Senior Front Office Shift Leader
Hilton Worldwide - Dundee
Hilton Dundee / St Andrews Coast Hotel
Earl Grey Place
A Shift Leader with Hilton Hotels and Resorts supervises Reception operations to ensure consistently-delivered exceptional customer service to Guests, especially as service affects the information provided by Team Members to assist with Guest enquiries.
What will it be like to work for this Hilton Brand?
One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offers travelers a world of authentic experiences. The brand continues to be the innovative, forward-thinking global leader of hospitality. With products and services that meet the needs of tomorrow's savvy global travelers, we shape experiences in which every Guest feels cared for, valued, and respected.
If you understand the importance of upholding a brand’s reputation and value the effort it takes to provide a globally recognized hospitality experience, you may be just the person we are looking for to work as a Team Member with Hilton Hotels & Resorts. Because it’s with Hilton Hotels & Resorts where we promise an exceptional Guest experience every time.
What will I be doing?
As Shift Leader, you will supervise Reception operations to ensure consistently-delivered exceptional customer service to Guests, especially as service affects the information provided by Team Members to assist with Guest enquiries. The Shift Leader interacts with Guests and contributes to the first impressions of our Guests and, therefore, must perform the following tasks to the highest standards:
Supervise accurate and efficient Reception operations including check in/out procedures
Support Team Members in handling Guest requests and enquires to ensure a positive outcome
Ensure the Front Office Manager is fully aware of any relevant feedback from Guests and/or other departments
Ensure a consistent, high level of customer service
Brief your team on any events or VIP guests in the hotel that day
Drive sales revenues and promote hotel services and facilities for up-selling opportunities
Understand and apply correct procedures regarding the acceptance of foreign currencies, credit cards and cash in accordance with the hotel credit policy
Monitor the appearance, standards and performance of the Front Office Team with an emphasis on training and teamwork
Ensure Team Members have current knowledge of all room categories, room rates, packages, promotions, local area and other general product knowledge necessary to perform their duties
Demonstrate positive leadership characteristics to inspire Team Members to meet and exceed standards
Act in accordance with the front of house equipment and the property management systems
Conduct training programs on an ongoing basis
Carry out shift handovers and brief team members as required
Follow company brand standards
Assist other departments, as necessary, and maintain good working relationships with hotel Team Members
What are we looking for?
Shift Leaders 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 a customer-focused industry
Positive attitude and good communication skills
Committed to delivering a high level of customer service
Excellent grooming standards
Ability to work on your own or 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:
Previous supervisory experience in a hotel environment
What benefits will I receive?
Your benefits will include a competitive starting salary and holiday entitlement. As an employee you will become a member of the The Hilton Club which provides reduced hotel room rates in our hotels worldwide, plus discounts on products and services offered by Hilton Worldwide and its partners. We look forward to explaining in detail the range of excellent benefits that you would expect from a global hotel organization like Hilton Worldwide.which provides reduced hotel room rates in our hotels worldwide, plus discounts on products and services offered by Hilton Worldwide and its partners. We look forward to explaining in detail the range of excellent benefits that you would expect from a global hotel organization like Hilton Worldwide.
Learn more now about Hilton Hotels & Resorts --- the global leader of hospitality.
More than 500 locations and nearly 200,000 rooms across six continents
Innovations include: pioneering the airport hotel concept, becoming the first coast-to-coast hotel chain in the US, and the first to install televisions in Guest ooms
Flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide with properties in more than 77 countries
More than 70 world-class resorts and more nearly 200 full-service spas
Harris Poll EquiTrend®, Brand of the Year - Full Service Hotel for 2010 and 2011
Number one global brand awareness in the hospitality industry