Assistant Front Office Manager - London

Imperial London Hotels
£27,000 + Benefits
Closing date
27 Mar 2023

Job Details

Assistant Front Office Manager - London

Imperial London Hotels Group based at the President Hotel 

40 hours (5 / 7 days rota)

£27,000 + Benefits

Imperial London Hotels has been running hotels in Central London for over 180 years, currently operating seven 3 & 4-star hotels in the heart of Bloomsbury.  Independent and family-owned, ILH has a unique heritage and culture that remains its foundation as it evolves and modernises. The portfolio includes The Royal National Hotel which remains UK largest hotel with over 1,600 rooms. Following a major refurbishment, The Imperial Hotel will open as ILH flagship 4* Deluxe Hotel in 2024.

We are now recruiting an Assistant Front Office Manager for Royal National Hotel based in the heart of Bloomsbury to join our vibrant and multi-cultural team. We don't want you to work for us, we want you to work with us and be part of our ILH Family. 

Putting our guests at the heart of everything you do, you make it your mission to ensure that you and your team deliver an exceptional guest journey from check in to check out.  Deputising for the Front Office Manager you will be a role model for the team, leading by example to create a memorable guest experience for each guest, and address any shortfalls in service quality and operating standards.

Key Duties will include the following:

  • Support the Front Office Manager in delivering quality of service and delivery for all services and facilities within Front Office departments holding regularly team meetings to agree areas of operational focus on service quality, KPI and other targets.
  • Confidently handle any guest complaints in a timely manner and ensure that suitable solutions are reached to satisfaction of our guests.
  • Establish guest satisfaction data and develops improvement plans to address service shortfalls in service quality and /or delivery standards
  • Responsible for recruiting, onboarding all Reception and other front of house team members you will create a culture of continuous professional development empowering them to deliver and be the best

What we would like from you

  • Previous experience as a Reception Manager or Front of House supervisor in a similar operation
  • A Passion for hospitality, you are all about creating memorable experiences for others no matter what time of day.
  • Commercially focused with an understanding of how to maximise profits through revenue management. Experience of budgets, P&L and forecasting would be advantageous.
  • Personable and engaging with the ability to build rapport easily, with great communication skills with both internal departments and guests alike
  • A multi-tasker with your excellent organisation skills, you can prioritise workload and also adapt to changing priorities where needed.
  • You will be a natural leader with the ability to motivate and develop a team to reach their full potential both personally and professionally.
  • A positive can-do attitude, you are calm under pressure, able to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft and knowledge of Reservation Systems (Opera)

What you will get in return

  • Holidays 28 (inc. of bank holidays) increasing with length of service up to 33 days.
  • Free Meals on Duty and Uniforms
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • £300 Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Opportunity to explore other roles within ILH Group after 1 year of service.
  • 30% discount to friends and family in our hotels (excluding Morton Hotel)
  • Interest-free season ticket loan (after probation)
  • Training and development through our ILH Group Academy
  • Employee recognition awards, Christmas Party and other social events.
  • Reward and recognition schemes
  • e-points to be used across several high street brands and online retailers.
  • Supported by Hospitality Action
  • Wage stream – flexible access to pay.
  • Local discounts at Gym, Dry Cleaners, Restaurant outlets


Imperial London Hotels opened their doors to guests in Bloomsbury, Central London since 1837. All that time they have been operating as an independent family business, providing a warm welcome to those who stay in one of their Russell Square based Hotels.

Imperial London Hotels currently operates seven 3 & 4-star hotels in the heart of Bloomsbury. Independent and family owned, ILH has a unique heritage and culture that remains its foundation as it evolves and modernises.

The portfolio includes The Royal National Hotel which remains UK largest hotel with over 1,600 rooms. The Bedford Hotel, The City Sleeper, The President Hotel, The Tavistock Hotel, The Morton Hotel and The Holliday Inn, Bloomsbury.

Following a major refurbishment, The Imperial Hotel will open as ILH flagship 4* Deluxe Hotel in 2024.

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Imperial London Hotels
6 Coram Street
United Kingdom

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