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Do you want a career that offers challenge, variety, advancement, and international travel? Sommet Education prepares our students for a world of opportunity – look at some potential career paths you could choose and imagine where they could take you.

A wide range of career opportunities

Quality Manager

Quality Manager

Quality Managers are management professionals whose primary responsibility is ensuring that a hospitality organization’s operations and customer service standards are being met.
Public Relations Coordinator

Public Relations Coordinator

PR Coordinators act as a representative of the resort by answering to people after media coverage, through emails and phone calls in a prompt and efficient manner.
Guest Relations Manager

Guest Relations Manager

Guest Relations Managers are responsible for maintaining close communications with the client and ensuring the continued use of the company’s products or services.
Real Estate Investment Analyst

Real Estate Investment Analyst

Real Estate Investment Analysts are responsible for executing real estate transactions on behalf of the firm. Major tasks include evaluation of investment proposals, underwriting, due diligence, deal structuring, investment committee proposals, legal documentation, and internal business planning.
Development Director

Development Director

Development Directors’ main responsibility is to expand the hotel company’s portfolio across a geographic region. Development Directors are often seen as the interface between the Operator and the Investment community.
Travel Agency Managing Director

Travel Agency Managing Director

Travel agency Managing Directors work in retail travel outlets which promote and sell holidays and travel related products.
General Manager, Golf Club

General Manager, Golf Club

General Managers serve as Chief Operating Officer of the club. They manage all aspects of the club including its activities and the relationships between the club and its Board.
Human Resources Director

Human Resources Director

Human Resources (HR) Directors within any hospitality organization are key management specialists whose primary responsibility is the recruitment, training and retention of qualified employees to match the business goals.
Assistant Financial Controller

Assistant Financial Controller

Assistant Financial Controllers are professionals who help controllers direct the production of financial reports to help forecast a company’s financial situation.
Spa Manager

Spa Manager

Spa Managers oversee all departments, employees and the financial performance of the entire spa operation.
Butler Services Supervisor

Butler Services Supervisor

Butler Services Supervisors deal with major guest complaints and queries. They ensure quality service by training the executive butlers in both operations and administration.
Sales Coordinator

Sales Coordinator

Sales Coordinators represent hotel chain properties for potential clients’ portfolios either in the corporate, leisure and/or MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) segments.
Assistant General Manager

Assistant General Manager

Assistant General Managers (AGM) help the General Manager (GM) to oversee and direct the hotel property’s entire operation, ensuring its optimum performance, efficiency and profitability.
Training Manager

Training Manager

Training Managers for a hotel or resort are responsible for the training of new employees and the installation of operations management systems at new-build and conversion properties.
Conferencing & Events Manager

Conferencing & Events Manager

Conferencing & Events Managers are responsible for supervising the preparation and presentation of food and beverages at business and social gatherings at hotels, restaurants, conference centers and clubs.
Wine Export Manager

Wine Export Manager

Wine Export Managers work within a wine producing company and are responsible for selling to wine distributors in countries other than their home country.
Consultant

Consultant

Consultants are management professionals who have a great deal of specialized knowledge and expertise in one or more management or professional disciplines; they often work with multiple clients.
Revenue Manager

Revenue Manager

Revenue Managers occupy a critically important hospitality management function that has a tremendous impact on the profitability of a hotel chain, airline, cruise line or car rental company.
Rooms Division Manager

Rooms Division Manager

Rooms Division Managers oversee a hotel’s front desk, guest services and housekeeping department teams. They report to the General Manager and play an important role in ensuring a high level of guest service.
Director Of Restaurant Operations

Director of Restaurant Operations

Directors of Restaurant Operations oversee the operation of restaurant chains and are key participants in the chain’s strategic business planning, financial performance, and guest satisfaction.
Casino Director

Casino Director

Casino Directors are responsible for planning, directing, coordinating and controlling all the day-to-day operations in a casino.
Marketing Director

Marketing Director

Marketing Directors are senior management professional who are responsible for developing and executing all marketing activities for a hotel chain region or other hospitality organizations.
Vice President Of Operations

Vice President of Operations

Vice Presidents (VP) of Operations set and manage the policies and procedures that ensure the entire organization functions as designed. They deliver strong financial performance for the company, as well as a high quality experience for guests.
Online Partner Development Director

Online Partner Development Director

Partner Development Directors of an online travel agency are responsible for developing and sustaining strong partner relationships with travel experience providers across the agency’s region.
Cruise Director

Cruise Director

Cruise Directors are senior management leaders who are in charge of all shipboard entertainment activities.
Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs in the hospitality industry are founders and owners of a hospitality business, most typically a hotel, resort or restaurant.
General Manager, Hotel

General Manager, Hotel

General Managers (GM) are the chief executives and most visible leaders of a hotel property. They have ultimate responsibility for the day-to-day management of all aspects of the hotel’s operation.
Head Of Distribution, Banking Industry

Head of Distribution, Banking Industry

Heads of Distribution are responsible for meeting all the banking needs of existing clients and also assisting in new client acquisition.
Catering & Conventions Director

Catering & Conventions Director

Directors of Catering and Conventions coordinate staff, convention personnel and clients to make arrangements for group meetings, events, and conventions.
Management Trainee

Management Trainee

Management Trainees participate in an entry-level training program designed to provide an introduction to the hospitality organization and to put the trainee on a path toward becoming a manager.
General Manager, Airline Lounge

General Manager, Airline Lounge

General Airline Lounge Managers oversee all airline lounge operations, and are responsible for delivering a superior traveler experience at restaurants, bars and spas, and through the concierge service.
Resort General Manager

Resort General Manager

Resort General Managers are responsible for the successful day-to-day operations and profitability of a holiday resort complex.
Food & Beverage Manager

Food & Beverage Manager

F&B Managers are responsible for both business and culinary operations. They must maintain exceptional levels of customer service.
Restaurant Manager

Restaurant Manager

Restaurant Managers are responsible for managing, directing and scheduling restaurant activities and staff in the establishment.
Learning & Development Manager

Learning & Development Manager

Learning & Development Managers plan, implement, coordinate and present corporate and related training programs to ensure that all employees understand all hotel procedures and can fulfill their responsibilities to the hotel’s expectations.
Front Office Supervisor

Front Office Supervisor

Front Office Supervisors lead and perform all front desk duties including check-ins, checkouts, reservations, guest phone messages and special requests.
Group & Events Coordinator

Group & Events Coordinator

Group and Events Coordinators assist the Sales Manager with corporate and social events in a hotel. They ensure that meetings, conferences, wedding parties and other events proceed smoothly by keeping in close contact with clients so that their needs are always met.

The career development advisors on campus:

 

Organize company recruitment visits to campuses each semester

Offer unique advice to students about career paths

Advise on internship application and selection processes

Help students prepare job applications

Advise on job selection

On-campus recruitment visits by top-tier hospitality companies

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