Area Manager

Courtyard by Marriott - Pensacola West, West Nine Mile Rd, Pensacola, Florida, United States of America Req #10544
Tuesday, March 7, 2023
Strand Hospitality Services is a leader in the third party hotel management industry in the Southeast United States. Our mission is to Develop Prosperous Relationships with our employees, guests, owners and all those we interact with to conduct business. Please find out if a career with Strand Hospitality Services is right for you!  We get back to all applicants!

The Area Manager will be responsible for General Manager duties for assigned hotel and will also oversee multiple other properties including direct oversight of the assigned hotels’ General Managers. The Area Manager is responsible for all aspects of the operation including guest and employee satisfaction, financial performance, asset protection, sales and revenue generation, employee relations and delivering a return on investment to the hotels’ owners. BOTH HILTON AND MARRIOTT EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED.

Duties and Responsibilities

Including, but not limited to:

1.Demonstrate and promote the company’s mission and values to ensure a positive and professional environment for guests and employees

2.Maximize revenue and control costs to meet or exceed monthly flow thru expectations for assigned hotels

3.Analyze and evaluate operations of hotels to ensure adherence to company policies and brand standards

4.Create, review and interpret financial and business reports, and develop or change strategies to improve results

5.With sales, revenue management and applicable General Managers, develop and ensure adherence to effective sales and marketing strategies

6.Respond quickly to changing market conditions and revises strategies accordingly

7.Communicate expectations clearly and consistently

8.Ensure management follows Human Resources policies and procedures related to hiring, coaching/developing, retaining, and terminating employees

9.Motivate and retain employees by focusing on employee development and opportunities for advancement

10.Oversee hotel preventive maintenance programs to maintain brand quality standards and hotel appearance meets expectations

11.Prepares for and satisfies all external or internal quality audits

12.Monitor monthly inventory of supplies and equipment

13.Manages vendor interactions, and processes invoices for timely processing of payments

14.Implements and manages programs that meet corporate goals and objectives.

15.Conducts employee or area meetings to encourage open positive dialogue

16.Proactively act or ensure action is taken to resolve guest requests or concerns timely and professionally. Requires follows up to ensure guest satisfaction.

17.Always provides a professional image

18.Ensure hotels follow all federal state and local laws 

19.Other duties as assigned by supervisor or management


  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 4 years of experience as a General Manager in similar hotel class required
  • Both Hilton and Marriott experience required
  • A very "hands-on" and collaborative leadership style
  • Ability to perform most tasks in hotel, as needed
  • Excellent financial knowledge
  • Willing to travel regionally up to 50% of the time
  • Must have reliable and insured vehicle. Driver’s License with acceptable driving record required.

Strand Core Values

All employee are expected to embody the values listed below with everyone they encounter and to support the company mission to Develop Prosperous, Lasting Relationships.






Core Competencies 

  • Leadership
  • Financial Results
  • Guest Satisfaction
  • Decision Making
  • Employee Relations

Work Environment

  • Office space will be in assigned hotel.
  • Required Frequently:
  • Vision - close, peripheral, depth, distance, ability to adjust focus
  • Sitting, standing and walking
  • Bending, trunk rotation, squatting and stair climbing
  • Reaching above and below shoulders
  • Lifting to 25 lbs.
  • Mouse, keyboard, and PC
  • Cellular phone and office desk phone and other office equipment
  • Regional auto travel with multiple stops
  • Must be able to withstand heat and cold, and frequent changes in temperature
Strand Hospitality Services offers competitive pay and benefits. Full-time employees receive an excellent benefits package to include medical, dental, vision and life insurances, short-term and long-term disability, 4% match in a 401k plan (no vesting period required), vacation days, paid-time off and discounted hotel stays. We also offer discounts to a variety of entertainment venues and an upbeat and supportive working environment.

Strand Hospitality Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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  • Courtyard by Marriott - Pensacola West, West Nine Mile Rd, Pensacola, Florida, United States of America