From Iceland — Superhuman Sought For Hotel Management Position

Superhuman Sought For Hotel Management Position

Published February 19, 2013

Do you have brains, brawn, and exceptional language skills, but you’re not too full of yourself as to be above serving breakfast or taking on some light janitorial work? Then a job posting on might just spark your interest.
According to the advertisement, Hotel Flóki is seeking a hotel manager who possesses just a few run-of-the-mill attributes:

  • University degree in business, tourism, or equivalent;
  • Minimum 5-years experience in the hotel industry;
  • Skills in finance, accounting, marketing and sales;
  • Ability to speak English, Spanish, Russian, and German (yes, “and”, not “or”);
  • Handle the breakfast buffet, when needed;
  • General cleaning and repairs;
  • Janitorial work;
  • Great physical strength to move furniture and other items.
  • No biggie.
    According to Bjarney Lea Guðmundsdóttir, who placed the ad, has yet to receive any applications, though she remains hopeful that the right candidate will turn up.

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