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Corporate Reservations Supervisor

Job Title: Corporate Reservations Supervisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Reference: 3116061
Job Published: March 20, 2020 12:15

Job Description

Global Financial Services Company
Up to $70K base salary
Manage a team
The Opportunity:
A major, global financial services company is looking for an experienced reservations supervisor to manage a team of 4 who handle high volume meeting room coordination with an average of 200 meetings taking place per day. Providing support to three CBD based locations the team work closely with the front of house teams to efficiently and professionally manage all meetings and events that take place in the offices. With meetings ranging from 1-on-1s to functions of 200 people this role will need to interact with stakeholders of all levels across the business, and will both supervise the team and actively book reservations. This role is essential to the business as you will be the face of the team and provide a professional, personal and engaging interaction for any staff using the in-house meeting facilities. The role will also act as the point of escalation for the team regarding any issues or complaints from the business.
The environment is fast paced and will require you to adapt quickly if needs or bookings change, while still maintaining a professional and calm presentation to staff and clients. The successful candidate will need to be able to actively listen to staff in order to ascertain what is needed for each reservation and proactively suggest requirements if overlooked by staff.
Reporting to an experienced and supportive Manager the role will:
  • Assist staff and clients with the planning and booking of meeting rooms via the booking system
  • Attach chargebacks to the correct reservation and file paperwork for the correct client
  • Create and maintain reservation records through data input and promptly process any cancellations and modifications
  • Open and close the availability as and when required in all the channels
  • Supervise and support the team of 4 and act as the point of escalation for any issues/complaints from the business
  • Provide feedback and training to the team to develop their skills and customer service to the business 
The team is experienced and close-knit and has access to learning and development opportunities alongside other company benefits. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a top-tier organisation and develop your skills and experience.
About you:
  • At least 3-4 years’ experience in a corporate/luxury hotel environment, ideally with reservations experience, or meeting room management
  • At least 1 year of experience supervising a team and contributing to their development and feedback
  • High level of resilience with a level of experience and confidence acting as a point of escalation for complaints
  • Experience and capability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability and eagerness to build strong relationships with staff and clients
  • Immaculate and professional presentation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized and punctual
  • Ability to work within a small team and adapt quickly to changing circumstances
  • Experience with Condeco or another similar room booking system would be desirable
The client is looking to interview asap so please APPLY NOW.

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