January 2018: Manager For Busy Guesthouse & Hostel in Waterford, South East Ireland

**January 2018 - We are looking for someone to start as soon as possible**

Hostel Manager required for busy guesthouse and hostel in South East of Ireland.

This is a live-in position - the successful candidate will be provided with a private room in an apartment on site of the hostel.

We are a guesthouse and hostel that's been open since September 2014. Originally a guesthouse we are expanding the hostel side of the business and need a manager.

The job involves all aspects of running a hostel: Check-ins, managing staff, organising improvements, cleaning, making breakfast, decorating, marketing, dealing with guest queries etc. etc.

Important attributes:
We need someone energetic and friendly with the confidence and maturity to recognise issues and take the initiative when something needs to be done. Currently we have 1 full time & 1 part time receptionist / assistant manager, and 5 volunteers. The manager will be responsible for ensuring that all tasks are done on a daily basis - both through management of the staff and through tackling tasks themselves.

The manager will report into the proprietor.

Some experience is preferred and excellent written and spoken English is essential.
Preference will be given to applicants already in Ireland as we would prefer to have a face to face meeting rather than over Skype, but all applications will be considered (we've had the bad luck of taking on possibly the 2 biggest time wasters in Europe who never showed over the past year so we will require the candidate to fly to Ireland to meet us if they're not already here if they want us to hold the job for them).

The job includes accommodation and all utility bills.
We can only take people with EU passports or appropriate visas for Ireland.
Specific hostel management experience isn't necessary but work experience of some kind is needed (we can't take anyone straight out of school or college for example)
If you would like to apply, please send your CV across. If you have specific skills you think would be useful please let us know.



Hostel Manager


11 Mary St, Waterford, Ireland
Job first posted: 30 January 2017
Updated: 03 October 2017