Internship with Tour Operator from August 2020 - German & English Speaker

Business Studies and/or Management Science, Communication and Information Sciences, Languages and Philological Sciences
Killarney, Co. Kerry
1 Sep, 2020 to 1 Jan, 2021
28 Feb, 2020

General information

4 months
  • General office duties including sending enquiries to hotels, restaurants and service providers, Maintaining a customer master file and a price list
  • Preparation of welcome packs
  • Translation of various travel documents  including menus
  • Assistance with quotations
  • Updates of company profile on various sites e. g. Tourism Ireland, Failte Ireland, Go Kerry, Tripadvisor
  • Support with the creation of newsletters (Mailchimp)
  • Support with updating of website in wordpress
  • Maintaining a filing system

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills  
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner
  • Very good keyboard skills and excellent proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and WordPress
  • Good technical understanding of the computer
  • Good knowledge of Social Media an advantage (Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn)
  • Good time keeping
  • Neat & tidy  
  • Meets goals promptly with regular progress reports
  • Polite/respectful
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • German native speaker highly desirable
  • Students must be affiliated with a College/ an Educational Institution/ the Erasmus Programme/ the Leonardo Da Vinci Programme etc. or this internship is part of their studies


  • Internship allowance of €400 per month
  • Weekend Away - 2 night break in a bed and breakfast basis for two people sharing a twin room ensuite in a Bed and Breakfast accommodation which is subject to availability, 1 day trip e.g. Ring of Kerry
  • 1.69 days off per full working month
  • Flight subsidy offered depending on location


Financial compensation


Fluency in German required C2 Level - German Native speaker highly desirable  Minimum Level of B2 in English  Minimum preferred duration 4 months - longer preferred  Flexible start date  Interest in Irish History, Culture & Tourism  
English: Proficient User C1
German: Proficient User C2