Sales Office Trainee

Job description

What will you be doing?

As Sales Office Trainee, you make sure that Van der Valk Hotel Sassenheim-Leiden continues to be the best booked hotel in the region, with the help of the Sales Manager. You support the team in drafting and processing contracts, processing data from interesting prospects and updating data from existing relations. In addition, you prepare interesting Sales lists and you learn how to do Sales calls.


Best Training Company Hospitality Horeca 2018/2019

In January 2019, the title for Best Training Company Hospitality 2018/2019 was given to Hotel Van der Valk Sassenheim-Leiden. We can proudly say that we distinguish ourselves by working closely together with schools, participating in different industry events and paying close attention to education and training of our trainees.


Tasks & responsibilities

  • 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 multiple projects
  • Support in giving tours
  • Keeping track of account statistics

Job requirements

Who are you?

  • You are passionate about the hospitality industry
  • You are proactive and interested in sales
  • You are respresentative
  • You are guest-focussed
  • You are discreet and able to handle confidential information
  • You are eager to learn and able to work independently
  • You are motivated and flexible
  • You have excellent communication skills
  • You have excellent computer skills

Are you excited already? We are looking forward to meeting you!


Internship details:

  • Fulltime internship (30-40 hours per week)
  • Duration of at least 25 weeks
    • For a longer internship (e.g. Stenden 42 weeks), we have a challenging management assignment. This is determined together with the student and the hotel.
  • Management level
  • Van der Valk Hotel Sassenheim-Leiden
    • One spot available per February 2020