Highgate is a premier real estate investment and hospitality management company widely recognized as an innovator in the industry. Highgate is the dominant player in U.S. gateway markets including New York, Boston, Miami, San Francisco and Honolulu. Highgate also has a key presence in Barcelona. Highgates portfolio of global properties represents an aggregate asset value exceeding $10B and generates over $2B in cumulative revenues. The company provides expert guidance through all stages of the hospitality property cycle, from planning and development through recapitalization or disposition. Highgate also has the creativity and bandwidth to develop bespoke hotel brands and utilizes industry leading proprietary revenue management tools that identify and predict evolving market dynamics to drive out performance and maximize asset value. With an executive team consisting of some of the industrys most experienced hotel management leaders, the company is a trusted partner for top ownership groups and major hotel brands. Highgate maintains corporate offices in London, New York, Dallas, and Seattle.
Perfectly situated on famous Peachtree Street in downtown Atlanta,The Candler Hotel, a member of Curio Collection by Hilton, opens todaywithin the historic Candler Building. The boutique-style hotel is a 17-story high-rise originally built in 1906 by Coca-Cola magnate Asa Griggs Candler as Atlantas first steel skyscraper and is recognized on the National Register of Historic Places.After completing an expansive transformation led by award-winning interior designer Nicole Hollis, the building has been re-imagined as aluxurious, one-of-a-kind hospitality destination. Many of the buildings original Beaux-Arts architectural details have been preservedincluding their marbleized lobby andTiffany windows. The hotel features 265 graciously appointed guestrooms and suites, a library, a gym outfitted by Peloton, and 6,000-sq. ft. of event space. Additionally, the hotels historic bank has been transformedinto its signature restaurant and bar By George by local celebrity chef Hugh Acheson, a two-time James Beard Foundation Award winner and former contestant on Bravos Top Chef Masters.
The Candler Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton-Atlanta is currently seeking an energetic, hospitality-minded individual to join our team as the Fornt Office Supervisor! This 265 room-and-suites hotel is conveniently located next to the downtown Atlanta attractions, major venues, and popular restaurants. At the Candler Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton, we offer competitive benefits such as 401k w/company match, Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance, and of course, hotel discounts with the largest hotel company in the world! The Front Office Supervisor is responsible for providing attentive, courteous and efficient service to all guests during check-in, throughout their stay, and at checkout, while maximizing room revenue and occupancy.
Greet and welcome all guests approaching the Front Desk in accordance with Highgate Hotel standards.Maintain proper operation of the PBX console and ensure that all hotel standards are met (if applicable).Answer guest inquires about hotel services, facilities and hours of operation in a timely manner.Ensure logging and delivery of packages, mail and messages to guests and meeting rooms.Review Front Office log and Trace File daily.Answer inquires from guests regarding restaurants, transportation, entertainment, etc.Follow all cash handling and credit policies.Be aware of all rates, packages and special promotions as listed in the Red Book.Be familiar with all in-house groups.Be aware of closed out and restricted dates.Obtain all necessary information when taking room reservations and follow the rate-quoting scenario.Be familiar with hospitality terminology.Have knowledge of emergency procedures and assist as needed.Handle check-ins and checkouts in a friendly, efficient and courteous manner. Use proper two-way radio etiquette at all times when communicating with other employees.Fully comprehend and be able to operate all relevant aspects of the Front Desk computer system.Be able to perform and complete all tasks and duties on the shift checklist in a timely and efficient manner.Be able to complete a bucket check, room rate verification report, and housekeeping report.Balance and prepare individual paperwork for closing of shift according to hotel standards.Maintain and market promotions and guest programs.Maintain a clean work area.Assist guests with safe deposit boxes.
College course work in related field helpful.Experience in a hotel or a related field preferred.High School diploma or equivalent required.Computer experience required.Customer Services experience preferred.Flexible and long hours sometimes required.Light work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.Ability to stand during entire shift.Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times. Supervise all team members in their respective roles at the Front Office.Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all level of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests.Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines.Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner.Attend all hotel required meetings and trainings.Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Highgate Hotel Standards, as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which includes wearing the proper uniform and nametag.Comply with Highgate Hotel Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions.Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.Must be able to understand and apply complex information, data, etc. from various sources to meet appropriate objectives.Must be able to cross-train in other hotel related areas.Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information.Must be able to show initiative, including anticipating guest or operational needs.Perform other duties as requested by management.IND1