Reservations supervisor

We have a fantastic opportunity for a reservations supervisor to join the team at Watergate Bay Hotel.

We are currently looking for a full-time team member of staff, on a permanent contract. Reporting to the Reservations Team Manager, your prime function will be the main point of contact for reservationists, maximising revenue and being a key member of the reservations team. You will need to have excellent communication skills and the ability to remain calm under pressure. It is important to be a strong team player, with bags of enthusiasm and positivity. Previous experience in a similar role is essential as is experience of working with reservations software.

This role provides a unique opportunity within a successful and expanding organisation, which encourages professional development and offers excellent long-term career prospects.

What you would be doing on a weekly basis:

To answer all incoming calls in a timely, efficient & professional manner.

To be responsible for bookings, by telephone, email or live chat and to ensure bookings are maximised within the parameters of the system and the availability of the therapists, when booking treatments etc.

To be able to make decisions on applying discounts and cancellations.

Handling complaints when they require to be escalated.

To have a detailed working knowledge and understanding of Watergate Bay Hotel, Another Place and the various restaurants and their parameters.

To have a detailed knowledge of our brand, guest experience and tone of voice

Assist Team Manager with checking future reservations, reporting and yielding rates

To be fully conversant in the use of all of our booking systems including PMS and table reservation systems.

To assist with hotel room reservation bookings on a daily basis.

To comply with general guidelines and health & safety guidelines set out.

To comply with equal opportunity guidelines set out.

Liaise with Marketing ref Special Offers, Journalist stays and prize and competition winners.

To help manage OTA bookings and checks

What you offer:

Key Skills
Customer service focused
Positive attitude
Excellent telephone manner
The ability to remain calm under pressure
Very good attention to detail
The ability to multi task
Able to lead a team and delegate effectively

Essential experience
Experience of working as a reservationist/receptionist within a high volume business
Experience of working with reservations software
Experience of delivering excellent customer service
Computer literate, numerate and excellent written and verbal communication skills

Desirable experience
Experience of working in a supervisory/manager role
Experience of handling complaints
Experience of working to targets

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please click the ‘apply now’ button to the right of the page, or email your CV and cover letter to [email protected]

Why you should choose Watergate Bay

  • Watergate Bay Hotel is a relaxed professional place to work in a beautiful location right on the beach
  • Excellent career prospects in an ever expanding organisation.
  • Special rates for you and your friends & family to stay at Watergate Bay Hotel
  • Staff discounts on treatments in Swim Club
  • Discounts for you and your friends & family at Zacry’s, The Beach Hut, Living Space, Fifteen Cornwall
  • Staff discounts at Shop on the Beach and other partner businesses
  • Free surf lessons and free use of surfboards and wetsuits from the Extreme Academy
  • Social events throughout the year

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Job title
Reservations supervisor

Watergate Bay

Full-time (to include weekends) 8.45am-5.15pm

£20,128 per annum

Job type

Closing date
27 February 2019