Marriott Guest Service Ambassador in United Arab Emirates
Job Number 21046091
Job Category Rooms & Guest Services Operations
Location JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, United Arab Emirates
Brand JW Marriott
Position Type Non-Management
Located Remotely? N
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™.
Process all guest check-ins by confirming reservations, assigning room, and issuing and activating room key. Process all payment types such as room charges, cash, checks, debit, or credit. Process all check-outs including resolving any late and disputed charges. Answer, record, and process all guest calls, messages, requests, questions, or concerns. Coordinate with Housekeeping to track readiness of rooms for check-in. Communicate parking procedures to guests/visitors and dispatch bell staff or valet staff as needed. Supply guests with directions and information regarding property and local areas of interest. Run daily reports (number of arrivals, departures), identify any special requests, and check reports for accuracy. Complete designated cashier and closing reports in the computer system. Count float at the beginning and end of shift. Balance and drop receipts according to accounting specifications.
The following are specific responsibilities and contributions critical to the successful performance of the position:
Be knowledgeable about daily hotel operations, check daily event sheet, bulletin boards and be up to date with all changes, new procedure and events.
Have knowledge of hotel rates, package and discounts.
Have knowledge about all guest rooms, features and amenities plus all services offered by the hotel.
Attend the shift briefing, daily 15 minutes training and front office monthly meeting.
To ensure a quick, efficient and friendly check in and departure of all guests. Ensuring that their details are entered onto the computer correctly and efficiently to the Brand Standards
Assign rooms, accommodating special requests whenever possible
To understand the correct reservation procedures and to take any reservations if required, Be flexible according to the business needs.
Be fully aware of hotel credit policy and procedures and ensure that it’s adhered at all time.
Be knowledgeable and promote the Marriott rewards program.
Keep yourself informed with all VIP arrivals.
Be flexible in regard to work schedule.
Strive to represent Marriott in the most professional manner at all times.
Ensure that all guests are communicated with the credit policy and procedures upon check-in.
Take initiative through empowerment to ensure complete guest satisfaction.
Be fully aware of safety and emergency procedures.
Handle mail and messages properly and on confidential basis.
Know how to follow all hospitality guidelines and daily service basics.
Ensure that all guest problems are resolved by using “Guest Response Program” Assist a fellow associates in their Job to ensure that all are done on time.
Use your Opera and other systems password with discretion. Log off the terminal when leaving the area.
Have knowledge about the city, the local area and attraction to provide the guests with all requested information.
Report any unusual occurrences or requests to the manager or supervisor on duty.
Be familiar with the AM, PM and night check list to ensure smooth daily operations.
Ability to communicate with all managers, supervisors and fellow associates.
Be aware of the Marriott brand standards and follow the thoroughly.
Ensure that daily banking procedures are followed and performed as per the standards.
Ensure all guests are welcomed, met and greeted, offered welcome drinks and /or cold towels (depending on brand) and
Each associate is expected to carry out any request by management which the associate is capable of performing Update C.I.D system on a daily basis with daily hotel activities Ensure accurate balancing of C.I.D system on a daily basis.
Inserting proper guest’s profiles on the CID system
Performing the room moves on the CID system as updated on OPERA
Deliver important messages posted in C.I.D system to concerned departments of the hotel
Proactively seeks & shares with Front Office any changes to the CID process or updates in relation to Hotel procedures in relation to the UAE laws.
Apply for multiple functions for the hotel i.e. banquets, events, groups, parties etc.. Checking out rooms from CID as soon as performed on OPERA passing on proper hand over to other colleagues.
Dealing with CID Inspections.
Operate OPERA and other systems as required
Balancing OPERA and Tourism Dirham systems daily and complying a monthly report.
Assist the front desk team during the busy operation.
Close all city ledgers the night before for smooth departure experience the next day.
Be knowledgeable of Marriott Rewards , Elite program and other Frequent flyer programs as required
Know how to follow all hospitality guidelines
Answer the telephone according to telephone etiquette
Know how to handle safety deposit boxes
Ensure cleanliness of work areas at all times
Utilize spare time for cleaning
Keep all equipment clean at all times
Assist all guests in problems and questions as required
Assist fellow associates on their jobs to ensure completion of all jobs on time
Have knowledge of all emergency procedure and know how to act on them
Be flexible with regards to work schedule
Use password with discretion
Log off your terminal when leaving your work area
Ensure all police ID requirements are communicated and shared in the department
Ensure all ID’s are transmitted within the timeframe allocated by authorities
Maintains all equipment in pristine condition
Report any deficiency to the FDM/FOM
Report any unusual occurrence or requests to the manager
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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