Recruitment in the hotel, catering and tourism industries is the quintessence of AJ Conseil Recrutement & RH, founded by Alain Jacob in 1993.

The hotel industry, catering and leisure activities are amongst the powerhouses of the world economy.

However, it is no secret that the service professions in general and in particular those in the hotel, catering and tourism industries are in difficulty. The lack of staff, in particular qualified executives, is a problem for some of you.

With its 6 experienced employees with a double sectoral and HR competence, our firm has developed an innovative recruitment method combining a performing application management tool (CRM) and a process certified by Syntec Recrutement.

As experts for the employment of executives in the hotel, luxury, retail, catering and tourism industries, we have accompanied more than 950 companies in 26 years, in France and abroad, in respect of all the issues linked to the optimisation of management.

At the head of a pool including 65,000 active candidates (general managers of hotels, palaces, caterers, chefs …) we select and hunt the most talented managers throughout the world to help you develop your company.

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Our industry specialisations: hotel, catering and tourism

Preferring quality over quantity, we carry out more than 100 recruitment missions per year for:

  • Independent hotel and catering owners
  • Hotel groups
  • Tourist residences
  • Commercial and collective catering chains
  • Communities and cruise companies

Our headhunting firm operates exclusively in the recruitment in the hotel and catering industry on the level of general and operational management.

AJ Conseil Recrutement & RH can also manage the recruitment of full teams, in particular within the framework of the setting up of departments or subsidiaries.

Top management recruitment

  • Hotel general manager
  • Catering manager
  • Tourist residence manager
  • Tourism manager
  • Operations manager
  • Commercial and sales manager
  • Development manager
  • Marketing manager
  • Administrative and financial manager
  • Technical manager
  • HR manager
  • Purchasing manager…

*Non-exhaustive list

Middle management recruitment

  • Food store manager (caterer…)
  • Head of hotel services (reception manager, general housekeeper, reservation manager, maintenance manager…)
  • Head of the catering service (dining room manager, head sommelier, executive chef, production chef, chef pâtissier…)
  • Head of tourism services (leisure activities manager…)

*Non-exhaustive list

Recruitment of experts

  • Central kitchen manager
  • Spa manager
  • Revenue manager
  • Facility manager
  • Holiday village manager
  • Guest supervisor
  • Culinary consultant
  • Financial controller

*Non-exhaustive list

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