New York - High Line, NYC Front Office Manager

      DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?

      The Standard, High Line is looking for a new Front Office Manager to join our dynamic team!


      The Front Office Manager oversees all aspects of the front office areas which may include, but are not limited to guest registration, bell services, business center, telephone services, concierge services, and guest reservations to ensure guest satisfaction and maximize hotel profitability. 

      QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

      Essential:

      • Understanding: Ability to read, comprehend and carry out instructions according to established procedures

      • Comprehension: Fluent in the English language

      • Organizational Skills: Work efficiently, utilize multi-tasking, prioritize tasks

      • Hygiene and Sanitation: Adherence to uniform, grooming and personal hygiene standards and expectations per SOP’s

      • Punctuality: Adherence to posted schedule and arrival time and attendance at mandatory meetings when scheduled

      • Responsibility: Personal comportment in line with Standard, New York policies, standards, and expectations

      • Mathematical skills, including basic math, budgeting, profit/loss concepts, percentages, and variances are utilized frequently/

      • Problem solving, reasoning, motivating, organizational and training abilities are used often.

      • Ability to travel to attend workshops, specialized training and/or certifications, etc.

      • Problem solving, reasoning, motivating and training abilities are often used.


      Physical Requirements:

      • Frequently standing up behind the desk and front office areas

      • Carrying or lifting items weighing up to 50 pounds

      • Handling various objects

      • Use a keyboard to operate various property management and reservations systems, etc.


      Desirable:

      • Bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management/Business Administration

      • At least 3 years work experience in Front Office/Guest Services

      • Multi-lingual


      ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

      • Manage day-to-day operations and assignments of the front office staff; schedule, plan, and assign work. Develop and communicate departmental strategies and goals. Communicate and enforce policies and procedures. 

      • Recommend and/or initiate salary, disciplinary, or other staffing/human resources-related actions in accordance with Company rules and policies. Alert management of potentially serious issues.

      • Ensure all staff is properly trained on systems, security and cash handling procedures, and service standards and have the tools and equipment needed to effectively carry out their job functions.

      • Monitor front office staff to ensure guests receive prompt, professional attention and personal recognition. Ensure guests are greeted upon arrival. Respond appropriately to guest complaints. Implement appropriate service recovery guidelines in order to ensure total guest satisfaction.

      • Schedule and regularly conduct routine inspections of the front office and public areas to ensure appearance of such areas reflects highly on the hotel, brand and Company. Develop action plans to correct any deficiencies.

      • Analyze guest satisfaction data and develop and implement plans to achieve established goals related to guest satisfaction scores, front desk activities etc.

      • Achieve budgeted revenues, control labor costs and expenses, and maximize profitability within all areas of the front office. Participate in the preparation of the annual departmental operating budget and financial plans which support the overall objectives of the hotel.

      • Maintain procedures for securities of monies, credit and financial transactions, and guest security. Check billing instructions and guest credit for compliance with hotel credit policy.

      • Establish, implement, and maintain training and procedures for PBX to serve as a central communications point during emergency/crisis situations; develop and maintain relationships with local fire, police, and emergency personnel.

      • Assist in managing hotel revenue generation and maximization through full utilization of company systems, business processes and specifications.

      • Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments. 

      • Perform other duties as assigned.

      • May serve as “manager on duty” as required.


      Standard High Line Employer, LLC (the “Company”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment decisions are to be made without regard to race, color, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, religion, creed, marital status, transgender status partnership status, familial status, national origin/ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, unemployment status, mental or physical disability or medical condition, handicap, military status, veteran’s status, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, status as a victim of sex offenses or stalking, employment status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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