General ManagerFairfield Inn & Suites DaltonDalton, GA
A property of: Ascent Hospitality ManagementPosted 2 weeks ago

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Job Description

General Manager
Fairfield Inn & Suites, Dalton, GA 

Ascent Hospitality
has an extensive portfolio of hotels and a strong pipeline of new properties and acquisitions, but we’re not about numbers…we’re about people and that remains our foundation.  Our culture expresses a memorable experience for all of our Team Members and guests alike.  So we’re constantly looking for individuals who work well together for a unified purpose. For our leadership, we’re looking for accomplished individuals with a passion to serve others, strong communicators who clearly understand the needs of others and trendsetters who excel at challenges and change.  If this is what you’re all about, consider joining our Team.

We are currently looking for a seasoned individual for the position of General Manager for the Fairfield Inn & Suites  in Dalton, GA.  to guide the team through the pre-opening of this new built property.   We’re looking for a real leader, not a manager!


General Manager Position Overview

The General Manager is primarily responsible for directing and coordinating activities of the organization to obtain optimum efficiency and economy of operations and maximize profits. The General Manager functions as the primary strategic leader of the hotel with responsibility for all aspects of the operation, including guest and employee satisfaction, human resources, financial performance and sales and revenue generation. The General Manager analyzes business results and works with the leadership team to develop effective strategies to address needs. The General Manager makes key decisions and oversees execution, removing obstacles to success and insuring appropriate resources are available to achieve business results.

General Manager Essential Responsibilities:

  • The General Manager plans, develops and implements company policies and goals.
  • Coordinates activities of divisions or departments such as Sales, Human Resources, Engineering, Front Office, and Housekeeping to affect operational efficiency and economy.
  • Directs preparation of directives to division or department administrator outlining policy, program, or operations changes to be implemented.
  • Insuring brand standards are met with the objective of meeting or exceeding guest expectations; communicating follow-up actions to the team as necessary.
  • Preparing an annual budget with appropriate department heads to ensure the smooth operations of the hotel, set financial goals and plan expenses.
  • The General Manager monitors actual sales and revenues to determine variance and assess goal accomplishments
  • Creating an environment in which all employees have the ability to reach their full potential

Job Requirements

General Manager Qualifications

Minimum of 3 years experience as a Hotel General Manager in a select service hotel is required.

Key: A proven track record where performance exemplifies a high standard for excellence.

  • Experience with Marriott brand a major plus.
  • Proven track record in delivering financial results.
  • Proven track record of building a cohesive team and facilitating goal accomplishment.
  • Proven track record of positive employee satisfaction scores.
  • Understanding of all areas of hotel operations.
  • Commitment to exceptional guest service.
  • Strong communication and listening skills, excellent speaking, reading and writing skills
  • Aptitude in financial management, financial reports and analysis
  • Excellent leadership skills with a hands-on, lead-by-example work style


Job Details

Senior level
Bonus Plan

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Dental Benefits
Disability Insurance
Family Medical Leave
Health Insurance Benefits
Hotel Discounts
Job Training
Life Insurance
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Vision Benefits
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Fairfield Inn & Suites Dalton
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Address786 College Drive, Dalton, GA, 30720 View map
Property typeHotel 
room Count101-250 
location TypeUrban 

People (14)

Stan CrockettAccounting Manager"I like the people I work with and the people I work for. From management to line level employees, we work together to provide the very best services for our guests. I'm happy to do whatever I can for the Team."
Melissa RogersGuest Service Agent, Hampton Inn Gulfport, AL"The HI Gulfport is my happy place. Our team members represent my extended family. I absolutely love working her and for Ascent Hospitality." Note: Chris Nassetta sent a personal note recognizing Melissa's 'exceptional assistance' to our guests.
Gabriela SirbuCorporate Payroll Manager"In 4 years I have grown to appreciate the autonomy I have achieved which allows me to innovate and select the strategies when starting new projects."
Edneva AyersExecutive Housekeeper"I've worked at the Huntsville Marriott for over 33 years. In the beginning, I wanted to quit every day, but the staff was caring and I had great mentors along the way. And now I love my job and the people I work with, some of whom I have worked with for over 20 years.
Rick BrooksSous Chef, The Chattanoogan Hotel"I really enjoy working for Ascent Hospitality because of the family atmosphere and the ability to showcase my creativity everyday and train my associates to excel in their culinary careers."
Casey JonesSales Manager, Huntsville Marriott"What I love most about working for Ascent Hospitality is that I don't feel like just a number. Having my ideas heard makes me feel like a valued employee!"

Culture (1)

Ascent Hospitality: Our CultureFundamental to what we believe and strive to achieve each and ever day.
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