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  • Posted: Jan 14, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Ten is the world’s fastest growing concierge company, providing services to private individuals as well as more than 40 global organisations. Our 500+ experts provide travel and lifestyle concierge and loyalty programmes to more than two million members across the globe from 17 offices in 24 languages. Our members are at the centre of everything we do ...
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    Lifestyle Manager - Arabic Speaking - Night Shift

    Description

    Our Cape Town office has seen sustained and substantial growth over the past few years. In lifestyle management no two days are ever the same. You will use your knowledge, contact and know-how to deal with interesting and often complex requests. As a language specialist, you will be based in Cape Town, South Africa and primarily be dealing in the following areas: Travel, Retails, and Entertainment including restaurants and ticket knowledge in the European Market. You will use your expertise to help our members get the most from their lives, whilst growing knowledge within your team and across the company as a whole. You will use your research and communication skills to provide personalized solution to our members request within specified time frames.

    Who We Are

    At Ten our goal is simple, to become the most trusted service business in the world.

    We are already the global market leader for lifestyle management and concierge services, providing services from a 22 strong global office network with over 800 employees. We use our expertise, technology and buying power to grant our members direct access to the best travel, live entertainment, dining and luxury retail services. We also work closely with suppliers to provide exclusively negotiated benefits and employee loyalty schemes.

    We deliver our service through a combination of Ten’s proprietary, unique technology-enabled platform and the expertise of our highly trained lifestyle managers. Ten is growing quickly and has ambitious plans to keep innovating, inspiring and to continue to improve the lives of millions of members.

    To find out more about Ten, please watch this short video here.

    Key Responsibilities

    The role and responsibilities are dependent on the Travel & Lifestyle department requirements at the time and will fluctuate based on business requirements. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to.

    • Manage requests in line with agreed deadlines, proposing an excellent choice of restaurant options, and fully engaging with the member to maximise the conversion of requests to bookings.

    • Promote the wider Ten business to our members and suggest/take briefs for other teams in the business (e.g. tickets, travel, motor, home improvement etc.).

    • Manage your home page ensuring that jobs and tasks are completed on time and others can quickly identify priority jobs in your absence.

    • Assist Team Leaders and Member Satisfaction team when resolving customer care issues related to jobs you have carried out for members, using your own personal contacts with key restaurant staff where possible.

    • To demonstrate you can confidently negotiate a benefit with suppliers (ie: restaurants, transfers) and be able to obtain a booking when the member cannot themselves.

    • To gather member feedback from members previous requests and send this feedback through appropriate channels to ensure we are keeping the member satisfied and encouraging them to use the service repeatedly

    • To maintain high standards of service and communication with the member throughout the request/member journey

    • To keep administration and research relating to the members or the members requests up to date in real time on the in house knowledge managers system in a timely manner with 100% accuracy to ensure the members requirements are clearly translated into the right actions to minimise any potential confusion that can be caused by mistakes

    • To ensure that any requests that could result in commission for ten are capitalised on and accurate invoicing is produced.

    • To confidently give member the belief that if you are unable to secure their first option that the LM as the specialist is then offering the next best option

    Requirements

    • You will need to be flexible to work rotational shifts. This will be allocated between 20:00pm-08:00am, Monday-Sunday.

    • Only Arabic speaking candidates who are CURRENTLY based in South Africa will be considered

    • Fluency in English and Arabic is required. Excellent written & oral communication is a MUST. Fluency in Arabic is mandatory. Knowledge of other languages is a benefit, but not a necessary requirement. Please be prepared to take a language test in any language you mention as a skill.

    • Knowledge and experience in working in the travel, dining and lifestyle sector – such as firsthand experience booking flights, hotels, restaurants, concerts, theaters and have confident to make other reservations or researches

    • An understanding of the luxury lifestyle and affluent customers.

    • 3+ experience in leisure orientated sector of business, hospitality, customer service, concierge or call center

    • Exceptional verbal and interpersonal skills when dealing with members, suppliers and clients, working in a calm and professional manner at all time

    • Dedication to customer satisfaction and a willingness to do what it takes to get the job done, acting with tact and diplomacy and demonstrating excellent problem solving skills

    • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal

    • The ability to provide intelligent and resourceful replies to members and clients requests while maintaining a commercial focus.

    • Strong administration skills and be able to prioritized workloads to meet strict deadlines

    • An enthusiasm to work with an emphasis for detail and follow through as required. The highest customer service standards are expected and must be maintained at all times

    • Computer literate to a high level and proficient with all Microsoft Office programmes (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

    • Having knowledge and experience in working in the travel sector such as firsthand experience booking flights, hotels and making other travel reservations and have confidence in issuing tickets, making changes and amendments is a plus

    • Experience with GDS or/and TTS would be advantageous

    • Concierge, customer service or call center experience will be preferred

    • You must be flexible to work rotational shifts.

    • Energetic and motivated team players who enjoy the challenge of meeting and beating targets

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Ten Group on apply.workable.com to apply

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