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Guest Relations Manager - High Wycombe

Employer
De Vere
Location
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Salary
£29120 per year
Closing date
11 Jun 2024

Job Details

Guest Relations Manager - High Wycombe

De Vere Latimer Estate

De Vere Latimer Estate has 205 bedrooms, 27 meeting and event spaces plus 30 acres of land for team building, 3 restaurants, 5 bars plus a Gym and swimming pool. Our teams at Latimer Estate know how to have fun at work whilst working hard to put our guests at the heart of everything they do. So we regularly say thank you to our colleagues: ice creams in hot weather, afternoon tea treats and Easter family parties are just some of the ways we show our appreciation.

Your commute: we're just 5 minutes from J18 of the M25, but we also offer subsidised transport to the surrounding area, including Chalfont and Latimer station, making us accessible from Hemel Hempstead, Watford and High Wycombe.

At De Vere, we warmly welcome everyone and foster a sense of belonging, where each person is valued and appreciated. Join our team and become part of a passionate group of individuals who genuinely care about the experiences we create for our guests and colleagues.

Guest Relations Manager

Would you like the opportunity to create unforgettable experiences for our Hotel guests?

Join our team as a Guest Relations Manager at De Vere Latimer Estate near Amersham. 

As a Guest Relations Manager your mission is to welcome our guests and build genuine connections, shaping experiences to leave a lasting impression. Encouraging feedback from guests, you will investigate and respond to comments whether they be direct, via email or on-line and ensure that all feedback is shared with the relevant members of our team.

The role involves frequent liaison will all of the Hotel teams across different departments but mostly Reception, Concierge and Housekeeping in order to ensure a seamless guest experience is delivered. You’ll also act as the lobby host to meet and greet guests, answering any queries they may have and making them feel welcome right from the moment they arrive.

Knowing that you’ve played a key role in creating memorable moments for our guests makes this role very rewarding!

This is a full-time role that involves working a mixture of shifts to include earlies from 7am-3:30pm, Lates from 14.30pm-23:00pm and middle shifts from 9am – 17.30pm – to include weekends on a rota basis.

Your Skills and Experience:

  • You have a track record of delivering outstanding service ideally from within the hospitality industry
  • You have excellent communication skills and are confidently able to make people feel welcome and build genuine connections with both guests and colleagues
  • You are able to motivate others to deliver high standards of service and delegate effectively with an enthusiastic, professional and caring attitude
  • You embrace technology with confidence and are proficient using IT software. Familiarity with Opera would be advantageous, but is not mandatory as training will be provided.

If you share our values of being graciously warm, having a genuine approach, anticipating guest needs, and considering every detail, we invite you to join De Vere and contribute to creating memorable moments for our valued guests.

Benefits:

The Pay & Benefits:

At De Vere we pay attention to the thoughtful details that inspire the loyalty of our permanent colleagues. That’s why we are proud to offer the following benefits for the role of Guest Relations Manager.

  • £29,120 per year
  • Free meals on duty in our colleague dining facilities
  • Stay in shape with complimentary use of the Leisure Club facilities saving you money on costly gym memberships
  • We believe in celebrating your special moments too, which is why we offer an extra paid day off for your birthday, along with a £20 love to shop voucher.
  • Varied shift patterns and contracts available to suit your lifestyle, we are 24/7 operation, meaning shift patterns to suit everyone
  • As a token of our gratitude for your loyalty, we'll treat you to an annual complimentary 2-night stay with dinner in a De Vere property of your choice, plus additional monetary rewards for reaching long service milestones
  • Discover exclusive perks with our £50 colleague rates for overnight stays at De Vere properties, accompanied by a fantastic 50% discount on Food & Beverage.
  • 31 days holiday each year (increasing annually up to 33 days)
  • Explore our Exclusively Yours Benefits portal, unlocking hundreds of discounts on retail, travel, and leisure activities.
  • We are committed to your growth and offer excellent career progression opportunities, including access to our Apprenticeship programmes and study support.
  • Take advantage of our Employee Assistance Programme, Hospitality Action, providing 24/7 health and wellbeing support, including free counselling.
  • Experience the flexibility and convenience of Wagestream, our financial wellbeing platform, granting you instant access to your pay when you need it.
  • We value your hard work and recognise your achievements through our monthly colleague recognition programme, You Are De Vere, culminating in an exciting annual colleague recognition event.
  • Subsidised travel options to support your journey to or from work
  • Join a supportive team that knows how to have fun with regular team appreciation events, including memorable Christmas and Summer parties.
  • Gain peace of mind with our Company Life Assurance scheme, ensuring financial security for your loved ones.

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