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General Manager

posted September 11, 2019

Comfort Suites Newport KY
Newport, KY
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General Manager position for Comfort Suites in Newport, KY! Sitting right on the banks of the river overlooking the magnificent skyline of Cincinnati!
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About This Job

We are seeking an experienced, self motivated, and reliable General Manager for the Comfort Suites Inn and Suites, Newport, KY. Banyan Tree Management is a hotel management and development company that was recently named to Inc.'s list of fastest growing private companies in the United States.  We currently have 23 properties in our management portfolio and offer a dynamic work environment with avenues for professional and personal growth.  We strive to create a positive work environment where team members feel like they are part of family, receive a high level of respect, and are recognized for their merits and accomplishments. 

We are seeking an individual who embody the core values that are integral to our success:

  • Transparent & Accountable
  • Humble, Respectful & Dedicated
  • Embrace Opportunity
  • Create Value for Stakeholders
  • Family Matters

The General Manager position is responsible for the following:

Operations: Coordinate and actively manage housekeeping, maintenance, breakfast service, and guest reception departments to ensure a consistent, high quality guest experience.   Monitor guest satisfaction scores on a daily basis. Respond to guest complaints and to resolve issues and come to satisfactory resolutions.

Supervise weekly, monthly, and quarterly deep cleaning and preventative maintenance initiatives .  Exceed brand and ownership standards of performance and excellence.  Ensure that all daily, weekly, and monthly reporting is complete and up to ownership standards.  Carefully monitor employee labor hours and ensure they do not exceed budget.   Ensure that all department heads are completing daily/weekly/monthly responsibilities and checklists.   Inspect rooms with housekeepers on a weekly basis .  Submit PO's to home office on a timely basis.  Be on call 24 hours a day to assist with any issues with the hotel.

Revenue Maximization: Continually monitor local market and comp set and strategically calibrate rates to ensure we out perform the local comp set.   Engage local community through CVB, Chamber, and others to stay connected to events in the area.

Sales and Marketing: Implement and maintain an effective sales and marketing plan. Manage sales director to ensure group bookings, LNRs, and SMERF business. Engage with guests at breakfast and throughout the day to gain valuable feedback on guest experience.

Employee Staffing and Development: Hire, train, and develop new employees. Delegate appropriate duties to maximize employee labor hours and minimize employee turnover

Budgets and Forecasting: Must be able to maintain all hotel departments and operations within budget and utilize conservative economics in ordering all supplies for hotel operations to ensure best ROI . Actively work with ownership to create budgets and forecasts.


Compensation will be determined by experience.

Minimum 2+ years of documented, franchised select service hotel management. Choice experience preferred.

Ability to leverage provided technology to effectively manage the property.

Must possess an ability to take direction, manage employees, accomplish tasks independently, and pay attention to detail, to ownership's high standards, with little supervision.

Ability to supervise, delegate, and manage several tasks at once.

Ability to remain calm and in control in emergency or difficult situations.

Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends.

Ability to read, write, and speak English utilizing proper grammar and diction. Spanish speaking/writing ability is a plus.

Possess a friendly, cheerful, and hospitable attitude at all times.

Ability to use tact and diplomacy to resolve conflicts with guests and/or between team members.

Proper grooming and professional appearance is required.

Employment and job discrimination is prohibited by several federal and state laws including, but not limited to, Title V11, EPA, ADEA, and ADA. These laws prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, employees and/or candidates are encouraged to visit www.eeoc.gov. Employment is offered by the hotel, not Banyan Tree Management. Each hotel is independently owned. The hotels are operationally managed by Banyan Tree Management. Each hotel is an equal opportunity employer. 

Compensation: 65000

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About This Employer

Comfort Suites Newport KY

420 Riverboat Row
Newport, KY 41071

(859) 291-6700

124 Room Hotel

www.choicehotels.com

Our Hotel

Explore the river region of Kentucky when you book with Comfort Suites® in Newport. Staying at this hotel near the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden and downtown Cincinnati, Ohio is a great way to see this beautiful city.

Guests will find plenty of other local sites, activities and attractions to explore near our leisure hotel in Newport, some of which include:

  • Newport on the Levee
  • Ark Encounter/Creation Museum
  • Newport Aquarium
  • University of Cincinnati
  • Riverbend Music Center

We're also near the University Hospital, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Paul Brown Stadium, Coney Island, BB Riverboats, Northern Kentucky University and the Duke Energy Convention Center.

Relax at our all-suites hotel in Newport after a long day of touring and exploring with amenities perfect for corporate travelers and leisure travelers alike:

  • Free WiFi
  • Business center
  • Guest laundry
  • Free weekday newspaper

We have passes available for the gym with an indoor pool that’s adjacent to our hotel!