Assistant front office manager

  • The Connaught
  • Front office
  • Full time

We are looking for an engaging and inspiring Assistant Front Office Manager to join the award-winning 5-Star Connaught Hotel.

Found at the heart of Mayfair village, The Connaught blends tradition with contemporary flair. With its bespoke service, 3,000-piece art collection, two Michelin-starred restaurant Hélène Darroze at The Connaught and London’s only Aman Spa, it has always been the choice for connoisseurs of the art of living well. Jean-Georges at The Connaught offers all-hours informal gourmet dining; and the exquisite Connaught Bar has won prestigious awards for its masterful mixology.

Main duties & responsibilities

As Assistant front office manager, you will work under the direction of the Front office manager and the Director of rooms to ensure highest guest recognition and satisfaction before, during and after their stay at the Connaught. You will be responsible in managing, directing and supporting the Front Office team members and must demonstrate a high level of professionalism and efficiency at all times. You must have the ability to make decisions confidently, must remain calm and focused when faced with emergency and security situations as well as use good judgement to escalate situations whenever appropriate. You must ensure that guests are provided with outstanding and consistent service throughout their stay at the Connaught and always aim to exceed expectations.

Entry requirements

You must be passionate, motivated, welcoming and highly organised to ensure that all requests and tasks are attended to without any delays. You will need to be well presented, have excellent communication skills and has a pleasant telephone manner. You need to work well under pressure with excellent ability to co-ordinate efficiently with other departments and bring good administration and organisational skills.

We anticipate applicants will have previous experience in Front Office and will have worked in a similar role within a luxury hotel environment.

Benefits package

  • Competitive salary
  • Preferential room rates for yourself and family across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • 50% food & beverage discount across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • Vast range of learning and development programmes, for colleagues and managers at all levels
  • Opportunities for transfer and promotion across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • Social events & activities
  • Wellbeing events & activities
  • Critical illness cover
  • Season ticket loan
  • Additional benefits & initiatives may be available in local properties

Terms & 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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