Assistant Reception Manager - Hilton Northampton

  • Northampton
  • To be negotiated
  • Reception / Administration

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Assistant Reception Manager - Hilton Northampton

An Assistant Reception Manager supports the Reception Manager to ensure that Team Members are prepared and well-informed to deliver our Guests an exceptional experience from check-in through check-out.

What will I be doing?

An Assistant Reception Manager, you will support the Reception Manager to ensure that Team Members are prepared and well-informed to deliver our Guests an exceptional experience from check-in through check-out. An Assistant Reception Manager contributes to the first impressions of our Guests and, therefore, must perform the following tasks to the highest standards:

· Assist with the overseeing of the entire Front Office operation to maintain high standards
· Seek Guest feedback and make operational improvements
· Ensure regular and important Guests are recognised and that the Reception department operates with a sales attitude and promotes the hotel brand's loyalty scheme
· Maximise room occupancy at best rates and use up-selling techniques to promote hotel services and facilities
· Set Reception departmental targets and objectives, work schedules, budgets, policies, and procedures
· Monitor the appearance, standards, and performance of the Front Office Team Members with an emphasis on training and teamwork
· Ensure Team Members have current knowledge of hotel products, services, pricing and policies, as well as knowledge of the local area, and are continuously trained to learn and understand policies and practices
· Maintain good communication and working relationships with all hotel departments
· Monitor staffing levels to meet cover business demands
· Manage staff performance issues in compliance with company policies and procedures
· Assist in the recruiting, managing, training and developing the Reception Team
· Act in accordance with policies and procedures when working with front of house equipment and property management systems
· Assist with other departments, as necessary
Qualifications :

What are we looking for?

Assistant Reception Managers serving Hilton brands are always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

·  Previous supervisory experience in Front Office within the hotel/leisure/retail sector
·  High level of IT proficiency
·  Experience of managing people and developing people
·  Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
·  Accountable and resilient
·  Commitment to delivering a high level of customer service
·  Ability to work under pressure
·  Excellent grooming standards
·  Flexibility to respond to a variety of work situations
·  Ability to work on your own and as part of a team

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

·  Familiar with Property Management Systems
·  A degree or diploma in Hotel Management or equivalent

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands . Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!

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