Manager, Guest Experience

| Greater Denver Area
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Evolve Vacation Rental is a hospitality company with a mission to make renting a vacation home easy for both property owners and guests. Thanks to an unapologetic passion for hospitality, we now support over 14,000 properties in over 700 markets across North America. We enjoy earning each guest and owner's business - all while having some fun along the way.

Why This Role:

Evolve is on a mission to make vacation rental easy for everyone. We’re all about hospitality and delivering the best experience possible for our guests. The Guest Experience team at Evolve provides unparalleled support to our guests from the point of booking all the way up to check-in at our properties. This team is responsible for addressing any pre-stay questions that may arise, providing booking confirmations, informing guests of amenity availability, assisting with any necessary trip modifications, and providing potential nightly rate adjustments. 

As a Guest Experience Manager, you will manage a dynamic and growing team and provide coaching at an individual level while monitoring metrics and key performance measures surrounding guest response times and case resolution times. We are looking for managers who are excited to engage and motivate the Guest Experience team while modeling the utmost level of hospitality and customer service. Evolve is a quickly growing company and as such, our Guest Experience Managers will be tasked with continually elevating the team’s overall development, skills, and productivity by highlighting opportunities for efficiency and improvement.

This position is Monday - Friday, (subject to change due to business needs), with one weekend day a month required. Must be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays. 

What You'll Do:

  • Effectively manage team acting as a positive role model and servant leader first while also project managing to accomplish goals
  • Provide individual coaching and development for a team of 10-12 individuals. This includes call reviews, developing and coaching hospitality and customer service skills, and assisting employees in achieving/exceeding monthly performance goals
  • Assist in leading team meetings on relevant topics in the industry and Evolve as a whole
  • Manage projects to increase overall team efficiency and resolve existing technological errors 
  • Analyze data to inform decision making and identify potential team opportunities 
  • Motivate and engage your team by thinking outside the box, including activities such as team building events, contests, and monthly incentives 
  • Collaborate with other leaders to develop new strategies and best practices
  • Own all HR administration related to direct reports, including timesheets, PTO requests, etc.
  • Help mediate high-level customer issues
  • Monday - Friday schedule with occasional weekends & holidays required.

What Makes You A Great Fit:

  • 1+ years of leadership or management experience strongly preferred 
  • Natural people leader utilizing relationship, coaching, and retention tools 
  • Experience with Excel, business analytics software,  and Salesforce.com (CRM) strongly preferred 
  • Aptitude for a solution-based approach to issue resolution
  • Proven ability to manage your time effectively
  • Forward thinker with the capacity to be creative in developing new ideas and implement proven methods for the team
  • Able to work quickly and efficiently while still being thorough
  • A passion for  helping others
  • Excellent communication skills
  • People and results-driven
  • Eager to learn and continue personal development
  • Familiarity with the travel & tourism industry, or a similar hospitality organization preferred

Location: 

While we are all currently working from home until at least July, our goal is to eventually return to our beautiful Denver office and collaborate in person.

Total Rewards at Evolve:

At Evolve, we care for our teammates by supporting their physical, mental, and financial wellbeing through a comprehensive Total Rewards Program. 

  • Industry competitive pay
  • Health insurance package options that include 100% employer paid HDHP plan and two PPO plan options for you and your dependents
  • Employer paid dental, and vision, for you and your qualified dependents 
  • Paid life insurance, short-term disability, and long-term disability coverage
  • Company equity
  • 401(k) with a 4% match that vests immediately
  • PTO, sick days, and paid Parental Leave

But wait, there’s more… optional benefits offered include commuter benefits, pet insurance and travel perks.

For this role our annual salary range is $55,000 to $65,000 per year.

About Us: 

Opportunity: Our leadership and management teams are dedicated to creating meaningful learning and growth opportunities for all Evolvers, as well as providing clear expectations and continuous feedback.

Community: It’s easy to make friends at Evolve. We support maintaining a strong community through our teammate-led groups focused on learning, inclusion, environmental wellness, and more. 

Transparency: Every month, our leadership team shares how the company is performing, explaining where we’re headed next, and recognizing team members for jobs well done. 

Values: They mean more to Evolve than just bullets on a page, they drive our daily decisions and impact how we work as a hospitality company. 

  • Earn It
  • Build Loyalty One Interaction at a Time
  • Communicate Often, Honestly & Directly
  • Embrace Change
  • Stay Hungry & Humble
  • Care
  • Be Efficient
  • Take Risks
  • Learn Every Day
  • Have Some Fun Along the Way

Which value sounds the most like you?

Evolve is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that a diverse work environment is a successful work environment so all qualified candidates will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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  • Sales & Marketing
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    • AsanaManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • HubSpotCRM
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Location

We're conveniently located in Downtown Denver offering easy access to the RTD Light Rail, as well as great restaurants, cafes, and coffee shops!

An Insider's view of Evolve Vacation Rental

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe of the office is relaxed, yet determined. Collaboration and questions are both highly encouraged. There is a strong sense of community within the office- it feels like a second home. The growth of the company is exciting, and it is refreshing to be surrounded by people that are genuinely happy to be doing what they do.

Garrett S.

Onboarding

What projects are you most excited about?

A project without a clear solution really excites me! The process of identifying, scoping and implementing a solution keeps things interesting and demands innovation.

Larry C.

Technology

What are some things you learned at the company?

One of my favorite things about working at Evolve is watching the company grow. I have learned a lot about the startup-growth company culture & the environment that it takes to succeed. I love looking back and see everything we as a company have learned through trial and error. More importantly I love seeing where it has brought us! #learneveryday

Edward O.

Property Acquisition

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

Anytime someone new joins the Evolve team, we encourage them to own their impact. If we hire you, it’s because we want the real you, not some watered-down version that you bring to fit in at work. Encouraging our team to be their authentic selves has led to incredibly original ideas that have shaped Evolve into what it is today.

Brian Egan

CEO

What makes someone successful on your team?

In order to be successful on my team, it is important to provide exceptional customer service and be able to problem solve on the fly. One must be detailed oriented while working in a faced paced environment. Communication is key in being a successful member on my team and being able to collaborate with employees on other teams.

Ali H.

Customer Resolutions

What are Evolve Vacation Rental Perks + Benefits

Evolve Vacation Rental Benefits Overview

Benefits - You’ll receive competitive pay, and health insurance packages that include 100% employer paid HDHP, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability coverage. Supplemental benefits are also available in addition to 401(k) match, commuter benefits, equity in the company, military leave, and travel perks.

Lifestyle - We embrace work-life balance so we offer PTO and paid sick days. To encourage a healthy lifestyle, Evolve offers free access to an onsite fitness center and bicycle storage.

A Voice - Our innovation framework encourages you to pitch ideas and make real changes at Evolve. Employees are the driving force behind internal process improvements.

Career Growth - We are committed to creating growth opportunities for every employee at Evolve. Our leadership and management teams are dedicated to developing top talent who have a true earn-it mentality!

Community - It’s easy to make friends at Evolve, and we work hard to keep our community strong. There are two monthly all-company sessions as well as company-sponsored events throughout the year.

Transparency - Every month, our co-founders tell us how the company is performing, explain where we’re headed next, and recognize team members for jobs well done.

Hands-on Education - We learn every day, and we expect you to, too. We can’t wait to hear your ideas for how to improve Evolve, and we’ll gladly help you access the resources and develop the skills and you need to reach your career goals.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
There are a variety of volunteering opportunities at Evolve, including an all-company Care Week which helped us donated over 900 hours in 2019.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Our [email protected] groups bring together Evolvers with similar interests, ranging from volunteering, wellness, inclusion, and more.
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

We maintain a tremendous work ethic and an unapologetic passion for customer service. We focus on hitting measurable results, on time. The next time you hear "that's not my job" at our office it will be the first.

You will, however, find us collaborating in booths throughout the office and showering each other with shoutouts in team huddles. And when we’re not laser focused on the work at hand, we can be found enjoying lunch breaks in our plaza or snapping pictures of our amazing views of the Rockies.

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