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Front Desk Supervisor

Company: sonesta
Location: Somers Point
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description SummaryThe Front Desk Supervisor (FDS) is responsible for consistently delivering results that contribute to the mission and overall success of the hotel by accomplishing performance objectives covering the front desk and is the lead Front Desk support for the Management Team. The FDS serves as the lead point person with regard to the Front Desk technology systems and in-house guest marketing initiatives.Job DescriptionDUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:--- Deliver on the promise of Sonesta Service in all interactions with guests and clients. Manage according to theSonesta G.U.E.S.T. standards and instill a passion for customer service in all associates of the hotel.--- Ensure all staff is properly trained on all front desk operations, hotel facilities and services, local directions andsafety and emergency procedures. Ensure all staff has the supplies needed to effectively carry out their jobfunctions.--- Supervise the front desk and reservation functions to ensure the delivery of superior guest services, the securityof monies, credit card transactions and guest information.--- Responsible for the supervision of the security of cash, credit card transactions, and guest information.--- Supervise the overall seasonal demand reservation strategy as communicated by the hotel management teamwith regard to room type and length of stay pricing. Work with the hotel's property management system(Opera) and reservation system (Synxis) to maximize revenue through occupancy and rate adjustments based onmarket conditions.--- Establish effective Front Desk communication and information system through logs, department meetings, andone-on-one interaction with the staff.--- Ensure guest special requests are fulfilled and proper delivery of guest services is delivered.--- Supervise the daily execution of the shoppe and the pour by ensuring each is stocked and maintained in anorderly and appealing manner.--- Establish and implement appropriate service recovery guidelines in order to ensure complete guest satisfaction.Respond to guest complaints or concerns in a prompt and professional manner.--- Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other shifts anddepartmental management.--- Register guests, issue room keys, provide information on hotel services and room location. Answer phones in aprompt and courteous manner.--- Supervising the accurate processing all cash and credit card transactions in accordance with establishedprocedures including but not limited to posting all charges, completing cashier and other reports, preparingdeposits, and counting/securing assigned cash bank(s).--- Communicate any outstanding guest requests or issues to management that may require additional monitoringor follow-up.--- Regularly sell hotel rooms through direct client contact.--- Ensure compliance with federal, state and local laws regarding health, safety, and alcohol services.--- Perform other duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:--- High School diploma or equivalent required.--- Two years of previous hotel experience required.--- Previous background from the extended stay industry preferred.--- Ability to speak, read, and write fluent English; other languages beneficial.--- Professional verbal and written communication skills.--- Mathematical skills, including basic math, budgeting, profit/loss concepts, percentages, and variances preferred.--- Problem solving, reasoning, motivating, organizational and training abilities preferred.--- Will be required to obtain a ServSafe certification.--- May be required to obtain a TIPS certification.--- Experience with Microsoft Office and Opera systems required.--- Valid driver's license required.--- Frequently standing up, bending, climbing, kneeling, and moving about the facility.--- Carrying, lifting or pulling items weighing up to 50 pounds.--- Frequently handling objects and equipment.--- Will be required to work mornings, evening, weekends, and holidays.Additional Job DescriptionBenefitsSonesta recognizes that benefits play a vital role in helping ensure the health and financial security of employees and their families. We offer a variety of benefits to our employees including:Medical, Dental and Vision InsuranceHealth Savings Account with Company Match401(k) Retirement Plan with Company MatchPaid Vacation and Sick DaysSonesta Hotel DiscountsEducational AssistancePaid Parental LeaveCompany Paid Life InsuranceCompany Paid Short Term and Long Term Disability InsuranceVarious Employee Perks and DiscountsUpon submitting your application, please ensure you complete a full application in addition to attaching a resume. Incomplete applications received will not be considered.

Keywords: sonesta, Camden , Front Desk Supervisor, Other , Somers Point, New Jersey

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