Porter

What are you going to do?
Together with the entire Front Office team you welcome our guests and contribute to a special stay at our hotel. The main goal of the Porter is to assist our guests efficiently according to hotel standards. The first and last contact with the guests is of the utmost importance and has a big influence on guest satisfaction. In this position you are the first person the guests come in contact with; you welcome our guests and give them information about our hotel and its surroundings.

Tasks & responsibilities

  • Assisting guests in a friendly, efficient and professional manner during their stay at Hotel Okura Amsterdam
  • Ensuring hotel standards that are set with regards to service
  • Getting familiar with individual wishes of our regular guests and VIPs
  • Advising our guests with regards to activities within Amsterdam during their stay
  • Assisting guests to their rooms and informing guests about the room, facilities and Amsterdam
  • Organising transportation, taxi and parking
  • Ensuring a clean lobby and outside area

Working days & working hours
Work is carried out in shifts during 7 days a week. 
You work 7 days a week, 7,6 hours a day. You are also available to work on public holidays. 
The shifts are as followed 07:00-15:00 hours, 11:00-19:00 hours, 15:00-23:00 hours. 
Night shifts are very incidental. 

Who are you?

  • You are representative and service minded
  • You are well aware of the possibilities and attractions of Amsterdam
  • You have relevant work experience within a similar position in a similar organisation, preferably within the luxury segment
  • You are excellent in Dutch and English (oral and written)
  • You have a valid driving license
  • You are flexible with regards to working hours

Competences
To be able to execute this position well, we expect that you have at least developed the following competencies to a large extent:

  • Anticipate
  • Initiative
  • Collegial
  • Communication
  • Guest oriented

Front Office
The Front Office team is responsible for welcoming our guests, check in and - out procedures and providing information and service. The Front Office team is also responsible for guiding guests to their rooms and handling guest payments. 

Who are your colleagues?
The Front Office team consists of 40 colleagues, with positions as Receptionist, Guest Relations, Concierge, Bagagist, Doorman and Operator.

What do we offer?
Contract:                    1 year contract
Salary:                      Group 2 , click here for the salary overview
Bonus:                      1 week salary if achieving SMART Goals 
Travel allowance:     As from 10 km commuting 
Holidays:                   25 vacation days and 7 days National Holiday compensation per year 
CAO:                         The Uniform Conditions for the Hotel and Catering IndustryTraining: Various possibilities
Discount:                  In our restaurants and overnight stays at Hotel Okura Amsterdam

Are you interested in this position? 
Do you also want to be part of Okura's experienced and enthusiastic team? Apply quickly via the button below!

About Okura

Since our opening in 1971 we have only one goal: creating an unforgettable stay for our guests. We do our utmost best to deliver the best quality and to fulfill every wish of our guests. Together we work hard to amaze our guests!

Contact information

Hotel Okura - Amsterdam
Ferdinand Bolstraat 333
1072 LH Amsterdam
The Netherlands

020 678 79 89