Duration: 3+ months
Description: The Hotel practical training / internship is based next to the beach in Corfu Greece, one of the most beautiful Greek islands. The company is an entrepreneurial small family business managing 60+ rooms during the summer season. Hotel management is implemented paying attention to individual personalities and ‘working teams’ incorporating them into this fun and unique international environment. The practical training / internship includes hands-on experience working all-round level and hotel tasks, at hotel departments such as Food and Beverage, Guest relations, Reception, Reservations, Sales and Marketing and Management.
During the Summer season and between the months of June to September the internship jobs involve the following:
Food and Beverage (50% of time approx) – (Breakfast room & Bar) – Working in shifts involving all round jobs such as waitressing, food preparation and assistance, serving and cleaning tables, bar assistance and relevant food and beverage jobs.
Front Of House & Marketing (25% approx) – (Online Social Media Marketing, Reception, Guest Relations) – Working in shifts based on eight hours per day; Those can be day, evening, night, continuous or split shifts. Tasks include: Online Social Media Marketing – Facebook promotions, marketing and updates; replies to guest reviews channels, likle tripadvisor etc; Guest relations – dealing with international hotel guests; Reception desk tasks working as receptionist; Reservations – assisting with reservations through various reservations online channels.
Management and Sales (25% approx) – depending on individual capabilities; Project Management : Management reports into Tourism, Personal development projects, Market research and Sales; learning how a hotel is managed; learning about entrepreneurism; see first-hand how a hotel operates and managed.
During the Spring and Autumn season tasks are geared towards Sales, Online Marketing and Social Media.
The internship is valid for a period from three (3) to six (6) months depending on individual circumstances.
Working hours: 40 hours per week.
Accommodation: Free shared staff accommodation provided.
Food : Free Breakfast included
Finance: Applicants are encouraged to apply for European financial support such as Erasmus or University support and any other means for private funding for this work practice.
No transportation costs to and from work .
You are studying Business, Hotel, Hospitality, Tourism, or Leisure studies. You are young, enthusiastic and want to spent quality time during practical training combining work placement with pleasure under the sun, next to the sea on a beautiful island. After this experience you are hoping to become either a Hotel Manager or run a cafe or become a Marketing executive or to have the basics into running your own business ( like we do:) !
18 years old and above
EUROPEAN school and EUROPEAN Passport Holders (exemptions apply for Russian speakers with residence permit under Erasmus)
Language skills – English Essential/Second language required Russian.
Educational background in Business, Tourism, Hotel, Management, Marketing
University and work references
Adaptive to the new cultures
Open, friendly, flexible attitude
Compensation: No financial compensation & free accommodation and 1 meal (bfast) included
* PS. (we are requiring MALE student because we have ONLY one place/bed free-available in staff accomodation and that is in boys room.- we are not discriminating ! ).