Salary : £16,286.40 plus great benefits and cash tips
Hotel Description :
Sofitel London Gatwick is an award-winning airport hotel that combines comfort with a convenient location next to the UK’s second largest airport.
Connected to North Terminal via a covered walkway and all other South Terminal is a 2 minute mono-rail journey away. Central London is just 30 minutes away, making the Sofitel London Gatwick ideally positioned for business and leisure.
The restaurants and bars showcase fresh international flavours from an all day dining concept, up-scale bars to the 2 AA Rosette English restaurant, La Brassiere.
With 518 guest rooms, 11 meeting rooms, cutting edge technology this luxurious London Gatwick Airport hotel can comfortably host meetings, conferences and events for up to 300 guests.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Welcome Agent / Door Person to join the growing team.
Do you want to be a part of a great company?
The Welcome Agent / Door Person will be responsible for greeting all guests when they arrive to the hotel and helping them in any way required to ensure that their check in and subsequent stay at Sofitel London Gatwick is as enjoyable as possible. You will be able to :
Provide outstanding customer care at all times
Welcome guests as they arrive at the hotel entrance
Provide assistance with luggage handling from vehicle to hotel and vice versa
Managing the hotel entrance area to include its cleanliness and appearance
Ensure all customer queries or requests are handled in a polite, efficient and courteous manner
Maintaining all equipment and work areas, including key and cash security
Maintain a high level of hotel and product knowledge at all times
This role involves being outside of the property in all weathers and conditions
What we are looking for
Previous high volume hotel experience is preferable
Previous customer service experience is essential
A capability and commitment to delivering high levels of customer care
A smart and professional appearance
A positive attitude and excellent communication skills
Experience of working as part of a winning team
Ability to remain calm whilst under pressure
Physical fitness / Ability to assist guest with luggage
A willingness to work outdoors in all weathers
28 days' paid holidays during each holiday year
5 days extra holidays for employees with over 5 year service
£200 for recommending someone into the organisation
Preferential room rates for yourself and your family
Free Tea, Coffee and Hot Meals whilst on duty
Discounted gym membership
Uniform and free laundry service for most positions
Discounts on local travel
Discounts with Merlin entertainments
Access to My Arora Benefits portal with a vast range of in store and online discounts across many UK retailers
Free eye care vouchers for VDU users
Excellent employee recognition programmes
Range of learning and development programmes
Opportunities of promotion and transfer across the group
Free staff social events
Company Pension scheme
Critical Illness Cover (after 1 year service)
childcare voucher scheme
Free employee assistance helpline for you and your family