Are you searching for Hotel Receptionist Jobs? If so, we can help you land your dream job by guiding you through what is required of a Hotel Receptionist and what tasks you can expect to complete on a day to day basis.
As a Hotel Receptionist, you will often be the first staff member that guests come into contact with. If you enjoy meeting and greeting all kinds of people, a role as a hotel receptionist could be perfect for you.
Daily Tasks May Include
Greeting guests in a professional, welcoming manner.
Checking-in and departing guests using the hotel's booking system.
Dealing with and recording complaints.
Offering guests information about the hotel and the surrounding area.
Catering to guests' needs as efficiently as possible.
Dealing with incoming enquiries.
Cashing up at the end of your shift.
Ensuring guests' invoices are correct and taking payments.
Previous experience in a similar role in the hotel industry is highly desirable but often not essential.
Excellent customer service skills.
Excellent communication skills.
Good Knowledge of the surrounding area.
Flexibility to work early mornings, evenings and weekends to meet the demand of the business.
Fluent level of written and spoken English is essential.
Ability to speak any additional language is advantageous.
Excellent time keeping skills.
Well groomed and smart appearance.
Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills.
Hotel receptionist jobs generally offer a starting salary of between £11,000 and £15,000, however this can vary depending on the brand, location and size of the hotel. For example, some of the more prestigious hotels in the London area may offer anything from £11,000 to £20,000+ for this type of role. If you are looking to earn more money, a hotel receptionist job could be a great stepping stone to supervisory or managerial positions and an increase in salary. Head Receptionist Jobs or Reception Team Leader Jobs for example, are more likely to offer a starting salary of between £20,000 and £25,000.
Benefits offered to staff members will vary between each hotel, however as a hotel receptionist the benefits you are likely to receive are:
Meals while on duty.
Use of leisure facilities for discounted rates if not for free.
Discounts on overnight stays.
The opportunity to progress your career with the hotel.
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