Graduate scheme

Dalata Hotel Group plc, the largest hotel group in Ireland with a growing presence in the UK & continental Europe is now inviting applications for the September 2024 intake.

The Dalata Events Graduate Programme is a high profile fast-track 12-month training programme offering graduates tailored professional development with Ireland’s largest hotel group. We have over 5,000 employees and we are on an exciting journey in our expansion plan, which makes Dalata the ideal place to complete a graduate programme.

This well-structured programme will offer the successful graduates an opportunity to build on their recent qualifications and gain excellent, relevant on the job experience to assist their career progression.

This programme is in line with the company’s strategy of developing the talent within the organisation and growing our future leaders from strategic succession planning. We offer an excellent opportunity to get real experience in the Events Department.

What we offer:

When commencing the programme all graduates will complete a Company two-day induction where they will meet the some of the senior leadership team, learn about the company while having the opportunity to network with the other graduates.

We support the structured on the job training plan with numerous off site group development days, as well as many personal development courses. To validate your learning, we also assign structured project work that will allow you to investigate a business case and much, much more…

At the end of the programme, we expect the graduates to be ready for an Events Executive position in one of our hotels.

Key features:

  • 12 months professional training Programme
  • A personal mentor for each graduate
  • Structured group training program
  • Regular performance reviews
  • Competitive salary

What we expect from you:

The ideal candidate will have successfully completed a third level degree (preferably in Event or Hospitality Management, Marketing or Business) but will also be a highly energetic and motivated person who is looking to join an exciting hotel group. We expect graduate managers to be flexible on location, have strong passion for this industry and for people as well as hunger for success and progression.

  • Completed a third level degree (preferably in Event or Hospitality Management or Business)
  • Highly energetic and motivated person who is looking to join an extremely exciting hotel group
  • Flexible on location
  • Strong passion for this industry and for people as well as hunger for success and progression

Dalata Hotel Group PLC are an Equal Opportunities Employer

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