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  • Sector: Customer Service
  • Function: Hospitality
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  • Expiry Date: 20 June 2021
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2158195_1621625358

Job Number: 2158195

Job Title: Front Desk Host
Location: San Francisco
Compensation: $20-25/hr.


  • Greet all guests as they arrive at the hotel, perform check-in formalities, explain the many services and facilities of the hotel, expertly tailoring the subject matter and amount of detail to the perceived level of interest of the guest.
  • Answer phones, take reservations, and serve as a focal point of communications for all departments and employees within the hotel.
  • Perform check-out formalities, deftly assessing the level of satisfaction the guest experienced during their stay and following up personally with any necessary service recovery.
  • Provide expert concierge assistance to guests regarding where to dine, attractions to visit, driving/walking directions, weather, special events, etc.
  • All other duties as assigned by the Operations Manager and/or the Managing Director.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Manage guest complaints and concerns in a friendly and positive manner. This involves listening to the nature of the concern, demonstrating empathy with the guest, and providing positive and proactive solutions.
  • Ability to multi-task, and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Maintain excellent relationships with colleagues, managers, and employees in other departments.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Versatility, flexibility, and an ability to excel in a constantly changing environment.
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Ability to perform assigned duties with attention to detail, speed, accuracy, follow through, courtesy, cooperativeness.
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to utilize a wide variety of computer programs and applications with high comfort level. Demonstrated computer proficiency within a Windows environment including Word, Excel, and Outlook. Familiarity with the InforHMS property management system is preferred but not required.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor.

About Nelson:

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