Marketing & Communications Trainee - Marketing Department

Hotel Okura Amsterdam is an international five star hotel. By stepping into our world, you will discover that Eastern and Western influences are uniquely entwined by our blend of Japanese and Dutch culture. Together, all employees make sure that every guest is being given the personal attention to create the most extraordinary and authentic experience. We offer different traineeships and therefore have a vacancy for a Marketing & Communication trainee. Are you ambitious, do you have passion for the hospitality industry and want to gain unique knowledge in one of The Leading hotels of the world? Continue reading and apply for an unforgettable internship!

What to expect
The Marketing & Communication team consists of one Marketing & Communication Manager, Marketing Coordinator and a Social Media & Content Marketeer. The team is responsible for the internal and external communication channels within the Hotel, restaurants and bars, cooking studio, Nagomi Spa & Health and Banquet facilities. 

Working days are from Monday to Friday from 09:00-17:00. It is possible to work on your thesis or any assigned school tasks once a week.

As a Marketing & Communications Trainee you will be responsible together with our Marketing and Communications department, for the internal and external communication of Hotel Okura Amsterdam. You will design and apply tasks concerning internal and external communication. You will handle assignments for collaborations or reports within the hotel such as external parties or bloggers. You will write memo’s for internal communication, spread social media posts and write text for websites or articles. You will assist in constructing monthly reports and provide press tours within the Hotel. Your main tasks will be:

  • Assist in organizing and planning internal photo and film shoots;
  • Controlling and administrating incoming clippings;
  • Elect requests made for collaborations such as articles or blogs;
  • Provide tasks and discuss any changes needed with the designer;
  • Developing and posting social media content, such as: Facebook and Instagram;
  • Updating all external websites where Hotel Okura Amsterdam is mentioned;
  • Compiling the monthly Marketing and Communications report;
  • Developing memo’s for internal use;
  • Assist in the development of texts for articles and websites;
  • Assisting the entire Marketing department with Marketing projects;
  • Provide Hotel tours to external parties such as Schools.

Working days are from Monday to Friday from 09:00-17:00. To assist during events, you may need to work in the evening or on weekends. It is possible to work on your thesis or any assigned school tasks once a week.

What do we offer

  • Contract: Trainee contract, minimum of 6 months starting from September 2024;
  • Salary:We offer a trainee compensation of €750 euros per month, based on a fulltime traineeship and € 80,- extra allowance!;
  • Holidays: With an internship agreement of 6 months, you will receive 1 day off per month;
  • Extensive development opportunities to improve day by day. We offer an online e-learning system with more than 300+ courses. Moreover, we offer specific courses from our Training Manager, such as: Lean White Belt Training and the Extraordinary Guest Experiences Training;
  • Room to share initiatives, ideas and improvements, based on the Lean philosophy. Doesn’t matter if you have worked with us for a week, month or year: We want to hear your thoughts;
  • Vitality weeks and monthly health days;
  • Daily free lunch;
  • Attractive family and friends rates on overnight stays at Hotel Okura Amsterdam;
  • Once per year 50% staff discounts in one of our restaurants;
  • The whole year around 20% staff discounts in one of our restaurants;
  • Great staff events (annual staff party, Sinterklaas, team outings, bootcamp);
  • Possibility to do cross trainings to learn more about other departments, for example, take a look at the Japanese kitchen.

What are we asking 
Of course, we are first and foremost interested in you and what we can do for you as an employer to provide you a great workplace. However, we expect you to:

  • You are a Hotel management or Marketing student;
  • You have passion for the Hotel industry;
  • You are highly interested in social media;
  • You are representable;
  • You have good communication skills;
  • You are guest orientated;
  • You can follow discrete measures and can be trusted with confidential information;
  • You are keen to learn and can work independently;
  • You are motivated and flexible.

Enthusiastic? That’s great, please apply! 
Please apply via the button below, we will call you as soon as possible for a short introduction to get to know each other. A selection assessment is one component of our recruitment process. 

Contact information

Hotel Okura - Amsterdam
Ferdinand Bolstraat 333
1072 LH Amsterdam
The Netherlands