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General Manager – Extended Stay America Hotels – Anchorage, AK

General Manager (GM)

Responsible for the overall success of the hotel. Works to meet guest satisfaction targets and manage overall customer experience, ensures positive associate satisfaction, financial goals and property reputation while maintaining standards set by the company. Provide leadership to the Operations team and to the associate population that will ensure we are viewed as an exceptional workplace.


  • Demonstrates and promotes 100% commitment to providing the best possible experience for our guests
  • Ensures that all guest related issues are resolved in a manner consistent with the company’s goals and objectives
  • Ensures guest room cleanliness standards are maintained to the highest quality, public areas and grounds are maintained in excellent condition and the Green Shield program is completed on schedule and meets or exceeds brand standards.
  • Provides training and manages to Kai ESA processes while ensuring continuous improvement.
  • Provides staff management to meet company initiatives (GREAT, FRESH, Making it Right and Stop the Leaks)
  • Ensures the proper recruiting, interviewing, screening, reference checking, and hiring procedures are followed.
  • Onboarding and training of new associates including Extended Stay University training course compliance.
  • Drives positive work environment through teamwork, leading by example with energy and enthusiasm and recognition.
  • Partners with District Manager to generate optimal associate performance including coaching, counseling and enforcement of company policy in a consistent and fair manner.
  • Conducts daily team meetings to communicate/discuss company updates and areas of particular hotel need to improve performance on daily deliverables.
  • Provides the team the necessary tools and supplies to perform their jobs.
  • Responsible for maintaining appropriate PAR levels through Daily Visual Management to prep for weekly or monthly order cycle, including timely receipt of purchase orders. Ensures purchases made are within budget and by approved vendors
  • Room management to include keeping all rooms in service.
  • Utilizes labor tracker effectively to manage to company labor standard.
  • Responsible for cash management including collection of in-house guest balances and direct bill receivables.
  • Ensures quality lead generation quotas are achieved. Activities include: making sure GSR’s collect company names from guests at check-in, mining in-house leads and in-house account maintenance, competitive set surveillance and overall market awareness including new supply and new potential business opportunities.
  • Upholds and Enforces ESA standards and policy compliance at the hotel level.


· In-house rate reviews.

· Adheres to federal, state and local employment related laws and regulations.

· Performs duties in all aspects of hotel operations as needed

· Directly manages an Assistant General Manager when applicable.

· Actively reviews and monitors the Social Media websites to ensure timely and appropriate responses to postings and address issues.


· Ability to read and speak English and comprehends basic instructions, ability to generate effective short correspondence and memos

· Ability to write in an effective and grammatically correct manner.

· Ability to present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization

· Ability to effectively communicate professionally with guests, associates, supervisors, and others as required for optimum operation of the property

· Conversational Spanish would be beneficial


· The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

· While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions and may be frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and may be occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.

· The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

· The employee is frequently required to travel within the local community. Infrequent travel from one city to another is required which may necessitate air travel.


Minimum three years related hospitality management (or related field) experience required; 2 year degree highly

preferred. Customer experience required.


· Basic knowledge of computers and software including ability to use e-mail, word processing, and spreadsheet software

· Ability to organize multiple projects; manage and prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines

· Ability to manage and direct a staff to perform daily job tasks


· Quarterly Bonus Incentives

· Partial Cell Phone Re-imbursement Plan

· Health Coverage

o Medical

o Dental

o Vision

o Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

· Retirement

o 401k

· Paid Time Off

o Holiday Pay (up to 5 days per year)

o Personal Days (up to 4 days per year)

o Sick Pay (up to 5 days per year)

o Vacation Pay (up to 4 weeks per year, dependent on tenure)

· Free Stays

o Up to 7 Free Hotel Nights per year

o Unlimited Friends and Family Discounts on Hotel Stays
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Related keywords: general manager, manager, target, restaurant manager, management

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $60,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • On call
  • Overtime
  • Weekends

Supplemental Pay:

Ability to Commute/Relocate:

  • Anchorage, AK 99503 (Required)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Hotel Experience: 1 year (Preferred)
  • General Manager: 2 years (Required)
  • Hospitality Management: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented — enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Achievement-oriented — enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • Autonomous/Independent — enjoys working with little direction
  • Innovative — prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity
  • High stress tolerance — thrives in a high-pressure environment

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Company’s website:


Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Plastic shield at work stations
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

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