Hilton offers an amazing opportunity for an Intern to join the Revenue Management Consolidated Centre based in Hilton's European corporate office
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Organization/Company: Hilton Worldwide, formerly Hilton Hotels Corporation, one of the largest hotel chains in the world, is present in 80 countries worldwide under various brands and is owned by the Blackstone Group. In January 2009, the company owned 3,000 hotels with a total hotel capacity of 545,000 rooms in 77 countries. The company is currently present in 102 countries with around 4,200 properties worldwide. In Italy they are present in Milan, Como, Venice, Florence, Rome, Sorrento, Matera, Lecce, Giardini Naxos and Olbia.
The company was founded in 1919 by the founder of the Hilton family: Conrad Nicholson Hilton. The first major financial operation of the company was the acquisition of the Hotels Statler Company for 111 million dollars, at the time it was the largest transaction of real estate in the world.
On December 1964, the company officially separated US hotel operations from international ones, thus giving birth to Hilton International Co., which in 1967 was purchased by Trans World Corp., the holding company that also owned Trans World Airlines.
Later, Hilton International Co. passed into the hands of several owners and was then repurchased by the Hilton family in 2005.
In 1971, Hilton bought the International Leisure Company and became the owners of the Las Vegas Hilton and Flamingo Hilton casinos.
On October 24 2016, the Asian conglomerate, Hna Tourism Group acquired 25% (247.5 million shares) from the Blackstone group fund, the largest shareholder in Hilton, as part of a transaction valued at $ 6.5 billion, or $ 26.25 per share, in cash.
Duty Station: Regional Office - Europe; Maple Court Central Park Watford, Hertfordshire
Open To: University students
Timeframe: 12 months, starting in July 2018
Deadline: not specified
Job description: As an Intern in the RMCC department the candidate will participate in a training program which enables him/her to efficiently utilise all systems, in line with company best practices and standard operating procedures.
This will in turn give support with the completion of daily, weekly and monthly tasks, ensuring the delivery of a reliable and versatile reporting package to all stakeholders within the assigned deadlines.
During this internship the candidate will learn how to gather information and how relevant analysis is conducted in order to identify and maximise on all possible opportunities and minimise any risks.
He/She will be able to develop their communication skills and put them into practice when communicating with all stakeholders to ensure that all relevant requests, which enable the implementation of optimal strategies and controls, are dealt with in a professional and efficient manner.
As part of this placement, Hilton also offer the chance to develop the intern’s leadership and project management skills. In particular, he will be driving the innovation of the Revenue Analyst department by engaging in project work and responsibilities, which actively enhance the performance and scope of the Revenue Analyst Team's capabilities. The above tasks will be performed with the use of various systems including MS Excel, Access & Outlook alongside the use of VBA coding, giving the possibility to also develop technical skills and gain an introduction to the world of programming.
Qualifications: Since this is an internship the ideal candidate should:
- be an undergraduate currently working towards a bachelor's degree with excellent academic results
- have a genuine passion for hospitality and the commercial side of the business
- demonstrate excellent communication skills as well as good analytical skills.
Wage: A competitive starting salary and holiday entitlement is included. As an employee the intern will become a member of the Go Hilton Team Member Travel Program, which provides reduced hotel room rates for him, his family and friends
Application process: It is possible to apply here
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