Internship Opportunity in Tour Operator's German Business Development Department

Business Studies and/or Management Science
2 Jul, 2018 to 3 Jan, 2019
29 Jun, 2018

General information

6 months

About the Abbey Group
Head quartered in the heart of historic Dublin, the Abbey Group is one of Ireland’s longest established and best known Incoming Tours operators. The Group was founded in 1978 when Abbey Ireland was launched. Today the group has expanded its services in Edinburgh and London. With over 160 staff and with overseas representatives in ten key markets, we are recognised as the market leader within our sector. The Group has four divisions specialising in specific types of inbound tourism

  • Group Tours
  •  Individual & Online Travel
  •  Incentive & Luxury leisure travel
  •  Association Conferences & Events



  • Help to develop and maintain strong relationships with both existing and potential new clients.
  • Preparation and costing of proposed client group and series programmes.
  • Full utilisation of the Tourplan system to generate all client quotations and subsequent follow up, also ensuring that the confirmed proposal is accurately reflected on Tourplan.
  • Help preparing material for any agreed sales and marketing activities.
  • Help with any admin work needed during quotation/follow up/confirmation process.
  • Help with contacting suppliers in relation to availabilities, rates, information.
  • Research markets, clients, programs as the need arises and as assigned by your Manager/ Director.

Any other duties as assigned from time to time by your Manager or Director (and this could be in another Department within Abbey Ireland).You will report to the German BD Manager.



  •  Fluency in English and German language 
  •  Good basic key board skills and proficiency in Microsoft office
  •  Good communication and organizational skills
  •  Requirements- students must be affiliated with college/Educational institution /Erasmus/Leonardo Da Vinci etc. or this internship is part of their studies.



  • Euro 300.00 per month
  • 1.75 days off per full month
  • Weekend Away (You will be entitled to one free weekend for two people sharing a twin room with bath on a bed and breakfast basis in a 3* Hotel or Bed and Breakfast subject to availability. This offer is valid only during your placement dates and is non-transferable.)
Financial compensation
Years of Experience required: 


Tourism  Tour Operator  Business Development  Management  
English: Proficient User C1
German: Proficient User C2
Level of Studies: