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Reservations Manager at Hilton South Africa

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9 Jun, 2014

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A Reservations Manager with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for achieving occupancy targets/levels as identified in the annual budget and marketing plan for Reservations.

What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand?

One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offers travelers a world of authentic experiences. The brand continues to be the innovative, forward-thinking global leader of hospitality. With products and services that meet the needs of tomorrow’s savvy global travelers, we shape experiences in which every Guest feels cared for, valued, and respected.

If you understand the importance of upholding a brand’s reputation and value the effort it takes to provide a globally recognized hospitality experience, you may be just the person we are looking for to work as a Team Member with Hilton Hotels & Resorts. Because it’s with Hilton Hotels & Resorts where we promise an exceptional Guest experience every time.

What will I be doing?
As Reservations Manager, you are responsible for achieving occupancy targets/levels as identified in the annual budget and marketing plan for Reservations. The Reservations Manager will work with the Business Development Team to develop future and repeat business opportunities. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Maximise occupancy levels by reviewing and revising revenue strategies
  • Work with the Sales and Events Teams to maximise rates
  • Manage third party sites and agents to ensure proper implementation of reservations procedures, and maximise conversion ratios in order to achieve targets for the department
  • Contribute to the selling strategy of the hotel, and manage the departments’ adherence to achieving that strategy
  • Understand the competitive market place and implement approaches to ensure the hotel stays ahead in the local market in conjunction with the revenue department.
  • Ensure Team Members are developed effectively and generate a culture of high quality standards for relationship building, customer service, selling techniques, and billing and processing contracts
  • Build strong relationships with customers, Guests and Team Members in order to gain full understanding of their needs and work to serve them effectively
  • Assist in the recruiting, managing, training and developing of the Team
  • Participate in the organisation of hotel promotional activities
  • Manage property management system
  • Inventory control

What are we looking for?

A Reservations Manager serving Hilton Worldwide Brand hotels and vacations is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviors, skills, and values that follow:

  • Previous experience with reservations in the hotel/leisure sector
  • Strong leadership skills to effectively manage and motivate a high-performing team positioned to exceed targets
  • Strong analytical skills to understand key business indicators and competitive trends and develop approaches to these challenges
  • Excellent selling capabilities and the ability and desire to coach selling techniques to Team Members
  • Excellent organisation and planning skills
  • Accountable and resilient
  • Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • Knowledge of the hotel property management systems
  • Previous experience in the same or similar role
  • Relevant degree, in a business discipline, from an academic institution

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