Sage Hospitality Group Front Office Manager in Santa Monica, California
The Pierside Hotel, is seeking a Front Desk Manager to join our team in serving guests with creativity and passion!
Located directly across from the Pacific Park Ferris wheel on Santa Monica Pier,our Santa Monica Beach hotel is an inviting destination for your Southern California getaways. Guests feel at home in beautifully decorated rooms and suites with ocean views and modern amenities and can soak up the SoCal sunshine with a cocktail by the outdoor heated pool, or get energized in our well appointed fitness center.
As part of Sage Hospitality Group, we passionately strive to be the best and create excellence in everything we do. We believe in enriching lives one experience at a time. More than a slogan, we empower our employees to make positive impacts on the communities in which we live and work. By providing genuine service we build relationships with our guests and value for our shareholders, and we create unforgettable experiences.
We are looking for independent thinkers. Those who harness their entrepreneurial spirit so that it breaks preconceived notions. We’re not afraid to forge our own path. After all, it’s what industry leaders do. That’s why we welcome risk takers and creative spirits alike. No matter your daily role, Sage recognizes that your success is about more than the work you do—it’s really about who you are, which is why we invest in your personal and professional growth. We hope you consider joining us!
The Front Desk Manager is responsible for the daily operation of the Front Desk and acts as the main contact for guests and other hotel departments. Ensures an efficient guest registration, check out and telephone service. Ensures front desk agents are completed in accordance to established policies and procedures. Assists in the training and hiring of Front Desk Agents.
Ensure guest arrival and departure procedures are accurately followed in a smooth and timely manner.
Ensures the entire front desk team regularly calculates and/or posts monies, receipts, guest accounts and other forms of credit using accurate, proper cash handling methods and established procedures in order to present the customer with timely and precise hotel charges upon check-out and maintain accurate hotel records.
Control cash transactions at the front desk and maintain complete responsibility for personal bank as specified by hotel bank agreement policy.
Assist and make recommendations to the Assistant General Manager in the areas of conducting performance evaluations, discipline and terminations as appropriate.
Coordinate guest service efforts to include group arrivals and departures, and guest transportation, while maximizing the guest experience through top quality customer service.
Coordinate activities and foster good relations with our valet and taxi services.
Provides information and assists staff in recommending area restaurants, theaters, community events, activities, etc., to ensure optimum guest satisfaction.
Follow-up on any complaints or problems a guest may experience in a timely and professional fashion to ensure a quality guest experience.
Implement emergency training and procedures to ensure appropriate protection of the hotel’s guests, staff and company assets.
Ensure all Front Desk Associate duties are completed daily.
High School diploma or equivalent
Minimum two years previous experience as a front desk supervisor or minimum of four years front office experience in hotel work.
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.
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.
Ability to read written forms of communication and monochrome computer screen.
Excellent comprehension and literacy required to review correspondence, initiate reports, conduct training, etc.
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 carrying and lifting of files and office items up to 25 lbs.
Work inside 95%Material/Equipment used. Prolonged standing at indoor, thermostatically climate-controlled workstation.
Eligible to participate in Sage bonus plan
Medical, dental, & vision insurance
Eligible to participate in the Company’s 401(k) program with employer matching
Health savings and flexible spending accounts
Basic Life and AD&D insurance
Company-paid short-term disability
Paid FMLA leave for up to a period of 12 weeks
Employee Assistance Program
Great discounts on Hotels, Restaurants, and much more.
Eligible to participate in the Employee Referral Bonus Program. Up to $1,000 per referral.
The employer will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner with the local ordinance.
Position Type: Regular Full-Time
Property : The Pierside Hotel
Category: Front Desk & Guest Services
Min: USD $70,000.00/Yr.
Address : 120 Colorado Ave
City : Santa Monica
State : California
EOE Protected Veterans/Disability