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Rock Solid Backpackers Manager

16 Nov 2022  By Advertiser | To list a job, contact us at or call 0204 101 8762

It’s time! After two hard years, Rock Solid Backpackers in Rotorua is looking for an experienced manager who is excited to get back into the backpacker scene. The owner lives out of town so the manager needs to be supportive of her and capable of working unsupervised.

The role will suit someone who enjoys making decisions independently, self-driven with plenty of energy. A team player and leader is a must the business is growing and the staff need direction and support. 

We have managed to survive the hard times by pivoting – the reviews have been excellent and this is credit to the hard-working team. Your job will be to continue the success of the business.

Qualifications you must have before applying for the role:

– Experience working in accommodation for more than one year as 2IC or Manager
– Must be a NZ citizen, resident or visa that allows you to stay in the country for at least 2 years
– Understand PMS systems and channel managers
– Attention to detail
– Worked with online booking agents and channels
– A team leader
– Excellent under pressure
– Problem solver and a decision maker
– Understand the business, targets to meet, KPI’s

Qualmark-rated Rock Solid Backpackers is now the biggest hostel in downtown Rotorua and close to everything. There is an indoor climbing wall that can be viewed from reception and a small cinema downstairs.

Added in 2019 is our new group accommodation wing. This means we can focus on group business run by our Groups coordinator she is looking for support during the busy times. Ideally, you will already have a relationship with all the groups like Kiwi Experience, Stray, Haka etc

Are you that person? Have you been able to tick off our qualifications?

Please send an outstanding cover letter telling us why you are the one for the job and your CV. We can’t wait to hear from you.

Send your application to Managing Director Belinda Hargreaves at:


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