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Trainee Online Distribution

Country: The Netherlands

City: Amsterdam

Hotel/Office/Restaurant: Corporate Office

Department: Distribution

Type of employment: Trainee & Apprenticeship

Level: Team member

Date posted: 17/10/2017

Closing date: 15/04/2018

This vacancy has now expired.

At our Corporate Office in Amsterdam we are looking for a Trainee Online Distribution. Online distribution plays an important role in hotel room sales. Online distribution includes a whole range of direct and 3d party channel distribution(, etc.). The Distribution & Strategic Sales department is responsible for all commercial aspects for 3rd party channels as well as matters related to system connectivity.

Commercial aspects include contract negotiations with 3rd parties and Account Management. The system connectivity plays an important part of online distribution and relates to interface set up and maintenance of the different connections to the 3rd parties as well as our own Central Reservation System.


During the traineeship, you will learn about all aspects of 3rd party online distribution and get an insight on commercial and technical matters related to online distribution.

Provide support for a wide range of Distribution and Strategic sales activities. Work closely with the Distribution Support Manager, Manager Distribution & Reservations and Vice President Distribution & Strategic Sales.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Provide general support for hotels and 3rd party channels
  • Conduct audit reports
  • Provide monthly and ad hoc reports and analysis on 3rd party performance
  • Content maintenance (hotel information, hotel descriptions, rate information for 3rd parties)
  • Central Reservations System support
  • Assist in new hotel implementations
  • Contract administration

We are looking for:

  • Some experience in Sales, Reservations, Revenue Management or Front Office in the hospitality industry
  • Basic understanding of the Reservation & Sales processes
  • Able to communicate and write fluently in English, preferably also in Dutch and German
  • Computer skills: excel, word, power point, Opera PMS
  • Previous experience with OTA extranets preferred
  • Flexible attitude
  • Able to work independently
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills are required
  • Highly organised with an eye for detail
  • Hands on mentality
  • Results oriented
  • Team player
  • A person who easily connects with other persons and can live up to our mission statement: Inspiring our guests through individuality and passion!

We offer:
Within PPHE Hotel Group we have an open and supportive working climate where trust is a key word. We offer excellent primary and secondary remuneration, an extensive development and social plan and a pleasant and informal work environment in an international setting.

PPHE Hotel Group offers great possibilities for internship projects, to be discussed and agreed together with student.

Determined to exceed expectations?

Are you committed to inspiring our guests through individuality and passion?

Interested? We we'd like to hear from you!

Only apply if you meet the above criteria.

If you are interested in a traineeship at the Corporate Office of PPHE Hotel Group, then please send your CV and motivation letter.

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