Sales Trainee - Schiphol

Sheraton Amsterdam Airport Hotel and Conference Center

Description vacancy Sales Trainee:

There is a vacancy in our dream team, are you interested in an instructive and fun internship, read on and hopefully we will see you soon at the Sheraton Amsterdam to get to know you. As a sales intern you will be working for the Sales department of the Sheraton Amsterdam Airport Hotel and Conference Center. Are you spontaneous, flexible and totally sales-minded? Then we are looking for you!

What can we offer you?

A varied internship in a highly educational, dynamic environment. Every day is truly different with us. We promise;

  • You will soon get your own responsibilities with backup from the Sales Team

  • An office with nice colleagues, plants and a minibar

  • Cosy Friday afternoon drinks at the office

  • Dress to impress - monthly contribution for a work outfit

What will you be doing?

As an intern at the sales department of the Sheraton Amsterdam Airport Hotel you will support the Sales team with commercial and administrative tasks.

Commercial tasks

  • Weekly check of newly created account profiles for new business opportunities and take action on them

  • Preparing appointments for the sales staff; making reports, updating the account plan and wrapping presents

  • Preparing, making price proposals and completing RFPs (Request For Proposal) using various systems

  • Preparing and backing up hotel tours

  • Coordinating Global Sales Blitz weeks

  • Proactively think along and assist with small sales projects, e.g. ad hoc blitzes, strategy planning, market research, developing new ideas, etc.

  • Analysing Travelclick reports on a monthly basis and working out the opportunities and following them up

  • Setting up and/or preparing (mini) client events

  • New business development - finding and approaching new potential clients

  • Making appointments for sales trips/sales calls for the sales team

  • Supporting the sales team during sales calls and/or network events

  • Administrative work

  • Corporate account report keeping and making periodic production reports for different customers

  • Create contracts and process signed contracts in Opera

  • Keeping lead/prospect list up to date

  • Replacing the Sales Coordinator in case of absence

Function requirements Sales Trainee:

What kind of colleague are we looking for?

  • A new colleague with the right attitude, the rest we will teach you

  • Healthy dose of humour

  • You breathe hospitality

Where will you be working?

We are a large, international hotel at Schiphol Airport. With 417 beautiful rooms and 30 modern equipped conference rooms, the hotel is a perfect base for mainly business guests who are away from home for most of the year.

The Sheraton stands or falls with its 120 employees. The entire Sheraton Amsterdam Airport Hotel team strives at all times for perfect service as the foundation of ultimate guest satisfaction. In order to provide our guests with an impeccable stay, perfect service, personal attention and offering high quality products are essential.


As an employee of the Sheraton Amsterdam Airport Hotel & Conference Center you will receive a competitive internship remuneration. In addition, in our hotel your personal development is central. We offer extensive opportunities for training so that you can reach your potential. The Sheraton is part of Marriott International with more than 7000 hotels worldwide. Both nationally and internationally there are ample opportunities for growth.

You can also make use of the so-called 'Explore' rate where you can stay at one of our 7000+ hotels worldwide at a discounted rate! You will also receive a discount on all F&B within these hotels.

All employees of the Sheraton receive a compensation for their travel expenses, can use the staff canteen for a small amount of money and are regularly treated to a party or reception (virtual or face to face)

Enthusiastic? What do we do now?

"Send a message to...." - No, don't do that. Take your time. This is also how we draw our fonds and bouillons: deliberately slowing down in search of quality.

Discuss your enthusiasm with friends and family, sleep on it, for more information call Jeannette at +31(0)20-3164300.


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