Front Desk Manager

  • Part Time, Full Time, Locum Tenens/Traveling, Remote
  • Chicago, IL, US

Sonesta International Hotels Corporation View Company Profile

SummaryThe Front Desk Manager acts as Front Office management presence in covering Manager on Duty (MOD) shifts. This position will require close cooperation with all hotel departments emphasizing guest service and satisfaction. Supervision of all front office line staff would be a primary focus.Job DescriptionKey Job FunctionsAct independently as MOD, covering morning and evening shifts.Supervise all front office staff including front desk, communications, uniform services and concierge.Offer MOD support to other unsupervised departments as needed.Act as Travel pass champion.Distribute minutes and conduct Manager’s Meeting.Oversee VIP arrivals.Perform VIP Escorts.Act as Lobby AmbassadorTrack and follow up on in-house guest challenges.Resolve guest related issues.Liaison with other departments to ensure guest satisfaction.Assist with post-stay guest follow up.Perform Property rounds.Act as Front Office representative during Pre-Cons.Monitor and coordinate concierge requests.Provide site tours of the hotel.Deliver Passionate & Engaging Service to our Guests!You will be passionate and truly engaged in taking care of our guests, recognizing individual guests and anticipating their unique needs in order to exceed their expectations.You will consistently deliver our GUEST model:Greet or welcome everyone, warmly with a smileUse eye and ear contact and guest’s nameEstablish/anticipate needsSolve and own all requests/complaintsThank everyoneBuild solid relationship with your Colleagues Treat colleagues with respect and dignityOther duties and responsibilities may be assigned. The employee is expected to work in other areas of the hotel when needed to assist operations to perform job duties not necessarily contained in this job description.Qualifications and Skills A candidate for this position must possess the following applicable knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to demonstrate and provide applicable examples to support his/her competency.Associate degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or six months to one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.Track record of delivering exceptional guest or client experience.Communication skills are utilized a significant amount of time for training and safety purposes, and when interacting with guests and associates.Appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.Knowledge of Opera and internet software preferred.Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.Track record of delivering exceptional guest or client experience.Communication skills are utilized a significant amount of time for training and safety purposes, and when interacting with guests and associates.Bi-Lingual communications skills a plus.Strong communication skills.Appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.Physical Demands While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.Additional Job Information/Anticipated Pay RangeBenefitsSonesta recognizes that benefits play a vital role in helping ensure the health and financial security of employees and their families. We offer a variety of benefits to our employees including:Medical, Dental and Vision InsuranceHealth Savings Account with Company Match401(k) Retirement Plan with Company MatchPaid Vacation and Sick DaysSonesta Hotel DiscountsEducational AssistancePaid Parental LeaveCompany Paid Life InsuranceCompany Paid Short Term and Long Term Disability InsuranceVarious Employee Perks and DiscountsBenefitsSonesta recognizes that benefits play a vital role in helping ensure the health and financial security of employees and their families. We offer a variety of benefits to our employees including:Medical, Dental and Vision InsuranceHealth Savings Account with Company Match401(k) Retirement Plan with Company MatchPaid Vacation and Sick DaysSonesta Hotel DiscountsEducational AssistancePaid Parental LeaveCompany Paid Life InsuranceCompany Paid Short Term and Long Term Disability InsuranceVarious Employee Perks and DiscountsUpon submitting your application, please ensure you complete a full application in addition to attaching a resume. Incomplete applications received will not be considered.

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