Front Desk Associate @ Aloft Minneapolis

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  • Minneapolis, MN
  • 25 May, 2019

Job Description

Job Descriptions: Are you ready for a new adventure? Our Aloft Minneapolis Hotel can offer you just that! As a Front Desk Associate, you will be a key member of the Front Desk team, ensuring a seemingly effortless guest experience. What are we looking for? Hotel experience desired, but not a requirement. We are willing to train the right person for this position. What can we offer you? In addition to great pay, benefits, and awesome hotel stay discounts, we offer both full-time (30+ hours per week) and flexible part-time employment. Weekends can get pretty busy, so we do require weekend schedule availability to get started. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1. Core Responsibilities + Ensures every guest is greeted and Welcomed on arrival + Registers and book guests, verifying reservation, address, email address and credit information + Proficient on kiosk operations to assist when necessary + Answers all inbound calls in a professional manner + Has an intimate knowledge of the hotel facilities and the local geographic area + Accepts payment for guests’ accounts at the time of registration and at checkout + Maintains a house bank and make a deposit and accurate report of receipts daily + Processes all Retail transactions for the guest + Responsible for restocking and assuring overall cleanliness of Retail + Issues luggage claims and check guest luggage when requested + Takes pride in the overall look and feel of the hotel assuring cleanliness and conditions are at their peak at all times + Respectfully listen and respond to guest complaints in an efficient and professional manner + Completes additional duties as assigned 2. Customer Focus + Works as a team player and interacts with all internal and external customers in a friendly/efficient manner + All guests must be treated in a manner to ensure their complete satisfaction + Always strive to exceed guest expectations and meet brand standards 3. Accountability + Produces required volume of work by planning, organizing, and prioritizing work duties + Adheres to Sherman Associates attendance policy, grooming and appearance standards, general work rules, and department procedures + Maintains a clean and safe work environment, follows all procedures for guests and employee incidents and is knowledgeable for hotel emergency procedures + Ensure compliance with federal, state and local laws regarding health and safety services + Attends all required department and hotel meetings Supervisory Responsibility This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Required Experience: MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS + 1-2 years of experience in a customer service position + Customer service experience in the hospitality industry strongly preferred + Basic computer knowledge and some knowledge in word, excel, outlook, and internet + A passion for the mission, vision, and values of Sherman Associates + Schedule may vary due to the specific needs of the hotel WORK ENVIRONMENT This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS + Must be able to stand at a desk for up to 8-hours per day. Walking and standing are required the rest of the working day. Length of time of these tasks may vary from day to day and task to task + Must have the ability to move around freely throughout the property and office, and necessity varies from day to day + Must be able to exert well-paced ability to reach other departments of the hotel on a timely basis + Must be able to lift up to 25-30 lbs. occasionally + Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity Only applicants who complete our online application process will be considered. Applicants that need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact careers@sherman-associates.com. Sherman Associates is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans to apply. -- Who Are We? Sherman Associates is an award-winning real estate development firm specializing in the design, construction and financing of quality commercial, hospitality, and residential housing across the Midwest. With over 35 years of development and construction experience, Sherman Associates has developed an impressive portfolio of approximately 8,500 multifamily, townhouse and single-family homes, and 600,000 square feet of commercial and hotel space; including Aloft Minneapolis Hotel, Canopy by Hilton Minneapolis, Holiday Inn Express & Suites – Downtown Des Moines, Sheraton Duluth Hotel, and select Starbucks franchise locations (Minneapolis & Saint Paul). More info: + We own and manage Riverside Plaza. It was one of the largest tax credit rehabs in the nation’s history. https://www.sherman-associates.com/properties/riverside-plaza/ + George has received the Lifetime Achievement Award in Real Estate from the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal and the 2016 Presidents Award from the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota. He’s been named an Industry Titan by Twin Cities Business Magazine on their list of 101 People to Know. + To date the total value of his development portfolio exceeds $2 billion. + The NorShor Theater was a large community impact project that Sherman Associates worked on for the city of Duluth: https://www.sherman-associates.com/uncategorized/finance-commerce-named-norshor-theater-a-top-project-of-2017/ + In 2018, Sherman developed 2 solar gardens to provide clean renewable energy to 22 Sherman owned properties in Minnesota: https://www.sherman-associates.com/properties/solar-garden-carver-county/case-study/ + We are always developing/growing and looking for people to join our teams! Keyword: Front Desk, Hotel, Hospitality, Aloft, Minneapolis, Downtown, Reception, Check-in, Marriott, Guest Service, Associate From: Sherman Associates