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Lead Front Desk Agent - C. Baldwin HotelC.Baldwin Hotel, Curio Collection by HiltonHouston, TX
A property of: Sage Hospitality GroupPosted 3 weeks ago

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Job Description

Why us?

We believe in enriching lives one experience at a time. More than a slogan, we empower our employees to make positive impacts on the communities in which we live and work. By providing genuine service we build relationships with our guests and value for our shareholders, and we create unforgettable experiences.We are looking for independent thinkers. Those who harness their entrepreneurial spirit so that it breaks preconceived notions.

We're not afraid to forge our own path. After all, it's what industry leaders do. That's whywe welcome risk takers and creative spirits alike. No matter your daily role, Sage recognizes that your success is about more than the work you do-it's really about who you are, which is why we invest in your personal and professional growth. We hope you consider joining us!

Job Overview

Responds in a professional and courteous manner to arriving, departing and in-house guests by providing accurate and timely information and services. Responds to telephone and in-person inquiries regarding reservations, hotel information and guest concerns.

Responsibilities

  • Greets and completes established check-in procedures for arriving guests on a daily basis, using both manual and computerized methods, in order to ensure guest are satisfied and in rooms as requested.
  • Facilitates guest departure (check-out) on a daily basis by following established manual and computer procedures in order to close guest accounts and open the room for the next sell.
  • Regularly calculates and/or posts monies, receipts, guest accounts and other forms of credit using accurate, proper cash handling methods and established procedures in order to present the customer with timely and precise hotel charges upon check-out and maintain accurate hotel records.
  • Courteously answers inquiries and accepts reservations, both in person and by telephone, by accurately communicating hotel rates and information and by using suggestive selling techniques to sell room nights, increase occupancy and revenue.
  • Maintains good customer relations by keeping abreast of all in-house and area functions in order to answer questions and concerns with timely and knowledgeable responses, in person and on telephone.
  • Operates the PBX equipment by accepting incoming calls, assisting outgoing calls, scheduling and setting wake-up calls and paging guests to provide guests with timely and efficient service.
  • Controls cash transactions at the front desk and maintains complete responsibility for personal bank as specified by hotel bank agreement policy.
  • Maintains a friendly, cheerful and courteous demeanor at all times.

Job Requirements

Qualifications

Education/Formal Training

High School diploma or equivalent

Experience

Experience leading a team

Knowledge/Skills
  • Must have high school graduate level mathematical aptitude, know standard cash handling procedures and knowledge of computerized cash register systems.
  • Must have past experience in dealing directly with the public and acquired general knowledge of basic customer service skills.
  • Must be fluent in oral and written English.
  • Must be able to read written communiques and monochrome computer screen.
  • Must be able to operate computer, calculator and telephone keyboards, for cash handling and paperwork processing.
  • Must be able to understand and follow verbal/written instructions, work on more than one task at a time, and be able to communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Must be able to use tact and understanding when dealing with a variety of customer service problems, including stressful and highly emotional situations.
  • Must be highly organized and able to pay attention to minute written and verbal details, particularly when performing multiple tasks.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • 90% of shift is standing, Bending/kneeling - repeated bending and kneeling required while filing.
  • Mobility - must be able to reach all areas of hotel to assist clients.
  • Occasional standing. Occasional carrying and lifting of files and office items up to 25 lbs.

Environment

Prolonged standing at indoor, thermostatically climate-controlled work station under florescent lighting. Work inside 95%

Benefits

  • Competitive Pay
  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • Health savings and flexible spending accounts
  • Basic Life and AD&D insurance
  • Company-paid short-term disability
  • Vacation, sick time, and holidays
  • Eligible to participate in the Company's 401(k) program with employer matching
  • Employee assistance program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Great discounts on Hotels, Restaurants, and much more.
  • Eligible to participate in the Employee Referral Bonus Program. Up to $1,000 per referral.

Job Details

Mid level
Full-time

About this location

class:
Midscale
room Count:
51-100
location Type:
Urban

Values

Community
Integrity
Leadership
Personal Growth

Perks

401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Discounts
Dental Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Health Insurance Benefits
Hotel Discounts
Job Training
Paid Sick Days
Paid Time Off
Tuition Reimbursement
Vision Benefits
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C.Baldwin Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton
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Address400 Dallas Street, Houston, TX, 77002 View map
Property typeHotel 
classMidscale 
room Count51-100 
location TypeUrban 

People (6)

Thelma RockholdSenior Vice President, Sage Hotel Management“Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers.” – Stephen R. Covey
Daniel del OlmoPresident, Sage Hotel Management"It always seems impossible until it’s done." - Nelson Mandela
Matt SchwartzSenior Vice President and Chief Technology OfficerMatt Schwartz currently serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Sage Hospitality. In this capacity, Matt has responsibility for all aspects of IT including applications, infrastructure, business intelligence, project management and security for the entire company. Matt spends most days thwarting cyber attacks, enhancing Sage’s CRM database, and moving as much as possible to the Cloud. Prior to joining Sage, Matt served as the VP of Digital Solutions at Intrawest where he deployed a cloud-based Central Reservation System (CRS) to all of Intrawest’s resort properties including Winter Park and Steamboat. Prior to Intrawest, Matt held various leadership positions in IT and Finance at PetSmart and Staples. Matt has a strong passion for technology, starting his career as a “coder” of HTML and SQL. Matt earned a B.S. with Honors from Cornell University and an M.B.A from MIT’s Sloan School of Management.
Jason AltbergerChief Investment OfficerJason Altberger is Sage Hospitality’s Chief Investment Officer and leads Sage’s continued growth in the real estate investment market, targeting urban lifestyle hotels and developments that align with the company’s vision within the United States. Jason joins Sage after 18 years at real estate private equity firm DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners where he spent the final eight years of his tenure as Managing Director. In this role, he was responsible for a range of assets and investment opportunities and served as an investment committee member for both the US and China funds. He held previous positions with real estate merchant bank Cheslock, Bakker & Associates and the New York office of accounting firm Price Waterhouse. Jason received his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University, magna cum laude, and an MBA from The Wharton School of Business with highest distinction. He is also a licensed CPA, he is an avid runner and serves on the board of a charter school in New Jersey.
Zack NeumeyerChairmanZachary T. Neumeyer is a businessman and civic leader. He is the Chairman of Sage Hospitality and is the Vice Chair of Mobile Accord. He is or has been an investor and board member of companies in the technology, communications, manufacturing, senior housing, banking and service industries. He also works on K-12 education reform in Colorado and nationally. Zack’s civic focus is ensuring that every child in America can fulfill their potential. He works through many organizations focused on making our education system work. These include Board Chair of America Succeeds, Board Member of Colorado Succeeds and Teach For America Colorado. He believes that developing superb leadership is essential to improving our cities, states and country. Zack is a graduate of Cornell University—along with many others at Sage, who also refuse to disclose their graduation year. Continuing in his passion for education, he has taught or lectured at Cornell University, University of Colorado, Harvard University and The University of Denver.
Walter IsenbergCo-Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer Sage Hospitality Group"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." – Eleanor Roosevelt

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COMMUNITY CITIZENSHIPGiving back to our communities isn’t just a nice talking point. At Sage, it’s a way of life. Our associates are constantly encouraged to find better ways to take care of the places where we live, work and play. We want to make sure it’s never about us—it’s about doing all we can for the greater good.
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENTWe believe leaders should be disruptors because that’s how change occurs. Sage is always looking for ‘A’ players—the leaders of leaders. We empower our leaders with a perfect balance of robust growth opportunities, efficient task force management and chances for personal fulfillment. We never forget that the best leaders are people focused first.
PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL GROWTHAchieving personal and professional growth is one of our values at Sage Hospitality. We believe it’s not just about the work you do, but it’s about who you are. We know your job isn’t your life. That’s why we support our associates in finding the perfect balance between what they do and who they are. By encouraging associates to take initiative and responsibility for their own advancement, we empower them to own their outcomes—both personally and professionally.
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