I am looking for a Hostel Manager in Antigua, Guatemala

This will be a paying job eventually but since I will be from 1st May till last week of July 2013. I will be performing both owner and manager duties. The faster you learn how to run a hostel and familiarize yourself in Antigua, Guatemala, the quicker you will get paid. Also the more knowledgeable you are will determine your salary.

I am looking for someone possessing the following skills:

Experience in customer service and / or hosteling
Lead a small team of employees
Managing and running the hostel in all its aspects
Dealing with money (paying salaries, rent, suppliers of gas, water, electricity, etc.)
Dealing with reservations and allocations of beds and rooms
Reporting on a weekly basis to the owner (turnover, costs, bookings levels, etc.)
Multitasking and able to deal with stress
Being friendly, helpful, hard working and hands on
Knowledgeable in Excel and Internet

I need someone who is trustworthy because you will be handling my business and my money, and you will also be responsible for the employees. You must speak English and a good level of Spanish, any other language skills are highly appreciated. You must be polite, friendly and helpful to guests, but unafraid to show the limits when the situation calls for it. I don’t mind partying and having a drink with guests. I don't mind if you have to go out if you have things to do. But bare in mind that you cannot leave the hostel on its own.

I am looking for someone to begin 1st May. He / she can learn as much as possible from me before I depart. I would also need that you stay for a six months minimum or longer. During the training period, I would like you to stay in the Hostal. You will have free breakfast,free bed, access to the kitchen and laundry, and some pocket money. Once you will be fully running the place on your own, you can decide if you want to live in the Hostal or outside.

If you think that you are the right person please contact me as soon as possible. Please feel free to contact me if you have any additional questions. I will reply any questions by email to : [email protected] also send me your CV.

PS: The trainign will be from 01th May and take around 4 to 6 weeks, I am now again accept more CVs and please with photo and work referens.




Job first posted: 10 March 2013