Travelodge Creates 100 New Jobs & Strengthens Its Maintenance Team

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    100 JOBS = 65 Maintenance Workers, 20 Hotel Team Members & 15 Head Office Staff

    Budget hotel chain, Travelodge is delighted to announce the creation of 100 jobs across the UK.

    Sixty five of the new positions have been created to strengthen the Company’s ‘MIB’ function (maintenance), which is an industry first initiative that was successfully launched a year ago.The Travelodge ‘Men in Black’ (MIB) team travel across the UK providing an in-house highly skilled maintenance support function to all the Company’s hotels. Their day to day responsibilities includes: plumbing, fixing hotel appliances, decorating and general maintenance within the hotel.

    Paul Harvey, Travelodge Managing Director said: “I believe we are the only UK hotel company that invests in an in-house maintenance function.

    With having over 500 Travelodge’s and growing at good pace, employing direct trade professionals makes good business sense. It ensures we have a dedicated resource on hand; whose main objective is to ensure all of our hotels are in good working order at all times.”

    “Our MIB function has proven to be a valuable asset to the Company and I am delighted we have created a further 65 nationwide new positions within the department. This investment will certainly strengthen our maintenance resource, which will result in a better service for our hotel staff and customers.”

    In addition to the 65 MIB positions, Travelodge is looking to recruit for 20 hotel team members and 15 head office staff.

    The hotel team member roles are for hotels in the following locations:
    London, Chester, Ipswich, Tamworth and Burton upon Trent. Positions include: Receptionist, Guest Room Cleaner and Bar Café staff.

    The budget hotel chain also has 15 roles within its head office in Thame, Oxfordshire, which includes ten management positions. The roles include:

    Pricing & Strategy Manager
    Yield Manager (2)
    Revenue Manager (5)
    Inventory Manager
    Payroll Manager
    Pricing & Strategy Analyst
    Employee Relations Advisor (2)
    Senior Consumer Press Officer
    Credit Controller,

    Interested candidates for the MIB position need to send their CV to:
    Interested candidates for the hotel and head office positions need to send their CVs to:

    Daniel Fountain / 17.05.2012

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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