Duty Manager Internship

Website Odyssey Hotel Group

Europe’s most ambitious branded hotel operator

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Job Description



About Odyssey

We are The Odyssey Hotel Group, Europe’s most ambitious hotel operator and the team behind many famous global hospitality names. We partner with Marriott, IHG, and Accor to develop exceptional properties across various brands, from Holiday Express to Marriott’s Autograph collection. Powered by over 700 employees and supported by Activum MQ SG as our major shareholder, our purpose is to create wonderful stories through a passion for unique and locally inspired hotel design and attention to every detail. We achieve this through a culture of enabling and empowering our teams to be masters of the art of hospitality.


You’ll be joining a fast-moving, ambitious, and successful team that’s shaking up the industry we love. If you thrive on responsibility, share a passion for great service, and are a natural collaborator, we’ll be a good fit. We pride ourselves on with a collaborative mindset.

About Holiday Inn Express

At Holiday Inn Express® hotels we keep it simple and smart. As IHG’s biggest hotel brand, we’re the first choice for the increasing number of travelers who need a simple, engaging place to rest, recharge and get a little work done. We offer everything guests need and provide more where it matters most.

We believe travel should be without hassle and complication. But we also believe travel should have more to offer, such as faster check-in and everything needed for a great stay within arms’ reach.


We’re searching for an enthusiastic independent Duty Manager Intern, who enjoys working in a fast-paced workplace and an international team.

As a Duty Manager Intern, you will be responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of the hotel during your shift. You will oversee the work of the front desk and food and beverage teams, and ensure that guests have an enjoyable and comfortable stay. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and problem-solving skills, and be able to work well under pressure. If you are passionate about hospitality and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, we would love to hear from you.

In the hotel, we serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner. As well as lunches and dinners for groups, for our staff canteen and we have two meeting rooms on the 1st floor. Our restaurant, Express Café & Bar Noord, is located on the ground floor of the hotel and has 60 covers. For our lunch and dinner menu, we work together with local suppliers from Amsterdam Noord. Have a look at our website! www.cafebarnoord.nl

Job Requirements

Performing walk-through check-ups of the hotel, and filling in duty reports for every shift.
Ensuring that the rooms inventory is in balance and checking VIP rooms.
Maintaining contact with other departments to relate different issues of concern.
Making sure all shifts are covered as scheduled, arranging cover as necessary.
Taking on any other relevant tasks as assigned by the Duty Manager
Participating in statutory training as required by company policy and procedures.

How You’ll Do It
Having a creative and warm personality and know-how to connect with guests and colleagues.
Being representative and guest-oriented.
Thinking out of the box to create unique experiences.
With a love for structuring a bit of chaos.
By being a great team player and having a proactive attitude.
Showing effective communication and interpersonal skills.

What You’ll Bring
Currently enrolled in an MBO/HBO degree in Hospitality, Tourism, or a degree in another relevant field of study.
Affinity with hotels and hospitality.
Fluent in English, and preferably in Dutch.
EU/EEA national or enrolled in a Dutch institution as we cannot provide visas, permits, or sponsorships.


The advantage of joining via Odyssey means that you’ll be empowered to be your absolute best. Together we grow. You get the opportunity to grow to our other brands and headquarters.
Opportunity to work in a dynamic international work environment and be part of our experienced team.
Your personal development is taken seriously with many training opportunities and potential career planning.
Room for your ideas and creativity.
Internship allowance of €420 per month.
Travel allowance of €80 per month.
Free lunch in our staff canteen every day.
Employee discounts in more than 8000 hotels, for you and your family.


Please apply via this vacancy and our colleagues from the Talent Acquisition team will contact you as soon as possible.

We look forward to receiving your application!

To apply for this job please visit odysseyhotelgroup.recruitee.com.