1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  3. The Hoxton
  4. Rooms





Head Housekeeper


Luxury & Lifestyle

Company Description

We are looking for a Head Housekeeper to join us here at The Hoxton, Florence.

The Hoxton is getting ready to open its doors in Florence, capital of Italy’s Tuscany region and home to some of the world’s most famous masterpieces of Renaissance art, architecture and monuments. This eye-candy city is packed with culture and is the birthplace of gelato – we did not need any persuading to make it our second home in the country.

The Hoxton in Florence will feature 160 beautiful bedrooms of varying sizes, a large ground floor restaurant, bar, lobby and courtyard. There is also a basement meeting and events space.

Reporting to the Head of Rooms, you’ll be responsible for the overall management of the housekeeping department and team. Your role is to deliver exceptionally clean rooms and public spaces, within budget, and with a happy and engaged team.

Job Description

What's in it for you...

  • The opportunity to work with an exciting new hospitality concept in Florence and have a real impact on its success.
  • Join an innovative, fast-growing, international group that’s committed to not just building new hotels but building a global brand.
  • The chance to challenge the norm and work in an environment that is both creative and rewarding.
  • Become part of a team that’s very passionate about creating great hospitality experiences and building a portfolio of brands.
  • Great discounts across the entire Ennismore family (which you get to keep even if you decide to leave us!).
  • A competitive package and plenty of opportunity for development.

What you’ll do…

  • Take the lead in ensuring our guests experience spotless and well put together rooms that they want to come back to.
  • Lead and inspire the housekeeping team by example, creating an environment where they can be themselves, feel supported and empowered and get actively involved in the team’s development to realise their full potential, so we grow together as a Hoxton family.
  • Management of departmental costs and ensure that all expenses are kept in line with budget guidelines, managing and control housekeeping stock and monitor orders.
  • Take responsibility in keeping our standards for bedrooms and public areas high, through SOPs, relevant training and regular checks.
  • Work closely with other teams (front office, maintenance and F&B) towards the overall goal of creating a memorable experience in a beautiful space.
  • Play a part in our partnership with our external housekeeping providers.
  • Ensure that all hotel standard operating procedures are trained and adhered to.
  • Pro-actively identify opportunities to improve and enhance processes and procedures.
  • Be fully aware, and competent in, all health and safety procedures and policies.
  • Control and management of the housekeeping stock, ensuring all orders are monitored.
  • Achieve and maintain the highest possible levels of customer service to both external and internal customers, forging long-term relationships with suppliers and contractors.


What we’re looking for…

  • Previous housekeeping experience at a similar level, experience of a hotel opening would be a plus.
  • A natural at leading and managing others, you lead by example and create an environment where your team can be their best self.
  • Experience of Micros Fidelio Opera or a similar front desk operating system.
  • An eagle-eye for detail, you can spot a slip in standards from a mile away.
  • A natural at leading and managing others, you lead by example and create an environment where your team can be their best self.
  • Individuals. You’re looking for a place where you can be you; no clones in suits here.
  • Passion for hospitality – whether that’s a drink, a meal, an event or a bed for the night.
  • You’re all about having a positive impact on the people you interact with, leaving them with a memorable experience.
  • We leave our egos at the door and help get things done.
  • You’re up for doing things differently and trying (almost) everything once.
  • If we got stuck in a lift together, we’d have a good time and share a few laughs.
  • You want to be part of a team that works hard, supports each other, and has fun along the way.

Additional Information

More about us…

The Hoxton is a series of open-house hotels, each in a neighbourhood that we love. Ever since we opened our first hotel in Shoreditch, we’ve never just been about offering a bed for the night. We want to be more than that: proving style doesn’t need to be sacrificed for good value and providing a place where guests can hang out alongside the locals and submerse themselves in the neighbourhood with vibrant, welcoming public spaces.

Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.


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