General Manager

General Manager

Posted March 8, 2020

R-174598

Candlewood Suites Athens

156 Classic Road

Athens, GA 30606

Telephone (706) 548-9663

You have a proven track record of success in hotel management and you want to grow, taking your career to the next level. As General Manager for Interstate, you’ll have the opportunity to apply what you know, strengthen as a leader, and much more.

As General Manager, you will

  • Oversee all aspects of operations by exercising demonstrated knowledge and experience in all phases of hotel management, including sales and marketing, human resources, food and beverage, budget and forecast management, rooms, housekeeping and maintenance. 
  • Provide the vision, leadership and strategy to inspire your associates to deliver exceptional service and drive financial success.  You have a strong hotel management background and an obvious passion for the hospitality industry.  Your passion for service is contagious and you are a natural coach that loves to build effective teams and inspires individuals to do their best. 
  • Enable innovation and drive results. You execute successful sales and marketing campaigns, understand dynamic revenue management and can drive profit to the bottom line through strong financial controls. 
  • Build a rapport with ownership. You partner closely with your owner and work to understand their priorities and exceed their expectations. 

Fundamentals

To be successful in this role, you must be able to read, write, and verbally communicate effectively and professionally in English with associates, guests, and ownership.  You must be able to deal with difficult situations and people, while exhibiting a consistent level of professionalism. You will regularly use a computer and different software. Occasionally you will have to lift or move up to 25 pounds. 

Interstate Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please call (703) 387-3888 or email ADA.Assistance@interstatehotels.com with the nature of your accommodation request and include the Hotel location and title of the job opening. Please allow one (1) business day for a reply.

Candlewood Suites Athens

97 Room All Suite

Our Hotel

Just minutes from UGA, the hotel's convenient location also places you close to the Georgia Square Mall and Sanford Stadium, home of the Bulldogs. Visitors can spend the day strolling the restaurant-lined streets or search for the 36 bulldog statues in downtown Athens, Georgia. .

Corporate guests looking for hotels in Athens, GA appreciate our proximity to companies like Caterpillar, Eaton Corporation, and Merial. We are the closest hotel to the Caterpillar plant in Athens, GA only a short two minute drive away. Every suite is equipped with free Wi-Fi access, so it is easy to keep in touch with the office back home during a stay in Athens, Georgia. The hotel has a Business Center for last-minute meeting preparations with copy services, fax machine and a PC.

Leisure travelers may be interested in seeing a performance at University of Georgia's Performing Arts Center or catching a local band at a nearby music venue, such as the world-famous 40-Watt Club. UGA is not far from the hotel's property, giving you quick travel times for graduation and move-in day on campus.