic Palm Jumeirah island, this Waldorf Astoria resort promises all the amenities for a relaxing getaway, including:

  • 200 meters of private beach
  • Two temperature-controlled pools and kids' pool
  • Guest rooms and suites with sea and Palm Jumeirah views
  • Waldorf Astoria Spa with nearly 50 luxurious treatments

Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah offers a supervised Kids Club and numerous leisure activities for the whole family to enjoy. From snorkeling and paddle-boarding to wind-sailing and deep-sea fishing, your assigned Personal Concierge will arrange excursions to suit your preferences for an unforgettable experience.

Dubai's premier dining destination offers the finest cuisine with unparalleled service, from the unique, contemporary Italian dining experience at Social by Michelin-starred chef Heinz Beck and the Vietnamese culinary journey at LAO to international fare at Mezzerie. Enjoy al fresco Mediterranean dining and sunset cocktails at Palm Avenue. Experience a classic Waldorf Astoria afternoon tea at the iconic Peacock Alley followed by vibrant entertainment and classic aperitifs at the Venetian-inspired Serafina Bar.

Our hotel is a 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award recipient.