Vacature: Sales en marketing, banquet sales

Sales Meeting & Events trainee


  • Bedrijf: Pestana Amsterdam Riverside
  • Standplaats: Amsteldijk 67, 1074 HZ Amsterdam , Noord-Holland
  • Totaal aantal medewerkers: 60
  • Dienstverband: Fulltime baan
  • Functie categorie: Sales en marketing, banquet sales
  • Referentie nr: 40449
  • Geplaatst op: 25-04-2022

Algemene informatie

Sales Meeting & Events trainee

Hi there!

Are you going to be our new colleague?
Nice to meet you. My name is Francisca, HR Business Partner for the Pestana Amsterdam Riverside. A beautiful hotel where we are looking for passionate colleagues. Are you a person who knows how to deal with busy challenging days? Are you a fan of bottom-up ideas and ensure that the right ideas are worked out and implemented? Are you service orientated, hardworking and do you love to work in the exciting hospitality branch? Then we are looking for you!
The PESTANA HOTEL GROUP is the largest multinational group of Portuguese origin in the tourism sector and is present in 16 countries. The 5-star hotel in Amsterdam specifically counts 154 rooms & suites, a Spa, including an indoor swimming pool and sauna, a gym, 10 meeting rooms and our beautiful Archive bar & restaurant. This hotel is your new luxury home in Amsterdam.

Main tasks:
To support the Reservations, Groups & Events and Sales Department, reporting to the Sales Manager.

To assist the reservations department with:
  • Responding to requests via our reservation’s inbox
  • Responding to incoming reservations calls
  • Inputting reservations into the OPERA PMS system, ensuring all details are accurate and complete

To assist the groups & events department with:
  • Inputting Group & Event blocks in the Opera Sales & Catering
  • Co-ordinating events, generating Banqueting event orders 

To assist the sales department with:
  • Organizing site inspection and participating where possible 
  • Organizing sales blitzes and participating where possible
  • Assisting the Sales Manager with neighborhood walks and competitor checks
  • Assist with managing the MICE and Corporate database. 
Job requirements:
  • Follow an HBO education
  • Fluent in English and Dutch desirable.
  • Looking for an internship for at least 5 months.
  • You can balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
  • You have enthusiastic and positive thinking.
  • You are flexible and adaptable to change.
  • Someone who often thinks: “How can we do it better?” 

What do we offer you?:
  • An internship with a lot of responsibility
  • Time to work on your Management Project / Thesis
  • Monthly compensation
  • A dynamic, fun, and international work environment
  • Access to the hotel gym
  • Provided staff meals
  • In-House experience

Still enthusiastic after reading all of this. Want to become part of our team? Then I would like to invite you to be creative and share your motivation and CV to


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