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Front Desk Agent

Hotel Indigo New Orleans

705 Common Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

143 Room Hotel
Managed By Tandem Hospitality Group
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Full-Time

FRONT DESK AGENT
Job Description
The Front Desk Agent is responsible for providing quality guest services that include registration and check-out, PBX operations, mail and message service. The Front Desk Agent must be accurate with daily accounting procedures. Essential hospitality standards must be used at all times: eye contact, smile, speak first, engage in polite conversation, use the guest surname.
Job Responsibilities
  • Consistently provide high level of customer service
  • Conduct pre-assignment of hotel rooms, which includes VIPS, repeat guests, all packages, and any special requests
  • Check in and out hotel guests in a confident, professional and friendly manner
  • Answer all phone calls promptly and knowledgeably, always ensuring complete and accurate information
  • Complete all items on appropriate checklist by end of shift
  • Follow established key control policy
  • Ensure proper credit policies are followed and verify credit limit report
  • Submit all lost & found articles accompanied by a completed lost & found report
  • Knowledgeable of immediate area, services, attractions, and events and assist with Concierge services
  • Knowledgeable of fire and emergency procedures
  • Open, secure, and balance out daily shift bank which involves counting and verifying cash, check, and credit card transactions occurring while on duty
  • Monitor room availability throughout the day
  • Review daily the selling status of the hotel using yield management system
  • Performs all other duties as directed by immediate supervisor
  • Contact with other departments to ensure that hotel services are coordinated to provide the best in guest satisfaction
    Job Qualifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent; and six months to one-year related experience and/or training
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret procedure manuals
  • Ability to solve practical problems and to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Ability to operate the Property Management System, capture email, and use the PBX system. Must always be accountable for balancing the daily shift bank and maintain organization and demonstrate quality service
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and communicate
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  
  • Posted June 20, 2024

    Hotel Indigo New Orleans

    Feel The Rhythm Of The French Quarter

    Inspired by brass bands and rich, colorful costuming of locals, at Hotel Indigo New Orleans - French Quarter you will be “part of that number”. Nestled in the Central Business District on the St. Charles streetcar line, we are ideal for business travelers. Our newly renovated, pet-friendly hotel, originally built in 1837, weaves tradition with modernity. Offering 143 artfully designed guestrooms, including nine with balconies overlooking St. Charles and Common, we welcome you to our oasis in downtown New Orleans. Dine at our Cajun restaurant, Common Interest, and enjoy proximity to the city’s most notable venues, like Orpheum Theater, House of Blues, the Fillmore, Caesar’s Superdome, and Smoothie King Center. Your New Orleans adventure starts here!