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General Manager (Pre-Opening)

Posted November 19, 2020

Autograph Columbia
Columbia, MD

About This Job

You have a proven track record of success in hotel management and you want to grow, taking your career to the next level. As General Manager for Aimbridge, you’ll have the opportunity to apply what you know, strengthen as a leader, and much more.

Formerly the Sheraton Columbia, this location will undergo a multi-million dollar renovation and conversion into the Autograph Columbia. We are seeking a dynamic General Manager to join our pre-opening team. As a current General Manager you will possess;

  • Pre-opening and repositioning experiences with a successful track record.
  • Upscale/Luxury experience is a MUST!
  • Previous Food & Beverage experiences prior to becoming General Manager.
  • Strong and successful Owner Relations partnerships.
  • Local market, preferred.

Additionally, as General Manager, you will

  • Oversee all aspects of operations by exercising demonstrated knowledge and experience in all phases of hotel management, including sales and marketing, human resources, food and beverage, budget and forecast management, rooms, housekeeping and maintenance. 
  • Provide the vision, leadership and strategy to inspire your associates to deliver exceptional service and drive financial success.  You have a strong hotel management background and an obvious passion for the hospitality industry.  Your passion for service is contagious and you are a natural coach that loves to build effective teams and inspires individuals to do their best. 
  • Enable innovation and drive results. You execute successful sales and marketing campaigns, understand dynamic revenue management and can drive profit to the bottom line through strong financial controls. 
  • Build a rapport with ownership. You partner closely with your owner and work to understand their priorities and exceed their expectations. 


To be successful in this role, you must be able to read, write, and verbally communicate effectively and professionally in English with associates, guests, and ownership.  You must be able to deal with difficult situations and people, while exhibiting a consistent level of professionalism. You will regularly use a computer and different software. Occasionally you will have to lift or move up to 25 pounds. 

Interstate Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of employment. Interstate Hotels & Resorts does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, gender, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

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If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please call (703) 387-3888 or email with the nature of your accommodation request and include the Hotel location and title of the job opening. Please allow one (1) business day for a reply.


About this Employer

Autograph Columbia

10207 Wincopin Circle
Columbia, MD 21044

(410) 730-3900

290 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

Lakefront hotel centrally located between Baltimore's Inner Harbor and our nation's capital, formerly the Sheraton Columbia Town Center Hotel will be undergoing extensive renovations to reopen in Q2 2021.