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IRES Kansas City

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Job description

Provide day-to-day leadership and direction by maximizing financial returns, driving development of people, creating and maintaining a unique guest experience, executing on brand standards and building awareness of hotel and brand in the local community.



Requires advanced knowledge of the principles and practices within the hospitality industry and business management fields. This includes experiential knowledge required for management of people and complex problems. Requires considerable working knowledge of other major areas and the skill to integrate and communicate that information. Requires knowledge of our company/hotel policies and procedures and the ability to determine course of action based on these guidelines.

Requires studying, analyzing and interpreting complex activities or information in order to improve known practices or develop new approaches.
Ability to make decisions with only general policies and procedures for guidance and keeping the Management Team informed of general direction.
Supervisory/management skills.

Requires highly developed communication skills to frequently negotiate, convince, sell and influence team members, other managerial personnel, hotel guests and/or corporate clients.

Excellent vision necessary for constant walkthrough checks for attention to detail and to analyze reports.


Bachelor’s degree / higher education qualification / equivalent in Hotel Administration, Business Administration. Four to six years’ prior hotel management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience required may vary based on size and complexity of operation. Must speak fluent English and local language. Other languages preferred.


Excellent speech communication skills are required to communicate both in person and via telephone with guests, employees and corporate contacts in a professional and extensive manner. Excellent literacy is required to analyze report data, prepare reports and initiate correspondence. Must be able to both assimilate and generate explicit and concise documents for publication within the hotel and management company environment.


Ability to calculate amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
Must be able to make appropriate judgments regarding guest issues, team member issues and issues relating to how the hotel conducts business.
Ability to manage and direct staff.
Ability to handle multiple customer and operations demands with a high degree of professionalism, operating often with time sensitive deadlines.
Ability to operate independently and with a high degree of autonomy requiring excellent time management skills and self-motivation.
Ability to work under pressure and deal with stressful situations during busy periods.


Practice written safety standards at all times. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying – must be able to accomplish any task required of employees within assigned departments. Bending/kneeling—must be able to accomplish any task required of employees within assigned departments. Must be able to push/pull/lift 50 pounds. Job frequently requires walking/standing for long periods of time. Requires the ability to reach, grab and feel. Job frequently requires walking, sitting, kneeling, crouching and standing. Frequently requires reaching, grabbing, pulling and grasping.


Due to the business demands of the hospitality industry, and the fact that the hotel provides guest services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, any employee may be required to work rotating shifts, including weekends, night shifts and or overtime. Also, depending on business demand, hours may be reduced at any time.
Job type
Internship, Graduate program, Apprenticeship, Traineeship
Kansas City, MO, United States
Starting in
January 2019
Latest start date
March 2019
12 months
Pay range
$45,000 - $55,000 per year.

International Recruitment Exchange Services, Inc.

Our Aspiration is to create an opportunity for individuals who want an Internship in America and help employers find qualified individuals
to train/work in their establishment. We go the extra mile for the candidate and employer throughout the entire process!

International Recruitment Exchange Services, Inc works to find the perfect candidate for the perfect employer. Our goal is to create an opportunity for individuals wanting an internship in America and to help employers find qualified individuals to train in their establishment.

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