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Marriott Reservations Manager - The Rome EDITION in Rome, Italy

Job Number 24022638

Job Category Reservations

Location The Rome EDITION, Salita di San Nicola da Tolentino 14, Rome, Rome, Italy

Schedule Full-Time

Located Remotely? N

Relocation? N

Position Type Management

WHERE GOOD THINGS COME TOGETHER

Change everything you thought you knew about hotels and working in one. EDITION is an unexpected, refreshing collection of one-of-a-kind hotels. The first truly global luxury lifestyle hotel brand.

EDITION delivers a delicate balancing act of polish with personality, perfectionism with individualism, and comfort with charisma. The brand’s approach and attitude to today’s modern lifestyle emphasizes solid design, exceptional quality, originality and character, and modern service that is environmentally responsible.

EDITION caters to sophisticated guests looking for a unique experience that goes beyond what they would receive at a typical luxury hotel. Therefore, to represent an EDITION hotel requires strength of character to deliver what the brand stands for and our guests expect. From flawless execution and supremely satisfied guests to outstanding property performance, each EDITION employee plays a key role in driving results that showcase the brand promise.

EDITION is a brand that enchants our guests and employees alike. What do we need to bring this to life? Well, here are the details.

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.

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.

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 Event Booking Center.

• 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.

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.

EDITION Hotels combine the visionary genius of boutique hotelier Ian Schrager, the service delivery of a world-class luxury hotel, and the global reach of Marriott International to create an entirely new experience in the world of hospitality. EDITION delivers the best of both worlds in a delicate balancing act – polish with personality, perfectionism with individualism, and comfort with charisma and charm. The brand targets sophisticated, knowledgeable consumers who understand quality, originality, design, and service excellence, but who want it without limitations – breaking the bounds of convention and demanding an attitude and a feeling wrapped in a package that showcases the exceptional.

But to create this magical experience, we need you. We are looking for outgoing, authentically amazing people who are looking for a place to work that inspires them, challenges them and makes them proud to come to work. A place where service comes from the heart, not from a handbook. A place that delivers a never-ending theatrical performance that continuously delights and enchants each and every one of our guests.

We invite you to join us today. In joining EDITION, you join a portfolio of brands with Marriott International. Be where you can do your best work,​ begin your purpose, belong to an amazing global​ team, and become the best version of you.

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