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Marriott Franchised Assistant Front Office Manager in Palm Beach, Florida

Job Number 21137570

Job Category Rooms & Guest Services Operations

Location Marriott's Ocean Pointe, 71 South Ocean Avenue, Palm Beach Shores, Florida, United States

Brand Marriott Vacations Worldwide

Schedule Full-Time

Relocation? Y

Position Type Management

Located Remotely? N

Additional Information: This hotel is owned and operated by an independent franchisee, Marriott Ownership Resorts Inc. The franchisee controls all aspects of the hotel’s employment policies and practices, including the selection and hiring process. If you accept a position at this hotel you will be employed by a franchisee and not by Marriott International.

JOB SUMMARY

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Supporting Management of Front Desk Team

  • Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.

  • Encourages and building mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.

  • Supervises and manages employees. Managing all day-to-day operations. Understanding employee positions well enough to perform duties in employees' absence.

  • Ensures employee recognition is taking place on all shifts.

  • Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with employees.

  • Monitoring and Supporting Progress Toward Guest Services and Front Desk Goals

  • Manages day-to-day operations, ensuring the quality, standards and meeting the expectations of the customers on a daily basis.

  • Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.

  • Handles complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts, or otherwise negotiating with others.

  • Strives to improve service performance.

  • Collaborates with the Front Office Manager on ways to continually improve departmental service.

  • Communicates a clear and consistent message regarding the Front Office goals to produce desired results.

  • Participates in the development and implementation of corrective action plans based on review of comment cards and guest satisfaction results.

  • Emphasizes guest satisfaction during all departmental meetings and focuses on continuous improvement.

Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service

  • Provides services that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and retention.

  • Improves service by communicating and assisting individuals to understand guest needs, providing guidance, feedback, and individual coaching when needed.

  • Sets a positive example for guest relations.

  • Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service within guidelines.

  • Handles guest problems and complaints seeking assistance from supervisor as necessary.

  • Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.

Managing Projects and Policies

  • Implementing the customer recognition/service program, communicating, and ensuring the process.

  • Ensures compliance with all Front Office policies, standards and procedures.

  • Monitors adherence to all credit policies and procedures to reduce bad debts and rebates.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.

  • Analyzes information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.

  • Informs and/or updating the executives, the peers and the subordinates on relevant information in a timely manner.

  • Functions in place of the Front Office Manager in his/her absence.

  • Communicates critical information from pre- and post-convention meetings to the Front Office staff.

  • Participates in department meetings.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED; 2 years’ experience in guest services, front desk, or related professional area

OR

2-year degree from an accredited university in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Hospitality, Business Administration, or related major; 1 year work experience in guest services, front desk or related professional area

This company is an equal opportunity employer.

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