During this management internship, you will be working alongside Zoku’s co-founder Hans Meyer, and Zoku’s Concept and Brand Manager, Veerle Donders, on developing new strategies and business ideas serving Zoku’s vision to create the world’s most desired home base (on- & offline) where global nomads and ideas can connect and grow. You will be conducting research (desk- and field, along with regular interviews with our residents in Zoku Amsterdam) to identify new trends, markets and concepts and understanding our resident’s needs. You will be responsible for developing the first idea based on your thorough research, creating the concept, validating it with Zoku’s residents and handing it over to the operational team for implementation.

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  • Researching worldwide trends within hospitality, co-working, co-living and other related industries
  • Research existing successful business models in other industries, and how to adapt to the hotel business model
  • Support with the development of new concepts and business propositions
  • Research design solutions for new Zoku Loft types, Social spaces and digital solutions
  • Assist with new concept & product development
  • Can manage many tasks at once while maintaining a cool head and warm smile
  • Enjoy roles that are broad in scope, where each day brings something different
  • Work very independently and have a pro-active mindset
  • Are enthusiastic, friendly and have humor
  • Have an entrepreneurial spirit, are open-minded and like to discover new things
  • Think and work creatively
  • Have a passion for innovation & up to date with the latest innovations in tech, creative, travel & work industries
  • Are reliable and stress-proof
  • Are thorough, punctual and perfectionistic
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Have an international background, experience in guest relations/people management are seen as a plus
  • You are a student that is looking into gaining valuable experience as an intern, as part of your HBO (college) or Master degree in the fields of Hospitality, Change Management, Innovation Management, Entrepreneurship
  • You are fluent in English, other languages are a plus
  • You are an EU resident or have a valid working and living permit for The Netherlands
  • You are fully flexible / no fixed working days/hours
  • You love to work, as we need you full time
  • Internship allowance of € 500 per month
  • Full time (40 hours) internship placement at one of the 25 coolest hotels in the world
  • 6 months internship minimum
  • 10 holiday days (per 6 months)
  • Exciting on the job training opportunities
  • Lots of cool benefits
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