Hotel front Desk manager

Hello!

I’m trying to apply for a position and I would like to write a cover letter. Below will be provided all requirements:

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Your day to day

FINANCIAL RETURNS:
 Participate in the preparation of the annual departmental operating budget and financial plans. Monitor budget and control labor costs and expenses with a focus on rate strategy, building initiatives and inventory management.
 Oversee night audit function and preparation of daily financial reports.
 Develop plans to increase occupancy and ADR through walk-ins and upselling at the Front Desk.
PEOPLE:
 Manage day-to-day staffing requirements, plan and assign work, and establish performance and development goals for team members. Provide mentoring, coaching and regular feedback to help manage conflict and improve team member performance.
 Educate and train team members in compliance with federal, state and local laws and safety regulations. Ensure staff is properly trained and has the tools and equipment to carry out job duties.
 Ensure staff is properly trained on systems, security and cash handling procedures, and service and quality standards.
GUEST EXPERIENCE:
 Ensure Front Office staff provides guests with prompt service, professional attention and personal recognition.
 Ensure guests are greeted upon arrival and make time to interact effectively with guests. Respond appropriately to guest complaints, solicit feedback and build relationships to drive continuous improvement in guest satisfaction.  Conduct routine inspections of the Front Office and public areas and take immediate actions to correct any deficiencies.
RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS:
 Check billing instructions and guest credit for compliance with hotel credit policy and ensure all transactions are handled in a secure manner.
 Train team members on PBX procedures and serve as a central communications point during emergency/crisis situations; develop and maintain relationships with local fire, police and emergency personnel.
Perform other duties as assigned. May also serve as manager on duty.

What we need from you

ACCOUNTABILITY
This job is the top Front Office job at a full-service hotel. Typically supervises Front Desk agents and porter/shuttle services, reservations, PBX, etc. May oversee subordinate supervisors and directly reports to the General Manager. This is an Executive Committee position.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree / higher education qualification / equivalent in Hotel Management/Business Administration plus 3 years of Front Office/Guest Service experience including management experience. Must speak fluent English. Other languages preferred.

What we offer

At Hotel Indigo, we live, work and play in the local neighborhoods that we call home. We combine stylish, vibrant & modern design of a boutique hotel with personal, unique & attentive service. We want you to bring your unique self to the workplace as we deliver a refreshingly local service to our guests.

We have a diverse workforce, celebrating difference, while working better together. Competitive benefit package are available which may include Medical/Dental/Vision/401K and more. Please ask HR for details.
IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans.