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Front Desk Manager

Company: The Heathman Lodge
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition Summary:The Front Desk Manager is responsible for directing, planning and coordinating activities of the Front Desk staff to ensure prompt, courteous service to all guests, maintain established operational standards and maximize hotel profits.We are so much more than hospitality. At Heathman Lodge, our goal is to provide our team with the tools to grow both personally and professionally, while developing foundational skills to take them to the next level. If you're an ambitious team player looking for a flexible schedule, a fun, supportive work environment, and opportunities for growth and advancement, we'd love to hear from you!Essential Functions:• Manage front desk staff: recruit, hire, train, coach, counsel, performance evaluations, and development, resolve conflicts, discipline and terminate staff as appropriate.• Prepare and adjust weekly work schedules in accordance with staffing guidelines and labor forecasts. • Manage departmental expenses within budgeted guidelines• Ensure all guest service standards and all hotel and departmental policies and procedures are followed and consistently applied. • Maintain standards of guest service quality.• Greet guests in a warm, friendly and professional manner.• Resolve guest complaints as appropriate to maintain guest satisfaction.• Trains front desk staff on proper revenue management procedures, including successful selling techniques, current specials and/or promotions, and rate structures.• Manage the reservation function to maintain highest possible room occupancy and average daily rate through suggestive selling by employees.• Set goals, providing ongoing feedback, and rewarding/recognizing the front desk staff.• Ensure staff has current knowledge of hotel products, services, facilities, events, pricing and policies.• Responsible for department expenses: record in checkbook and comply with budgets and forecasts.• Review daily reports, credit card reversals, bank deposits, account receivables, rooming lists, office supply inventory.• Manage hotel gift shop, inventory, restocking, pricing and upkeep.• Organize and conduct pre-shift and departmental meetings to disseminate pertinent information and attend other hotel meetings as deemed necessary.• Conduct any front desk services activities as necessary.• Perform all other duties as assigned.Additional Responsibilities:• Keep work area neat and organized.• Conduct self in a professional manner at all times.• Maintain a safe working environment and immediately report all unsafe conditions.• Maintain a good working relationship with all departments.• Comply with all policies and procedures set forth by the property Employee Handbook.Qualifications:• Three years hotel front desk experience preferred.• Previous supervisory experience.• Possession of government required licenses or certificates.• Knowledge of front office operations, including ability to plan, organize and direct front desk staff.• Detail oriented.

Keywords: The Heathman Lodge, Vancouver , Front Desk Manager, Executive , Vancouver, Washington

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