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General Manager

posted October 1, 2017

Embassy Suites by Hilton St. Augustine
Saint Augustine, FL
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HVMG is seeking a General Manager with pre-opening and opening experience for our exciting new build project in St. Augustine, FL! Excellent leader with proven track record, come and join a growing, innovative company! Seeking boutique/lifestyle experience, Hilton brand experience a definite plus!
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About This Job

Why You Want to Work for Us...

HVMG is a growing property ownership and management company with opportunities for development and advancement for Excellent individuals.

Why you will enjoy this job

This is a great opportunity for a high energy, hands on General Manager.  You will have the opportunity to  use your excellent relationship building skills, being an active member of the local community and drive exceptional results!

Who Will this Job Appeal To?

  • Ability to manage up, drive and lead a team of department heads.
  • Local market knowledge experience preferred.
  • Proven track record of revenue, market share and GSS improvements/results.
  • An individual who enjoys working at a property that has been well maintained and has realistic budgets and projections.
  • Individuals who enjoy working at a property that develops people for promotion.
  • People who enjoy working at a property that takes an active role in the community.
  • Someone who wants to join a very progressive company.
  • Someone who is creative while being profit driven.

The Ideal Candidate for this Position

The ideal candidate is an individual with an established and consistent track record of high performance in RevPAR index, margin and guest satisfaction improvement. They will be skilled and expereinced at managing capital expenditures and renovation programs along with strong understanding and experience in hotel accounting. They will thrive in an environment of autonomy where they will run the hotel as if it is their own business. They will have proven pre-opening and opening experience in a position of similar scope and type.

Requirements

  • Must be a citizen of this country or possess a valid work permit.
  • Requires a minimum of 5-10 year(s) of General Manager  leadership experience in a hotel environment.
  • Must be able to lead Revenue and Sales disciplines.
  • Position will be required to work a varied schedule that may include evenings, nights, and weekends.
  • Experience leading a pre-opening/opening hotel project of similar scope and size.
Technical Requirements:
  • Track record improving market leading properties.
  • Track record improving yield and building volume.
  • Track record driving and meeting GSS.
  • Consistently exceed revenue and guest expectations.
Leadership Requirements:
  • Ability to manage change effectively.
  • Provide leadership to position the property to achieve the mission.
  • Provide leadership to the departments to achieve their goals and objectives.
  • Communicate the goals and objectives and inspire associates to achieve those goals.
  • Clear, concise written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to sell concepts and ideas to management, peers, and associates.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with guests, groups, and personnel from other departments.
  • Demonstrate team building experience and lead by example.
  • Participative management style.
  • Proven successful leadership experience.
  • Abilities to inspire, train, and develop people for promotion.
  • Experience training associates.
  • Instill a guest service attitude in all associates with a "can-do" attitude.
  • Coach associates how to resolve and deescalate conflicts.
Business Skills:
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Work with limited support.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Proficient knowledge of computers in order to complete essential job functions successfuly.
  • Strong customer service orientation and skills.
  • Excellent listening skills.
  • Exceptional detail in follow-up.
  • Excellent budgetary, projections, and cost control skills.
  • Ability to produce consistent profits.
  • Follow/enforce company policies and procedures.
  • Resolve problems.
  • Assume responsibility/accountability.
  • Thorough understanding of HR requirements and regulatory agency requirements.
  • Provide overall direction, coordination, and ongoing evaluation of operations.
  • Ability to quickly evaluate alternatives and decide on a plan of action.
  • Forecasting skills.
  • Solid skills selling and negotiating programs/projects.
  • Consistently call on new customers and develop new business.
  • Involved with local community to develop business.
  • Juggle and balance needs of company and owner.
Educational Requirements:
  • BA/BS 4-5 year degree or foreign equivalency.

Benefits

  • Medical / Dental / Vision 
  • Life Insurance / Long Term Disability /Short Term Disability
  • 401K with a match!
  • Paid Vacation Days / Paid Personal Days /Paid Holidays

An Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunity without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, or disability. EOE/AA.

Compensation: Highly competitive salary and highly attainable bonus program

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About This Employer

Embassy Suites by Hilton St. Augustine

300 A1A Beach Blvd.

Saint Augustine, FL 32080

Telephone (904) 461-9004

175 Room All Suite

embassysuites3.hilton.com

Opening Spring 2018!

At A Glance

Enjoy a relaxing beach getaway at the Embassy Suites by Hilton St. Augustine Beach Oceanfront Resort hotel. Located on the beautiful St. Augustine beach, you’ll love our oceanfront location near popular restaurants and shops, just 10 minutes from historic downtown St. Augustine.

Start your morning in our signature restaurant with a free made-to-order breakfast. Wind down after a busy day with drinks and snacks at the complimentary Evening Reception* before returning to our restaurant for a delectable dining experience. Daily room service is available, and our Pool Bar is the perfect spot to beat the heat and enjoy tasty cocktails and select light fare.

Settle in to one of our two-room suites featuring a private bedroom and separate living room with a sofa bed as well as a flat-screen TV in each room with cable and movies. Take advantage of the wet bar, refrigerator, microwave and complimentary WiFi.

Bask in the Florida sunshine by our resort-style pool or relax in one of our cabanas. Feeling adventurous? Check out some of our watersport activities. Our younger guests will find plenty of children’s activities include a splash pool and dive-in movies. Explore the area on bicycle or take our shuttle to the historic district.

We've Figured Out How To Make Everyone Happy

  • At Embassy Suites by Hilton™, we anticipate travelers’ needs and deliver what matters most.
  • All of our guests are welcomed with a two-room suite, free made-to-order breakfast each morning, and complimentary drinks and snacks for two hours every night*.
  • We’re delighted to welcome you in over 230 unique locations, so stay with us and come experience all Embassy Suites has to offer.

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