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Reservations Coordinator

Company: Pacific Hospitality Group
Location: Huntington Beach
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Hourly Rate: $20.00 Position Summary: Provides warm and welcoming experience for all guests and callers contacting the hotel to make reservations. Handles all aspects of guest reservations. Provides information about the hotel, hotel amenities, and local area attractions. Resolves guest concerns and provides professional service to gain high level of guest confidence and satisfaction. Enters reservations into computer system and runs necessary reports. Seeks opportunities to maximize revenue. Essential Duties/Responsibilities: * Welcomes callers in an enthusiastic and professional manner, answering questions and responding to requests. Provides information about hotel, local area attractions and hotel amenities. Obtains necessary information and enters reservations into the computer system. Promotes PHG Managed hotels and services. * Establishes proper billing accounts and processes advance deposits. Communicates deposit and guarantee policies as requested. * Processes all incoming reservations received via rooming lists, in-house correspondence, emails or other communication. Mails confirmation and literature requested and replies to all inquiries. * Maintains reservations records by entering required reservation and account data into systems to ensure pickup is accurately communicated to sales team permitting attrition and slippage to be tracked. Runs and prepares all necessary reports as required. * Effectively deals with internal and external customers, some of who may require a high level of patience, tact and diplomacy to diffuse anger. Collects accurate information and resolves conflicts. Keeps immediate supervisor promptly and fully informed of any problems, potential safety issues, or unusual situations so prompt corrective action may be taken. Communicates with other departments to fulfill guest needs. * Resolves guest complaints within scope of authority; otherwise refers the matter to management. Notifies supervisor and/or Security of all unusual events, circumstances, missing items, or alleged theft. * Notifies management of any problems resulting from guest complaints, intoxication or disruptive behavior. * May complete weekly 10 day forecast packet which includes: Forecast sheet including all group blocks and transient rooms and arrivals/departures, Group resumes for arrivals over next 10 days, and meeting packets for groups arriving over the next 10 days. * Responsible for rate loading for all local negotiated accounts, ensuring clients are able to book both online and through central reservations. Responsible for building of group room blocks with room rates, as well as building of Group web pages for client ease of booking. * Works closely with front desk to ensure accuracy of information on reservations and group block (count and room type). Ensures front desk receives accurate current group information. * Monitors accuracy of group blocks, including cutoff date, pickup, suite blocks, rates, etc. Ensures appropriate information is available for individual call-in groups. * Reviews rooming lists for accuracy, format, and billing details and ensures prompt processing. Monitors Housing Bureau pick-up and communicates information to management. * Improves job knowledge by attending training sessions as instructed. * Notifies management of unsafe conditions, needed maintenance of any equipment and any accidents. Job Requirements: * One to two years of customer service experience at hotel or comparable setting. Sales experience desired. * Must have excellent customer service/communication skills to work with callers of various social, cultural, economic and educational backgrounds for the purpose of resolving problems/complaints and providing a high level of guest satisfaction. * Requires ability to perform basic math skills such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. * Requires basic computer skills to enter data, read, and interpret information. * Requires attention to detail. Must be able to solve problems and remain calm and alert if dealing with difficult guest, during busy activity periods or in an emergency situation. * Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English to understand instructions, safety rules, and communicate with guests. Proficiency in another language a plus. * Able to work independently with minimal guidance and as part of a team. * Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, team members may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel. Work schedules will include working on holidays, weekends and alternate shifts. Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of the job the team member regularly sits for sustained periods of time. Occasionally stands or walks from one work area to another. While performing the duties of the job the team member frequently uses fingers to enter data into computer or operate office equipment. The team member occasionally grasps objects. The team member frequently reaches by extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction. The team member occasionally stoops and crouches. The team member regularly talks when communicating with guests/callers. The team member regularly needs to hear voices while interacting with guests/callers. Exerts up to 35 pounds of force occasionally when moving luggage. The team member is required to have close visual acuity to prepare and analyze data and figures and view a computer terminal. The team member is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned and to make general observations of facilities. The team member is subject to inside environmental conditions. The noise level is moderate. The team member is subject to hazards which includes proximity to electrical current found in office related equipment. The team member is occasionally subject to atmospheric conditions such as perfumes, odors, or dusts. Pasa Hotel & Spa and Tanner's is an equal opportunity employer. Job Details Reference # 49251 Posted on 13 Feb 2023 Location(s) Pasa Hotel & Spa - Huntington Beach, CA Department Rooms Career level Entry Level Hours/Status Full-time More details (document)

Keywords: Pacific Hospitality Group, Huntington Beach , Reservations Coordinator, Other , Huntington Beach, California

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