IHG Specialist Reservations Sales in United States

Specialist Reservations Sales

Job Number AMER00096

Hotel Brand: IHG Corporate

Americas - - -

Description

About us

An expert in providing travel advice and solutions. A critical customer touch point for delivering on our IHG brand experience. Be a brand champion, taking pride in using every customer interaction to educate guests about our brands and products. Empowered to make creative decisions using tools and market insight that will deliver on the unique travel needs of our guests, to drive revenue and customer loyalty. Passionate for learning and developing themselves to be the best in an ever-evolving role.

Your day to day

● Provide an industry-leading reservation solution in English and one or more language for all contacts● Champion BrandHearted behaviors by demonstrating knowledge, passion and pride. ● Embrace the global and cultural diversity of our guest and business needs.● Consistently meet or exceed defined performance expectations (revenue, conversion, quality, partner offers, guest satisfaction, etc.) as set by management despite difficulties or obstacles. ● Build rapport with guests through active listening, maintaining an appropriate pace and using a conversational approach to deliver a warm and friendly guest experience. ● Inspire loyalty through personalized and efficient service driven by the guest’s needs. ● Uses creativity to proactively find solutions to drive results; takes accountability and listens to ideas and feedback of others. ● Manage time effectively (including adherence to assigned schedule, attendance, break time compliance etc.)● Navigate multiple web-based systems while managing various work streams to provide an enhanced guest experience. ● Work effectively by understanding, trusting and using tools and information appropriately.● Self-motivated, positive, "want-to" attitude with a willingness to take on new challenges. Actively participates in company initiatives, training and events.● Take ownership of personal development while aligning with team priorities and company goals.● Embracing change and adjusting well to evolutions in situation and task while sensitively responding and supporting others through change.● Understand and consider the impact of own actions on self and others (colleagues, guests, and hotels, etc.)● Seek opportunities to improve individual and team performance. Help team and colleagues stay motivated and deliver on goals.● Support and demonstrate IHG’s company values and ways of working.● Willingly deliver on additional tasks as assigned.

What we need from you

Education: Some secondary school, high school diploma preferred but not required.Experience: Previous call centre experience in a sales capacity (non-scripted environment) or other call handling experience preferred. Hotel/travel experience desired.Technical Skills:● Strong customer service and sales skills, with the ability to balance sales with service;● Strong bilingual communication skills – listening, written, verbal, ● Social intelligence – empathy, self awareness, cultural sensitivity ● Ability to customize generic information;● Strong web-based navigation skills;● Ability to embrace technological and organizational changes;● Embrace evolving call and contact types, adopt new tools and processes;● Efficient and accurate data capture ● Ability to use tools and resources to represent the geographical needs of the caller.

What we offer

In return, we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which includes healthcare support, dental, life insurance, savings fund, grocery store allowance. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount schemes and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.