Shade Hotel Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, USA
Nov 07, 2019Full time
Shade Hotel Manhattan Beach is hiring a General Manager! Open in 2005 in Downtown Manhattan Beach, Shade was, and still remains the only luxury boutique hotel in the area. Ranked #1 on Trip Advisor, we take the guest experience very, very seriously (but thankfully don't take ourselves too seriously). We are looking for a special leader to join our family, and inspire our team to reach even higher levels of success. Compensation: Competitive Salary | Bonus Program | Full medical and dental benefits | 2 weeks paid vacation in the first year | Sick pay | 8 paid holidays | Life Insurance | 401K | Free meals | Free parking | Positive culture | Work beachside | Director of Culture | Employee discounts | Free yoga | Employee Assistance Program So, what are we really looking for? Of course, you must have the necessary experience to do the job. You must know how to run a hotel. That's a non-negotiable. See below for the full list of qualifications. But as you know, it's about so much more than that. We are looking for a kindred spirit to join our family and take Shade to the next level. You will do this by being a fantastic leader. You have an outstanding work ethic and don't shy away from checking guests in, making beds, bussing tables, etc. When the &*%$ hits the fan, you jump in and help. HOWEVER, who you are BEING when on property far exceeds what you are DOING. Your primary role as General Manager is to maximize the talents and productivity of your managers and staff. You have two hands, but your team has about 160 hands. Our perfect fit knows how to get all 160 of those hands performing at their best. At Shade, we believe in Danny Meyer's concept, "The Virtuous Cycle of Hospitality". If we treat our team well, they will treat our guests well. Plain and simple. Our new General Manager must believe in this philosophy, and practice it every day. The Qualifications: Minimum 5 years as a Hotel Manager or Hotel General Manager Extended tenure at previous properties. Longevity is extremely important to us-we will not consider those who have jumped around. Extensive experience with revenue management and finances - you must be able to drive profit creatively and resourcefully - Shade is an independent hotel with no corporate machine behind it. Strong delegating skills and a proven track record of developing managers Extremely positive attitude-cynics and those with a victim mentality need not apply Strong organizational skills and able to prioritize tasks Great eye for detail Strong F&B background-ability to effectively oversee the restaurant and events Experience in luxury boutique hotels strongly preferred Opera and Delphi knowledge strongly preferred ABOUT SHADE MANHATTAN BEACH: Shade is Manhattan Beach's only luxury boutique hotel. It's the perfect destination to enjoy a sunny beachside vacation, throw the wedding or event of your dreams, and experience the culinary epicenter of the South Bay. Condé Nast Traveler® listed Shade as the #6 reason to visit LA, and Manhattan Beach as LA's newest hip corner. Stemming from owner and restaurateur Michael Zislis' visionary take on personal service, allow our staff to ensure your experience is nothing less than stellar. With upscale dining, shopping, and sightseeing all within a close distance, Shade guarantees you an unforgettable stay.