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As a Sales Trainee you support the Sales team in drafting and processing contracts, processing data from interesting prospects and updating data form existing relations. In addition, you prepare interesting sales lists and you learn how to do sales calls.


You will be busy doing the following:

  • Preparing the Salesblitz.
  • Drawing up and processing contracts.
  • Providing information about the hotel to customers and guests.
  • Providing information to colleagues of other Van der Valk hotels.
  • Researching new potential customers and markets and drawing up acquisition lists.
  • Doing sales calls.
  • Supporting the Sales department in various projects.
  • Support in giving tours.
  • Keeping track of account statistics.


You are proactive, interested in sales and passionate about the hospitality industry. You are representative, guest-focussed, discreet and able to handle confidential information. Furthermore, you are eager to learn, motivated, flexible and able to work independently. Your communication skills and computer skills are excellent.

Sales Support


As a Sales Support trainee your primary focus is on supporting sales support activities and, in addition, the sales & marketing team of Van der Valk Business. This involves various tasks, such as corporate rate loading, CRM updates, assisting corporate guests and much more.


You will be involved in tasks such as:

  • Providing substantial support to Sales Support with various tasks
  • Processing corporate contracts
  • Providing information about the hotel to clients and guests
  • Assisting guests with bookings through the central corporate portal
  • Rate loading
  • Sharing information with colleagues from other Van der Valk hotels
  • Supporting the sales department in various projects


Ideally, you are enrolled in an MBO level 4 program in the field of hotel management or sales & marketing. Furthermore, you are a strong communicator, dedicated, independent, good in English, accurate, punctual, stress-resistant, reliable, solution-oriented, and take initiative.

For this internship position, we are looking for a student who will be joining our team for at least 20 weeks, for 4 or 5 days per week. Furthermore, to qualify for this internship position, it is important that you speak the language of the country where the hotel is located. For internships in the Netherlands and Flanders, therefore, you have to be able to speak Dutch fluently to qualify for this internship position. For our international hotels, a fairly good command will suffice.

If you would like to apply, you can click the orange button below. 👇 Via this button, you will also find an overview of the available internship positions per hotel. 



what we offer

You will join the most beautiful hospitality family

You will be working in a fun and dynamic environment with friendly colleagues

Staff discounts within Van der Valk Hotels & Restaurants

Good and personal internship guidance

Development opportunities in a versatile internship

An appropriate internship allowance