Summer Internships

APPLICATIONS OPEN JANUARY 2019!

The Role

We are seeking passionate, young-hearted people who have a natural flair for events and guest relations to intern at The Yacht Week Croatia this summer. The Summer Internship Program is an incredible opportunity for anyone who is interested in gaining experience in the events and hospitality industry. You will have the chance to get to know people from all around the world while exploring the beautiful country of Croatia. All interns will be trained and sent detailed information outlining daily plans, destination details and logistics, prior to the start of the event. It is hugely important that Interns are flexible and enthusiastic about rotating positions and experiencing different roles throughout the weeks. So if you love The Yacht Week and want a summer to remember, please get in touch. We would love to have you jump on board with us!

Work Environment

This job is based in Split, Croatia and Day8 will not sponsor Visa applications. Interviews will be conducted in person in London or via Skype.

Duties

  • Communicating the event itinerary to guests on a daily basis.
  • Being a point of contact for all guests, assisting with any queries or concerns they may have throughout the week.
  • Aiding in operations and ensuring that events run smoothly on a daily basis (ie. check-in, transfers).
  • Welcoming and assisting guests during the check-in process.
  • We will be looking for individuals to take on these specific roles: Guest Relations (Ensuring that any information communicated with guests is consistent and accurate), Hospitality Intern (Manage bookings, reservations and venue relations for events on all routes), Glitter Artist (Work closely with our resident Glitter team and help out with the application of the makeup) and a Running Instructor (Leading TYW Run Club 2 - 3 times a week in key locations along our route).
  • You will be expected to work between 6 to 8 hours a day as well as being on night duty once or twice per week.
  • Working night duty at least once a week will be a key part of of your role as a TYW intern.
Good times with good people. I don't know how my next vacation will compete.

Being an Intern on TYW is one of the most incredible summer jobs ever! You really have to feel it to believe it...

@jorjars - Croatia Intern 2018

Requirements

  • The Summer Internship Program is open to ambitious, passionate, energetic individuals; who possess previous events or hospitality experience and wish to further enhance their knowledge and skills within the industry.
  • Being adaptable, flexible and having a positive attitude is a must. This is a fast-paced, customer-facing role that requires you to be consistently upbeat and friendly.
  • Minimum age requirement is 20 years old.
  • Applicants must be fluent in both written and spoken English.
  • Applicants must be able to finance their own flights to and from Croatia. Whilst reasonable food and accommodation is provided, keep in mind you may spend extra on personal items.
  • Applicants must be able to travel to Croatia on a holiday visa.
  • Any extra qualities or skills such as Fitness Instructor or someone who is an MC is a huge bonus!
  • Advanced medical qualifications or certificates highly desirable.
  • Event Management/Tourism/Public Relations/ related university qualifications or experience is important.

Programme Dates

25 MAY - 20 JULY

Week 22 - Week 30

20 JULY - 14 SEPT

Week 30 - Week 37

What's Included

The inclusive aspects of the Internship Program have been devised to minimise your expenses and to enable you to gain the most from your experience.
  • Accommodation for the duration of the event weeks allocated (Please Note: Interns do not live on yachts. You will be housed in apartments on the mainland as well as the islands of Vis and Hvar).
  • Meals provided on days when interns are on duty
  • Reasonable weekly allowance to be used when meals are not provided
  • Transportation between islands and ports where necessary

Application Timeline