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Front Office Manager

posted May 4, 2019

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Norwalk
Norwalk, CT
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About This Job

POSITION OVERVIEW:  The position involves high guest contact and presents the first point of contact for all of our guests. The Front Office Manager is responsible for. Working to resolve guest challenges, ensuring guest satisfaction. Manages front office operations to ensure profitability, cost control, and guest satisfaction. Oversees room reservations, front office systems, supplies inventory, forecasting, and department budget to maximize revenue. Training, scheduling, and evaluations of all Front Office staff. Conducts regularly scheduled meetings of front office personnel. Upholds the hotel's commitment to hospitality.
This industry functions seven (7) days a week, twenty-four (24) hours a day. Regular attendance in accordance with company standards is essential for success in this position.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED): or Work Equivalent. College degree preferred.
  • Computer skills required. Familiarity with Microsoft Office preferred. Experience with hotel systems is preferred  
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in customer service management position, hotel management experience preferred. 
  • Able to solve problems and make sound business decisions. 
  • Yield management experience.
  • Effective business writing skills.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Good understanding of the English language.
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Exert physical effort in lifting/transporting at least 25 pounds.
  • Push/pull carts and other equipment up to 100 pounds.
  • Endure various physical movements throughout the work areas.
  • Satisfactorily communicate with guests, management and co-workers to their understanding.
  • Work environment – front office, and all areas of the hotel. Job involves working under variable temperature conditions and noise levels, in indoor and outdoor settings
  • Must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility for up to 8-hours in length.
  • Must be willing and have the ability to work a varied schedule that includes nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Knowledge of the local area.
  • Ability to suggestively sell.
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About This Employer

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Norwalk

789 Connecticut Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854

(203) 853-3477

266 Room Hotel

doubletree3.hilton.com

At A Glance

The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Norwalk, conveniently located at Exit 13 off I-95 and just 24 miles from Westchester County Airport. Guests will feel at home in a guest room that features a 32-inch flat-screen television and complimentary WiFi access. We offer upgrades to accommodations with an executive level room and additional features, including access to the Executive Lounge, which offers breakfast in the morning and an evening reception of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.

Guests will appreciate the fully equipped 24-hour fitness facility and the area’s largest and most popular indoor swimming pool at our hotel in Norwalk, Connecticut. The convenience of a delicious meal is available without ever leaving the hotel. Options include our extensive breakfast buffet in the dining room, and Saffire Bar & Lounge with a pub menu complemented by five flat-screen televisions and WiFi access at our Norwalk hotel. 

Anyone can host a board meeting, annual meeting, conference, or family event such as a rehearsal dinner and reunion. Our staff takes pride in every detail, carefully executing events from five to 250 guests.