Franchised General Manager Marriott TownePlace Suites Parkersburg, WV With a fun, casual and residential atmosphere including a full kitchen in every suite, TownePlace Suites are designed for the self-sufficient, long stay guest who wants to settle in and connect to the local area. We are seeking a General Manager to open and manage our new Marriott TownePlace Suites in downtown Parkersburg, West Virginia. Responsibility for all aspects of the property, including guest and employee satisfaction, human resources, operations, financial performance, sales and revenue generation and delivering return on investment. Ensure implementation of Marriott brand service strategy and brand initiatives to meet or exceed guest expectations, increasing profit and market share. The successful candidate will be actively involved in the local community to build strong relationships with local officials, businesses, and customers. This hotel is nearing completion, and the General Manager will be involved in final construction items, FF&E purchasing, initial supplies ordering, recruiting the staff, initial marketing and sales activities, and all operational planning involved in the start-up of the hotel. Once the property opens, the General Manager will be responsible for all operations, all employees will report to them, and they will manage all the usual activities and hotel disciplines - sales, front desk, housekeeping, maintenance, etc. The Parkersburg TPS is a Marriott-franchised property and you will report directly to the Vice President/COO of the Developer/Owner/Operator, Marietta OH based Christy & Associates, Inc. Christy & Associates has been engaged in the development and operation of hotel properties since 1980. We operate in Ohio and West Virginia. While our hotels are franchised from top companies Hilton, Marriott and Wyndham, our operating style has a small company flavor, and our general managers enjoy the satisfaction and personal development that comes from autonomy and authority at the local level. The Parkersburg TownePlace Suites involves the dramatic redevelopment of a local landmark, the former Uptowner Inn, which originally opened in 1963. It has been completely redesigned and will open in the new TownePlace Suites Gen4 format. You can follow and view progress at the property on Facebook by searching for "The Uptowner Project".