Ascent Hospitality

General Manager

SpringHill Suites - Gulfport, MS

Ascent Hospitality has an extensive portfolio of hotels in place and a strong pipeline of new properties and acquisitions, but we're not about numbers...we're about people and that is our foundation. Our culture expresses a memorable experience for our team members and guests alike. So we're constantly looking for individuals who work well together. And for our leadership, we look at the following characteristics: Passion for serving others, strong communicators who clearly understand the needs of others; and trendsetters who excel at challenges and change. If this is what you're all about, consider joining our Team. We currently have an opening for a dynamic General Manage SpringHill Gulfport, MS. This maybe your path to a great future.



This position is primarily responsible for directing and coordinating activities of the organization to obtain optimum efficiency and economy of operations and maximize profits by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors. Functions as the primary strategic leader of the hotel with responsibility for all aspects of the operation, including guest and employee satisfaction, human resources, financial performance and sales and revenue generation. Analyzes business results and works with the leadership team to develop effective strategies to address needs. Makes key decisions and oversees execution, removing obstacles to success and insuring appropriate resources are available to achieve business results.


Plans, develops and implements company policies and goals. 

Coordinates activities of divisions or departments such as Sales, Human Resources, Engineering, Front Office, and Housekeeping to affect operational efficiency and economy.

Directs preparation of directives to division or department administrator outlining policy, program, or operations changes to be implemented.

Insuring brand standards are met with the objective of meeting or exceeding guest expectations; communicating follow-up actions to the team as necessary.

Preparing an annual budget with appropriate department heads to ensure the smooth operations of the hotel, set financial goals and plan expenses.

Monitoring actual sales and revenues to determine variance and assess goal accomplishments

Creating an environment in which all employees have the ability to reach their full potential


Minimum of 3 years experience as a GM in a select service hotel. Pre opening experience a plus.

Marriott-Fosse experience a preference and exposure to the Gulfport MS market is definitely an advantage.

Proven track record in delivering financial results.

Proven track record of building a cohesive team and facilitating goal accomplishment.

Proven track record of positive employee satisfaction scores.

Understanding of all areas of hotel operations.

Commitment to exceptional guest service.

Strong communication and listening skills, excellent speaking, reading and writing skills

Aptitude in financial management, financial reports and analysis-house profit and flow through

Excellent leadership skills with a hands-on, lead-by-example work style

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