Director of Front Office

Property The Estate Yountville - Villagio
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/25/2022 1:31 PM)
Front Office/Guest Services

Job Summary

About The Estate Yountville

Laying in the heart of Napa Valley, The Estate Yountville features two magnificent hotels that embody the perfect getaway and retreat. Surrounded by vineyards, Michelin-star restaurants and exquisite views in Yountville, our 22-acre haven sits among one the most coveted viticulture regions in the world.  We invite our guests to immerse themselves in a redesigned Wine Country experience in a delightfully vino-cultured manner: two luxury hotels with decidedly different personalities – the vibrant Hotel Villagio and its sophisticated counterpart, Vintage House, a chic and tranquil sanctuary. Our beautiful spa with twelve treatment rooms and peaceful atmosphere further will further enhance your stay.  A combined room-count of nearly 200 rooms and suites, and 60,000 square feet of beautiful event space allows us to curate a memorable experience for any occasion!


About the Position

You have a passion for creating long-lasting memories for guests and staff alike! Your experience as a seasoned hotel professional serves you well as you navigate the front office operations in a fast-paced setting overseeing two luxurious hotels in the beautiful Napa Valley. As a Director of Front Office you would be responsible for directing and administering of all Front Desk operations in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Provides assistance with rooms financial reporting as needed and provides directional support and guidance to the property Guest Loyalty Manager. Management-level associates are expected to work as much of each workday as is necessary to complete their job responsibilities. Exempt managers must customarily and regular direct the work of at least 3 full-time associates or their equivalents. Primary duties must consist of administrative executive or professional tasks more than 50 percent of the time and job duties must also involve the use of discretion and independent judgement more than 50 percent of the time. 



  • 4 year college degreee required.
  • Previous experience in luxury and/or independent hotels required.
  • Previous Director of Front Office experience required.
  • Previous experience in leading and building a large team required.


  • Administers all Front Office operations to include, but not limited to, guest service and registration (check-in/check-out), room inventory and availability, guest service standards and initiatives, product quality, cost controls and overall profitability, brand marketing initiatives developed by the revenue team, systems use and management, budgeting and forecasting, department management, policy and procedure implementation and enforcement of meeting participation.
  • Monitors and develops associate performance to include, but not limited to, providing supervision and professional development, scheduling, conducting counseling and evaluations and delivering recognition; monitors and assesses service and satisfaction trends, evaluate and address issues and make improvements
  • Initiates and implement marketing and up-selling techniques to promote hotel services and facilities to maximize room occupancy and overall
  • Implements and monitors all corporate marketing
  • Ensures associates have current knowledge of hotel products, services, facilities, events, pricing and policies and knowledge of the local area and events.
  • Runs and completes daily reports, analyze data and make decisions based on
  • Resolves guest issues and concerns to guest
  • Recruits, interviews and trains
  • Participates in the Property Manager on Duty
  • Is certified to respond to emergencies, including but not limited to the operation of the
  • Fire Panel, communication with emergency personnel such as Police and Fire Department.
  • Completes tasks or projects as assigned or as required.

Property Details

Slip away to The Estate Yountville, a vibrant and lush oasis situated amidst 22 acres of coveted wine country addresses, offering an alluring collection of fashionable experiences. Just steps from the front door, revel in wining, dining and playful adventures at award-winning tasting rooms, celebrated chef restaurants, and extraordinary – impeccably Napa – experiences.

A mix of contemporary architecture and playful allure, The Estate Yountville enlivens the Yountville landscape, offering a vibrant gathering place for savvy travelers to discover, play and rejuvenate. Tour our image gallery and peek behind the vines to discover our lush oasis in the heart of Napa Valley.

Company Overview

As the global leader in third-party hotel management, our growing portfolio represents over 1,550 hotels in 49 states and 22 countries, from top international lodging brands to luxury hotels, destination resorts and lifestyle hotels. Our associates around the globe are passionate about serving our guests and driving exceptional results, and thrive in a culture where everyone is inspired to be the best. Join a world of possibility with Aimbridge Hospitality.


After an initial waiting period, those hired into full time positions are eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes the following:

  • Now offering Daily Pay! Ask your Recruiter for more details
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Income
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k Retirement Plan

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