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Front Office Manager - Waldorf Astoria Chicago

Company: Hilton Worldwide
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

Waldorf Astoria is looking for a Front Office Manager to join the team in Chicago's Gold Coast! This is an exciting time to join the team as the hotel recently completed a full renovation to include the re-concepting of the food and beverage outlets.

This Forbes 4-Star property located in downtown Chicago has a Parisian-style charm with 214 rooms, 8,500 square feet of banquet space, and 4 food and beverage outlets. This includes a restaurant, 2 bars, and in-room dining.

In this role, you will oversee all the front desk operations including valet parking and PBX departments.

The ideal candidate will have two (2) or more years of Front Office (OnQ) management experience in a unionized environment.

Want to learn more? Hotel Website, Facebook, Instagram

What will I be doing?

As Front Office Manager, you would be responsible for directing and administering Front Office operations in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

* Manage all Front Office operations to include, but not limited to, guest service and registration (check-in/check-out), room inventory and availability, guest service standards and initiatives, product quality, cost controls and overall profitability, marketing initiatives, systems use and management, budgeting and forecasting, department management, policy and procedure implementation and enforcement and meeting participation and facilitation
* Monitor and develop team member performance to include, but not limited to, providing supervision, scheduling, conducting counseling and evaluations and delivering recognition and reward
* Monitor and assess service and satisfaction trends, evaluate and address issues and make improvements accordingly
* Ensure compliance with Company standards
* Meet and greet guests and respond to guest inquiries, requests and issues in a timely, friendly and efficient manner and resolves guest concerns
* Initiate and implement up-selling techniques to promote hotel services and facilities to maximize room occupancy and overall revenue
* Ensure team members have current knowledge of hotel products, services, facilities, events, pricing and policies and knowledge of the local area and events
* Complete audit procedures, as needed
* Recruit, interview and train team members

What are we looking for?

Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:

* Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.
* Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.
* Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities.
* Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do.
* Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions.
* Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline

In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:

* Quality
* Productivity
* Dependability
* Customer Focus
* Adaptability

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!

The Benefits- Hilton is proud to have an award-winning workplace culture ranking #2 Best Company To Work For in the U.S.

We support the mental and physical wellbeing of all Team Members so they can Thrive personally and professionally in a diverse and inclusive environment, thanks to innovative programs and benefits such as:

* Health insurance
* Career growth and development
* Team Member Resource Groups
* Recognition and rewards programs
* Go Hilton travel discount program
* Best-in-Class Paid Time Off (PTO)
* Supportive parental leave
* Employee stock purchase program (ESPP) - purchase Hilton shares at 15% discount
* Debt-free education: Access to a wide variety of educational credentials (ex. college degrees, high school completion, English-language learning, digital literacy, professional certificates and more)

Keywords: Hilton Worldwide, Chicago , Front Office Manager - Waldorf Astoria Chicago, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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