Fairmont Golf Course Sales Associate in Canada

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Golf Course Sales Associate

As a Golf Course Sales Associate with The Fairmont Chateau Whistler, you will be an ambassador for our on-site championship golf course and the exceptional service that our colleagues offer. Your warm, personal attention provides a memorable experience for guests of our golf course, making them feel welcome and valued.

Please note: this is a seasonal position, through until mid-October.

Hotel Overview: Nestled at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, The Fairmont Chateau Whistler resort defines mountain luxury in the heart of Whistler, British Columbia - Host Mountain Resort of the 2010 Winter Olympics. Located in the spectacular Coastal Mountain Range, Whistler is Canada’s premier, year-round outdoor adventure destination - just two hours north of downtown Vancouver. Offering ski-in, ski-out convenience and on-site championship golf course, The Fairmont Chateau Whistler is Whistler’s largest conference resort hotel with 550 guestrooms and suites, exceptional dining in five unique outlets and full resort amenities including a slopeside Health Club. Since opening its doors in 1989, this landmark destination has welcomed guests and colleagues to an unforgettable mountain adventure – start yours today!

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Golf Operations Manager, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service
  • Assist guests in an informative and helpful way
  • Maximize retail profits through effective sales techniques, expert product knowledge and inventory controls
  • Coordinate Golf Course Registration
  • Ensure the Golf Shop is professionally merchandised at all times
  • Assist the Golf Course Event/Tournament Coordinator in the execution of golf events
  • Follow all policies, procedures and service standards
  • Ensure seamless guest movement from the shuttle arrival through the Golf Shop to the cart staging area
  • To be Health & Safety conscious and actively involved in maintaining a safe work environment
  • Other duties as assigned
Employee Status

Qualifications:

  • Previous customer service and/or retail experience is required

  • Previous golf course experience an asset, but not required

  • Previous point of sale system experience an asset, but not required

  • Computer proficiency in a Windows environment (specificially, Word and Excel)

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities

  • Highly responsible & reliable

  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to work cohesively with fellow colleagues as part of a team

  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):

  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift

  • Frequent lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs

  • Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting

  • Occasional ascending or descending stairs and ramps

Visa Requirements:Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.

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ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS

At Fairmont Hotels & Resort we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That's why you'll find exceptional work opportunities - throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific - as well as industry - leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London's The Savoy, New York's The Plaza, and Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award - winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

Primary Location: Canada-Whistler-The Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Employee Status: Limited Term

Job Level: Colleague

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Rotating / Shift Work

Travel: No

Closing Date: 25.Jan.2017, 11:59:00 PM

Req ID: CWR01731