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Internship

 

Flex mental muscles that you have never used!  Headwaters Hosting is pleased to present an opportunity to learn valuable skills with us in the hospitality industry. Apply your entrepreneurial passion to the fastest growing industry in the world. Challenge awaits those who aren’t afraid to fail, who enjoy the freedom of being self-reliant and creating and critiquing their own work with the support of Headwaters Hosting.

 

what you’ll learn:

  • Top Tier Customer Service Skills

  • Finance

  • Marketing

  • Instagram

  • Working Independently

  • Airbnb Platform

  • Communication

  • Troubleshooting

  • Managing Stress

  • Delegating Tasks

  • Scheduling Contractors

  • A Designers Eye

  • Entrepreneurship


Learn well-rounded skills in the disruptive Airbnb industry. This relatively new professional world is fresh and exciting, it’s fast paced and requires quick thinking. Work with savvy millennials who have high expectations. Communication skills will be honed as the intern will relay all types of information to local contractors, Headwaters Hosting representatives and guests of all walks of life. This opportunity can be utilized as a networking tool and has the ability to open doors for the intern to travel abroad by connecting with the guests they host.  



 
copyright: airbnb

copyright: airbnb

With a flexible, mission-driven, entrepreneurial mindset, we’ve seen Headwaters employees not only find success but also make meaningful life-long connections with open-minded people from all over the world.
— Corey, Managing Partner at Headwaters Hosting
 

At Headwaters Hosting, you will gain a high degree of knowledge on the Airbnb platform, unparalleled customer service skills and an opportunity to build your own professional profile in an industry that is thriving. The internship will pay on a commission basis of 8% of the gross profit generated during the season plus the collection of service fees.  The position will be part-time and hours of work may very greatly but are mostly flexible. If time is managed properly, this opportunity compliments a full-time job perfectly. There is a possibility of a job offer at the end of the internship where a higher commission and more benefits may be offered. The duration of the internship is flexible with a minimum 3 month requirement.  

 
 
Photo cred: Airbnb

Photo cred: Airbnb

I try to entertain everyone and put my 200% effort in accommodating every one of them. Showing your hospitality really matters. I always have “ichigo-ichie” spirit in my mind. “Ichigo-ichie” means “once in a lifetime experience or opportunity”. This word and its philosophy originally came from a tea ceremony theory connected to Buddhism. Hosts should do their best to prepare everything for their guests once in a lifetime experience.

-Tara, Hospitality specialist

 
 

requirements:

  • Must be 18 years old

  • Have reliable transportation

  • There is no experience necessary for this internship.  However, those that have an interest in the customer service industry, business, and networking will benefit from this internship opportunity the most.  

  • You may be required to work on weekends, and/or holidays. In return, you'll enjoy the freedom to make your own schedule and work from anywhere and have the chance to work with a great team of professionals who are passionate about travel and serving. 

  • The ability to work independently and hold one-self accountable

location:

During this internship you will be working independently from Headwaters Hosting’s Headquarters. Interns who live in a location that has travelers frequenting their town will have an advantage for success but is not necessary to the internship program.

 
 
 

company culture:

 

Whether you're into sports, shopping or karaoke, with Headwaters we're interested in YOU. Our interns give the same amount of care and passion to hosting as they do their hobbies - people who put our Property Owners and Guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional culture. 

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Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself. So, what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to Headwaters Hosting. If you are interested in this dynamic internship opportunity and would like more information please fill out the form below and a Headwaters Hosting representative will be in touch with you shortly!

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