Accomodation Manager Job In Coventry

Accomodation Manager


  • £14 - £16 per hour
  • Posted: 19/11/2019
  • Coventry
  • Job Ref: 176102543
  • Temporary

Job Details

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a luxury student accommodation provider. You will be responsible for management of a modern student accommodation site based in Coventry on a temporary basis for an initial 4 weeks

Role: Accommodation Manager
Location: Coventry (Bishopgate Green) - 20 min walk from the station.
Days: 28th November, then Working 4 weeks from 2nd December 2019
Times: 8:30am-5pm
Rate: Cira £15 per hour PAYE

You will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Ensure that all visitors and residents receive a warm, friendly and informative welcome
  • Management of Facilities and Health and Safety duties
  • Ensure that all visitors are given an excellent service and given all relevant information about the new accommodation
  • You will show new potential tenants around rooms with the aim to convert viewings into room bookings
  • You will be responsible for ensuring that all enquiries are responded to promptly and efficiently
  • Work with the team to ensure that events and activities are organised to create a fantastic community for all students
  • Build strong working relationships with colleagues and the owners of the building
  • Ensure that any maintenance issues are addressed once the building opens and rectify in a timely manner
  • Responsibility for sales and marketing duties to promote the site to the target audience
  • Undertake room inspections and report any issues once the building is open
  • Use local knowledge to ensure that visitors and residents are aware of local amenities and attractions to maximise their stay
  • Ensure that budgets are met, and reporting is provided to CRM management and the building owners
  • Ensure that you are keeping informed of competitor's activities and remaining competitive with prices and service offerings

The skills/attributes that we are seeking are:
  • Excellent customer facing skills
  • Facilities Management and Health and safety understanding
  • Strong communicator with the ability to build rapport with customers, clients and colleagues
  • Strong leadership and mentoring skills
  • Good understanding of sales and marketing to promote the site to target audience
  • Client focused approach
  • Good IT skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Highly organised and proactive approach
  • If you have worked within an academic or hospitality environment previously, this would be an advantage
Experience of working within Student Accommodation is desirable but not essential.

Due to the short deadline for this role we will be looking to secure a candidate as soon as possible so please submit your CV for consideration