reservations agent

Have a look at all positions we have on offer. A shuttle bus may be provided to and from the city to facilitate associates working at the Resort, please note this is subject to demand.

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By: Lorraine O'Mahony | Posted on: 20 Feb 2024

Whether in our kitchens, dining rooms, event venues, accommodation or offices, our singular purpose is to captivate guests with our unparalleled quality, service, and food and wine knowledge.  We achieve this only through the excellence, innovation and passion of our team members.  


If you are seeking a rewarding career that involves first-rate training and education, mentoring and development, attractive compensation, and inspiring rewards and recognition, consider joining Fota Island Resort.


 This role requires full availability to work all shift patterns for 5 shifts per week over a 7 day period.



Staff Benefits Include:

  • Discount on Dining options of up to 50%
  • Reduction of accommodation for family and friends
  • Discount for Spa treatments and products
  • Use of Health Clubs
  • Staff Dining Facilities
  • Staff Parking
  • Service Awards
  • Staff Appreciation events




  • Fluent English
  • Knowledge of Opera preferred
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Report Writing, Data Analysis, and strong Administration Skills
  • Good E-mail etiquette and Telephone manner
  • 2 years Experience/Training in a similar role
  • Good Knowledge of the Local area
  • Excellent Oral and Written Communication
  • Leaving Certificate or equivalent, 3rd level Hospitality Diploma desired
  • Intermediate Computer Skills
  • Knowledge of Golf would be helpful


Our individual Reservations Agents performs a crucial role in the organisation as they often present the first point of contact with potential guests and are therefore required to present Fota Island Resort in a positive, efficient and professional manner.  They must have the ability to build and grow their knowledge and understanding of every aspect of the Collection's facilities and crucially, be able to convert accommodation, golfing, spa and other enquiries into confirmed bookings.  

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