Please note that this position is only for current students pursuing a Hotel Management degree.
Internship duration period starting November with a minimum of 5 – 6 months
With its many museums, peaceful canals and 17th-century architecture, Amsterdam charms every visitor.In the midst of this splendid city, you’ll find us: the Amsterdam MarriottHotel.
Our luxury hotel, located across from Leidseplein’s fine dining, shopping and entertainment, is a5-minute walk to many attractions including the Rijksmuseum and VanGogh Museum. In the morning visit the Vondel park for a relaxing walk or run or go to our on-site 24-hour health club for a great workout.
Our 396 spacious guest rooms have everything you need for business or leisure travel and upscale and casual dining awaits you in our two restaurants where you can grab a burger and beer or Amsterdam’s finest steak in town. Our 12 banqueting rooms are equipped with the newest technology; we welcome you to our ‘MeetingsImagined’.
We are looking for an enthusiastic,passionate and service minded Guest Experience Trainee. In this position, you will work closely with the Guest Experience Supervisor to respond to any inquiry from guests and follow up with guests to ensure their requests are metto their satisfaction. During your shifts, you are highly visible in our GreatRoom and our M Club Lounge and you assist the Front Office with check-ins and checkouts when needed, their pre-arrival planning for their VIP’s and you escort our VIP guests to their room as well. You will supply them with information regarding property amenities, services, room features, and local areas of interest and activities.
During this internship, you actively contribute towards guest satisfaction and social media goals in collaboration with the Front Office Management. Attending Guest Satisfaction meetings, being involved in Quality Assurance checks and contribute towards Brand Standardgoals with the Front Office management is part of your internship. You are able to pick up cues and respond on them in a creative and original way.
What are your responsibilities?
Contribute to a property environment that emphasizes motivation, empowerment, teamwork, continuous improvement and a passion for providing service;
Understand guest satisfaction results and contribute to game plans to attack need areas and expand on the strengths;
Pro-actively support the Front Office & M ClubLounge teams to exceed guest expectations;
Lead by example, demonstrating self-confidence, energy and enthusiasm;
Provide excellent customer service by being readily approachable for all guests;
Take proactive approaches when dealing with guest concerns;
Extend professionalism and courtesy to guests at all times;
Who are you?
Student of the hotel school or other relevant education;
Enthusiastic, service oriented, strong organizing skills and a team player;
A person with responsibility with the ability to work independently;
Great social and communication skills;
Availability to work flexible hours and shifts and be able to conduct split shifts when needed;
High proficiency(speaking, reading and writing) in English is required, more languages is aplus!
What do we have to offer you?
A monthly trainee allowance of €650;
A professional environment to work in and the opportunity to learn from others inthe highest segment of the hospitality industry;
Being part of the biggest hotel company in the world and career possibilities withinMarriott International;
Personal coaching and training to support your internship;
Special discounted rates for 6700+ Marriott hotels worldwide for you, your family and friends;
Discount on Food & Beverage up to 50% in Marriott Hotels worldwide;
Free meals in our Staff Cafeteria;
Participation in several training session provided by our on property Learning Manager;
Free use of our Health Club;
A Take Care program; we focus on your wellbeing in general and organize severalhealthy and fun activities throughout the year;
Many social activities, such as our Associate Appreciation Week, an annual StaffParty and Team outings;
The possibility to participate in our Trainee Meetings to share your experience and learn about the possibilities within Marriott.
Are you the perfect fit for the internship position? Please let us know why you want to be part of our team! For more information, take a look out our website: www.marriott.com/careers. Do you have any questions about the internship? Feel free to call Danique Blanckaert at +31 20607 5597.