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Reservations Officer- Arabic Speaker

Dubai (Emirate) (AE)

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Recruiter
Sofitel Dubai Downtown
Posted
10/11/2016
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Location
Dubai (Emirate) (AE)
Job Type
Front Office, Reservations Agent
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Non-Management
 

Job Description

 

<p>&nbsp;<strong>ABOUT THE SOFITEL DUBAI DOWNTOWN</strong></p> <p>The Sofitel Dubai Downtown is a brand new hotel blending Sofitel’s passion for excellence and French art de vivre. A magnificent addition to the five star luxury scene of Dubai, it is located in the heart of Downtown. The hotel features 350 rooms &amp; suites, restaurants &amp; bars and 14 meeting rooms. Breathtaking views of Burj Khalifa &amp; the coastline, everything literally at your doorstep, Sofitel Dubai Downtown is the choice hotel of discerned travelers.</p> <p>Apply for a unique opportunity to be a part of this Magnifique Brand !</p> <p><strong>JOB RESPOSABILITIES</strong></p> <p>The Reservations Officer handles all incoming and outgoing room reservation requests, as per the hotel standards and procedures. The responsibilities will include but are not limited to:</p> <ul> <li>Dealing with telephone calls, e-mails, faxes, correspondence and responding to guests’ requests on a timely manner</li> <li>Ensuring guest profiles are maintained, merged and updated on a regular basis</li> <li>Achieving an optimum level of occupancy and average room rate to best yield revenue by using effective Upselling techniques</li> <li>Assisting the Reservations team in maximizing revenue in line with Hotels’ budgeted and forecasted goals.</li> </ul> <p><strong>REQUIREMENTS</strong></p> <p>We are looking to appoint a Reservations Officer for the stunning 5* Sofitel Dubai Downtown who thrives in a high pressured and rewarding team environment and is looking for a career with a hospitality leader.</p> <p>Due to role requirements, the candidate must have strong verbal and written communication skills and be a fluent English speaker.</p> <p>Being Arabic or/and French speaking will constitute an advantage. Proven reservations experience with substantial knowledge the hospitality sector with sound information systems knowledge are favored.</p> <p><em>Selected candidates will be contacted within 5-7 working days</em></p>