Hotel Reservationist

Property Marriott Lancaster At Penn Square
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/29/2022 2:52 PM)
ID
2022-133187
Location
US-PA-Lancaster
Category
Front Office/Guest Services
Type
Regular
Status
Full-Time

Job Summary

The Group Rooms Coordinator is responsible for handling reservation requests in a friendly and efficient manner to maximize room revenue and average rate according to Aimbridge Hospitality standards. Reporting to the Revenue Manager, the Group Rooms Coordinator operates in a high-paced environment.  Tasks are often time sensitive providing critical data entry necessary for the success of the hotel.  Ability to multi-task, prioritize and attention to detail are necessary.

Responsibilities

  • QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    • Experience in a hotel or a related field required.
    • High School diploma or equivalent required.
    • Must be able to convey information and ideas clearly.
    • Must be able to evaluate and select among alternative courses of action quickly and accurately.
    • Must work well in stressful high pressure situations.
    • Must be effective at listening to understanding and clarifying the concerns and issues raised by co-workers and guests.
    • Must be able to work with and understand financial information and data and basic arithmetic functions.
    • Must maintain composure and objectivity while under pressure.
    • Maintain high level of attention to detail and accuracy of data input
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to access, read and accurately input information using a moderately complex computer system
    • Marriott brand experience preferred (MARSHA)

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in a friendly service oriented manner.
    • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Aimbridge Hospitality standards as required by scheduling which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
    • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming which includes wearing the proper uniform and name tag when working.
    • Comply at all times with Aimbridge Hospitality standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
    • Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times.
    • Answer all incoming calls promptly in a friendly efficient and courteous manner.
    • Be able to answer guest inquiries about hotel services facilities and hours of operation.
    • Communicate and work closely with the Sales Department concerning group bookings.
    •  Communicate all relevant information to the operations staff.
    • Maintain accurate files and reports.
    • Handle all special reservations to include V.I.P. reservations packages and discounts.
    • Promptly efficiently and accurately book and block rooms using Aimbridge Hospitality guidelines for Group Rooming Lists and Booking Agreements.
    • Employees must at all times be friendly helpful and courteous to guests managers and all their fellow employees.
    • Perform any other duties as requested by management.
    • Attend meetings as required by management.
    • Be able to assist as needed at front desk.
    • Build and maintain group room blocks and inclusive packages according to each specific group contract
    • Revise and monitor room block availability, keep organized files of all groups
    • Input group rooming lists using reservation systems
    • Facilitate all rooming list changes and billing changes upon receipt from conference service manager assigned to the group
    • Monitor group cut-off dates and communicates dropping of blocks with appropriate personnel

 

Property Details

Marriott Lancaster At Penn Square

 

Boasting a central location in downtown Lancaster, this hotel combines the Beaux Arts-style façade of the former Watt & Shand Department Store with state-of-the-art technology and modern décor.

Rooms at the Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square are equipped with 32-inch LCD TVs and plug-in panels for electronic devices.

Guests can soak in the indoor swimming pool, relax in the jacuzzi or opt for working out at the in-house fitness center. Free Wi-Fi can be accessed in the modern airy hotel’s lobby and in all public areas.

Company Overview

As the global leader in third-party hotel management, our growing portfolio represents over 1,550 hotels in 49 states and 22 countries, from top international lodging brands to luxury hotels, destination resorts and lifestyle hotels. Our associates around the globe are passionate about serving our guests and driving exceptional results, and thrive in a culture where everyone is inspired to be the best. Join a world of possibility with Aimbridge Hospitality.

Benefits

After an initial waiting period, those hired into full time positions are eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes the following:

  • Now offering Daily Pay! Ask your Recruiter for more details
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Income
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k Retirement Plan

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