General Manager

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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/11/2016

Commonwealth Hotels Covington, OH

Covington, OH
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)


We are seeking a candidate with at least 2+ years of experience as a General Manager to join an innovative, creative and growing company with Commonwealth Hotels. The property we are currently hiring for is getting ready to go through a full renovation as a select service hotel that will feature attention grabbing architectural details and a flexible layout along with stylish, well-appointed rooms to modern amenities, every detail is thoughtfully designed to meet the needs of both business and leisure travelers. The brand is marketed as an upper-midscale hotel that offers many meaningful extras to provide our guests with enhanced style and comfort. The property is located in Northern, Kentucky across the river from downtown Cincinnati. Commonwealth Hotels was founded in 1986 and quickly became a superior hospitality management company with a world-class culture, sought after for our exceptional guest and associate satisfaction, market premiums, superior return on investment and a Whatever It Takes attitude. We are a leading franchisee of Marriott, Hilton and Hyatt brands. Commonwealth Hotels, home office is located in Cincinnati, Ohio and led by industry executives who have worked together for more than 30 years and have over 100 years of combined experience with hotels and city clubs in all markets across the United States. Our Mission at Commonwealth Hotels is accomplished by providing quality Products and Services to our guests through Attention to Detail, Integrity, Pride and Intensity in all we do. This allows us to develop a special relationship with our guests, associates and owners, carving out our niche in the marketplace. These actions across the board result in superior sales and financial performance. As a Company we believe the true success of our operation rests with the associates who bring life to the bricks and mortar. A great hotel or club is created by great people who perform their job to the best of their ability and are always friendly and helpful to guest. The attitude of our associates all our associates is the mark which sets us apart from other management companies. As the property becomes known for its quality of service and attitude of its associates, the opportunity for growth and security on the personal level is enhanced. A quality operation begets quality people and this combination in turn yields satisfied guests. Our General Managers are the cornerstone of our hotels. We hold these individuals in high esteem, knowing that through their diligence, ambition, strategic thinking and strong leadership skills will influence and inspire our associates to do their very best every day, creating an exceptional experience for our guests. We want leaders who believe that guest and associate satisfaction are equally important, and that building revenue and controlling costs are the priorities that will exceed the expectations of our owners and partners, and drive the business to new heights. In return for your leadership, we will offer you an environment that is team-based, growth-oriented, and personally satisfying. Our compensation, incentive program and benefit package is extremely competitive, and benefits are offered day one of employment. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills and be highly motivated. If this is the type of environment you are seeking, and possess the qualities and requirements listed below we would very much enjoy speaking with you. Relocation would be offered to the right candidate that fits our profile. Qualities: The ability to ensure that qualified personnel are selected, hired and trained in all areas of responsibility Must ensure that all personnel are kept well informed of department objectives and policies The ability to ensure the proper image is being maintained by all employees with respect to grooming and uniform standards The ability to support and participate in all hotel programs, policies and procedures with special emphasis on the orientation of new employees The ability to display fair treatment with respect to disciplinary action and provide supportive documentation and to maintain staff and guest confidentiality at all times The ability to prepare to work closely with Reservations, Front Office and Sales to maximize occupancy, rate and revenue. Keeps all departments notified of any fluctuations in business levels, special guests, groups, etc. The ability to establish and maintain close working relationships with all departments of the hotel to ensure maximum cooperation, productivity, morale and guest service. The ability to develop relationships with clients, return guests, group contacts, etc. to provide maximum personalized guest service The ability to make suggestions for improvements in overall operations with an emphasis on increasing guest satisfaction, revenues as well as reducing cost. The ability to display a high degree of professionalism and integrity as befitting a member of management. The ability to train, motivate, evaluate, mentor and direct colleagues and managers to achieve desired results.