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Spa & Retail Director

Date Posted
7th November 2017
Reference
VAC-27369
Sector
Hospitality, Tourism & Food Service
Job Type
Permanent
Location
Cayman Islands
Salary
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

We are looking for a professional and motivated Spa & Retail Director to join our Grand Cayman Marriott Beach House team.

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

Must have knowledge and experience in wellness, holistic therapies, natural, organic skincare products and massage therapies and a minimum 4 years of experience in a 4-5* boutique resort spa or independent luxury boutique day spa as well as minimum 2 years spa management experience and experience supervising staff. Knowledge on P&L, scheduling, payroll/timekeeping and managing a profitable operation ideal. Experience in pre-opening Spa and Retail is also highly advantageous. The Spa & Retail Director will be responsible for opening and operating two retail stores and one spa, overseeing a team of 15-20 employees. They will also be responsible for managing and supervising all areas of the spa and retail, including programs, services, hours of operation, facilities and associates. Will be required to coordinate the delivery of spa and retail services, skin care, fitness and wellness, massage, program coordinating, reservations, reception desk, store front, inventory and spa locker room areas. In addition the chosen candidate will direct and work with management and hourly associates to successfully execute all spa and retail operations. Candidate will preferably have a certification as a beauty therapist, massage therapist or other and experience in retail sales.

 

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Managing Spa Operations and Budgets

  • Selects vendors for spa retail operations and managing contract agreements.
  • Oversees retail product research, product selection and purchasing, product display.
  • Manages supply inventories and purchasing control, including uniforms.
  • Monitors the spa's actual and projected sales to ensure revenue goals are met or exceeded.
  • Maintains cleanliness of spa and related areas and equipment.

 

Managing Spa Sales and Marketing Strategy

  • Creates and coordinates special services for groups including group gifting programs, group amenities, group turndown gifts, letters and invitations, creating special spa services for specific groups and spa contract addendum negotiation.
  • Develops and Manages spa promotions including gifting programs, gift with purchase, co-op marketing efforts and holiday events.
  • Ensures spa services are included in all property-related marketing and advertising.
  • Identifies and recommending new products and product enhancements to remain competitive in the market.

 

Managing Spa Revenue Management Strategy

  • Monitors and Manages the payroll function.
  • Manages areas of operation to budget by reviewing operating statements, budget worksheets and payroll progress reports.
  • Manages Spa controllable expenses such guest amenities, linen expense, professional salon products, plants, decorations and paper supplies to achieve or exceed budgeted goals.

 

Ensuring and Delivering Exceptional Customer Service

  • Displays leadership in guest hospitality, exemplifying excellent customer service, and creating a positive atmosphere for guest relations.
  • Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.
  • Strives to improve service performance.

 

Conducting Human Resources Activities

  • Reviews comment cards, guest satisfaction results and other data to identify areas of improvement.
  • Reviews findings with employees to develop appropriate corrective action, sharing plans with property leadership and ensuring corrective action is taken to continuously improve results.
  • Interviews and hires management and hourly employees with the appropriate skills to meet the business needs of the operation.
  • Develops, implements and maintains a Spa orientation program for employees to receive the appropriate new hire training to successfully perform their job.
  • Administers the performance appraisal process for direct report managers.
  • Develops business goals and creates appropriate development plans.
  • Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with employees and ensuring employees do the same within the team.
  • Solicits employee feedback, utilizes an “open door” policy and reviewing employee satisfaction results to identify and address employee problems or concerns.
  • Ensures that regular on-going communication is happening in all areas of responsibility to create awareness of business objectives and communicates expectations, recognizing performance, and producing desired business results.
  • Celebrates successes and publicly recognizes the contributions of team members.

 

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

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