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Assistant Front Office Manager

Accor Hotels
Washington, District Of Columbia, United States
5 days ago


Assistant Front Office Manager

If creating memories and being part of an exceptional guest experience appeals to you, perhaps you would be interested in joining the outstanding team of hospitality professionals at the Fairmont Washington, D.C.

Located in Washington's fashionable West End, The Fairmont Washington, D.C. surrounds you with comfort and luxury. The perfect hotel for either business or leisure travel, The Fairmont Washington, D.C. offers spacious guestrooms and the brilliant colors of nature found in the hotel's central garden courtyard, reflecting these tones throughout the property.

What is in it for you:

* Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide

* Learning programs through our Academies

* Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!

* Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21

What you will be doing:

* Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Front Desk, Concierge, Bell Staff and Royal Service departments with a primary focus on the overall operation of the Front Desk.

* Manager on Duty serving as a resource and support to all departments in the absence of a Department Head and Executive Committee Members.

* Leads and coaches the Front Office team towards achieving the highest levels of guest service through consistent delivery of Service standards, and opportunities to create memorable experiences.

* Leads the Front Office team towards achieving the highest levels of exceptional guest service and colleague satisfaction results, through the application of all Corporate and property standards and policies.

* Review arrival reports and VIP reports to ensure all special requirements are met or exceeded.

* Strong focus on development and implementation of departmental goals and projects in the areas of occupancy and yield management, guest service and standards, health and safety, and employee engagement.

* Actively seeks feedback from colleagues and guests and follows up by taking appropriate action.

* Ensure effective utilization and productivity of all employees in the Front Office, including involvement in forecasting, payroll, scheduling and adhering to budget parameters.

* Schedule the colleagues within budgeted guidelines and provides best coverage for service demands. In periods of low occupancy, control distribution of rooms to maximize Housekeeping efficiency.

* Developing an enthusiastic and guest driven Front Desk team through recruitment, performance appraisals, recognition, incentive programs, communication meetings, and additional career development.

* Builds a cooperative team spirit by demonstrating best practices, including listening, providing positive and constructive feedback and timely follow up.

* Continuously Committed to provide excellent service and exceed guests expectations

* Excellent departmental and inter-departmental skills. Co-ordinates all Front Office and related operations. Builds and maintains excellent working relationships with key departments including, Reservations, Housekeeping, Engineering, Restaurants, Sales, and Conference Services.

* Responsible for cash float.

* Ensure a safe work environment is maintained at all times and that all colleagues are committed to working safely.

* Participates and demonstrates leadership on Hotel Committees.

* Seeks feedback on guest satisfaction and responds to guest complaints, completes follow up on the Manager on Duty Pass-on, and resolves problems in accordance to our corporate values, mission and vision within a timely manner.

* All other duties assigned by the Director of Front Office.

Your experience and skills include:

* Service focused personality is essential and previous leadership experience required

* Prior experience working with Opera or a related system

* Proven ability to build and maintain good relationships with all stakeholders

* Communicate thoughts, actions and opportunities clearly with strong networking skills

* Ability to lead by example, believe in a strong team culture and set the scene for high performance

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Why work for Accor?

We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor's limitless possibilities.

By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit

Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo! #BELIMITLESS #LI-KW1

Job Information

  • Job ID: ba5122c0-27034271870
  • Location:
    Washington, District Of Columbia, United States
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