Loews Hotels & Co Front Office Agent in Kansas City, Missouri
Loews Hotels & Co has ventured into Kansas City, MO with the new Loews Kansas City Hotel. The 800-room hotel features 60,000 square feet of meeting & function space, with a sky bridge connecting to the 800,000 square foot Kansas City Convention Center. The hotel marks the first hotel catering to groups & meetings to open in more than 20 years in Kansas City. Two signature restaurants, a Grab & Go bakery and a rooftop lounge will round out this all glass, 24 story hotel, which stands out on the city’s skyline. Loews Kansas City is located at the cornerstone of an already vibrant and continuously growing downtown Kansas City.
Performs a variety of guest service activities in an exceptionally friendly, professional, and efficient manner commensurate with the demands of a world-class hotel. Registers guest, assigns rooms, settles guest accounts, and coordinates with other departments to satisfy guest requests. The position is challenging, varied and offers the opportunity to work flexible hours and meet many new people.
Welcome and register guests in an outstanding friendly, professional, and efficient manner, assigning rooms which satisfy all special requests
Obtain necessary credit and payment information from guests
Provide check cashing and foreign currency conversion for hotel guests
Coordinate with other hotel departments to satisfy guest requests
Provide detailed information about hotel facilities and operating hours
Adhere completely to all Loews Hotels Star Service Standards
Sell rooms in accordance with Front Desk sales strategies
Receive and transmit guest messages
Perform check-out and cash handling activities in accordance with all hotel cashiering and credit policies
Distribute and coordinate completion of SQS survey cards during guest check-out
Read Group Profiles and Banquet Event information on a daily basis
Maintain the cleanliness and excellent condition of equipment and work area
Other duties as assigned
Maintains clean and excellent condition of Front Desk area
Maintains proper stock of all supplies in Front Office
Executes emergency procedures in accordance with hotel standards
Notifies appropriate individuals and departments of any problems or unusual matters of significance
Attends all appropriate hotel meetings and training sessions
Is polite, friendly, and helpful to guest, employees and management
Promotes and applies teamwork skills at all times
Complies with all hotel standards, policies, and rules
Complies with safety regulations and procedures
Remains current on hotel information and changes
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation:
General knowledge of hotel departments
Excellent communication skills – oral and written
Excellent guest service skills
Knowledge of computer programs utilized in property management
Able to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays
Must be able to stand for an eight-hour shift
Headquartered in New York City, Loews Hotels & Co is rooted in deep heritage in the hotel industry and excellence in service. As one of the only independently owned family hotel companies, we know that hospitality comes from the heart.
Loews Hotels & Co owns and operates hotels and resorts across the U.S. and Canada. Located in major city centers and resort destinations, including multiple hotels in partnership with Universal Orlando Resort, Loews Hotels & Co features properties grounded in family heritage and dedicated to delivering unscripted guest moments, all with a locally handcrafted approach. We pride ourselves on the individuality and uniqueness of our offering.
Joining Loews Hotels & Co means not just gaining a job, it means becoming a part of a family. A family where Team Member growth and empowerment are part of our DNA and have been for decades. We offer progressive benefits including paid parental leave, 401K matching and travel benefits, and opportunities for ongoing learning and development. But beyond that, as a member of the Loews Hotels family, you are part of a culture of diversity and inclusion, one that works hard to protect our environment with eco-friendly and sustainability programs, and one that is always a good neighbor to their communities, supporting them in ways large and small. We welcome you to join us.
Loews Hotels & Co is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, national origin, protected veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state, or local law.