We are Hostmaker – nice to meet you! We're an excited lot because we've just been in the news - http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidprosser/2016/01/0...

But usually, we are the directors behind the scenes while our hosts retain their starring role, getting to experience the wonder of sharing their home without the hassle of folding towels and handing out keys. We’re well on our way to world domination (or at least becoming the preferred hospitality management service for homestays worldwide).

Our Growth Story

  • The seed of Hostmaker was sown in 2012 when our founder Nakul and his wife Deepti first experienced the hospitality of Airbnb hosts on their travels to Rome, Rio and Jaipur. The engagement that these hosts had with the local community and how willing they were to go out of their way to make their stay memorable got them hooked. That's why when they bought their first home in London, they decided to give it a go themselves, hosting guests from around the world at their home. It didn't take long for the realisation to hit them - hosting Airbnb guests is a lot of hard work! From there the idea of Hostmaker was hatched.
  • Since then Hostmaker has spread its wings from London, to Rome, Paris and Barcelona, securing VC backing from well-known investors such as DN capital (making us sisters with the likes of Shazam and Happn). We continue helping hosts in need and grew five times the size in a year- one folded towel at a time.
  • As we move into 2017 we are really excited to undertake the challenges that we will face as we continue to grow, with some exciting projects to sink our beaks into (enough pigeon puns already?!). Our team is ready to become the best hospitality management service out there and looking for loyal, hardworking team players to join us!

The Hostmaker Team

  • We are an international team of talents coming from a multitude of different backgrounds : INSEAD, Business Schools, Hospitality and Hotels with a full array of passports: UK, US, Spain, India, France, India, Romania, Italy… we are an international bunch!
  • A young crowd with our average ages between 20-35 years old and our team mates who have chosen Hostmaker for their next challenge used to worked for established companies, consulting firms and exciting start-ups like: Intercontinental Hotels, Starwood hotels, Airbnb, Ocado, Deliveroo, OneFineStay, Deloitte, Leo Burnett, Prisma Media, TF1, LinkLaters, Marriott... you get the picture!
  • We believe in empowering our employees giving autonomy over your workload and high levels of responsibility from the start . We give our team member an opportunity to create their role, to grow into it and to participate in the overall success of the business. We like to think that you’ll make a better job if you are happy and value teamwork and collaboration to get the job done! We don’t count on hours, just hard work, passion and excellent results.
  • We are looking for smart cookies, committed, reliable and dynamic team members.

Our Culture and Perks

Culture is important to us. We love what we do, and make sure everyone in the team feels valued, respected and important. This makes people take pride in their work, and that’s when the best work is produced. A few of the many perks of joining the Hostmaker team:
  • A fast-growing Series A-stage company full of bright, engaged folks who’ll keep you on your toes everyday and exciting challenges ahead.
  • Equity depending on the level of position
  • No mega-corp fluff: we focus on results, not face-time
  • Discounted Airbnb travel, we want our staff to truly understand the Airbnb experience
  • Discounts at Hostmaker homes (we’re now in London, Paris, Rome and Barcelona so you next holiday is sorted!)
  • Local travel and phone bills are included
  • No birthday goes unnoticed, so expect an embarrassingly big cake!

Our Office - Check out where you could be working!

Currently based in Angel we are located in The Office Group office, a dynamic co-working group with cool communal spaces and meeting areas. This also gives us member access to other great work spaces across the city (including one in the Shard!). They provide great networking and social event, Oh and free sweets on tap!

Our design team kitted out our office space to make it as homely as possible and having Angel as our home means we have fantastic transport links and great restaurants and bars on our doorstep

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