Sage Hospitality Resources Director of Front Office in Denver, Colorado

Req # 6258BR

Job Title Director of Front Office

Position Type Full Time - Regular

Location Name Marriott Denver Tech Center

City Denver

State CO

Why Us After spending 12 months going through an extensive, multi-million dollar renovation, the Marriott Denver Tech Center offers genuine hospitality and unmatched amenities for today's modern travelers. We are conveniently located in the Denver Tech Center and are only a few minutes’ walk from a Light Rail station – which connects you to multiple areas of the Denver-Metro area to make your commute a breeze.

At the Marriott Denver Tech Center Hotel, a member of Sage Hospitality, you are empowered and encouraged to create memorable and positive guest experiences with every guest every day. At Sage our experience is different. We are one of the nation’s leading hotel and restaurant management and investment companies. Sage has a dynamic and progressive culture, is value oriented, customer service driven and brings together a team of people passionate about making a meaningful difference every day.

Come join us at the Marriott Denver Tech Center and become part of a diverse and dynamic team!

Posting Overview

The Front Office Manager is responsible for all front office functions and associates. Oversees Bell/Valet associates, Switchboard Operations, Guest Services/Front Desk and Retail/Gift Shop, as applicable. Works with managers and associates to successfully execute all front office duties, ensure smooth and efficient guest arrival and departure process. Demonstrates excellent leadership, communication and team building skills with associates, peers and across departments.

Requirements

Competencies

Dealing with Ambiguity

Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Composure

Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.

Interpersonal Savvy

Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.

Building Effective Teams

Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.

Knowledge/Skills

Requires working knowledge of guest services and hotel services, policies or operations.

Must have high school graduate level mathematical aptitude; know standard cash handling procedures and knowledge of computerized cash register systems.

Must have vision ability to read written forms of communication and monochrome computer screen.

Excellent comprehension and literacy required to review correspondence, initiate reports, conduct training, etc.

Abilities

90% of shift is standing, Bending/kneeling - repeated bending and kneeling required while filing, Mobility - must be able to reach all areas of hotel to assist clients. Occasional standing. Occasional carrying and lifting of files and office items up to 25 lbs.

Education/Formal Training

High School diploma or equivalent

Experience

Minimum two years previous experience as a front desk supervisor or minimum of four years front office experience in hotel work.

Material/Equipment Used

Standard office equipment including but not limited to: telephone, copy machine, cash register, calculator, PC, fax machine, and PBX machine.

Environment

Work inside 95%Material/Equipment Used

Prolonged standing at indoor, thermostatically climate-controlled workstation.

EEO Statement

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.