Room Reservations Team Leader

  • Corporate Office
  • Revenue & reservations
  • Full time

We are seeking an exceptional Room Reservations Team Leader to join the Maybourne Hotel Group team.

Maybourne Hotel Group owns and manages Claridge's, The Connaught, The Berkeley, The Maybourne Beverly Hills and The Maybourne Riviera – five of the world's most renowned hotels. Our hotels have histories that stretch back over a century. And, while each one retains its timeless appeal and individual nature, we are committed to ensuring they are always in tune with the wants and wishes of today’s discerning guests.

The Reservations Team leader will play a key role in the development of their teams’ performance and will proactively make recommendations for improvement whilst always leading by example.As a Room Reservations Team Leader you will be responsible for leading a team of Reservations agents and overseeing the daily Reservations operation. 

 

Main duties & responsibilities

Your responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:

  • Continuously monitor and prioritise calls, emails and chat queues to ensure high value and complex enquires are escalated.
  • Manage the daily operation to ensure agreed service levels are exceeded, which includes daily rota management, adjusting priorities throughout the day and following up with under performance.

  • Ensure training is carried out on an on-going basis and standards are monitored to continually increase the performance and effectiveness of the team.

  • Overseeing and conducting the new starter training programme ensuring all new agents receive detailed and clear training in line with Reservation standards. 

  • Act as a first line support for the Reservations Agents.

  • Lead by example by handling calls, emails and chats when required.

  • Ensure strong communication within the Reservations, Support office and Operational teams.

  • To maximise room revenue through cross selling and up selling;

  • Creating renowned memorable experiences for our guests.

Entry Requirements

Successful candidates for our Room Reservations Team Leader opportunity will be able to:

  • Provide intuitive service, with absolute understanding of our guests needs to create exceptional service experiences, that result in lasting memories;
  • Demonstrate genuine dedication to Maybourne Hotel Group and show a commitment to consistent quality in our products and services;
  • Have ideally worked in a similar role within a hotel environment, however this is not a prerequisite;
  • Be a team player who is an avid learner, adaptable and has exceptional interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Strong customer care skills and ability to work under pressure, with excellent attention to detail;
  • A high standard of personal presentation with confident, professional and welcoming personality.

This is an exciting role for a talented individual who is looking for a new challenge and wants to join a fast paced and high performing team renowned for their approach and delivery of unparalleled service.

Benefits package

  • Competitive salary
  • Preferential room rates for yourself and family across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • 50% food & beverage discount across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • Vast range of learning and development programmes, for colleagues and managers at all levels
  • Opportunities for transfer and promotion across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • Social events & activities
  • Wellbeing events & activities
  • Critical illness cover
  • Paid Birthday Leave
  • Season ticket loan
  • Additional benefits & initiatives may be available in local properties

Terms & conditions apply to all benefits

Eligibility

In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

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