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Intern - Front Office (minimum 6 months) 2016-2017

United Arab Emirates - Dubai

Full job details

Recruiter
Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah
Posted
19/09/2016
Ref
HOT0392V
Location
United Arab Emirates - Dubai
Job Type
Graduate
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Management
 
An Intern Front Office with Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts provides reception services for Guests to contribute to an overall exceptional experience from check-in through check-out and complete audits, as required.

What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand?

In exceptional destinations around the globe, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts reflect the culture and history of their extraordinary locations, as well as fresh, modern expressions of Waldorf Astoria's rich legacy. Waldorf Astoria provides guests the exceptional environment and the personalized attention of true Waldorf service that creates a singular experience.

If you understand the value personalized attention and know how to treat even the most extraordinarily different experiences with the same rich level of customer service, you may be just the person we are looking for to work as a Team Member with Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts. Because it’s with Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts where we promise our Guests a single rich, experience at every extraordinary place they visit.

What will I be doing?

As Intern - Front Office, you will provide reception services for Guests to contribute to an overall exceptional experience from check-in through check-out and complete audits, as required. An Intern - Front Office contributes to the first impressions of our Guests and, therefore, must perform the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Achieve positive outcomes from Guest queries in a timely and efficient manner

  • Ensure an efficient reception experience for Guests, including check in/out, and complete audit procedures, as required

  • 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

  • Attend appropriate training courses, when required, and assist with the Night Team’s training and development efforts

  • Demonstrate a knowledge of 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

  • Use the correct procedures regarding the acceptance of foreign currencies, credit cards and cash in accordance with the hotel credit policy

  • Comply with hotel security, fire regulations and all heath and safety legislation

  • Act in accordance with policies and procedures when working with front of house equipment and property management systems

  • Follow company brand standards

  • Assist other departments, as necessary



What are we looking for?
Interns 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:
  • Positive attitude and good communication skills both written and verbal

  • 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 Front Office

  • Diploma / Certificate in Hotel Management or equivalent

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 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. 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 Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts --- offering the opportunity to visit extraordinary places with one singular experience.

Numerous landmark hotels around the world
More hotels in construction
Offering world-class spas
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