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Current Job Opportunities at Stratford Hall: (1)

Title: General Manager, The Inn at Stratford Hall, Stratford, Va.

Stratford Hall, one of America’s premier historic sites, is seeking an individual or couple to be the on-site manager of the Inn at Stratford Hall – a recently established lodging and dining business. Reporting to the Executive Director, the General Manager will be in charge of an extensive and recently renovated facility consisting of 2 guest houses with a total of 21 rooms, a dining room which seats 110 and a variety of rustic cabins that can be used for overflow guests. Stratford is situated on 1900 acres on the Potomac River in the Northern Neck of Virginia, 75 miles from Richmond and 98 miles from Washington, DC.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The General Manager will oversee all aspects of running the Inn. Direct reports include the Director of Food and Beverage and Director of Housekeeping as well as personnel who handle reservations and event management. The General Manager will also supervise the staff who maintains Stratford Hall’s non-historic buildings. In addition to the everyday supervisory and management responsibilities, the General Manager will see to it that every person performs his/her job in an efficient, cheerful, customer- oriented manner, will pay scrupulous attention to the dining and lodging revenue goals and budgets, and will work closely with the Director of Food Service to provide fresh, high quality food. Supervision of on-site catered and special events is of special importance as is the need to ensure that adequate staff is on-site when guests are in residence on the property.

Skills and experience needed:
Undergraduate degree in hospitality management or related field, several years of management experience in the hospitality and dining industry, strong oral and written communication skills, background in accounting and cost management systems, knowledge of hospitality marketing and promotion and successful experience at a similar property.

Compensation and Benefits:
In addition to salary and on-site housing, Stratford Hall offers a competitive compensation package which includes health insurance, a 403(b) retirement plan and generous vacation and sick leave benefits.
Stratford Hall is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation and has been in operation since 1929.

How to Apply:
Interested applicants should send a cover letter and CV to the attention of Bernadette Barclay, or by mail at 483 Great House Road, Stratford, VA 22558

-posted 13 January 2015