Assistant Reception Manager

  • Claridge's
  • Front office
  • Front Office
  • Full time

We are seeking an exceptional Assistant Reception Manager to join the Claridge’s team.

 

Set in the heart of Mayfair, Claridge’s is an art deco icon and a byword for understated elegance. Since the 1850s, Claridge’s has excelled at the finer things in life: glamorous design, inspiring dining, impeccable service. There are many 5-star hotels in London but nowhere quite like Claridge’s. The hotel is a unique combination of splendour and charm with long-standing connections with royalty that have led to it sometimes being referred to as “annexe to Buckingham Palace”. Claridge’s has a famous all-day dining and Afternoon Tea restaurant the ‘Foyer & Reading Room’, L’Epicerie that offers a culinary theatre of the kitchen, and three bars: Claridge’s Bar, the intimate Fumoir and effortlessly elegant Painter’s Room.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

 

As an Assistant Reception Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Creating renowned memorable experiences for all our guests.
  • Supervising the Reception team under direction of the Reception Manager
  • Ensuring the Reception team is appropriately staffed and trained
  • Achieving the departmental objectives of maximising occupancy and revenue
  • Maintaining and building on the reputation of the hotel and ensuring that business objectives are accomplished
  • Ensuring guest service is maintained to the Maybourne Hotel Group standards
  • Evaluating employees, recommend promotion, and manage performance including conducting disciplinary hearings
  • Ensuring that training is carried out for new employees and inspecting their work, correcting and giving directions wherever it is needed

Entry Requirements

Successful candidates for our Assistant Reception Manager opportunity will:

  • Provide intuitive service, with absolute understanding of our guests needs to create exceptional service experiences, that result in lasting memories
  • Demonstrate genuine dedication to Claridge’s and show a commitment to consistent quality in our product and service
  • Be able to motivate and lead a team, is adaptable and has exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Immaculate personal presentation
  • Ability to deal with high profile guests in a professional manner
  • Foreign languages are preferred but not essential

Benefits Package

Here at Maybourne, we strive to reward our employees for the incredible work they do every single day. In return for your hard work and dedication we offer you:

Financial Stability

  • Excellent salary package.
  • Family Friendly company policies including enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay.
  • Holiday allowance increase after 3 and 5 years of service.
  • Travel Season Ticket Loans.
  • Pension Scheme*.

Health and Wellbeing Support

  • Subsidised monthly Podiatrist and Masseuse treatments.
  • Flu vaccination vouchers*.
  • Eye test vouchers and contributions towards glasses*.
  • 24-hour colleague assistance helpline.
  • On and off-site Occupational Health Service.
  • Death in Service salary contribution.
  • Various wellbeing activities focused on mental and physical health.
  • A complimentary state-of-the-art all-day dining staff restaurant serving a range of nutritious meals.

Recognition and Career Development

  • Referral Scheme ‘Introduce a Star’.
  • Instant colleague recognition and award programme with generous prizes.
  • Colleague of the month nominations with generous prizes.
  • Additional paid day off to celebrate your Birthday. 
  • Internal transfer and promotion opportunities.
  • In-house training and development team with a strong focus on career progression and personal growth.
  • Long service awards.

Memorable experiences

  • Preferential room rates per overnight stay for yourself or your family across Maybourne.
  • Hotel Guest Experience Stay* including an overnight stay and wining and dining at our renowned restaurants and bars.   
  • 50% Food and Beverage discount* across Maybourne.
  • Social events (Annual Awards, Summer Maybourne Picnic, Welcome to Work, Annual Colleague Party, Annual Colleague Children's Party, etc.)
  • Wedding and Baby gifts.
  • Retirement functions.

*Terms and conditions apply to all benefits.

Eligibility

In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

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