12 Month Guest Service Internship

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Location
Bristol
Salary
Competitive Salary Dependent on Experience
Posted
28 Mar 2018
Closes
28 Apr 2018
Hours
Full Time

A Front Office Intern assists in daily Front Office operations and works with customers and Guests as part of a project used to demonstrate your abilities to work in the hotel management sector. 

Responsibilities

  • As Front Office Intern, you will assist in daily Front Office operations and work with customers and Guests as part of a project used to demonstrate your abilities to work in the hotel management sector. A Front Office Intern is responsible for managing the first impressions of our Guests and, therefore, must perform the following tasks to the highest standards: 
  • Ensure accurate and efficient running of reception including check in/out procedures
  • Respond to Guest queries in a timely and efficient manner
  • Ensure that both the Front Office Manager and Reception Supervisors are kept fully aware of any relevant feedback from Guests and/or other departments
  • Demonstrate a high level of customer service at all times
  • Understand thoroughly all hotel room categories, room rates, packages, promotions and other general product knowledge necessary to perform daily duties
  • Maximize room occupancy and use up-selling techniques to promote hotel services and facilities
  • Understand correct procedures regarding the acceptance of foreign currencies, credit cards and cash in accordance with the hotel credit policy
  • Answer switchboard calls, as required
  • Ensure all Guest deliveries and messages are received effectively and efficiently
  • Act in accordance with fire, health and safety regulations and follow the correct procedures when required
  • Act in accordance with policies and procedures when working with front of house equipment and property management systems
  • Attend appropriate training courses, when required
  • Follow and adhere to company brand standards
  • Assist other departments wherever necessary and maintain good working relationships with Team Members
  • Work with your Manager to identify a specific project to complete during your internship placement

About You

  • Front Office Interns serving Hilton brands are always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members.
  • Previous experience in a customer-focused industry
  • Positive attitude and good communication skills
  • Commitment to delivering a high level of customer service
  • Excellent grooming standards
  • Ability to work on your own and 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 experience in cash handling