Front Desk Manager

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The Front Office Managerxc2xa0position is a high-volume hotel guest contact position that requires strong leadership skills, great communication, attention to detail, strong listening abilities, problem solving, multitasking and efficient organization. As a professional Front Office Manager it is crucial to having great focus/commitment to accomplishing our hotel goals and ability to lead by example to take care of our guests to the highest standard. This hotel position is a challenging but essential leadership position in assisting our hotel guests have the highest quality experience and representation while staying in our hotel facilities. Come help lead our front office department to be top in the industry!ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Overseeing the entire Front Office Departmentxc2xa0Creating and distributingxc2xa0the front office department scheduleManaging the Accounts Receivablesxc2xa0Oversee the hotel market inventory and ordering; assure organization, upkeep of market displays, stocking and purchasingTraining of all of the front office department team members in standards,xc2xa0policies and on-going tasks/checklistsResponding to guest surveys and assist in guest survey improvementsInsure use of cash drawer accurately and efficiently; keep cash drawer balanced using company policyAssist guests promptly and accurately with questions, complaints or requestsAssist guests with hotel reservations, registration and billingAssist in maximizing companyxc2xa0revenue leading our front desk team in securing reservations, sales using hotel strategies to ensure repeat guests staying loyal to our hotel and brandEnsure all guest problems are attended to and resolved within reason and in a timely mannerAssist with package or luggage storage and delivery if requestedAnalyze and organize guest reservations for current day and future arrivalsAnalyze reservations for special requests, reservation errors and make corrections as neededAnswering hotel phones promptly and professionally; route calls properly internally and externally of the hotel; schedule wake-up callsComplete daily checklists, organize paperwork and efficiently print necessary documentsMaintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect company assetsCheck-in guests securely using all confidentiality, identification and credit policiesUnderstand the operation of the property management systemProvide guests general information concerning hotels facilities, functions, local attractions, contact info, directions to and from desired locationsAssist with hotel events when in need to assure guest satisfactionBe proficient with property security, key control procedures, as well as fire, flood and weather-related safety proceduresComplete all paperwork necessary for front desk operations including but not limited to: registration cards, folios, credit card authorization forms, cash reports, room reports, etc.Maintain cleanliness and order to the front office areas and lobby areaCommunicates accurate information to other departments such as such as house counts, room status, guest service requirements, workorders, etc.Frequent contact with hotel guests and employees. Contact with vendors and or suppliesReceive and sign for packages delivered to hotelComplete any hotel related task requested by immediate managerxc2xa0or General managerSCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS:The best candidates will need to have flexible availability to work shifts that vary. This leadership position includes working day shifts, evening shifts and if needed night audit shifts that may be extended hours depending on company needs. This position also includes working weekends and holidays.EDUCATION / TRAINING / SKILLS MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:High School diploma or GED requiredMinimum of 2xc2xa0yearsxc2xa0experiencexc2xa0in the Front Office Departmentxc2xa0in a hotelxc2xa0xc2xa0preferredMinimum of 2xc2xa0years supervisory experience preferredMust be able to lift, push, or pull 50 poundsMust be flexible with working nights, weekends, and holidaysExcellent Communication:xc2xa0Ability to communicate clearly, effectively and positively both written and verballyTeamwork:xc2xa0Ability to work efficiently and unified with co-workers and other departmentsAttendance/Punctuality: Is consistently at work and on timeProblem Solving: Efficiently identifies and resolves problems with the most reasonable solutionCustomer Service:xc2xa0Responds promptly to customer needs; Responds to requests for assistanceDiversity: Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Promotes a harassment free environmentAccurate Cash/Card Handling: Properly handles all cash or card transactions using the required point of sale system; accurately counts and balances assigned cash drawerProfessionalism:xc2xa0Follows policies and procedures including but not limited to, dress code policies; courteous and respectful verbiage; respect for others including guests and co-workersAdaptability: Adapts frequent changes, delays, or unexpected eventsDependability:xc2xa0Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with alternative plan; meets productivity standardsInitiative:xc2xa0Asks for and offers help when neededPlanning/Organizing:xc2xa0Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficientlyQuality Focused:xc2xa0 Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure qualitySafety & Security Focused:xc2xa0Observes safety and security procedure; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properlyESSENTIAL PHYSICAL FUNCTIONS:xc2xa0Must be able to walk, stand and bend for extended periods of time. Must be physically able to grasp, grip, pull, push, twist, turn and lift boxes or equipment, which average around 25-30 pounds each and 50 pounds or more with assistance.

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