Offers “Accor”

Expires soon Accor

Assistant Front Office Manager

  • Chicago, USA
  • Hotels - Restaurants

Job description

Company Description

Swissôtel Chicago is a luxury 4 diamond hotel with 662 rooms and suites located in the heart of downtown Chicago. Inspired by our brand pillar, Vitality , our Swissôtel Chicago family is united by a common vision to re-engage, re-inspire and re-vitalize our commitment to delivering quality service, building quality relationships and living quality lives. 

 At Swissôtel Chicago, we put the emphasis on our people. We are extremely proud of our Vitality initiatives and offer a variety of wellness programs for our Colleagues, who – in turn – aspire to bring quality of life into our guests’ lives. Our goal is to provide a motivating and rewarding environment that attracts talented individuals who wish to develop their careers within a culture that values creativity and innovation in order to execute winning results aligned with our Vitality vision.  

Be Bold, Be Inspired, Be You.

Job Description

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

You are an inspiring leader who loves to create genuine and heartfelt experiences for others by building relationships and celebrating the unique differences in everyone around you. You thrive in an environment that changes in every moment and you’re often referred to as the Master of Multi-tasking! You enjoy developing others and genuinely bringing joy to peoples’ lives - and it just so happens you’ll be doing just that in an award-winning hotel.

The Assistant Front Office Manager will support the Director, Front Office by leading our Front Desk team through building trust and relationships by nurturing a work culture that celebrates diversity, inclusiveness, belonging, growth and development and by inspiring colleagues to deliver heartfelt experiences for each and every guest.

·  To support the Director of Front Office in all aspects of the department and inspiring the Front Office team to follow all service standards
·  To consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service while creating heartfelt experiences
·  To ensure proper staffing and scheduling of all Front Office colleagues in accordance to productivity guidelines
·  To communicate through pre-shift logs, emails and departmental meetings all pertinent information for the respective shift and areas of operation
·  To develop supervisors and colleagues through a meaningful training program
·  To assist guests regarding hotel facilities in an informative and helpful way
·  To follow department policies, procedures and service standards
·  To follow all safety policies 
·  Any other tasks that may be assigned

 

Physical aspects of the position include but are not limited to the following: 

·  Frequent standing, walking and sitting throughout shift
·  Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting
·  Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps

Qualifications

YOUR EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS INCLUDE:

·  Previous leadership experience required
·  Previous PMS experience preferred
·  Computer savvy in Microsoft Window applications an asset
·  University/College degree in a related discipline an asset
·  Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
·  Highly responsible & reliable
·  Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
·  Ability to work cohesively with fellow colleagues as part of a team
·  Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Additional Information

WHAT IS IN IT FOR YOU:

·  Employee Benefit Card offering discounted rates at Accor worldwide
·  Learning & Development programs through our Academies
·  Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within our property and across the world!
·  Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibilities, such as Sustainability, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

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