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Night Manager

posted September 29, 2017

Fairmont Washington DC, Georgetown
Washington, DC
Join Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown and Turn Moments into Memories as a Night Manager!
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About This Job

Night Manager

Providing engaging, sincere, personalized service is one of the ways our Front Office Colleagues are turning moments into memories for our guests at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts. Showcase your strengths as Night Manager, where you will provide exceptional guest while providing managerial support for the overnight team in the absence of the Director, Front Office.

Hotel Overview: Located in Washington’s fashionable West End and adjacent to historic Georgetown, the Fairmont Washington, D.C. welcomes guests in capital style. With a sunlit urban courtyard that soothes the spirit, the Fairmont is the perfect hotel for business or leisure travel.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Director, Front Office, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service
  • Provide supervision for the entire overnight team
  • Handle all guest related issues, oversee and address any challenges as the Manager on Duty
  • Coach and counsel the Front Office team to ensure positive colleague relations and exemplary guest service
  • Lead by example and promote an environment of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork, Accountability and Excellence
  • Develop and maintain standards for the department, while adhering to Fairmont’s core standards
  • Provides direction and support to line associates in their daily tasks relating to their positions
  • Communicate and liaise effectively with other leaders in the department and hotel
  • Energize the brand by promoting our guests loyalty program, the Fairmont President Club
  • Ensures proper staffing and scheduling of all front office colleagues in accordance to productivity guidelines
  • Communicates through pre-shift, logs, emails and departmental operational meetings all pertinent information for the respective shift and areas of operation
  • Supports daily and weekly selling strategy in accordance with yield recommendations and promotes maximizing of revenue and occupancy on a daily basis
  • Ensures all daily, monthly and quarterly reporting is completed on a timely basis
  • Ensures review of daily payroll punches and edits as necessary, records time and attendance occurrences for all associates in Time and Attendance Log
  • Ensuring that all job check lists have been completed daily: Front Desk AM and PM, Fairmont President's Club, Concierge and Guest Services
  • Review three day forecast and adjusting staffing levels as needed
  • Review, verify and react to all group resumes, checking billing, room types, arrival, departure dates, and VIP designations
  • Ensure all parking requirements are sent to the Valet Parking Supervisor weekly and a follow up is done daily
  • Adhere to and sign off on all clerk cash handling, balancing of shift closings, and adjustments;
  • Maximize our brand by promoting our upsells programs and managing guest’s appeasements
  • Complete with accuracy and timeliness any and all project related work designated by Director of Front Office operations
  • Completion of Night GSA’s duties when working the overnight shift alone
  • Other duties as assigned to stand for periods of time


  • Previous experience as a Night Audit/Front Office Supervisor required
  • Must have a well-rounded understanding of all aspects of hotel operations
  • Highly organized, career and result oriented with the ability to be flexible with hours, days off, assignments and additional duties
  • Must work well under pressure in a fast paced environment and handle conflicting priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, especially knowledge of Opera Property Management System, Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Must be a strong team player with proven leadership, development and delegating skills
  • Strong Financial and Math Skills
  • Previous accounting experience an asset

Physical Aspects of Position (includes but are not limited to):

  • Occasional walking and standing throughout shift
  • Frequent sitting throughout shift
  • Occasional lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs
  • Occasional bending, kneeling, pushing, pulling
  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps


  • Annual Vacation & Paid Holidays
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Health Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Life & AD/D Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Life Insurance for dependents
  • Pet Insurance
  • 401k Retirement Plan through MassMutual
  • 50% Food & Beverage Discount
  • Annual Parties, i.e. Summer BBQ, Winter Gala, Children’s Party
  • Colleague Cafeteria
  • Community Involvement with Charities, Schools, Environment, etc.
  • Destinations Travel Program
  • Gym Memberships to one of the best gym’s in DC, Balance Gym
  • Educational Assistance
  • SmartBenefits through Washington Metro Transit
  • Discount on Shoes for Crews

Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in U.S.

APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!


At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!


About This Employer

Fairmont Washington DC, Georgetown

2401 M Street NW

Washington, DC 20037

Telephone (202) 429-2400

415 Room Hotel


Welcome to a city that’s perpetually changing, yet timeless in its grandeur and elegance. And nowhere in the nation’s capital reflects this duality quite like Fairmont Washington, D.C.,  Georgetown.  While you’re visiting, we invite you to experience our outstanding hospitality—and to enjoy our recent renovation, which has added a dazzling new ballroom and revitalized our lobby, bar and courtyard to embody the beauty of the region, from blossoming cherry trees to the striking grid pattern upon which D.C. is built. 


At the heart of our transformation is our new 2,990-square-foot (280-square-meter) Kennedy Ballroom, destined to become one of D.C.’s most sought-after venues for weddings, conferences and everything in between. Adjacent to our Grand Ballroom and bedecked in the latest audiovisual technology and elegant decor, the Kennedy Ballroom will turn any gathering of up to 300 guests into a night they’ll never forget. With over 30,000 square feet (2,800 square meters) of meeting and event space, we have the perfect setting for any function. For cocktail receptions and more casual events, our completely remodeled lobby and courtyard are perfect for mingling, networking or just unwinding after a successful event.

Located in Washington’s fashionable West End and adjacent to historic Georgetown, the Fairmont Washington, D.C. welcomes guests in capital style. With a sunlit urban courtyard that soothes the spirit, the Fairmont is the perfect hotel for business or leisure travel. Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown is known for its engaging service and stylish surroundings. A relaxing visit to our hotel's fitness center, indoor pool and serene courtyard garden also provide guests with an array of rejuvenating experiences. The finest meeting space, accommodations, and personal service will draw you back to our four-diamond, luxury Washington, D.C. hotel's accommodations time and again.