Front Desk Executive

OliOli

Qatar

Posted
Ref: RP199-41

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Position: Front Desk Executive

Location: Doha, Qatar

Executive Summary

Join an amazing group of people at OliOli® and help their mission to deliver exciting, joyful, differentiated, world-class, and incredibly fun experiences to children that nurture their innate sense of curiosity and exploration.

OliOli® (means joy in the Hawaiian language) is a multiple award-winning contemporary childrens museum that opened to rave reviews in 2017. Founded by a group of parents who are passionate about open-ended non-judgmental play, OliOli® entails 8 interactive galleries comprising over 45 hands-on exhibits.

The awesome team at OliOli® comes from over 10 countries including United States, Switzerland, India, Philippines, Pakistan, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Latvia, Mexico, and Colombia.

The Front Desk Executives are responsible for fulfilling OliOli®s vision of creating awesome experiences and memories for children and families. In this position, you will be the first point of contact for our company, welcoming and greeting guests. You will also act as an OliOli®s brand ambassador to coordinate front-desk activities, including providing information to guests, selling admission tickets and answering OliOli®'s phone calls. The primary objective for this position is to engage with all visitors in an empathetic, professional, thoughtful and joyful manner.

FOUNDERS BACKGROUND

We are young parents who have been blessed to follow our dream. Our dream is for children to be happier, more creative, more imaginative, more informed, inspired, aware, balanced and amazed. We aim to see joy on the faces of children.

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

- Be an ambassador for the OliOli® brand; ensure that every visitors experience at OliOli® meets or exceeds expectations, specifically through inclusive, culturally appropriate, positive and memorable interactions with a friendly and sincere approach
- Treat every visitor with respect and provide friendly, courteous communication by orienting them to the building and informing them of the exhibits areas and programs
- Provide excellent guest service, and facilitate visitors experience and journey through a proactive and thoughtful interaction
- Contribute to a positive, team-based, and visitor-first centric culture
- Attend to guest queries, and complaints. Amicably resolve maters with any dissatisfied guests
- Collect and communicate visitors feedback and suggestions
- Recognize and report visitors trends
- Answer phone calls, respond to queries/concerns/complaints in a positive manner, and direct relevant guest inquiries to the appropriate teammate
- Inform guests about OliOli® value proposition and our policies in order for them to have an optimal experience
- Coordinate with the admin colleague(s) for the front office supplies and keep an inventory of stock
- Handle cash transactions between customers with various ticket sales
- Receive and process all payments according to standard procedures; process credit and debit card in a seamless and effective manner
- Perform daily opening and closing procedures
- Learn about OliOli® offerings, promotions, campaigns and events and communicate information about these with guests in an articulate and credible manner

Safety / Security

- Provide a safe environment for all visitors, specifically for the children
- Adhere to all policies and procedures of OliOli®
- Assist visitors in case of an incident or an emergency situation
- Attend training and be prepared to perform emergency procedures (i.e. fire evacuation, accident reporting, etc)

Other Responsibilities

- Working with other colleagues, proactively contribute to the success of any special events and programs designed to enhance the profile of OliOli® within the community
- Perform other duties and be involved in projects and activities that contribute to the achievement of OliOli®s objectives

Requirements

Qualifications

- Advanced course work or experience in customer service, family learning, or retail operations preferred
- Experience working with young children (ages 1-10) and their families in recreational settings, afterschool programs or classrooms.
- Excellent communication skills and ability to interact positively with children, adults, and large groups.
- Experience working in a fast-paced, high-volume environment.
- Ability to work with diverse staff and visitors.
- Excellent grasp of the English language. Arabic is a plus

Traits & Characteristics

- Self-starter and self-motivated; thrives working in a team-oriented and collaborative environment
- Lots of positive energy; respectful of diversity; patient and empathetic; friendly; courteous
- Interest and enthusiasm for working with children and families.
- Ability to work with diverse staff and visitors.
- Adaptable to perform a variety of duties.

Education

- College degree is required. Education in early childhood development will be a plus.

Physical Demands

- The role is expected to be physically demanding and the candidate must have the physical and emotional capacity to deal with the roles requirements.
- The working timings include morning and/or evening shifts. Weekends and holidays work are required.
- Uniform/dress code required.

About the Company

OliOli® is the Hawaiian word for 'joy'. With 8 galleries and over 40 exhibits, OliOli is an interactive play museum of delights to stimulate a child's body and mind.

We exist to bring wow experiences to children of all ages - creating a wholesome and delight-filled alternative to screen-based fun. Each space has been thoughtfully conceived with creativity and innovation, designed to inspire, stimulate imagination and curiosity, and spark a love of learning.

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