Always dreamt of a job in the tropics?

I don’t normally post things like this on my blog, and I haven’t even posted a regular blog for a while, but trust me, I’m getting back to that… Had a bit of a break from the whole internet thing for a while…

But now I’m back on track, friends of mine run a beautiful hotel right on the chocolate sandy beach of my home, Batukaras. Now, if you have the skills, and the desire to escape the city, join us here in paradise and work for some wonderful people… Then nothing should stop you from applying. The job description is as follows:

Job Vacancy: Hotel Manager, JavaCove Beach Hotel, Batu Karas, West Java, Indonesia

Want to work in a dynamic hotel environment in one of Indonesia’s fastest-growing tourism destinations? Are you keen to live amongst a small Indonesian village community? And most importantly, are you up for the challenge of overseeing the operations of a small boutique hotel that National Geographic Traveler Magazine considers “one of its favourite hotels in Indonesia”? We want to hear from you!

Java Cove Beach Hotel (, a small boutique hotel in the village of Batu Karas, West Java, is seeking a Hotel Manager. The manager will be responsible for overseeing all hotel administration, staff coordination, food and beverage operations and reservation enquiries. The successful applicant will have:

* Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook, internet proficiency – IT experience would be an advantage);

* Prior experience in the tourism/hospitality industry;

* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to liaise successfully with guests, local staff, and members of the local community;

* Fluency in written and spoken Bahasa Indonesia/English;

* Experience living in Indonesia.

The 12-month contractual position is open to Indonesian citizens and foreign nationals, with a salary package offered in accordance with the successful applicant’s skills and experience.

Closing date for applications: 30 October, 2010

On-site training start date: 15 November, 2010 (2 weeks paid training)

Contract start date: 1 December, 2010

Please email your application and CV to Nicola Edmiston at:

with ‘Hotel Manager Position’ in the subject heading.

We look forward to hearing from you!

JavaCove Beach Hotel

Batukaras Beach, Java, Indonesia

Tlp in Indo (0265) 708 2020

Tlp from overseas +62 265 708 2020

Paradise lost? Look no further… paradise found.

Barefoot, sandy and home.


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