WHAT THE SIDEKICK?

Do you easily connect to people, love providing a warm welcome, and get a kick out of helping people? Then keep reading!

As a Sidekick, you will be the go-to person, connector and problem solver for our residents. Although no day looks quite the same in this role, you can find yourself doing anything from welcoming visitors, helping residents check in and out, all the way to showing off your barista skills at our Kindred Spirits rooftop bar.

The job of a Sidekick is highly versatile, flexible and focused completely around making people feel at ease during their entire time with us. You will need to love sharing advice, looking after people and building a nest for our residents – while always striving to provide service in better and more creative ways. Sound like a fit?

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WHAT WILL YOU DO?

No day looks the same as a Sidekick… but here’s a glimpse of what you can expect:

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A friendly first impression

Be the first point of contact for anyone walking through our doors. This means providing a friendly hello, a warm smile, a small chat and making people feel happy and comfortable throughout their entire time with us.

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Helping people feel at home right away

You’ll be the first person a resident meets when they check-in, and the last person they see when they check-out. You’ll be there to help support their arrival, check-in and check-out process and to help answer any questions that come up.

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Master of the bar & kitchen right hand

You’ll be both a barista and master server in our Kindred Spirits bar & Living Kitchen restaurant. Help prepare/serve drinks and food while acting as a social connector for residents, guests and members - you'll meet interesting people too!

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Creating memorable meetings

Local people meet for the day at Zoku too. Embrace your inner event planner by setting up our meeting rooms, styling the meeting and event spaces, and providing great service throughout a company’s meeting with us.

A day in the life

Rooms

Welcoming residents & guests

Connecting & socialising

Cleaning

Administrative tasks

Food & Beverage

Mise en place

Cleaning

Connecting & socialising

Refilling supplies

Bar

Taking and making orders

Cleaning

Connecting & socialising

Refilling supplies

Meeting & Events

Setting up & cleaning

Welcoming & making sure people feel at ease

Refilling supplies

Working at a "good company" company

If you haven’t met us before, we’re Zoku. A home base for holiday and business travelers who want to live and work in a city anywhere from a few days to a few months. We’re a home-office hybrid with hotel services, which offer a relaxed place to live, work and socialize with like-minded people while getting wired into the city.

Some things we’re proud of…

  • We’re “one of the 25 coolest hotels in the world” as quoted by Forbes.
  • We have 3 locations across Europe: in Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Vienna – with more future locations to come!
  • Our employees come from 29 different nationalities and speak a total of 20 languages.
  • We believe in an equal workforce with a team of 51% women.
  • We’re a certified BCorp and being socially responsible is at our core.

Being a part of Zoku is being a part of something bigger

We’re not just another workplace, but a second home. We believe in working hard, but playing harder. We never forget a birthday, we celebrate every milestone, and we believe in putting our people first. Join an international team of driven, proactive and fun-loving Zokus who all have one thing in common: a passion for connecting people across the globe.

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We love people who... A few must haves What's in it for you?
  • Have a background in hospitality, serving, customer service, and ultimately – anything people related.
  • Love to help others feel at home and get connected with each other.
  • Want to change the way guests are typically treated in the hospitality industry, by always providing the best service in the most creative way.
  • Are genuinely friendly, proactive and open people that just want to help others.
  • Love putting a personal touch on their service and going the extra mile to lend a helping hand.
  • Are eager to get the best out of themselves and their peers while of course learning along the way.
  • Just love the city and want to know,  share, and discover everything there is to know about Amsterdam.
  • Don’t mind getting their hands dirty (think tidying up the Living Room or scrubbing the bar).
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  • You have worked in hospitality or in a similar customer facing industry.
  • You are fluent in English, other languages are a plus.
  • You are an EU resident or have a valid working and living permit for the Netherlands.
  • You are fully flexible, so no fixed working days/hours.
  • You love to work hard, as we need you full-time.
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  • A market conform salary of €1.982,92 gross per month with a full-time (40 hours) a week position.
  • 25 holiday days to relax and unwind throughout the year.
  • Enrollment in the Hospitality Retirement Fund.
  • A cool & comfy uniform – no more looking like a log!
  • Exciting on-the-job training opportunities.
  • A fun, young, multi-national company with colleagues from across the globe to meet, learn, and grow from.
  • A friends and family rate at all of our locations in Amsterdam, Copenhagen & Vienna.
  • Fun events throughout the year to celebrate achievements and milestones.
  • An honorary drinking name that you can get at one of our legendary Zoku parties.
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