What does a Concierge do?

Concierges act as the first point of contact between guests and an organization. They are tasked with answering guest inquiries, directing phone calls, coordinating travel plans, and more. They must uphold company culture at all times while making guests feel welcomed and valued. Concierges typically work in the hospitality industry, such as in hotels and resorts, but they may also work in hospitals, real estate offices, and more.

There is no formal education requirement for Concierges, however, a certificate or degree in a hospitality related field is often preferred. The most successful Concierges possess exceptional customer service and people skills. They are detail oriented individuals who listen well and are able to anticipate someone's needs in order to provide a wonderful customer experience.

What responsibilities are common for Concierge jobs?
  • Answer phone an email inquiries from potential guests in a timely and respectful manner
  • Greet guests and visitors warmly and make them feel welcome and attended
  • Offer restaurant and activity recommendations and assist guests in arranging transportation and excursions
  • Receive and redirect mail, phone calls, packages, etc
  • Ensure that guest spaces and lobby are clean and tidy at all times
  • Act as a liaison between guests and any department necessary including the kitchen, housekeeping, etc
  • Anticipate guests needs in order to accommodate them and provide an exceptional guest experience
  • Maintain inventory of supplies and order new stock as needed
What are the typical qualifications for Concierge jobs?
  • 1+ years of previous customer service experience
  • Positive phone demeanor and superior written and verbal communication skills are essential
  • Must have a service oriented mindset and be capable of making every guest feel valued
  • Knowledge of basic office equipment, including printers, scanners, copiers, etc
  • Exemplify strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Competent working with Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Possess a positive attitude and be willing to work as part of a team
  • Ability to speak a second language is an asset
  • Willing to work irregular shifts and weekends
EducationGED / High School Degree
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Avg. Experience0-1 year

How much does a Concierge make near United States?

$46,203 /yr
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Concierge Career Path

Learn how to become a Concierge, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

Senior Concierge
Lead Concierge

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Concierge Insights

Read what Concierge professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
Signature RoomSignature Room
Nov 9, 2021

“You get to help make some lifetime memorable moments for couples and families which is great.”

Condor SecurityCondor Security
Mar 26, 2023

“I have been working with Condor for almost an year now and my experience with them is really great.”

Executive Concierge
Apr 6, 2022

“There’s so many to grow within this position and abundant opportunities for promotion outside of this position.”

Mural ConsultingMural Consulting
Office 365 Concierge Team Lead
Jul 28, 2021

“I knew nothing walking into the job and that first year I was afforded every opportunity to learn and grow.”

Dimension HospitalityDimension Hospitality
Lounge Attendant
Jul 8, 2021

“Management coaches our Team to excel and then allows you to develop into your best.”

Utility ConciergeUtility Concierge
Personal Concierge
Sep 8, 2022

“The training by Jordan is some of the best you could ever have in your career life!”

Concierge Advisor
Apr 17, 2022

“I Evo to work so using extra billed minutes to find parking is quite stressful.”

Condor SecurityCondor Security
Aug 9, 2022

“I would suggest you if you looking for work or for security service CONDOR SECURITY is the best.”

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Frequently asked questions about the roles and responsibilities of a Concierge

When working as a Concierge, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Excellent Customer Service, Microsoft Outlook, Excellent Communication, Requests, and English Language.

The most similar professions to Concierge are:
  • Front Desk Agent
  • Front Desk Manager
  • Receptionist
  • Sales Representative

The most common qualifications to become a Concierge include a minimum of a GED / High School Degree and an average of 0 - 1 years of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.

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