Executive Director

Career Opportunity

STREETS INTERNATIONAL (STREETS) is an ambitious social enterprise initiative for street kids, out- of-school, and disadvantaged youth. The tuition free 18-month comprehensive STREETS program and Restaurant Café, Oodles of Noodles Center, and 9 Grains Bakery started in Hoi An, Vietnam in 2009, providing a future of dignity through vocational hospitality and culinary training. For more background information, please visit our website: www.streetsinternational.org.

Our continued growth and expansion provide an outstanding career opportunity for a mature, world-class Executive Director based in Hoi An.

Executive Director

The Executive Director will oversee the day-to-day management, programs and operations of the organization and enterprises in Vietnam.


  • Manage and lead STREETS in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s purpose and mission.
  • Report to and work closely with the Founder and Chair to ensure the objectives and established, award-winning standards are maintained at the highest levels
  • Oversee and maintain the service and operating guidelines and standards of all STREETS enterprises, including the restaurant, bakery café, and culinary cooking demonstration and tours.
  • Direct, manage and collaborate with the entire STREETS team of over 50 Vietnamese professional staff.
  • Ensure the ongoing education, residential and Life Skills programs are carefully managed to STREETS’ established international standards.
  • Prepare the annual budget with the in-country management team and ensure the quarterly performance objectives are achieved.
  • Maintain and continually improve the employment, human resource and administrative practices, policies and procedures according to STREETS and as applicable the laws of the US and Vietnam.
  • Establish and maintain on-going relationships with various tourism, hospitality and NGO organizations to support and enhance STREETS’ mission.
  • Oversee marketing and other communications, including social media.
  • Provide input into strategic development plans and other duties as assigned by the Chair.


  • College Degree or Professional Hospitality/Tourism/Culinary Certificate (preference given for International study experience).
  • Minimum 5 years executive management role (supervisory role not sufficient) in hospitality, tourism, education or related business.
  • Demonstrated “critical eye” ability necessary to manage the operating details that make STREETS one of the most successful programs of its kind.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (will be tested in interview process).
  • Excellent oral and written English with strong interpersonal skills (will be tested in interview process).

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  • Commitment to the STREETS mission of working with disadvantaged youth.
  • Must live in or relocate to Hoi An at start of employment, one time relocation expense provided.
  • Flexible work schedule, including evening, overtime and holiday as needed.
  • Vietnamese Citizen preferred.
  • 100% Non-smokers only.

Salary & Application

  • Competitive salary in an international learning environment with opportunity for promotion and growth.
  • Interested candidates should send cover letter and curriculum vitae in English to: [email protected].
  • Must note on application any prior employment applications to STREETS.
  • Application closing date: 31 August, 2018
  • Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Hoi An
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2018-08-31