Manager, Reservations At Marriott International portfolio

Job Details

Job Title: Manager, Reservations At Marriott International portfolio
Organisation: Marriott International portfolio
Location: Lagos State
Min Work Experience: 2 year(s)
Qualification: BSc
Industry: Business Strategy/ Management
Course: Related Discipline

Marriott International portfolio of brands includes both JW Marriott and Marriott Hotels. Marriott Hotels, Marriott International’s flagship brand with more than 500 global locations, is advancing the art of hosting so that our guests can travel brilliantly. As a host with Marriott Hotels, you will help keep this promise by delivering premium choices, sophisticated style, and well-crafted details. With your skills and imagination, together we will innovate and reinvent the future of travel.

JW Marriott is part of Marriott International's luxury portfolio and consists of more than 80 beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. JW believes our associates come first. Because if you’re happy, our guests will be happy. It’s as simple as that. Our hotels offer a work experience unlike any other, where you’ll be part of a community and enjoy a true camaraderie with a diverse group of co-workers. JW creates opportunities for training, development, recognition and most importantly, a place where you can really pursue your passions in a luxury environment. Treating guests exceptionally starts with the way we take care of our associates. That’s The JW Treatment™.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Manager, Reservations

Job Number: 21020476
Location: Marriott Hotel Ikeja, Lagos
Job Category: Reservations
Brand: Marriott Hotels Resorts
Schedule: Full-Time
Position Type Management

Job Summary

  • Responsible for soliciting and managing of reservations sales-related opportunities. Manages and provides training and work assignments to Reservations Sales staff.
  • Actively up-sells each business opportunity to maximize revenue opportunity.
  • Achieves personal and team related revenue goals.
  • Responsible for driving customer loyalty by delivering service excellence throughout each customer experience.
  • Provides service to our customers in order to grow share of the account on behalf of the company.

Core Work Activities
Understanding Markets & Maximizing Revenue:

  • Identifies new reservations sales business to achieve personal and property revenue goals.
  • Understands the overall market, including competitors’ strengths and weaknesses, economic trends, supply and demand etc. and knows how to sell against them.
  • Closes the best opportunities for the property based on market conditions and property needs.
  • Monitors same day selling procedures to maximize room revenue and control property occupancy.
  • Gains understanding of the property’s primary target customer and service expectations; serves the customer by understanding their business, business issues and concerns, to offer better business solution.

Conducting Daily Reservations Sales Activities:

  • Responds to incoming reservations sales opportunities for the property that are outside parameters of the .
  • Uses negotiating skills and creative selling abilities to close on business and negotiate contracts.
  • Uses sales resources and administrative / support staff effectively.
  • Assists in monitoring group reservation forecast data.
  • Coordinates with sales and Convention Services to process rooming lists and reservation cards.
  • Executes and supports the operational aspects of business booked (e.g., generating proposal, writing contract, customer correspondence).
  • Assists with monitoring accuracy of reservation sales orders within tracking systems.
  • Tracks no-show reservations and processes charges as needed.
  • Checks daily arrivals to ensure all necessary billing instructions are applied to reservations.
  • Manages wait list and prioritizes order of wait list contacts to be made.
  • Prepares work and maintenance orders.

Providing Exceptional Customer Service:

  • Supports customer loyalty and property’s brand standards by delivering service excellence throughout each customer experience.
  • Services our customers in order to grow share of the account.
  • Provides excellent customer service consistent with the daily service basics of the brand.
  • Executes exemplary customer service to drive customer satisfaction and loyalty by assisting the customer and ensuring their satisfaction before and during their program/event.
  • Sets a positive example for guest relations.
  • Executes exemplary customer service to drive customer satisfaction and loyalty by assisting the customer and ensuring their satisfaction before and during their program/event.
  • Serves the customer by understanding their needs and recommending the appropriate features and services that best meet their needs and exceed their expectations, while building a relationship and loyalty to the company.
  • Handles guest complaints and disputes following the instant pacification procedures.

Managing and Conducting Human Resource Activities:

  • Monitors reservations sales agents while on phone calls.
  • Develops, implements and maintains a departmental orientation program for employees to receive the appropriate new hire training to successfully perform their job.
  • Utilizes all available on the job training tools for employees.
  • Creates monthly labor scheduling for team.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes applicable intranet for resources and information.
  • Creates contracts as required.

Candidate Profile
Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED; no work experience required.

OR

  • 2-year degree from an accredited university in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 2 years experience in the sales and marketing, guest services, front desk, or related professional area.

 
Note: Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

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