Finn Wachtmeister

Regional Sales Co-ordinator Europe at Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts
Lives in London, United Kingdom
over 6 months ago

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Experience

  • Regional Sales Co-ordinator Europe

    Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts - Europe

    Other
    December 2014 - Now

    Working at the Regional Sales Office for Europe at the five star hotel chain Shangri-La. Supporting 88 hotels in maximising sales from the key market segments of wholesale UK customers.

  • Groups and Events Coordinator

    Athenaeum Hotel and Apartments - Europe

    Other
    May 2014 - October 2014

    Responsible for the coordination of all events at the five star red hotel Athenaeum in Mayfair. Demonstrated pro-activity in addressing customer needs e.g. preformed show-rounds and discussed requirements with key buyers. Chaired meetings with the management team on a weekly basis. Responsible of group bookings consisting of more than 6 rooms.

  • Coordinator & Course Town Manager

    STS Student Travel Schools - Europe

    Other
    June 2012 - August 2013

    Responsible for the overall running of STS largest summer course in Oxford with day to day administration, accounting and team management. The course town consisted of 800 students and 70 activity leaders and teachers. Started up the brand new summer course in San Diego. I was responsible for scheduling and budgeting for sales and transportation as well as liaising with suppliers during the summer. Worked for STS Language Schools for two summers in San Diego and Oxford.

  • Hotel Coordinator, Travel Agent, Accounting Assistant and Resort Manager

    STS Alpresor - Europe

    Other
    May 2011 - May 2013

    Resort Manager during seasons. Between seasons I worked at the Head office as Accounting Assistant, Hotel Coordinator and Travel Agent. Resort Manager - Responsible for the company's business on the resort. Accounting, hotelbookings, reclamations, organizing schedules, events and travel arrangements etc. Hotel Coordinator - Coordinating hotel bookings for all kinds of hotels in Switzerland, France, Italy and Austria. Accounting Assistant - Responsible of the company's daily bookkeeping. Travel Agent - Selling and organising ski-holidays.

  • Receptionist

    Hotel Duxiana - Europe

    Other
    January 2009 - January 2011

    Sole responsibility for running a family hotel in absence of the owner. Job included check-in and check-out of guests, serving breakfast, managing reservations, daily cash control and accounting.

Education

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management

    Glion Institute of Higher Education London - London, United Kingdom

    September 2013 - June 2014

  • International Business and Marketing

    Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien / WU Wien - Sweden

    September 2010 - December 2010

  • Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics Administration (BBA) Organization and Leadership

    Lunds universitet / Lund University - Lund, Sweden

    September 2008 - June 2011

Languages

  • Swedish
    Native or fluent
    100%
  • English
    Full professional
    80%
  • Norwegian
    Full professional
    80%
  • German
    Notions
    20%
  • French
    Notions
    20%
  • Danish
    Notions
    20%
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