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Receptionist

You will find below everything you need to know about what we look for in our associates

Reports to
Pub Manager/Hotel Manager
Job Objective

To deliver friendly, efficient customer service and to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere for all of our guests, with the key aim of retaining and attracting new customers.

Essential requirements

You must:

  • have proof of right to work in the UK
  • have a UK bank account in your own name
  • be able to converse in English
  • have a fixed place of residence and live within a reasonable travelling distance of the pub
Main responsibilities
  • Deliver excellent customer service, at all times
  • Assist in keeping the hotel reception area clean and tidy, at all times
  • Deal with all enquiries in a professional and courteous manner, in person, on the telephone or via e-mail
  • Administer all reservations, cancellations and no-shows, in line with company policy
  • Keep up to date with current promotions and hotel pricing, to provide information to guests, on request, while maximising bedroom sales opportunities
  • Fulfil all reasonable requests from guests to ensure their comfort, satisfaction and safety
  • Conduct regular security checks throughout the day and report any security issues to line manager
  • Report any maintenance issues immediately to line manager, including all furniture, fittings and equipment
  • Provide reports, as required, for housekeepers and management
  • Be responsible for evacuation, in cases of emergency, acting as first point of contact for guests and the emergency services
  • Maintain personal knowledge by completing in-house training and workbooks
  • Always adhere to all company policies and procedures and licensing laws
  • Be involved and contribute at team meetings
  • Carry out instructions given by the management team and head office
Person Specification

Customer focus

  • Be friendly, smiley, sociable and welcoming to our customers, to create a great atmosphere
  • Remain calm, patient and polite, if receiving customer feedback
  • Be helpful and go out of your way to help our customers


Drive

  • Be confident and self-motivated
  • Demonstrate a passionate commitment to the business
  • Welcome and embrace change, with a positive attitude
  • Be able to work unsupervised in a busy environment
  • Be able to prioritise duties


Personal integrity

  • Be honest and reliable
  • Be trustworthy and respectful
  • Be immaculately dressed
  • Maintain excellent time-keeping and attendance
  • Be professional at all times


Team work

  • Always be a good team player
  • Build and maintain good relationships with all team members
  • Work together with the team to ensure that the pub is the best it can be
  • Be willing to take on jobs to balance the team workload
  • Be able to communicate well with people of all levels

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