Crystal-clear blue water, white sand beaches, and the sound of palm trees swaying in the wind. Who wouldn't want to live like this? For the third year in a row, the 5-star Soneva Fushi hotel in Maldives is now looking for a book seller who will have the unique opportunity to live exacltly this way. Founded in 1995, the Soneva Fushi hotel is home to a small bookshop belonging to the Phillip Blackwell chain. The owners are currently looking for a keeper of these books.
What's the Job?
In addition to completing the typical tasks of a bookseller, you will also be asked to run an engaging blog about life on the island, conduct reading sessions for children, and teach creative writing classes. Although the salary for this dream job is not excessive, the benefits are certainly worth checking out! The hired applicant with live in a cottage on a private island, away from tourists
"It's a dream job for many people. If I were 25 again, I would do it!" — says Blackwell himself, the bookstore owner.
How Do I Know If I'm Qualified?
Applicants must have these qualifications to be considered for the job:
- Excellent written & verbal English skills
- A love of reading & in-depth knowledge of both classical and modern literature
- Experience in bookselling/publishing is essential
- Strong knowledge of running social media pages and following trends
- Experience writing blogs or newsletters
- To be a team player and self-starter with a sense of fun and creativity
How Do I Apply?
Simply follow the link below and fill out the application form provided. The lucky bookseller will attend a training course a month before their departure, and then travel to the Maldives in mid-October, where he/she will spend about 6 months. You can submit the application at the e-mail address [email protected]