Job Titles in the Hospitality Industry

Restaurant, Hotel and Other Hospitality Industry Job Titles Samples

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What job titles can you expect to see in hospitality industry job postings? The hospitality industry has a wide range of positions available. These include many that involve serving the customers face-to-face. But there are also many positions that provide services behind the scenes and do not interact directly with the customers.

The hospitality industry has many entry-level jobs but you can also enter at a managerial level or climb the ladder from desk clerk to hotel manager or dishwasher to executive chef.

Once you have experience within the hospitality industry, you may want to look into related positions.

Perhaps your job has a title that you'd like to see changed or elevated. The term waitress or bellhop might seem antiquated or too gender-based. What could you list as your job title instead of it? What would your prefer to see on your nametag that would show you provide professional service?

Browse this list of restaurant, hotel, resort, and other hospitality industry job titles. You can use them in job searching or to encourage your employer to change the title of your position.

Hospitality Job Titles - General

  • Back Office Assistant
  • Crew Member
  • Greeter
  • Team Member

Hospitality Managerial and Supervisory Job Titles

  • Back Office Supervisor
  • Corporate Sales Manager
  • Director of Operations
  • Director of Maintenance
  • Director of Marketing
  • Director of Sales
  • Events Manager
  • Executive Housekeeper
  • Executive Conference Manager
  • Executive Meeting Manager
  • Front Office Supervisor
  • General Manager
  • Public Relations Coordinator
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Sales and Marketing Coordinator
  • Sales Coordinator
  • Sales Manager
  • Shift Leader
  • Shift Manager

Hotel, Conference Center, Resort, and Event Venue Job Titles

See also the job titles for food service that may be provided at these venues.

  • Bell Attendant
  • Bellhop
  • Bellman
  • Bellperson
  • Concierge
  • Concierge Agent
  • Director of Hotel Sales
  • Director of Hotel Operations
  • Driver
  • Front Desk Clerk
  • Front Desk Agent
  • Front Desk Associate
  • Front Desk Sales and Service Associate
  • Front Office Associate
  • Front Office Attendant
  • Front Office Associate
  • Gardener
  • Groundskeeper
  • Group Sales Coordinator
  • Group Sales Manager
  • Guest Room Sales Manager
  • Guest Services Associate
  • Guest Services Coordinator
  • Guest Services Manager
  • Guest Service Representative
  • Hotel Deposit Clerk
  • Hotel Group Sales Manager
  • Housekeeper
  • Housekeeper Aide
  • Housekeeping Supervisor
  • Lead Housekeeper
  • Manager, Special Events
  • Maintenance Supervisor
  • Maintenance Worker
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Meeting Coordinator
  • Meeting Concierge
  • Meeting Specialist
  • Meeting Manager
  • Mini-Bar Attendant
  • Night Auditor
  • Night Clerk
  • Reservations Agent
  • Room Attendant
  • Room Service Manager
  • Room Service Worker
  • Transportation Coordinator
  • Valet Attendant
  • Valet Parker
  • Valet Parking Attendant
  • Wedding Coordinator
  • Wedding Sales Manager

Hospitality Food Service Job Titles

These titles may also be seen in the food service departments of hotels and event venues.

  • Backwaiter
  • Banquet Server
  • Banquet Manager
  • Bartender
  • Bar Staff
  • Busser
  • Cafe Manager
  • Catering Manager
  • Catering Sales Manager
  • Chef
  • Cook
  • Dishwasher
  • Food and Beverage Manager
  • Food Runner
  • Food Server
  • Host
  • Hostess
  • Kitchen Team Member
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Server
  • Waiter
  • Waitress
  • Wait Staff

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