Hyatt Reservations Sales Agent for Sunriver Resort in BEND, Oregon
The Reservations Sales Agent is expected to make, confirm, and cancel reservations in a pleasant, professional and efficient manner so as to create a positive guest impression and increase resort occupancy. S/he will monitor inventory, open and close room types and rate levels, and coordinate group bookings and monitor pick-up, in order to assure profitability of the resort. S/he will assist in maintaining the AAA Four Diamond Standards.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: * Answers incoming guests call professionally * Books reservations for guests, ensuring accuracy in reservation * Responsible for reaching budgeted monthly targeted Average Daily Rate(ADR) * Obtains a low percentage of call abandonment on monthly basis * Cancels or changes reservations as requested * Maintains a strong understanding of Sunriver Resort and Central Oregon alike * Capitalizes on up-selling to maximize night stays and maximizing rates * Focuses on yield management strategies * Generates additional interest in all recreation/spa products and utilizes concierge/vacation planner to solicit business * Responsible for tracking calls that are “turn away” * Performs daily duties on the reservations report assignments * Provides general resort information for guests * Offers warm and sincere welcome/farewell for all guests of Sunriver Resort including use of guest name & good eye contact with each guest * Resolves guest problems and is empowered to act in absence of manager * Makes decision on VIP status and communicates appropriately * Maintains strong communications with Front Desk, Concierge and Bell service * Maintains an up to date working knowledge of all resort amenities as well as any special events * Interacts with resort staff in a professional manner, assisting other departments with necessary information
EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION: * High school diploma or equivalent * Prior hospitality experience preferred * At least one year customer service experience required * Prior inbound calling experience preferred
Primary Location: US-Oregon-Sunriver
Organization: Sunriver Resort
Pay Basis: Hourly
Job Level: Full-time
Req ID: SUN000340
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