Hostel and Bar Associates needed for 2011-2012 Summer Season in Uruguay!

El Diablo Tranquilo Hostel & Bar is now hiring for the 2011-2012 Summer Season. On-Site Hostel and Bar Associates at El Diablo Tranquilo in Punta del Diablo, Uruguay play an integral role in front of house operations of our seaside hostel and restaurant. This includes reception and guest services, bar and restaurant service, publicity and public relations, among other responsibilities. You will be exposed to the challenges and rewards of a small business venture in a foreign setting and will assist in both daily decision-making and strategic planning.

El Diablo Tranquilo provides an international atmosphere, exposing each associate to cultures and languages from around the world. Management and long-term positions are available for qualified candidates. On-Site Maintenance Associate Positions are also available. Off-site internship positions are also available year-round in the area of Internet marketing and web development. Please contact us at [email protected] for details about all available positions!!

On-Site Associates...
• Work directly with the El Diablo administrative team to create a customer-friendly atmosphere and provide quality service to hostel and restaurant guests.
• Travel to hostels in Uruguay, Argentina, or Brazil to maintain strategic relationships.
• Master web-based reservation and point of sale systems.
• Collect, record and respond to guest feedback.
• Assist in the development of advertising and marketing strategies and materials, including web-based promotion, client reviews and social media.
• Participate in an independent project bringing together personal goals with company objectives.

On-Site Associate Requirements
• Experience in hospitality and customer service fields.
• Spanish and English Fluency – ability to communicate in both languages with minimal
translation assistance.
• Microsoft Office and Internet literacy.
• Full acceptance of responsibility for cash accounts, actions, and their consequences.
• Ability to adapt to and maintain balance within combined work and living environment.
• Well-developed organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.
• Creativity and ability to think outside of the box
• Ability to take initiative and work efficiently under pressure.
• Flexibility of schedule, priorities, and daily routine.
• Entrepreneurial spirit and ability to respond to new challenges in a proactive manner.

On-Site Compensation and Benefits
• Full room and board during your work commitment.
• $200 monthly stipend.
• Staff breakfast until noon and one meal from the restaurant menu each day.
• As employer, El Diablo Tranquilo provides basic public health insurance coverage.
Travel insurance is optional and the responsibility of the employee to obtain.
• Opportunity to take part in our charity operation, assisting families in developing
regions with the financing and creation of sustainable small businesses.

Send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] to apply or send us an e-mail for more information!




Job first posted: 19 June 2011