Assistant Front Office Manager - FULL-TIME - The Guest House at Graceland
Become a part of the exciting growth at Graceland!
Since opening to the public in 1982, Elvis Presley's Graceland has hosted over 20 million visitors from every state in the union and nearly every country of the world. Graceland welcomes over 500,000 visitors each year, is one of the five most visited home tours in the United States, and is the most famous home in America after The White House.
In 1991, Graceland was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. In 2006, it was designated a National Historic Landmark.
Graceland visitors come from all walks of life, all ages, all musical tastes, all income levels, all educational backgrounds, and all parts of the world.
Our employees are ambassadors to Memphis and work hard to ensure all of our guests are treated with the same southern hospitality that Elvis Presley was known for.
This is a full-time position located in the Operations Department at The Guest House at Graceland with variable/flexible working hours to include weekends, holidays and overtime as required. Benefits will be offered after successful completion of a sixty (60) day introductory period. This is a promotional opportunity and is an internal/external recruitment.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the general direction of the Front Office Manager:
- Assist the Front Office Manager with assigning tasks and department shift coverage as needed.
- Field complaints and address guest concerns
- Answer phone inquiries, direct calls and provide information.
- Oversee and supervise PBX, Front Desk, Guest Services, and Bell Person staff.
- Address complaints and requests with quality customer service skills
- Train new employees.
- Monitor front desk and ensure that employees comply with all security procedures for guests and visitors.
- Create, organize, and maintain schedules for all employees in the department.
- Ensure front desk is always covered.
- Perform bookkeeping, reservations, and clerical duties.
- .Fill in for night auditor and other front desk positions as needed
- Other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential including but not limited to written, verbal both in person and over the telephone; proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required; ability to prioritize and work with minimum supervision; ability to maintain accuracy, quality and effectiveness under pressure and with competing deadlines, numerous interruptions and conflicting demands; knowledge of the city of Memphis and local and regional attractions helpful; organizational skills to prioritize and complete a wide variety of tasks in a timely manner; capability to exercise tact and diplomacy during discussions with individuals who may be irate or upset; ability to perceive and deal with sensitive issues and maintain confidentiality; ability to deal successfully with a wide range of people; previous guest service/front desk experience required, must have an aptitude for supervisory responsibilities including performance appraisals, assigning tasks, motivating employees and encouraging employee development.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to speak clearly and distinctly both in person and on the telephone, ability stoop, reach, walk, and stand for long periods of time; ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
SPECIAL REQUIRMENTS: A valid driver’s license is required; must have hotel operation experience and/or equivalent education in hotel management/business administration; hospitality field or equivalent work-related experience is required; previous supervisory experience is preferred.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Ability to work weekends and occasional overtime and holidays as needed; ability to maintain confidentiality and objectivity; no smoking in the work area.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Please apply online at www.gracelandjobs.com. Must be able to pass a background check and pre-employment drug test. We are an equal opportunity employer. This position will remain open until filled.
- Pay Type Hourly
- 3600 Elvis Presley Blvd, Memphis, TN 38116, USA