Hotel Contracting Internship

Title: Hotel Contracting Internship - NMW - Tour Operator - London

Industry: Other

Role/Sector: Customer services   |   Admin   |   PA

Location: Central London

Placement: Internship (going permanent)

Duration: 6 months

Salary: £NMW

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Information on the company

This Group is one of the longest and best known Tour Operators in Ireland that has offered travel companies service to a large range of travel trade partners since 1978. Based in Ireland, Scotland and England, this Incoming Tour Operators is selling the destinations of Ireland and the UK to the worldwide travel trade on a B2B basis. Specialised in the leisure travel sector, our client has focused its activities in 4 specific inbound tourism divisions that include: Group Tours, Individual & Online Travel, Incentive & Luxury leisure travel, Association Conferences & Events.  


This is a 3 to 6 month internship based in London, paying NMW

Key responsibilities of the role;

Our client is looking for a motivated and enthusiastic intern to join their team either in London or Edinburgh to assist with some duties such as:

  • Assisting the Accommodation Contracting department on a daily basis
  • Developing your understanding of Hotel contracting for the B2B sector for both Groups and individuals – sourcing, pricing, negotiation of all product types from B&B to 5* Hotels
  • Supporting your team with negotiation rates with suppliers and partners
  • Answering phone calls and communicating by email and face-to-face with suppliers
  • Handling with confidential data including internal business affairs and details about customers and their clients
  • Dealing with your team to learn how navigating on the company booking system on a daily basis
  • Supporting your team in preparing statistical information for contractor and supplier meetings
  • Making calls to inform suppliers about rates, availabilities and information
  • Undertaking product and market researches

The ideal candidate’s personality and qualifications;

  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • High attention to details and good focus are required
  • Organised, motivated, confident and proactive
  • Willing to learn and develop your skills
  • An ability to recognise and keep confidential any sensitive information
  • Ability of multi-task to handle project work
What are the perks of working at this company?
  • Gain experience in a fast-growing environment
  • Gain negotiating skills
  • Develop your knowledge of the accommodation leisure industry in the UK
  • Working hours Monday to Friday – 9.00am -5.30pm

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