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Experience Planner (Full-Time)

Experience Planner (Full-Time)

Requisition ID 
2017-17550
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-NC-Asheville
Posted Date 
7/27/2017
Category (Portal Searching) 
Reservations

More information about this job

Location

Grove Park Inn

 

Grove Park Inn

 

The AAA Four-Diamond Grove Park Inn is noted for understated elegance and southern charm; ten U.S. Presidents and countless luminaries from the worlds of art, entertainment, sports and politics have stayed at this hotel. The property offers sweeping views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, delectable restaurants, a Donald Ross golf course, tennis and fitness center, award winning spa and spacious convention facilities.

 

Omni Grove Park Inn’s associates enjoy a dynamic and exciting work environment, comprehensive training and mentoring, along with the pride that comes from working for a company with a reputation for exceptional service. We embody a culture of respect, gratitude and empowerment day in and day out. If you are a friendly, motivated person, with a passion to serve others, the Omni Grove Park Inn may be your perfect match.

Job Description

The Resort Experience Planner will be responsible for capturing additional incremental revenue through outbound sales efforts not reserved during the initial sales process.

Responsibilities

  • Must have thorough knowledge of  the property, guestrooms, package options, and amenities of the property
  • Make outbound activity sales calls; offer customized room and package products, spa services, golf, recreation, and dining/food & beverage options (when applicable)
  • Up-sell room types to maximize hotel average daily rate
  • Coordinate with DORM to develop and coordinate strategies that will drive activity revenue into need times/dates for ancillary revenue outlets
  • Achieve monthly revenue goals for the position as defined by the DORM and senior property leadership
  • Implement Moments of Service (MOS) on every call
  • Reserve golf tee times, spa appointments, dining reservations, etc. in all activity applications
  • Track success of sales efforts and revenue capture; share with appropriate personnel/management on an on-going basis
  • Post advance deposits and route billing of activity reservations (when applicable)
  • Process activity confirmation
  • Answer inbound calls; check voicemail/inbox and answer emails in a timely manner
  • Other duties as may be assigned by management
  • Review arrivals report, opt in report, and rate codes to identify guests for outbound sales efforts (i.e. upselling web reservations, LOS patterns, etc.)
  • Respond to guest requests for Experience Planner services in a timely manner

  • Email relevant correspondence with appropriate departments

  • Make detailed reservation notes in reservation to ensure accuracy

Qualifications

  • Experience with sales is required. Hotel or resort experience highly preferred.
  • Previous hotel experience in a Reservations or Front Office environment is preferred.
  • Strong keyboard skills preferred.
  • Must be able to analyze situations and make decisions that meet and exceed the expectations of the hotel.
  • Ability to learn and master multiple software systems required.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Must be organized with the ability to handle multiple tasks.