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Front Desk Supervisor

posted February 16, 2020

Holiday Inn Express New York City Wall Street
New York, NY
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About This Job

Opportunity:  Front Desk Supervisor

Supervise front desk operations in accordance with established guest service, quality and sustainability standards.

Potential Career Path

Assistant Front Office Manager – Front Office Manager – Assistant General Manager

Essential Job Functions

  • Interview, select, train, schedule, coach, and support associates, ensuring they perform in accordance with established brand or hotel standards and consistent with HHM core values. 
  • Resolve guest complaints and concerns by conducting thorough research of the situation and determining the most effective solutions.
  • Be aware of guest satisfaction scores and work toward increasing departmental and overall guest satisfaction.
  • Participate in lobby ambassador and other activities related to interacting with guests on an individual level, thus creating a relationship and culture that will result in repeat stays.
  • Oversee front office operations in the absence of the Front Office Manager or Assistant General Manager. 
  • Perform bookkeeping activities such as balancing accounts and conducting audits.
  • Make and confirm reservations.
  • Promote Hersha Hospitality and brand-specific marketing programs.
  • Greet guests immediately upon arrival; register and assign guests to hotel rooms.
  • Provide welcome folders containing room keys, certificates, coupons and refreshment center keys as appropriate.
  • Compute bills, collect payments, handle cash, and make change for guests.
  • Close out guest accounts at time of check out. In the event of dissatisfaction, negotiate compromise, which may include authorizing revenue allowances.
  • Create specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and timely action plans to remedy guest service deficiencies.
  • Ensure hotel entrance, reception and other public areas are properly maintained in regards to cleanliness and appearance. 
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and follow MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 1 to 3 years of related experience.

Work Environment and Context

  • Work schedule varies and may include working on all shifts, holidays and weekends.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 25 pounds, bending and reaching, stooping, kneeling, or crouching.

What We Believe

People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It

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About This Employer

Holiday Inn Express New York City Wall Street

126 Water Street
New York, NY 10005

(212) 747-9222

112 Room Hotel

www.ihg.com

Our Hotel

Located near Wall Street Steps away from Wall Street, the Holiday Inn Express® Hotel New York City - Wall Street is situated in the heart of the Financial District. Whether you're in town on business or for a New York City vacation, this hotel's location in lower Manhattans convenient for all travelers. Moments from Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange, City Hall and the Federal Reserve Bank, this New York City hotel offers corporate guests the utmost in service and amenities. Free wireless internet access makes staying in touch easy, and the Business Center is there for support. The Big Apple is brimming with exciting attractions, and this hotel's location in NYC is minutes from everything. Must-see attractions like Ground Zero, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island are only blocks away from the hotel. You can enjoy the outdoors at nearby Battery Park or hunt for bargains in the numerous SoHo, Chinatown shops and boutiques. Additionally, we are within walking distance from the subway making it easy to explore the entire city.