Location: US-FL-Fort Lauderdale# of Openings: 1Category: RevenuePosition Type: Regular Full-TimeFLSA Status: Non-ExemptAbout UsEscape to The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort and discover the "Venice of America." Spectacular views of the ocean or Intracoastal Waterway and the sound of lapping waves stimulate your senses, day and night. We are the best place to work on the beach according to our associates with an AOS score of 95%. We offer free employee lunch, free parking, and monetary incentives based off of Trip Advisor and GSS mentions. Come find your home away from home and join the Westin team today! OverviewOversee the efficient operation of the Reservations Department in selling and inputting of guest room blocks to accommodate guest needs and maximize revenue.ResponsibilitiesMonitor and analyze Rooms Inventory utilizing Yield Management to maximize occupancy and increase average rate. This includes monitoring of group blocks, determining cut off dates, and rate restrictions. Process and handle group rooming lists, reservations, and associate reservations requests by inputting data into the reservations system. Calculate and prepare rooms reports to determine sources of business using various computer systems. Assist in the development and revisions of forecasts for the Rooms Department, both monthly and annually. Communicate both verbally and in writing to provide clear direction to staff. Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis. Perform any other job related duties as assigned. QualificationsHigh school diploma required, and college degree preferred. Hotel experience preferred.Ability to effectively deal with guest and associate concerns in a friendly and positive manner. This involves listening to the nature of the concern, demonstrating empathy with the customer and providing positive and proactive solutions. Ability to access, read and accurately input information using a moderately complex computer system to include software such as Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to make accurate mathematical calculations using 10-key. Must have analytical ability to assess reservation trends and make related decisions.Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to adapt communication style to suit different audiences, such as effectively communicating with supervisors, coworkers, public etc. BenefitsHEI Hotels and Resorts is committed to providing a comprehensive benefit program that offers you choices for your physical, mental and financial wellness, creating value in your most important investment - you!For your physical and mental wellness we offer competitive Medical, Dental and Vision insurance programs geared to you and your family's needs as well as Vacation/Sick/Holiday benefits. For your financial wellness, HEI provides a wide array of coverage, including Supplemental, Spousal and Child Life insurance as well as Short and Long-Term Disability plans. Our 401(k) Savings Plan with matching funds, and discounts through our 'YouDecide' and Hotel Room Discount programs provide additional incentives for choosing HEI as the employer of your future.HEI Hotels and Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. PI114474127
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