Front Office Intern

Paid Administration Opportunity at Hilton

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Paid Opportunity
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RH6 0LL (Gatwick, England)
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Immediate Start
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Deadline for Applications 15th May 2014 at 5pm (3 years ago)
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Applications accepted from everyone

About Opportunity

A Front Office Intern with Hilton Hotels & Resorts assists in daily Front Office operations and works with customers and Guests as part of a project used to demonstrate your abilities to work in the hotel management sector.

What will it be like to work for this Hilton Brand?One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offers travelers a world of authentic experiences. The brand continues to be the innovative, forward-thinking global leader of hospitality. With products and services that meet the needs of tomorrow’s savvy global travelers, we shape experiences in which every Guest feels cared for, valued, and respected.

If you understand the importance of upholding a brand’s reputation and value the effort it takes to provide a globally recognized hospitality experience, you may be just the person we are looking for to work as a Team Member with Hilton Hotels & Resorts. Because it’s with Hilton Hotels & Resorts where we promise an exceptional Guest experience every time.What will I be doing?

As Front Office Intern, you will assist in daily Front Office operations and work with customers and Guests as part of a project used to demonstrate your abilities to work in the hotel management sector. A Front Office Intern is responsible for managing the first impressions of our Guests and, therefore, must perform the following tasks to the highest standards:

Ensure accurate and efficient running of reception including check in/out procedures

Respond to Guest queries in a timely and efficient manner

Ensure that both the Front Office Manager and Reception Supervisors are kept fully aware of any relevant feedback from Guests and/or other departments

Demonstrate a high level of customer service at all times

Understand thoroughly all hotel room categories, room rates, packages, promotions and other general product knowledge necessary to perform daily duties

Maximize room occupancy and use up-selling techniques to promote hotel services and facilities

Understand correct procedures regarding the acceptance of foreign currencies, credit cards and cash in accordance with the hotel credit policy

Answer switchboard calls, as required

Ensure all Guest deliveries and messages are received effectively and efficiently

Act in accordance with fire, health and safety regulations and follow the correct procedures when required

Act in accordance with policies and procedures when working with front of house equipment and property management systems

Attend appropriate training courses, when required

Follow and adhere to company brand standards

Assist other departments wherever necessary and maintain good working relationships with Team Members

Work with your Manager to identify a specific project to complete during your internship placement

What are we looking for?

Front Office Interns serving Hilton Worldwide Brand hotels and vacations are always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviors, skills, and values that follow:

Previous experience in a customer-focused industry

Positive attitude and good communication skills

Commitment to delivering a high level of customer service

Excellent grooming standards

Ability to work on your own and as part of a team

Competent level of IT proficiency

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

Previous experience in cash handling

What benefits will I receive?

Your benefits will include a competitive starting salary and holiday entitlement. As an employee you will become a member of the The Hilton Club which provides reduced hotel room rates in our hotels worldwide, plus discounts on products and services offered by Hilton Worldwide and its partners. We look forward to explaining in detail the range of excellent benefits that you would expect from a global hotel organization like Hilton Worldwide.which provides reduced hotel room rates in our hotels worldwide, plus discounts on products and services offered by Hilton Worldwide and its partners. We look forward to explaining in detail the range of excellent benefits that you would expect from a global hotel organization like Hilton Worldwide.Learn more now about Hilton Hotels & Resorts—- the global leader of hospitality.
More than 500 locations and nearly 200,000 rooms across six continents
Innovations include: pioneering the airport hotel concept, becoming the first coast-to-coast hotel chain in the US, and the first to install televisions in Guest roomsFlagship brand of Hilton Worldwide with properties in more than 77 countriesMore than 70 world-class resorts and more nearly 200 full-service spasHarris Poll EquiTrend®, Brand of the Year - Full Service Hotel for 2010 and 2011Number one C3global brand awareness in the hospitality industry

Opportunity Location

Gatwick, England