Manager or Assistant Manager for Busy Hostel & Guesthouse in Waterford, Ireland

We're are potentially looking for a live-in manager to run our busy guesthouse and hostel in Waterford, in the South-East of Ireland.
Depending on experience, the position may be for manager or assistant manager. This is a live-in position - the successful candidate will be provided with a private room in an apartment on site of the hostel

The property has been in operation 4 and a half years. We currently have a manager but he may have to leave in the coming months which is why we are seeking a replacement in the event of his leaving.

The job involves all aspects of running the business: 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. As regards staff, currently we have a manager (who may be leaving), 1 full time & 1 part time receptionist / assistant manager, and 5 volunteers.

The manager is 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.T he job includes accommodation and all utility bills.

We can only take people with EU passports or appropriate visas for Ireland.

Specific hostel / guesthouse management experience isn't necessary but since this isn't an entry level position, 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 NAME

OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE

Paid Hostel Staff
Hostel Manager

HOSTEL LOCATION

11 Mary St, Waterford, Ireland
Geolocation
Job first posted: 13 April 2019
Updated: 13 April 2019