Sage Hospitality Resources Assistant Front Office Manager in Savannah, Georgia
Perry Lane Hotel seeks an Assistant Front Office Manager who is welcoming, creative and polished with a heart of service. We passionately strive to be the best and create excellence in everything we do. We are known among our team, our guests and our communities as leaders in our field who are authentic, humble and innovative operators driven to anticipate needs and exceed expectations.
Stationed in the midst of the city, Perry Lane Hotel invites guests to immerse themselves in all that is Savannah. Combining regional and contemporary aesthetics, this newly-minted member of the esteemed Luxury Collection boasts 167 elegant guest rooms, including 12 luxurious suites. Three lively food and beverage venues create a thriving social atmosphere, while our expansive art collection, 8,900 sq. ft. of event space and ever-changing calendar of local on- and off-property programming add up to a truly one-of-a-kind experience.
Assistant Front Office Manager
Perry Lane Hotel
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.
The Assistant Front Office Manager is responsible for managing front office functions and associates. Oversees Switchboard Operations, Guest Services/Front Desk and Retail/Gift Shop. Works with managers and associates to successfully execute 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Standard office equipment including but not limited to: telephone, copy machine, cash register, calculator, PC, fax machine, and PBX machine.
Work inside 95%Material/Equipment Used
Prolonged standing at indoor, thermostatically climate-controlled workstation.
Area of Interest:
Front Desk & Guest Services
Full Time - Regular
255 E Perry Street