Guest Services Ambassador

St James Quarter
Posted 2 months ago

St James Quarter (SJQ) is a world-renowned retail-led mixed-use destination comprising 850,000 sq./ft of prime retail, food and leisure space, a multi-screen cinema, a world class “W” hotel, 152 private apartments and a 4-star aparthotel. The individual will assist supervision and direction of the team and ensuring that the resources are in place according to the business needs. The guest services are open 7 days per week and support is aligned with the main opening hours of the retailers at SJQ. The services delivered include hands free shopping, luggage storage, gift cards, guest mobility, parcel collection, information…as the key areas of support. The position interfaces with all teams, retailers, contractors, and other local and national businesses to ensure that the team is fully in the know and ready to answer any query that we will receive.

40 per week
Pro Rata
Fantastic Team
Progression Opportunities
Friendly work environment
Luxury Brand

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver high quality service to guests.
  • Deliver information about products and services.
  • Answering queries posed by our guests.
  • Resolving issues and handling guest complaints
  • Collecting guest feedback
  • Providing proactive customer feedback
  • Work within the team to ensure service standards meet required standards.
  • Ensure world class levels of guest service and operational standards are always maintained.
  • Assist guests during any incidents during any abnormal operations.
  • Flexibility to working hours.

Brand Enhancement

  • Ensure that the SJQ Brand Guidelines are always adhered to and influence all actors to deliver world class guest service.
  • Ensure close liaison with Operational Management, Retail & Hospitality, Technical Services, Marketing and Business
  • Consistently exceed guest expectations and deliver long term, sustainable guest satisfaction both internally and externally.

H&S Operations

  • Report all accidents, near misses and serious incidents.
  • Ensure that fire and H&S regulations are adhered to in, checking the signs, advising on defects, improvements required, etc.
  • Ensure all training is completed.

Candidates will be required to demonstrate the following:

Background & Skills

  • Preferred experience in similar role of face-to-face delivery of service such as retail, hotel reception/concierge, reception of hospitality services.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and autonomously. High energy, calm under pressure, real team player.
  • Demonstrates drive, resilience, open and innovation when working in a dynamic and fast paced environment. Decisive and collaborative in equal measures.
  • Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal & communication skills.
  • Fluent in English, other European languages could be a plus.

Requirements - basic characteristics

  • Able to work weekends and early morning.
  • Works well in a team and own initiative
  • Demonstrates high personal standards.
  • Demonstrates consistent excellence in standards, behaviour, knowledge and skills

Key Contacts

  • Retailers/ F&B, leisure, and Hotels: Store Managers and Occupier Forums.

If interested, please send your CV to with a short covering email stating your availability for work, ie, what days and hours you can attend work. Thank you.

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Centre Management Suite, 1 Leith St, Edinburgh EH1 3SS

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