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13 Nov

EazyCity Wins Big at Cork Digital Marketing Awards!

EazyCity was recently announced as overall winners of the inaugural Cork Digital Marketing Awards 2014. Marketing Manager Luca Cattaneo was at the ceremony to receive this award and said ‘we are delighted with this award as we have worked hard over the past 2 years to develop a strong Digital Marketing strategy for our business.’

The awards included 10 categories and an overall Grand Prix. EazyCity won the category of Best Digital Marketing by an SME and went on to win the overall Grand Prix also.

‘This is a fantastic reflection of the creativity and level of understanding that our marketing team has of how digital marketing can impact positively on our business’, EazyCity co-founder Julia Lynes also attended the awards ceremony last Thursday.

Over 105 companies from various sectors entered into the awards and EazyCity is proud to have been selected as winners from this high level of entries.

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21 Oct

Cork Digital Marketing Awards: we are Finalists!

EazyCity has just been announced as one of the Finalists in the Cork Digital Marketing Awards 2014!

We will take part to the Finals in the category Best Digital Marketing for a SME!

The competition aims to showcase the innovative use of digital marketing in driving business performance and to spotlight effective digital marketing strategy by Cork Businesses.

So, what comes next?

The winners will remain a closely guarded secret until the announcement at a gala lunch in the Kingsley Hotel (Cork) on the 6th of November: fingers crossed for our Marketing Team!

Please visit the official website of the Cork Chamber for more info.

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26 Sep

EazyCity lands in the USA: New York, New York!

 EazyCity lands in the USA: New York, New York!

In the year of its tenth anniversary as a business leader in the hospitality sector in Ireland and the UK, it’s time for new challenges for EazyCity, as we prepare to make the "big jump" overseas.

New York looks like the perfect city to start this brand-new American dream!

The new destination will be operational soon: the new website newyork.eazycity.com will be launched in the upcoming weeks.

Many services will be offered in the Big Apple starting in January 2015: language courses, internships, study packages and short/medium term experiences for teenagers.

The EazyCity team can’t wait to welcome you… on the other side of the Atlantic!

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19 Aug

Become the new EazyCity Cork Branch Manager!

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is motivated, highly organised, resilient and loves working with people. This position is similar to running your own small business as you will be responsible for all aspects of the branch management including sales, staff training & management, customer service, finance, property management and more!

The Company

EazyCity is a local point of reference to welcome people arriving to a new city; our friendly and professional team provide a comprehensive range of flexible solutions for accommodation, employment services, study and social activities.

Founded in 2004 by Enrico Zoppi & Julia Lynes, EazyCity now has welcome branches in Cork, Dublin & London with further international cities opening in 2014.

At EazyCity our team works as a family! We fully support the development of our team members offering educational & training courses to improve skills as well as ongoing in-house training to ensure our team are the best they can be. We support & respect each other and we all work hard to ensure EazyCity is a great environment to work in. 

The Position

The tasks included in this position include:

  • Working closely as leader of the Welcome team
  • Working under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
  • Organising the weekly tasks for the team including staff rotas, client check-ins/check-outs, welcome packs, weekly plans, maintenance appointments, inspections etc
  • Driving sales across all services by motivating the team and making each member aware of the impact of their work on revenue
  • Keeping important files relating to rent, cash-flow, room availability and arrivals updated regularly with a strong focus on attention to detail
  • Property management tasks including inspections, reports, tracking utility bills and organising maintenance issues to be attended to
  • Submitting weekly reports to EazyCity management regarding the performance and management of the branch
  • Meeting and greeting new clients (often during the evenings and weekends)
  • Checking new clients into and out of their accommodation
  • Carrying out inspections on accommodation and writing reports on same
  •  Answering the telephone and taking messages
  • Taking rent payments (cash handling) and managing bank lodgements
  •  Dealing with customer issues/complaints
  • Being aware of new business opportunities and bringing those to the attention of the Business Development Manager
  • Liaising with management and other branch teams
  • Organising events, parties and social activities 

The Person

The ideal candidate will possess the following traits and skills:
  • Highly driven and motivated with mountains of energy!
  • Super-organised with an ability to multi-task, prioritise and work in a fast paced environment under pressure!
  • Has an understanding of the importance of providing excellent customer service and a warm, friendly environment for new clients
  • An excellent communicator with management experience
  • ‘Can-do’ attitude with a focus always on the solution never on the problem
  • Flexible, committed and passionate – we expect all our team members to be fully committed to their work and to always go the extra mile for the customer even if that means working late in the evening or on weekends or last-minute changes to the work schedule – that is the nature of our business
  • Fluent English along with another language which should be either Italian, French, Spanish or Portuguese
  • Additional languages are an advantage
  • Full clean driving licence

The Details

The general working hours of this position are 5 days per week between Monday-Sunday from 9.00 – 18.00. The office closes at 7pm on Tuesday and Thursday.

As the branch manager of a very busy branch full commitment and flexibility will be expected and if necessary extra hours may be required. The ideal candidate will instinctively know when it’s necessary for them to work extra hours as the branch should be treated like it is your own business. At EazyCity our customers are our prime focus and they always come first!

Salary is negotiable depending on experience, motivation and leadership potential. A package including accommodation can also be considered for the initial period. Benefits include management training workshops & team-building activities, sales incentives and more.

This position is open for an immediate start so if you think you have what it takes to take up this exciting and demanding role, contact us today!

The closing date for applications is Friday 22nd of August 2014 at 5.00pm.

Please send your CV and motivation letter in English to barbara@eazycity.com

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18 Jul

Join the EazyCity Dublin Welcome Team!

EazyCity is looking for two new profiles to join the Welcome Team in Dublin!

This is a great opportunity for a motivated person who enjoys working with people and wants to be part of a dynamic young company which is currently expanding operations in Ireland and the UK!

The suitable candidate will be friendly, outgoing, flexible, a good team player, responsible, well-organised and good with people. Candidates should also have an understanding of providing excellent customer service and a friendly environment for new clients.

The tasks included in this position are as follows:

  •  Working closely as part of a small team in particular as a support to the Assistant Manager and Branch Manager
  •  Answering reservation emails (using Microsoft Outlook) and processing bookings
  • Working under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
  • Meeting and greeting new clients in a professional manner
  • Preparing accommodation for clients arrival
  • Checking new clients into and out of their accommodation
  • Carrying out inspections on accommodation and writing reports on same
  • Answering the telephone and taking messages
  • Taking rent payments (cash and credit card transactions)
  • Updating company files and  databases (knowledge of Excel essential)
  • Assisting the team with the daily duties such as preparing welcome packs for clients, general office administration and other ad hoc duties
  • Assisting the team in organising events at various intervals during the year

The candidate will be required to work 5 days per week, this will include evening and weekend work. 2 days off per week are provided for all team members.

This is an unpaid internship starting no later than the 3rd  week in August and is a minimum 4 months in duration. Shared room accommodation inclusive of utilities is provided for interns in our properties.

Ideally candidates will have a good level of English along with Spanish or French mother tongue.  Additional languages would be an advantage.

Please forward your CV for consideration to silvia@eazycity.com

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