Holiday Inn Express - Cedar Rapids
Cedar Rapids, IA

Posted August 12, 2019

General Manager

Holiday Inn Express Cedar Rapids, managed by National Hospitality Services, consists of 83 spacious & modern guest rooms. The property is located on the north side of Cedar Rapids, off Interstate 380. Every room includes a microwave, mini-fridge and Keurig Coffeemaker. Enjoy free WIFI access and a 24-hour Business Center to keep up with work from back home. After a relaxing sleep, join us downstairs for a free, hot breakfast and our signature Cinnamon Rolls. 

Job Overview

The General Manager is responsible for continually focusing on achieving hotel profitability through revenue generation, cost control, guest satisfaction and developing employees, while maintaining the integrity of the hotel.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensures compliance with management company and franchise standards for personnel administration and performance, service to patrons, and room rates

  • Delivers outstanding guest service and financial performance

  • Delegates authority and assigns responsibility to all employees; supervises work activities of all employees

  • Ensure staff receives proper training for each position, including safety training and standard operating procedures

  • Allocates funds, authorizes expenditures, and assists departmental managers in budget planning

  • Monitors cost controls for each department on a regular basis

  • Performs duties of a Sales and Marketing manager as needed including making sales calls; attending community business functions; working with travel agents, direct bill accounts; and coordinate sales promotions

  • Inspects guests' rooms, public access areas, and outside grounds for cleanliness and appearance

  • Answers patrons' complaints and resolves problems to maintain Guest Satisfaction

  • Handles and resolves employee issues

  • Conducts annual wage scale surveys and ensures employee wages follow wage and salary guidelines

  • Adheres to all franchise and company procedures and regulations as well as standard operating
    procedures

  • Ensures bank deposits are made daily, including weekends and holidays

  • Ensures employee paperwork, work schedules and payroll are completed and submitted in a timely manner

  • Audits daily reports and processes monthly reports

  • Order supplies and equipment as needed and in accordance with company procedures

Required Skills and Experience

  • A minimum of five years’ experience as a hotel General Manager is required.

  • Ideal candidate will have a sound background in sales, operations, yield management, financial reporting and delegation.

  • This is an excellent opportunity for a proven leader looking for a quality, team-oriented, profitable property.

  • Highly energetic and motivated individual

  • Must have strong leadership skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with strong customer/client focus essential

  • Self-Starter with ability to work independently and as a team

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Excellent written communication skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high pressure environment

  • Ability to shift and manage multiple priorities

  • Results driven focus and ability to work through to completion in a timely manner

  • Adaptable to change

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products to include, but not limited to Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Outlook

  • High level of flexibility regarding overtime during times busy periods as required by the business

Holiday Inn Express - Cedar Rapids

83 Room Hotel

Holiday Inn Express Cedar Rapids, managed by National Hospitality Services, consists of 83 spacious & modern guest rooms. The property is located on the north side of Cedar Rapids, off Interstate 380. Every room includes a microwave, mini-fridge and Keurig Coffeemaker. Enjoy free WIFI access and a 24-hour Business Center to keep up with work from back home. After a relaxing sleep, join us downstairs for a free, hot breakfast and our signature Cinnamon Rolls. 

Holiday Inn Express - Cedar Rapids

1230 Collins Rd NE

Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

Telephone (319) 294-9407