Guest Service Representative

Overview

Date Posted:
6/10/2021
Job Code:
311_GSR_H
Location:
103 - CM3 Hiltons at McCormick Chicago
Address:
123 E Cermak
City:
Chicago
State:
IL
Country:
United States of America
Relocation Assistance:
--
Employment Status:
Full-Time
Pay Rate Type:
Hourly

Description

 

 

Purpose

Guest Service Representatives are often the first in-person contact for hotel guests and support the realized and unrealized needs of guests throughout the hospitality experience.  Serving as a brand liaison, Guest Service Representatives are engaging, attentive, service-oriented, and take a creative approach to problem solving.  The primary responsibility of a Guest Service Representative is to deliver and exceed guest expectations, execute brand service standards, resolve challenges, and maintain excellent communication with guests, peers, and supervisors.

 

Work Performed

Welcome arriving guests and complete the hotel’s arrival/check-in experience, ensuring special requests are fulfilled and accurate information is received.

Engage in purposeful communication and build rapport with guests, creating an open dialogue to uncover guest expectations and unrealized needs.

Effectively engage with guests through phone or electronic communication consistent with hotel brand standards to ensure guest satisfaction.

Promote hotel brand loyalty programs, encourage guest participation, and offer special rate packages and upgrades when appropriate.

Effectively communicate with hotel departments to ensure timely and accurate delivery of guest expectations, fulfillment of needs, and challenge resolution.

Listen to guests and empathize with their challenges.  When necessary, solicit guest feedback and act on guests concerns.

Always maintain professionalism consistent with hotel brand and company expectations.

Know and communicate hotel emergency procedures; inform and assist guests in emergencies.

Use hotel communication log and verbal or electronic means to notify fellow associates and/or supervisors of pertinent information.

If applicable, maintain balance and security of house bank and accurately log all transactions.

Minimum Requirements

 

 

Experience & Education:

2+ years of customer service experience, preferably in Hospitality or related industry

High School diploma or equivalency education certificate required

Communication:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Must be able to speak, read, and write in primary language used in the workplace

Physical:

8+ hours per day at standing desk/computer; stand and walk frequently throughout the workday

Lift, lower, and maneuver up to 30 pounds occasionally

 

Managed by First Hospitality 

First Hospitality seeks to attract and retain a high-performing and diverse workforce in which employee’s differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the customers we serve.  FH fosters an inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility, and fairness. 

Equal Opportunity Employer.