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Netherlands, Den HaagDevelopment

Job description

In short

We are currently launching a new and radically sustainable hotel brand: The Usual. It will be a purpose-led, pan-European chain designed for sustainability, comfort, and affordability. At this early stage we have three hotels to rebrand and several more in the final phase of purchase. Our first hotels will open in 2023. For our head office in The Hague we are looking for an Intern to support our acquisition projects and the development of our group. Are you willing to join this exciting journey?

Who we are

We are the world’s first hotel chain that won’t treat this planet like a hotel. We believe that travel should leave a positive impact on both planet and people. Our solution-oriented group of optimists is committed to offering conscious city trips that empower our guests, our colleagues and the locals to do good, every step of the way. We are here to make conscious travel accessible to all and inspire others to join our journey. Together we can make travel a force for good.

Your role & responsibilities

You will be in charge to assist the Acquisitions team to acquire new properties across Europe in order to grow The Usual portfolio, and allow us to become the European leader in sustainable hospitality. You will research information about hotel markets, analyse data about properties, assist our analyst with investment models, prepare presentations, perform market intelligence…and much more!

  • Assist the Acquisitions team in collecting and presenting market data for each new acquisition project (demand and supply, existing/future competition, rates…)
  • Assist the Acquisitions team in collecting information and reviewing floorplans for prospective buildings (e.g. surfaces, room mix…)
  • Support the Acquisitions analyst in updating acquisition models and building financial projections
  • Support the Acquisitions analyst in preparing investment memorandums
  • Assist the Acquisitions team in keeping track of all projects by updating a detailed project pipeline tracker and organising/saving documents
  • Assist the Acquisitions team in identifying target hotels to acquire in high priority cities (by building a database of relevant hotels)
  • Gather market data and prepare/update maps for each of the group’s target cities
  • Assist the Acquisitions team with one-off market studies
  • Possibly travel and visit one or two projects in the Netherlands or Europe
  • Possibly support the operational teams with the launching of our first property
  • Provide administrative support for the Acquisition team and other departments if needed

Job requirements

Your talents

  • Affinity with Hotels and hospitality in general and sustainability specifically
  • Analytical and critical mindset
  • Rigorous
  • Microsoft Office (especially Excel) incl. Microsoft Teams
  • Familiar with LinkedIn
  • Fluent in English and Dutch

Work schedule

We have a flexible work schedule policy. Within the team’s requirements, you can pretty much determine your own workweek, with some minimal presence required at our head office in The Hague.

Netherlands, Zuid-Holland, Den Haag