Work Practice Placement 2016- CORFU Island, GREECE – Bella Vista Hotel

Corfu Town

We have three (3) work practice placements for 2016 at Bella Vista hotel in Corfu island, Greece.

The positions  available are :

POSITION 1 –

Sales & Marketing, Online Management Executive – (Free Accom+1 meal ) – (RUSSIAN AND/OR ITALIAN speaking preferred)

(valid: Spring Season (full time), Summer season (Part-time)

Job Description:
The Hotel Sales & Marketing, Online Management Executive work placement is based next to the beach in Corfu Greece. Corfu island is one of the most beautiful Greek islands. The hotel is a small entrepreneurial company, people oriented and Internet driven.

This Sales & Marketing, Online Management Executive internship includes tasks into managing to develop the business via social media, Marketing and Management tasks.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reporting directly to the owner/MD of the hotel be focusing into running this beach hotels’ Marketing activities.

Marketing responsibilities :  

  • Been pro-active and creative implementing innovative online Marketing campaigns into various areas of Marketing – Proven ability into creativity/interests will be requested.
  • Follow up on developing Social Media websites.
  • Co-operate with owner and colleagues into marketing campaigns
  • Produce reports on activities and critically evaluate results. Take corrective actions when required.

Management responsibilities :  

  • To be available for guests requests at all times.
  • To assist into the smooth running of the hotel, Front of House.
  • Present Emotional intelligence at all times.

Applicants are encouraged to apply for European grants such as Erasmus, Leonardo, University support and any other means for funding for this work practice.

Time frame : March/April till October for periods from 3+ months

  • Working hours: 40 hours per week.
  • Accommodation: Shared staff accommodation (free)
  • Meals: One meal per day (free)
  • NO transportation costs to and from the hotel.

Candidate Requirements:

  • * Proven abilities into Sales, Marketing, Business development (various subjects)
  • * Extra Positive attitude with high emotional intelligence awareness.
  • * Ability to effectively deal with people from various cultures and backgrounds
  • * Sensitiveness and compassion at all levels
  •  * University and work references
  • * Open, friendly, flexible attitude
  • * Attention to detail
  • * Sense of humor
  • * Independence

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POSITION 2 –

Hotel internship (FREE ACCOM+BFAST) – (all languages but with preference with RUSSIAN AND/OR ITALIAN speaking preferred)

Valid: Summer season (Full-Time)

Job Description:
The Hotel Trainee Internship is based in Corfu Greece, one of the most beautiful Greek islands. The company is an entrepreneurial hotel business managing nearly 100 rooms (own and partnership) during the summer season. General Management is implemented paying attention to  individual personalities and ‘working teams’ incorporating them into this fun and unique international environment. The internship includes hands-on experience working into an all-round hands-on hotel tasks  training within the main departments such as Food and Beverage, Reception, Guest relations, Marketing and Management.

During the spring season April and May the internship jobs include Sales and Marketing responsibilities such as marketing research, email campaigns, brand management etc

During the summer season and between the months of JUNE JULY AUGUST and SEPTEMBER the internship jobs involve the following tasks :

Food and Beverage (50% of time approx) –  (Kitchen, Cafe bar, Breakfast room) – Working in shifts involving all round jobs such as waitressing, food preparation and assistance, serving and cleaning tables, bar assistance and other relevant food and beverage hands-on jobs.

Front Of House (25% approx) – (Reception, Guest Relations, Reservations ) – Working in shifts throughout the day based on eight hours max per day. Those can be day, evening, night, continuous or split shifts. Sales and Marketing depending on individual capabilities.

Management & Marketing (25% approx) – Management, Marketing and Sales promotions  – As part of the daily shifts be involved in Management reporting, Marketing research and Sales Promotions.

The internship is valid for a period of minimum three (3) months.

  • Time frame : May/June till October for periods from 3+ months
  • Working hours: 40 hours per week.
  • Finance: Applicants are encouraged to apply for European financial support such as Erasmus, Leonardo, University support and any other means for private funding for this work practice.
  • Accommodation: Free shared staff accommodation provided.
  • Food : Free Breakfast included
  • No transportation costs to and from work.

Candidate Requirements:

You are studying within Hotel / Hospitality, Tourism, Catering or Business areas. You are young, enthusiastic and want to spent quality time during summer combining school obligations/work (credits for the course/Erasmus etc ) with pleasure.

Additional Requirements:

  •  * 18 years old and above
  • * Educational background in Tourism / Hotel, Catering, Management, Business, Marketing
  • * Language skills – English Essential/Any second language welcomed preferably Russian or Italian.
  • * University and work references
  • * Adaptive to the new cultures
  • * Open, friendly, flexible attitude

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POSITION 3 –

Hotel Night Manager – Work placement – (Free accom + 1 meal) – (all languages but with preference with RUSSIAN AND/OR ITALIAN speaking preferred)

Valid: Summer season

Job Description:
The Hotel Night Manager work placement is based in Corfu Greece, one of the most beautiful Greek islands. The company is a small hotel company, people oriented and Internet driven.   The internship includes tasks into Management, Guest relations, Operational, and Marketing tasks applied during the night shift 11pm – 7am; Specifically People Management – ensuring all runs smoothly during the night; Sales and Marketing – Marketing promotions via Social Networking, email campaigns.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Operations:

  • To be available at all times to deal with a guest problem or a complaint.
  • To ensure that late arrivals are checked in correctly and allocated a room.
  • To ensure security measures and no unauthorized person has access to the hotel.
  • To ensure that no unruly or rowdy guest behavior persists and take the appropriate measures in the event of unreasonableness by any guest or staff members.
  • To ensure that breakfast preparations are on time.
  • To complete a night report detailing complaints and incidents and action taken.

Marketing :

  • Contribute to Search Engines Optimization Marketing activities and link building.
  • Manage day-to-day activities and client relationships .
  • Present initiative.   The internship is valid for the months of June July August September and for a period of three (3) to four (4) months. Applicants are encouraged to apply for European support such as Erasmus, Leonardo, University support and any other means for private funding for this work practice.

Accommodation: Shared staff accommodation provided

Meals: Breakfast included

NO transportation costs to and from the hotel.

Candidate Requirements:
Your Profile  You are young, enthusiastic and want to spend quality time during the summer combining school credits and work experience with pleasure. You are studying or have completed your studies within Business, Hotel, Tourism or Informatics.   You have an open, friendly and flexible attitude which will greatly assist you into melting in this multinational multicultural environment. You are enjoying meeting people from all over the world and hoping to gain work experience necessary for school credits and future advancement career goals.   Additional Requirements:   * EUROPEAN Public School and E.C. Passport Holders (some exemption for Russian speaking maybe applying)   * 18 years old and above   * Language skills – English essential, Russian and/or Italian, Greek and other languages welcomed

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Should you require any further information please kindly advice

Kind regards,

Anthea Pouli, MBA MSc BA 

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