Commercial Hotel Openings Intern

Job description

Hello marketers! Do you enjoy getting to know new people, places, cultures and projects? Are you structured, a good communicator and not afraid to get stuck in? Then you might just be the one for us! We are looking for a super star - new hotel commercial openings intern to join our ambitious, hard-working and fun team in Barcelona! The role will blend a mix of great learning opportunities and hands-on experience across the commercial department. Sound exciting? Keep reading…

Why you’ll love working here

We live in a world where everything is changing – from the way we travel to how we study, live and work. But one thing remains constant: our need to connect. We believe in creating a fun, creative and inspiring environment where everyone can live, work, play and grow. How do we achieve it? Through our exceptional international team of lively, smart and motivated people that embrace the student spirit and bring it to life every day.

We have big plans. By 2023, we aim to have 65 locations across Europe. That’s 26,000 rooms and almost one million square metres of shared spaces. Beyond bricks and mortar, our new TSHLife app and digital platform is also ready to connect nearly a million current and former co-living and co-working guests.

In 2019, we’re in a phase of hyper growth. After opening 12 operational hotels in our scale-up phase, we’re evolving into an industry-leading company – redefining the concept of a hotel as the world knows it.

Why we need you

We aim to successfully open in 65 locations across Europe. For that we need you to help us to project manage the delivery of the openings plan. You will be crucial in implementing the marketing, events and activations plan for our next hotel openings. We are looking for a commercial hotel openings intern to be available for a period of 6 months and up to 40 hours a week beginning March 2020.  

What you’ll be doing to make that happen

As commercial hotel openings intern, you will be part of the commercial hotel openings team and you will be able to learn everything related to the opening of a business in new markets from the commercial perspective by supporting the execution of marketing plans, opening events, city activations, and communication across the commercial team. You will work closely with our commercial manager to ensure the opening plan is delivered to strategy, on time and on budget.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Participate in the creation of the commercial opening plans
  • Support the implementation of marketing campaigns
  • Attend and contribute to team meetings, support with note taking and meeting minutes
  • Build presentations to report status of opening, brief teams, run group sessions and to support strategic discussions for senior leaders
  • Manage communication with suppliers, arranging print of materials for local activations.
  • Work with the local teams to arrange and produce small to medium sized events/ open houses and ensure clear communication across teams
  • Participate on the coordination of larger scale events
  • Identify risks and opportunities for improvement


What you bring to the table

You are a bright, highly motivated student, who is passionate about marketing and interested in learning new things within the hospitality industry. You keep your head cool and stay on top of your game in demanding and stressful situations. Plus you love to be part of a fun and strategic team!


To apply for this internship you must be a currently enrolled student

  • Bachelor or master degree student following business, marketing, hospitality or related disciplines
  • Operational knowledge and advanced proficiency with MS Office, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strategic and creative thinking with a proven ability to effectively implement marketing plans
  • Structure is your core and you have a can do attitude
  • Fluent in English, Spanish or Italian are considered an advantage

What do we offer you

  • An amazing work environment with a fantastic vibe and lots of positive energy
  • The opportunity to work at a dynamic, young, international organisation; we’re a real game changer in the hospitality industry
  • TSH cares and gives you access to facilities including a great canteen, gym and awesome regular events
  • Ready, set, grow! You’ll get the chance to learn and grow in your role, collaborating with other talented people that will challenge you every day

We want everyone to feel welcome and respected, and we go the extra mile to create a complete connected community. Our teams are diverse, representing more than one nationality, gender, religion, age, culture and personality. That’s what makes our team so special.
Did we get you excited? We’d love to receive your application! Just click the ‘apply now’ button below, answer a couple of questions and send us your CV/LinkedIn profile.