Marriott Reservations Agent in Manila, Philippines

Job Number 180011VJ

Job Category Reservations

Location Manila Marriott Hotel, Manila, Philippines VIEW ON MAP

Brand Marriott Hotels Resorts /JW Marriott

Schedule Full-time

Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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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™.

Job Overview:

Process all reservation requests, changes, and cancellations received by phone, fax, or mail. Identify guest reservation needs and determine appropriate room type. Verify all reservation information with callers to ensure accuracy. Verify availability of room type and rate. Explain guarantee, special rate, and cancellation policies to callers. Accommodate and document special requests. Answer questions about property facilities/services and room accommodations. Follow sales techniques to maximize revenue. Input and access data in reservation system. Indicate special room reservation types (e.g., complimentary rooms, employee discounts, travel agent inspection rates, and wholesale reservations) by inputting the correct code and rate into the reservation system. Perform general office duties related to reservations. Troubleshoot, resolve, and document guest issues and concerns or escalate/refer to appropriate individual.

Assist management in training, motivating, and coaching employees; serve as a role model and first point of contact of the Guarantee of Fair Treatment/Open Door Policy process. Report accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager. Follow all company policies and procedures; ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect company assets. Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards; anticipate and address guests’ service needs; thank guests with genuine appreciation. Speak with others using clear and professional language; prepare and review written documents accurately and completely; answer telephones using appropriate etiquette; provide assistance to coworkers, ensuring they understand their tasks. Develop and maintain positive working relationship with others; support team to reach common goals. Comply with quality assurance expectations and standards. Move, lift, carry, push, pull and place objects weighing less than or equal to 10 pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Safety and Security

  • Follow property specific procedures for handling emergency situations (e.g., evacuations, medical emergencies, natural disasters).

  • Follow company and department safety and security policies and procedures to ensure a clean, safe and secure environment.

  • Report work related accidents, or others injuries immediately upon occurrence to manager/supervisor.

  • Identify and correct unsafe work procedures or conditions and/or report them to management and security/safety personnel.

Policies and Procedures

  • Follow company and department policies and procedures.

  • Protect the privacy and security of guests and coworkers.

  • Maintain confidentiality of propriety materials and information.

  • Protect company tools, equipment, machines, or other assets in accordance with company policies and procedures.

  • Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.

Communication

  • Provide assistance to coworkers, ensuring they understand their task.

  • Answer telephones using appropriate etiquette including answering the phone within 3 rings, answering with a smile in one’s voice, using the caller’s name, transferring calls to appropriate person/department, requesting permission before placing the caller on hold, taking and relaying messages, and allowing the caller to end the call.

  • Speak to guests and co-workers using clear, appropriate and professional language.

  • Discuss work topics, activities, or problems with coworkers, supervisors, or managers discreetly and quietly, avoiding public areas of the property.

  • Talk with and listen to other employees to effectively exchange information.

  • Prepare and review written documents (e.g., daily logs, business letters, memoranda, reports), including proofreading and editing written information to ensure accuracy and completeness.

Working with Others

  • Support all co-workers and treat them with dignity and respect.

  • Handle sensitive issues with employees and/or guests with tact, respect, diplomacy, and confidentiality.

  • Actively listen to and consider the concerns of other employees, responding appropriately and effectively.

Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement

  • Identify and recommend new ideas, technologies, or processes to increase organizational efficiency, productivity, quality, safety, and/or cost-savings.

Physical Tasks

  • Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 10 pounds with assistance.

Other

  • Performs other duties as assigned to meet the business need

Candidate’s Profile:

Experience:

  • At least 1 year of related work experience

Education/Certification or Experience:

  • High School diploma/ G.E.D. equivalent

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.