Apprentice in the Hotel Business (m/f/x)

immediately - full-time - in Salzburg


a&o: we are simple, honest and always with a smile. Since our first opening in 2000 we are expanding Europe-wide, true to our mission EVERYONE CAN TRAVEL. With hostels in more than 20 cities we are by now Europe’s biggest hostel provider, making our mission a reality! To be recognizable everywhere, all our sites realize a standardized concept and are supported by our headquarters in Berlin.

Our teams are the core of a&o – to support these we are looking for apprentices, or anyone who wants to become one, as long as you love service and interacting with our guests. Join the team at a&o Salzburg now!


In your apprenticeship you walk through all areas of daily hostel life: Front Desk, Bar, Kitchen and office - some topics and trainings you will even get trained on in out partner hotels or other a&o's

Guest Relations:

  • You organize and coordinate work processes at the reception desk
  • Your main responsibilities are check-in and check-out of the guests.
  • Caring for our guests also is part of your daily tasks
Food & Beverage:
  • At the bar you can prepare hot and cold drinks as well as snacks.
  • You are responsible for preparing, setting up and supervising the breakfast, lunch and evening buffets.
  • You will also ensure cleanliness in the bar and kitchen area.
  • You plan and organize the main work processes in the hostel
  • You take care of booking requests from guests and tour operators
  • You will be responsible for event planning and organisation



  • Hauptschulabschluss or comparable qualifications
  • You have perfect manners and a neat appearance
  • You love interacting with our guests, no matter the time of day or night
  • High willingness to work, organisational talent as well as resilience are some of your core assets - especially, you have fun when caring for our guests
  • Your German and English skills are very good – of course we are happy for every additional language you are able to speak



  • Teamwork is everything for us, therefore you benefit from short decision paths and open communication
  • Your personal development is important to us: You want to improve your language skills? a&o promotes your language course! You want to develop your professional skills? a&o organizes your training!
  • Enjoy attractive corporate benefits, including discounted leisure activities and events as well as free accommodation in all a&o's during your holiday
  • Of course we provide drinks, fruit and vegetables on a daily basis – and as hostel staff you can join your team for the warm meals served at the buffet


Does this sound attractive to you? We are very happy to receive your application (resume, cover letter, desired salary, earliest possibly starting-date).

Apply online now!


Sven Drave
General Manager