Student residences and association manager

Business Studies and/or Management Science
1 Aug, 2018 to 1 Feb, 2019
31 Jul, 2018

General information

6 months

Located in Lisbon, our humble international team would like to change step by step the society, while sharing the love for surfing. Surfgasm was born from a foundation that supports open mindsets, alternative perspectives and a desire for wild preservation while bringing humanity closer together.


For the past 8 years, we built a network of student residences and guest-houses in Lisbon. This year we start a surf camp and new guesthouses. Then, we are looking to complete our team with a person responsible of our Marketing digital.

You will be working with a team where proactivity and positivity are the norms.

Requirements :

- C1 level of English

- Presentable manner and acting towards customers

- Organised  and carrying approach towards the students

- Confident communication skills together with a passion for delivering excellent customer service;

- Administration and organizational skills

- Team player - it’s important we all get along and create synergistic effect

- Proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel

- Understanding of strategic marketing and sales concepts

- Driving licence

Main tasks :

- Attractive offering of accommodations in Lisbon

- Maintaining websites and social media communication (exp.: FB, slack, trello, HomeAway)

- Managing bookings – create an efficient system

- Keep track of the financial information

- Arranging documentation (contracts; booking confirmations)

- Provides financial information to the management by reports

- Support students in person, by phone, by replying emails and messages

- Giving tips and information about Lisbon life and leisure

- Providing information about attractive and affordable Portuguese courses

- Be ready to help the students in the household during their stay

- Update spreadsheets

- Control the digital image of the company

Advantages :

- Experiences in household management or as domestic helper

- Background in similar/same position

- Knowledge of Portuguese or any other language

- Acquaintance of Lisbon lifestyle and touristic places

- Profession skills in the social media communication

- Some Marketing/ Sales experience is a major plus

- Maintenance skills are useful plus  


Evaluation :

- Experiences in recreation and leisure field.

- Increase your level of professional English

- Gaining new working skills through supportive and friendly environment

- Opportunity to attend surf classes and tours provided by the company

No financial compensation
Years of Experience required: 
English: Proficient User C1
Level of Studies: 
Problem solving, Self-motivated, Strategic thinking, Working creatively, Responsibility, Entrepreneurial mindset, Researching