Rooms Division Intern
Job Title: 
Rooms Division Intern
Property Name:
Taj Boston
Location: 
Massachusetts-Boston
Company Name: 
Management  Position? 
No
Entry Level Position? 
No
Work Permit Needed? 
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
 
Corporate Overview
Highgate is a premier real estate investment and hospitality management company widely recognized as an innovator in the industry. Highgate is the dominant player in U.S. gateway markets including New York, Boston, Miami, San Francisco and Honolulu. Highgate also has an expanding presence in key European markets through properties in London, Paris, Barcelona, Vienna and Prague. Highgate's portfolio of global properties represents an aggregate asset value exceeding $10B and generates over $2B in cumulative revenues.

The company provides expert guidance through all stages of the hospitality property cycle, from planning and development through recapitalization or disposition.

Highgate also has the creativity and bandwidth to develop bespoke hotel brands and utilizes industry leading proprietary revenue management tools that identify and predict evolving market dynamics to drive out performance and maximize asset value. With an executive team consisting of some of the industry's most experienced hotel management leaders, the company is a trusted partner for top ownership groups and major hotel brands. Highgate maintains corporate offices in London, New York, Dallas and Seattle.
Job Description
Responsibilities
  • Obtain all necessary information when taking room reservations and follow the rate-quoting scenario.
  • Monitor all VIP and special guest requests.
  • Review Front Office log and Trace File daily.
  • Fully comprehend and operate all relevant aspects of the Front Desk computer system.
  • Ensure logging and delivery of all messages, packages, and mail in a timely and professional manner.
  • Be aware of all rates, packages, and promotions currently underway as listed in the Red Book. 
  • Be familiar with all in-house groups. 
  • Be aware of all closed out and restricted dates.
  • Follow and enforce all Highgate Hotel hotel credit policies.
  • Be able to complete and ensure that a proper bucket check, room rate verification report, and housekeeping report have been accurately done and filed.
  • Maintain proper operation of the P.B.X. console and ensure that all standards are met, if applicable.
  • Establish and maintain good communications and teamwork with fellow employees and other departments within the hotel.
  • Assist the G.S.M. in ensuring that employees are following and maintaining standards (i.e., answering phones, callbacks to guests, guest request log).
  • Have knowledge of and assist in all emergency procedures as required.
  • Oversee and ensure that all guests are checked in/out in a friendly, efficient and courteous manner.
  • Be able to perform, complete and ensure that all tasks and duties on the shift checklist are completed in a timely and efficient manner.
Job Requirements
Qualifications
  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • At least 2 to 3 years of progressive experience in a hotel or a related field required. 
  • College course work in related field helpful.
  • Previous supervisory responsibility preferred.
  • Must have a valid driver's license for the applicable state.