Front Desk Personal Host - Renaissance Providence
Sage Hospitality Resources - Providence, RI

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Come join the Renaissance Providence Hotel, Temple Downtown Team!! Originally built in 1929 as a Masonic temple, the remarkable neoclassical architecture has been meticulously restored to its natural beauty, while the interior has been transformed into an elegant reflection of modern day sophistication, creating a unique Providence, Rhode Island hotel. Stylish downtown Providence hotel rooms offer timeless luxury, stunning detail, and refined comforts, as well as innovative technology. Delight in exquisite dining at Temple Downtown, where atmosphere and taste blend together seamlessly for the ultimate dining experience. Centrally positioned in the Capitol District, this magnificent downtown Providence hotel is conveniently located near the city's top attractions.

GENERAL PURPOSE

Responds in a professional and courteous manner to arriving, departing and in-house guests by providing accurate and timely information and services. Responds to telephone and in-person inquiries regarding reservations, hotel information and guest concerns.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Greets and completes established check-in procedures for arriving guests on a daily basis, using both manual and computerized methods, in order to ensure guest are satisfied and in rooms as requested.

Facilitates guest departure (check-out) on a daily basis by following established manual and computer procedures in order to close guest accounts and open the room for the next sell.

Regularly calculates and/or posts monies, receipts, guest accounts and other forms of credit using accurate, proper cash handling methods and established procedures in order to present the customer with timely and precise hotel charges upon check-out and maintain accurate hotel records.

Courteously answers inquiries and accepts reservations, both in person and by telephone, by accurately communicating hotel rates and information and by using suggestive selling techniques to sell room nights, increase occupancy and revenue.

Maintains good customer relations by keeping abreast of all in-house and area functions in order to answer questions and concerns with timely and knowledgeable responses, in person and on telephone.

Operates the PBX equipment by accepting incoming calls, assisting outgoing calls, scheduling and setting wake-up calls and paging guests to provide guests with timely and efficient service.

Controls cash transactions at the front desk and maintains complete responsibility for personal bank as specified by hotel bank agreement policy.

Maintains a friendly, cheerful and courteous demeanor at all times.

Performs other duties as assigned, requested or deemed necessary by management.

OTHER DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Processes all guest mail, messages and faxes by receiving, sorting, notifying and distributing to mailboxes and to guests in order to ensure the information is received by the guests in the most timely and accurate method possible.

Contributes and maintains established information and communications sources such as department and front desk log books in order to enhance department communications and operations.

Provides assistance to other employees and departments to contribute to the best overall performance of the department and the hotel.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Must have high school graduate level mathematical aptitude, know standard cash handling procedures and knowledge of computerized cash register systems.

Must have past experience in dealing directly with the public and acquired general knowledge of basic customer service skills. Must be fluent in oral and written English.

High School diploma or equivalent

Sage Hospitality Resources is one of the nation's leading hotel management and development companies, specializing in management and development of full service and limited service hotels nationwide. We are recognized as an innovative leader in the industry as an operator, employer, developer, and investor. In every business activity, Sage is focused on its vision - "To be recognized by our customers as the best in our business."

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace, perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and criminal background screening.

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