Management Trainee Operation (m/f/x)

as of now - fulltime - Frankfurt, Germany


As Europe's largest Hostel chain a&o is simple, diverse and always with a smile. We push our mission "everyone can travel" through affordable prices and constant growth. We aim to be CO2-neutral by 2025.

Our teams are the core of a&o – to support these we are looking for YOU - as a Management Trainee Operation (m/f/x)! We also welcome applications from: Bachelor / Master graduates in Tourism / Business Administration / Hotel Management and motivated people!

Become part of our management team now and manage one of our a&o hostels after the training!


Before you run a hostel independently, you will participate in a three-months management trainee program in one of our academy houses in Aachen, Cologne, or Amsterdam, where you will be prepared for your future role as a hostel manager in the areas reception, food & beverage, back office, or human resources.

Afterwards, we ask for your flexibility, as you will then visit all our hostels as an internal auditor or assist in one of the houses, before taking on responsibility for your 'own' a&o hostel in Europe.



You …

  • have completed an educaton in the field of tourism, hospitality, business administration or a related area
  • have already earned some working experience
  • are proactive and independent
  • are (not only geographically) flexible
  • have a managerial mindset
  • have a driver's license (German class B)



  • Staff member stays for 1 Euro in all a&o hostels
  • Exciting, responsible job
  • Team-oriented work-environment
  • Short decision-making-processes and open communication
  • Vibrant, open and international corporate culture
  • Flat hierarchies
  • Attractive corporate benefits
  • In addition: language courses, company pension scheme, and much more
  • We provide drinks, fruit and vegetables on a daily basis
  • Bonus for the period of employment


We are very happy to receive your application (resume, cover letter, desired salary, earliest possible starting-date).
*** The location mentioned here is only for the visibility of the advertisement. ***

Apply now!


Torsten Loos
Director Operations