Sage Hospitality Resources Area General Manager in Atlanta, Georgia
Sage Hotel Management is currently seeking an Area General Manager for our three Atlanta properties, Renaissance Atlanta Midtown, Hilton Garden Inn Midtown, and the Homewood Suites Midtown.
At Sage Hotel Management, we passionately strive to be the best and create excellence in everything we do. We are known amongst our staff, our owners, our guests, and our communities as leaders in our field who are authentic, humble, innovative, and flexible operators driven to anticipate needs and exceed expectations.
Sage’s vision is to be recognized by our customers as the best in our business through ensuring a culture that “makes the ordinary extraordinary!” The ideal candidate should champion this culture in every touch-point of our business from our associates, guests, owners, and communities. The service and courtesy you extend and promote daily will ensure a healthy and productive culture of serving others with excellence. Join us today!
Overall management responsibility for the operation of multi- hotels including profitability, guest service, product quality, and overall cleanliness and maintenance of the hotel property. Operation of the hotels will be within the framework of approved 1) annual budget, 2) annual marketing plan, 3) annual capital expenditure plan, 4) annual wage plan, and always within the framework of all Company policies and procedures.
Assist Hotel Manager and the Executive Committees utilizing a participative style: be readily available and effectively communicate with each member
Assist the HotelManager to coordinate the operation of each individual's department and special projects, and assist in identifying problems and solutions.
Guide the Hotel Manager in dealing with the hotel's problems and opportunities in order to best serve the financial interests of the property.
Educate and assist in the development of annual operating budget which will serve as an operating plan and define required levels of achievement.
Assist in the assurance of achievement of annual budget in revenues, costs and profits through accounting diligence and expenditure controls and proficient accounting practices.
Educate and assist with written priorities and key objectives for each hotel quarterly including action plan and completion date.
Follow up to assure successful implementation and follow-through and take corrective action in the event of failure to meet assigned objectives.
Educate, assist and review monthly forecasting of operating staff and cost expenditures.
Business planning in line with forecasted sales and costs including guidance to department heads.
P & L Statement Critique
Educate, assist and review monthly review of financial statements in order to correct problems, assure spending is in line and to plan for future business.
Review and approve all expenses in "other expense" categories. Regularly review all major expenses to assure that monies are wisely expended.
Assist Hotel Manager with the development of high level of esprit de corps and loyalty to the hotel and to the company in order to reduce turnover and increase employee morale.
Communicate, counsel and assist Hotel Manager in staff development.
Be visible and available to all hourly personnel in accordance with the Company's open door policy.
Consult on performance appraisal and personal development plans for management staff.
Assist Hotel Manager in identifying substandard performance of individual managers and assist in the outline improvement action, including taking corrective or disciplinary measures.
Assist Hotel Manager in assuring a level of experience, knowledge and ability to meet job requirements of all hotel management.
Cost Controls Review controls and assure adherence at all times in order to protect the hotel's property/assets.
Wage and Salary Administration
Assist and consult in the review of all wage and salary increases assuring compliance with wage scales and compensation philosophies.
Consult in the future Business Quarterly review of future bookings of room nights and banquet sales, early identification of weak periods, implementing yield management practices.
Consult on quarterly review of pricing including review of cost increases and competitive pricing in room rates, restaurant, lounge and banquet areas.
Assure recommendation and implementation of price increases on a timely basis.
- Consult with Hotel Manager to assure that an on-going program is followed in regular repair and upkeep of the facility, landscape and equipment by developing and implementing a preventive maintenance program.
Consult and assist with the development of annual sales and marketing plan.
Monitor implementation of marketing plan action steps.
Consult with Hotel Manager regarding regular review of sales solicitation activities, room nights productivity and group room rates sold by the sales department.
Consult with Hotel Manager regarding regularly review of individual productivity taking corrective action and guiding as needed.
Consult on the evaluation of market mix and assist if necessary to take action in order to best position the hotel for increased business.
Review with Hotel Manager his/her involvement in sales solicitation of key accounts by reviewing contracts, meeting with sales department, visit key account contacts in person and by phone.
Food and Beverage Promotion
Consult with Hotel Manager on the success of F&B promotion programs. Assist with taking corrective actions as required.
Consult on sales levels in order to assist with taking steps to reverse negative sales trends.
Consult and assist Hotel Manager with maintaining credit policies at Front Office, Sales and Catering.
Assist Hotel Manager with credit meetings and assist in developing action plans, supervise collections of major accounts, review of aging reports and approval of write-offs as necessary.
Front Office Management
- Consult with Hotel Manager on review of Front Office results in order to maximize room revenue. Assist with identifying problem areas and initiate solutions.
- Assist with representation of the hotel within the local community, positioning the hotel as a good corporate citizen that is involved and supportive of community affairs.
Policies and Procedures
- Assure that all Company policies and procedures are fully implemented throughout the hotels.
A four-year college degree or equivalent education/experience
Previous experience as General Manager or Assistant General Manager at a similar size and type of hotel, previous experience as Department Head at same facility.
Requires advanced knowledge of the hospitality and business management fields.
Requires considerable working knowledge of other major areas and the skill to integrate and communicate that information.
Requires studying, analyzing and interpreting complex activities or information in order to improve known practices or develop new approaches.
Ability to make decisions with only general policies and procedures for guidance and keeping the General Manager informed of general direction.
Requires highly developed communication skills to frequently negotiate, convince, sell and influence other managerial personnel, hotel guests and/or corporate clients.
Must have excellent speech and written skills in order to communicate with managers, guests and employees.
Must have excellent literacy skills necessary for reports, policies and procedures.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must have vision ability in order to visually inspect hotel.
Must have mobility to walk through the front and the back of the hotel.
Climbing approximately 20-30 steps 10% of the week.
Physically able to regularly inspect all areas of interior and exterior of facility.
General office and hotel environment
Position Type: Regular Full-Time
Property : Renaissance Atlanta
Category: General Manager
Address : 866 W Peachtree St NW
City : Atlanta
State : Georgia
EOE Protected Veterans/Disability