Kyode Walker

Kyode Walker

Spa Receptionist at The Connaught
Lives in London, United Kingdom
over 6 months ago

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A recent International Spa Management graduate with a 2:1 honour degree from the University of Derby, seeking to secure a Graduate Spa Manager position or similar, to utilise my current analytical skills and knowledge and help me to further develop these skills in a practical and face-paced environment. I have 10 years self-employment working experience as a Beauty Salon Manager, Lesmills Group Fitness Instructor and a final year postgraduate student who will graduate with MSc (Hons.) Degree in Luxury Hospitality Management in 2019. I am an expert in exceeding customer expectations and fostering customer loyalty. Highly experienced in developing sales-winning marketing campaigns and delivering operational excellence. Currently seeking an internship in the Luxury Hospitality Industry especially within the spa department.

Experience

  • Spa Receptionist

    The Connaught - London, United Kingdom

    Spa & Wellness
    June 2018 - Now · 7 months

    Aman Spa at The Connaught – Mayfair, Central London • Application of the Forbes and LQA standards to ensure guests have smooth arrival, spa treatments and departure experiences. • Responding to guest needs either in person or via phone. • Use Spasoft point of sale software to accurately charge guests, book appointments, schedule therapists.

  • Spa Host/ Spa Therapist/ Spa Receptionist

    Devonshire Dome Spa - Buxton, United Kingdom

    Spa & Wellness
    September 2016 - August 2017 · 12 months

    • Delivering a variety of spa services (body treatments, massages and facials). • Specialist trained in delivering advanced treatments (level 5), working with products from Comfort Zone & Caudalie. • Acknowledge and respond to relevant customer queries, needs and expectations. • Keep spa facilities clean e.g. sauna, aromatherapy room, thermal pool, ice fountain, experience showers, treatment rooms, relaxation lounge and retail section of the spa. • Suggest and promote retail products to spa guest • Spa Receptionist and Spa Host duties.

  • Freelancer Business Owner

    Kyodex Men's Salon & Spa - London, United Kingdom

    Spa & Wellness
    January 2009 - January 2018 · 9 years and 1 month

    • Defining and executing growth strategy as per business plan offline / online sales and marketing strategy • Working with clients to meet then exceed their goals using BODYATTACK™ and BODYSTEPS™ high-intensity systems • Performing various treatments and wellness packages for a diverse range of clients • Harnessing the true potential of internet marketing by implementing online strategies that maximise ROI • Drove growth through careful management of P&L and alignment with business development strategy • Delivering year on year growth through streamlined operational management and renewed focus on maximising upsell opportunities through greater customer engagement • Collaborating with the customer to define their requirements and developed collections to exceed expectations • Conducting in-depth analysis of market changes and variances to anticipate shifts in customer requirements • Improved service delivery by identifying under performance and developing processes to boost growth • Managing relationships with a highly-trusted team of 3rd-party suppliers to deliver on quality and price

Education

  • M.Sc. Luxury Hospitality Management

    University of West London - Hospitality and Tourism Management - London, United Kingdom

    September 2018 - Now

  • BSc International Spa Management

    The University of Derby Centre for Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism Management - Buxton, United Kingdom

    September 2016 - August 2018

  • Premier Training International - London, United Kingdom

    September 2015 - January 2016

  • Sienna X Training Academy - London, United Kingdom

    March 2014 - October 2014

  • The Beauty Academy - Manchester, United Kingdom

    January 2014 - January 2014

  • Gateway Workshop Training Schoool - London, United Kingdom

    July 2013 - July 2013

Languages

  • English
    Professional working
    60%

Skills

  • beauty
  • Business Model Planning
  • computer & technology
  • Cultural Adaptation
  • Customer loyalty
  • Defining Strategy
  • Fitness & Well being
  • Mentoring Teams
  • Negotiating and Deal Closure
  • New Product Development
  • Process Performance Improvement
  • Prof
  • ROI Reporting
  • Sales Management
  • Team Cohersion
  • Training
Connections
Ruth Beth
proposal fincal at Voyage Privé
Simone Esposito
Spa Therapist at The Devonshire Spa
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