JOB SUMMARY The Area Director examines, analyzes, and evaluates operations of assigned hotels to ensure adherence to company and franchise standards and policies. JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Guides and directs management in the development, production, promotion, and financial aspects of the organization's products and services Answers complaints and resolves problems Authorizes expenditures and monitors cost control Performs various investigations and/or audits as needed or as recommended by a superior or Corporate personnel Reviews GM's marketing calls semi-quarterly to maintain a thorough understanding of market conditions Completes a direct bill audit semi-quarterly Implements programs that meet corporate goals and objectives Evaluates the results of overall operations regularly and systematically and reports these results to the Regional Vice President Ensures that the responsibilities, authorities, and accountability of all direct subordinates are defined and understood Conducts area meetings semi-annually Completes a property Quality Assurance and franchise review semi-quarterly Adheres to all franchise procedures and regulations to assures each hotel adheres to standard operating procedures Directly supervises 1-2 team members in a designated area. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training team members; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining team members; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Other duties as assigned.