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Assistant General Manager

Company: TownePlace Suites - McNeill Hotels
Location: Hattiesburg
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Reports to: General ManagerSubordinates: Line Level Associates and Department HeadsFLSA Status: Exempt
SUMMARY: The Assistant 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 direction of the General Manager. The Assistant General Manager acts as property Manager on Duty when assigned.
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.
  • Acts as Manager on Duty for the hotel, using 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.
  • 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.
  • Accounts Receivable - Establish and maintaining accurate files to include credit application, written documentation of collection efforts, folios and invoices to ensure accurate weekly billing of all account receivable. Timely communication with the GM and Sales Manager of any account balance over 30 days.
  • Responsible for comprehensive training of all operations staff.
  • 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. Hotel level front office experience is preferred. 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: General Manager, Peers, 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: 235 Thornhill Drive Hattiesburg, MS - 39402
        Property Description: TownePlace Suites, Hattiesburg
        Property Number: 9466

Keywords: TownePlace Suites - McNeill Hotels, Hattiesburg , Assistant General Manager, Executive , Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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