JW Events Concierge – JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai

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Job Number 1900104T
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai| Dubai| United Arab Emirates

Brand Marriott Hotels Resorts /JW Marriott
Schedule Full-time
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly
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Dubai is a cosmopolitan city built on irrepressible ambition and unsurpassed
luxury. Home to the world’s tallest building| the largest shopping mall| the
iconic Palm Jumeirah and now the landmark JW Marriott Marquis Dubai| it is a
place for those who seek the best the world has to offer.
The Marquis brand is a quality standard for the finest properties in the
Marriott portfolio| synonymous with intuitive service and refined taste. The
JW Marriott Marquis Dubai has instantly gained status as one of the region’s
most compelling destinations| offering service and facilities that have been
carefully crafted around the expectations of the world’s most discerning
travelers.

Comprising two iconic towers| the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai stands elevated
above Dubai’s Business Bay on Sheikh Zayed Road| the heart of one of the most
desirable locations in the city.

The hotel features elegantly conceived accommodation| outstanding event and
business facilities| a collection of 14 stylish bars and restaurants and the
haven of health and relaxation that is Saray Spa and Health Club. A marriage
of rich and colorful cultural inspirations and design finesse makes it a
destination with distinctive character and ambience.

JOB SUMMARY

Event Concierge is the personal representative of the management to the
guests. It is your responsibility to greet the guest on arrival| Introduce
meeting services application and creates an atmosphere of good will; maintain
constant contact with the host; to ensure the high standards of service as set
by management; and to extend every effort to make the assigned party a
complete success.

SCOPE / BUSINESS CONTEXT

A Full Time position based at JW Marriott Marquis Dubai.

Number of Direct Reports – Based on Operation

Titles of Direct Reports – Server| Housemen

CANDIDATE PROFILE

_Experience:_

1-2 years 5 star hotel experience

_Skills and Knowledge:_

Guest satisfaction awareness

Impeccable standards of appearance

Honesty and integrity above reproach

Able to accept constructive criticism

Total commitment

Audio Visual Level I

Computer knowledge

_Education or Certification:_

Diploma or Degree in Hotel Management

SPECIFIC DUTIES

The following are specific responsibilities and contributions critical to the
successful performance of the position:

To have a clean uniform and impeccable personal grooming in compliance with company standards.

To be at the assigned work area| in uniform| and ready to work at the time that is scheduled.

All Event Concierge will be required to completely familiarize himself with the location of each of the function rooms and related areas and the various workable types of set up to include the following: school style| theatre style| conference style| U-Shape| Hollow square| Hollow rectangle| Banquet style| T-Shape| E-Shape| Different types of buffet set up| Coffee Trolley.

To introduce one’s self to the guest on one’s station and project a warm cheerful| enthusiastic desire to be of service.

To wear a name tag as part of the proper uniform| as well as no excessive jewelry to be worn while working.

To comply with all safety regulations and company policies as outlined in the Employee’s handbook.

To assist guest/organizer all the time.

To ensure that all equipment| fixture and furniture are handled with great care.

To create a good working relationship with co-workers and maintain a courteous attitude towards the management and all the employees and guests of the hotel.

To bring any problems that may occur or any special requests by guests to their supervisor’s attention as soon as possible.

To provide the best possible proper service of guests of this hotel at all times.

To practice constantly the “Clean as you go” policy to uphold the highest sanitation standards.

Perform all other reasonable tasks as requested by management

To inspect all public areas (foyer| assembly areas| restrooms) for cleanliness and pleasing appearance. Be aware of the position as representative of management

To coordinates the performance of all banquet associates.

Ensure all requested food and beverage| audio visual and special requests have been correctly placed

Introduce self to the guest/organizer and review your role

Thorough knowledge of JW Event Concierge Application.

OTHER

_Safety and Security:_

Report work related accidents| or other injuries immediately upon occurrence to manager/supervisor.

Follow company and department safety and security policies and procedures to ensure a clean| safe| and secure environment.

Notify Loss Prevention/Security of any guest reports of theft.

Policies and Procedures

Follow company| hotel and department policies and procedures.

Follows Marriott International Hotels Limited Regional Office policies and procedures

Protect the privacy and security of guests and coworkers.

Maintain confidentiality of proprietary materials and information.

Ensure uniform| nametags| and personal appearance are clean| hygienic| professional and in compliance with company policies and procedures.

Protect company tools| equipment| machines| or other assets in accordance with company policies and procedures.

Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors and Management.

Working hours as required to do your job but normally not less than 48 hours per week.

_Guest Relations:_

Actively listen and respond positively to guest questions| concerns| and requests using brand or property specific process (e.g.| LEARN| JW Symphony of Service) to resolve issues| delight| and build trust.

Assist other employees to ensure proper coverage and prompt guest service.

Anticipate guests| service needs| including asking questions of guests to better understand their needs and watching/listening to guest preferences and acting on them whenever possible.

Address guests| service needs in a professional| positive| and timely manner.

Engage guests in conversation regarding their stay| property services| and area attractions/offerings.

Thank guests with genuine appreciation and provide a fond farewell.

Welcome and acknowledge each and every guest with a smile| eye contact| and a friendly verbal greeting| using the guest|s name when possible.

Supply guests/residents with directions and information regarding property amenities| services| and hours of operation| and local areas of interest and activities.

_Communication:_

Answer telephones using appropriate etiquette including answering the phone within 3 rings| answering with a smile in one|s voice| using the callers| name| transferring calls to appropriate person/department| requesting permission before placing the caller on hold| taking and relaying messages| and allowing the caller to end the call.

Speak to guests and co-workers using clear| appropriate and professional language.

Talk with and listen to other employees to effectively exchange information.

_Working with Others:_

Support all co-workers and treat them with dignity and respect.

Handle sensitive issues with employees and/or guests with tact| respect| diplomacy| and confidentiality. Develop and maintain positive and productive working relationships with other employees and departments.

Partner with and assist others to promote an environment of teamwork and achieve common goals.

Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement.

Comply with quality assurance expectations and standards| e.g. GuestVoice and JW Marriott Brand Standard Audit.

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_Physical Tasks:_

Enter and locate work-related information using computers and/or point of sale systems.

Stand| sit| or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift.

Read and visually verify information in a variety of formats (e.g.| small print).

Move| lift| carry| push| pull| and place objects weighing less than or equal to 10 pounds without assistance.