Selina Internship Opportunity Retail Executive in Virreyes, United States


Seize this unique opportunity to work for Selina, one of the world?s fastest-growing lifestyle hospitality brands!

Selina is disrupting the hospitality industry by combining the best aspects of boutique hotels, co-working spaces, and socially-centred hostels. With a distinctive design style, deep local knowledge and robust tech, Selina promises travelers authentic local experiences, exciting connections with fellow travelers, and the power to live, work and create seamlessly abroad.

With 100+ locations opening around the globe, we have multiple job opportunities at any given time.

Our internal ecosystem consists of Hospitality, Food & Beverage, Tours, Wellness, Education, Construction, Real Estate, CoWorking, Art & Design, Community Outreach, Education, Surf, Sales, Marketing, and Technology.

Internship Overview

This position involves providing administrative support to the Global Director of Retail within the people organization. The successful candidate will have a collaborative and friendly work style, be exceptionally well-organized, able to effectively multi-task, prioritize, take initiative, and bring the breadth of knowledge in the retail to add value in project development.

Essential Functions / Process Responsibilities include the following; other duties may be assigned as necessary:

  • Perform assigned duties as directed by Global Director of Retail.

  • Follow the cross-training program.

  • Assist fellow team members and other departments wherever necessary to maintain positive working relationships.

  • Assist the Global Director of Retail on making business decisions including but not limited to product and department related strategies, hiring, promoting, rewarding, or otherwise engage in resolving partner related matters.

  • Leads team to maintain the best store conditions

  • Collect performance sales monthly

  • Help Director in financial analysis to evaluate the costs and benefits of ideas and recommendations

  • Communicates new initiatives

  • Ensures execution of programs

  • Provides direction, guidance, or advice to ensure others complete assignments

  • Works with general managers to ensure the needs of the business are met


  • Highly motivated and must enjoy fast-paced environment; ability to switch gears quickly

  • Excellent communication skills-verbal and written involving high-level communications with internal and external contacts

  • Ability to prioritize workload proactively and expeditiously

  • Service and executive oriented mentality, be highly driven, organized, proactive, and detail oriented with the ability to deliver to tight deadlines and you will have exceptional communication skills

  • Strong business acumen and understanding of how organizations work

  • Proven creative problem-solving history, ability to work well collaboratively and under pressure

  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, anticipate needs and exercise independent/sound judgment

  • Good Excel and PowerPoint skills with strong analytical abilities, such as organizing, evaluating, and interpreting data

  • Ability to thrive is a fast paced environment while being able to manage priorities

  • English mandatory, fluency in Spanish is a plus.

  • Positive attitude and team player

  • This is a nonpaid internship (no monetary compensation is given)


? Accommodation in dorms/staff accommodations at the Selina location for the duration of the internship.

? Full free breakfast included everyday at location (exceptions may apply).

? Three free nights at any Selina?s hotel location around the world (in dorms).

? 30% discount at all Selina locations. Select family and friends receive a 20% discount. This applies during internship program.

? Certificate of completion of the internship.

? 20% discount in Selina?s F&B during internship.

? Free access to a variety of culture activities.*

? Free access to wellness activities.*

? Possibility to lead and implement an academic project.

? Free access to online Selina training opportunities.*

*subject to availability and with the approval of his/her supervisor