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The President Brussels Hotel
RECEPTIONIST / NIGHT AUDITOR / GUEST RELATION
The President Brussels Hotel is a 4* establishment with 296 rooms, 16 meeting rooms and a unique private garden of 3000m². It also benefits from high speed Wi-Fi, a fitness center on the roof top, a breakfast restaurant, a bar and a restaurant with a garden view and a terrace.
This hotel welcomes guests since 1983 and has been renovated in 2009. The property has reopened in April 2019 under the management of Everland. A complete renovation of the building is planned for 2020 – 2021.
The hotel is easily accessible by public transport as it is located 500m from North train station with international connections, a direct train to/from the airport and a metro/tram stop going straight to the city centre. By car, the hotel is at 20 minutes to the airport and to the highway. It is also close to famous convention centres like Tour & Taxis, Square and Brussels Expo.
We are looking for a highly motivated trainee aiming to provide the best first impression as well as a pleasant and memorable stay to our guests. The trainee will mainly have to:
Greet with a welcoming smile and politely assist all the guests entering the hotel
Check-in and check-out guests according to the hotel standards
Manage VIPs as well as Groups arrivals and departures following the C&E guidelines
Provide accurate information about the hotel and about Brussels
Handle guests’ requests and guests’ complaints in a timely and professional manner
Answer phone calls, emails and make reservations
Upsell guest rooms by selling available alternatives and promote hotel services
Prepare bills and take payments
Communicate daily with the operational departments
Ensure the work area remains clean and fully stocked
Audit and balance the daily revenue of all the outlets
Run the end of day process in the property management software (Opera)
Complete monthly reports
Operate room service orders during the night shift
Handle overnight emergencies and security
The applicant should look for an internship of minimum 6 months and should have the following qualifications and skills:
Languages: English, French and/or Dutch (2 of these languages are mandatory)
IT: Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Opera (optional)
Neat and professional appearance
High quality customer service, smiling and welcoming
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Organized and strong attention to details
Problem solving and initiative skills
Team spirit, friendly
Ability to stay calm and polite under pressure
Flexible regarding tasks and schedule
We are offering an internship in Front Office (Day & Night) from 02/09/19 for 6 months.
Full time: 38 hours per week, 5 days a week.
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