A Front Office Executive ensures that our Guests receive an exceptional experience from check-in through check-out.
What will I be doing?
As a Front Office Executive, you are part of the Front Office Team which is the main connection between Guests, the Hotel and the various hotel departments. You are responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:
Manage front desk operations by completing a checklist of important daily tasks, determining room and rate availability and making decisions that are in the best interest of the hotel.
Resolve customer complaints by conducting thorough investigation of the situation and coming up with the most effective resolution
Prepare and conduct daily pre-shift meetings, communicate effectively with all staff and provide them with any information necessary to provide guest service in accordance with Hilton Standards
Perform other duties assigned by the Front Office Manager or Assistant Front Office Manager
Respond promptly to guest requests for a supervisor of manager
Ensure that a detailed hand over is carried out between shifts including the volume of business, special guests, tasks to be clarified/completed and any special events that are taking place
Ensure a high level of product knowledge of the hotel and the local area, and know what is happening in the hotel
Ensure our customers receive a fast, efficient and friendly check in and check out
Ensure all customers’ queries or requests are handled in a polite, efficient manner and a high level of customer service is consistently maintained
Preparation and co-ordination of group arrivals/departures. – Ensure a good performance oriented working environment within the department and motivate the staff
Participate regularly in training courses and put the skills learned there into practice
Receives payment by cash, credit cards, cheques, etc. and is able to post these in the computer correctly
Have detailed knowledge of the fire, safety and evacuation procedures of the hotel
Have knowledge of all the equipment and installations on the Executive Floor, and able to work there independently in conformity with the established standard and take over shifts if necessary
What are we looking for?
A Front Office Executive serving Hilton Brand hotels is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:
Ability to effectively deal with internal and external customers, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact and diplomacy to defuse anger, collect accurate information to resolve conflicts
Basic mathematical skills and considerable skill in the use and operation of a calculator to prepare complex mathematical calculations without error
Ability to listen effectively and comprehend the English language to understand and obtain instructions and information
Ability to see and hear in order to observe and detect signs of emergency situations