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General Manager

Company: TownePlace Suites - McNeill Hotels
Location: Auburn
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Reports to: Regional Director of OperationsSubordinates: Line Level Associates and ManagersFLSA Status: Exempt
SUMMARY: The General Manager manages all aspects of the department including but not limited to: guest relations, reservation management, staffing, training, record keeping, and payroll in accordance with hotel policies and procedures keeping with the expectation and policies of the company.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manages and monitors activities of all employees in the Front Office, Housekeeping, and Food & Beverage departments, making sure they adhere to the standards of excellence and to the guidelines set in the employee handbook, hotel policies and procedures, coaching, training and correcting where needed
  • Maintains a professional and high-quality service oriented environment.
  • Uses problem solving skills to resolve complaints, disturbances, special requests, social media reviews and any other issues that may arise
  • Assures all social media and brand-based reviews are responded to promptly.
  • Informs all staff of daily activities, group and VIP arrivals, as well as special requests and repeat guests. Check accommodations, making sure any special requests are carried out accordingly, greet guests upon arrival and ensure escort to accommodations if appropriate
  • Responsible for scheduling within labor standard guidelines
  • Responsible for managing operating expenses and purchasing for all operations departments
  • Responsible for monthly and weekly revenue/expense forecasting
  • Participates in preparing annual revenue and expense budgets
  • Hire, train, and develop team members; use progressive discipline as needed
  • Profit & Loss analysis, reconciliation, and reporting
  • Responsible for Sales and Revenue strategies; working closely with sales teams
  • Weekly/Monthly communication processes to corporate staff and owners
  • Supervise upsell program at the front office and work as part of the yield management team to maximize revenue for the hotel
  • Works closely with the all departments to improve guest services and foster cross departmental communication
  • Monitor performance of departments by consistently completing room and public area inspections
  • Coordinates daily activities with hotel management team
  • Holds monthly departmental meetings, and morning huddles to keep staff informed of all activities in the hotel, reinforcing standards of excellence and promoting a formidable team atmosphere and culture
  • Works closely with all departments to ensure proper key controls and safety measures are maintained at all times
  • Adheres to bank records, account receivables/payables and other procedures to ensure accurate and timely collections
  • Follows company policies and procedures at all times
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor or management.
    QUALIFICATIONS:
    Education/Experience: High School Diploma or GED equivalent. A minimum of 2 years- experience in team management or supervisory experience. Skills:
    • Customer service
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Time management
    • Ability to monitor staff activities and accomplishment of tasks
    • Adaptability
    • Proficient communication
    • Technical capacity
    • Decision making
    • Ability to read, write, and speak the English language
      Working Conditions:
      • Will be required to work nights, weekends, and holidays
      • Will be required to work in a fast-paced environment
        RELATIONSHIPS:
        Internal: Assistant General Manager, Front Office Manager, Department Heads, Chief Engineer, Sales Manager, line level associates and Field Operations at the corporate level
        External: Vendors: For purchasing, accounts receivable and accounts payableGuests: To provide customer service
        PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE ACTIVITIES:
        This description of physical and mental activities is not intended to describe essential job functions. Rather, its purpose is to give the job applicant a feel for the physical and mental activities of the job to the end that an applicant with a disability can determine whether he or she will be able to do this job either with or without accommodations.
        The major responsibility in this position is to manage staff and procedures efficiently as it pertains to the front office of the hotel. This person must understand the practices, techniques and technologies required in the work they are performing or monitoring.
        While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; bend; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; communicate verbally and hear. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision to computer screens. The employee is occasionally required to use sense of smell. The employee could be required to lift and or carry boxes up to 15 pounds.
        Reading and writing abilities are utilized to document or record all tasks delegated and completed, to order supplies, enter in reservations, submit reports or to read and understand sensitive cash handling materials.
        Reasoning abilities are always utilized. Basic mathematical abilities are utilized a significant portion of the time.
        This person will need to be able to react quickly in emergency situations and make decisions that may involve the safety of others or a great amount of money.
        Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

        Brand: TownePlace Suites
        Address: 1117 South College Street Auburn, AL - 36832
        Property Description: TownePlace Suites Auburn
        Property Number: 9451

Keywords: TownePlace Suites - McNeill Hotels, Auburn , General Manager, Executive , Auburn, Alabama

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