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Sales Intern

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Company Description

We are looking for a Sales Intern to join us at The Hoxton, Amsterdam. Reporting to the Director of Sales you will be responsible for supporting the on-property sales department in executing day-to-day sales.

Once the Mayor’s home, now our home, on Amsterdam’s Herengracht canal. The Hoxton, Amsterdam houses 111 rooms, The Apartment, our meetings & events concept, and our all-day restaurant & bar, Lotti’s.

What’s in it for you… 

  • Become part of a team that’s very passionate about creating great hospitality experiences.
  • Competitive salary.
  • 2 days holiday per month (plus bank holidays).
  • Food on us during your shift.
  • Enjoy a free night at The Hoxton and a meal for two when you first start with us.
  • Training to get you settled into your role with ongoing development that helps you think, make and thrive to set you up for success at work.
  • Time off to volunteer with one of our partner charities.
  • Hox Hero and Nifty fifty, our rewards for going the extra mile and living our values.
  • An annual diversity and inclusion calendar of events creating opportunities for you to learn, celebrate and make a positive impact.
  • Regular team get togethers, from our High Fives to our (pretty special!) team parties – we know how to have a good time!
  • The chance to challenge the norm and work in an environment that is both creative and rewarding.
  • Join an innovative, fast-growing, international group that is shaking things up on the hospitality scene.
  • Excellent discounts across The Hoxton and the global Ennismore family.

Job Description

What you’ll do…

  • Assist on-property G&E Coordinator with daily tasks such as putting dates on hold and entering new enquiries into Opera
  • Ensure all sales administration is completed effectively and accurately to provide a smooth handover to the operations team and Apartment Host
  • Follow up on provisional bookings and supporting in conversion and diary administration
  • Assist the team in the sending out and following up of all contracts
  • File signed contracts within 3 days of offer
  • Send out invoices
  • Take payments for deposits / full balances when required
  • Add new contacts to existing client database on a daily basis
  • Maintain a clean contacts list in Opera
  • Ensure all third-party websites are well maintained and seasonal offers are loaded
  • Support the sales team with the researching and qualification of new sales leads for all properties
  • Complete competitor spot checks and researching key contact for any leads
  • Support the sales team with corporate RFP loadings and MAL (Master Account List) update during RFP negotiation season

Qualifications

What we’re looking for…

  • Individuals. You’re looking for a place where you can be you; no clones in suits here
  • Passion for hospitality – whether that’s a drink, a meal, an event or a bed for the night
  • You’re all about having a positive impact on the people you interact with, leaving them with a memorable experience
  • You’re not precious. We leave our egos at the door and help get things done
  • You’re up for doing things differently and trying (almost) everything once
  • If we got stuck in a lift together we’d have a good time and share a few laughs
  • You want to be part of a team that works hard, supports each other and has fun along the way
  • You are currently studying at a European hotel school (Hospitality Management). The internship is only available for management interns
  • It's all about attitude for us, someone who enjoys being helpful to others; that person who makes you feel confident they can answer any question and who you'd want to stop and chat to
  • Proactive approach to meeting deadlines and targets
  • Excellent organisational and administration skills

Additional Information

More about us…

The Hoxton is a series of open-house hotels, each in a neighbourhood that we love. Ever since we opened our first hotel in Shoreditch, we’ve never just been about offering a bed for the night. We want to be more than that: proving style doesn’t need to be sacrificed for good value and providing a place where guests can hang out alongside the locals and submerse themselves in the neighbourhood with vibrant, welcoming public spaces.

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