At Kingswood, we’re looking for new staff who can efficiently handle customer enquiries and concerns whilst showing our company values of simplicity, knowledge, commitment, fun, and ownership. As part of the guest services department, you'll ensure customers have exceptional experiences and work towards achieving high re-booking rates. You'll also play a key role in building our reputation in the local community through PR initiatives and a sales-focused approach. Join us in creating unforgettable moments for our customers and be a part of our customer-centric team.Apply today
About The Role
We have various roles available in guest services at Kingswood, whether you’re looking for management roles, assistant roles, or admin roles. We always focus on delivering exceptional customer experiences and ensuring smooth operations. Whether you are dealing with sales and marketing, customer service, staff management, security, reporting, or something else, we hold high standards of work and care.
Management roles involve fostering a customer service culture, managing guest service coordinators, and coaching the customer services team for consistent excellence. Regular reporting and participation in teleconferences and training are essential. Safety and security responsibilities involve monitoring and recording incidents and complying with H&S legislation. Other duties include undertaking specific projects, training new staff, providing cover at other centres, and engaging in high-profile initiatives in the local community.
In coordinator, assistant, and admin roles, your role covers various essential tasks. In pre-visit administration, you will handle customer invoices, booking amendments, and interactions with schools. Ensuring accuracy, you'll also maintain School's Information Folders and update group synopses. On-centre administration involves confirming guest numbers and taking necessary action while maintaining the accuracy of 'Group's-In' Information Boards. After visits, you'll express gratitude to schools and enter RBOS details.
Why Work With Kingswood?
When you join us for an apprenticeship, you’ll enjoy a huge range of benefits. To start, you’ll receive a £500 sign-on bonus and the opportunity to gain external NGB Instructor qualifications. We provide free accommodation and offer a competitive wage after 12 months of working with us. You can also enjoy the convenience of a complimentary breakfast, lunch, and dinner with our onsite catering services!
As you embark on your new adventure with us, you’ll receive a well-balanced learning experience with 80% practical training and 20% off-the-job learning per week. Our industry-leading providers will equip you with valuable skills and knowledge for your role. Embrace an exciting independent lifestyle, working with a fun and close-knit team that feels like family. Join us today and unlock a world of opportunities!
What We Look For
- Outstanding customer service skills
- Effective communication skills
- Strong relationship-building abilities
- Proficient problem-solving skills
- Highly self-motivated and proactive
- Desirable experience in working with teachers
- Knowledge of Local Education Authorities is a plus
- Familiarity with Kingswood products is advantageous
- Attention to detail is crucial
- Strong communication skills
- Effective problem-solving abilities
- A friendly, outgoing, and professional demeanour is essential
- Ability to quickly build and maintain effective relationships with guests of all ages and backgrounds
- Preferred experience in this or a related industry
- Knowledge of Kingswood products is desirable
- Friendly and confident personality
- Ability to communicate with people at all levels
- Desire to develop sales skills through excellent service
- Proven ability to work independently
- Computer literacy in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
A litte bit
At Kingswood, we take pride in being one of the most experienced providers of outdoor education in the UK, and our success is fuelled by the dedication of our people. With ten activity centres, we conduct over 1.2 million activity sessions annually, hosting more than 175,000 young individuals from 35+ countries worldwide.
If you're keen on a guest services position at Kingswood, feel free to reach out with your CV and cover letter. We'd love to hear from you!