Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Michelle Ryan from Failte Ireland to give some advice for people considering this job:


Michelle Ryan

Corporate Sales Manager

Failte Ireland

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  Michelle Ryan
Firstly it is very important that you get a third level education as this is a requirement in most hotels for a job in sales. This is the most important step in working in hotel sales. You should gain as much experience within the industry which I found very beneficial.

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Drumshanbo College of Further Education

Business & IT - Advanced

Code:  6M4985
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

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Sample Careers...
If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
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Business Analyst   Data Steward / Data Manager  
Data Protection Officer   Accounts Team Leader  
Management Associate   Management Consultant  
Company Secretary   Arts agent/promoter  
Manager - General   Managing Director  
Business Adviser   Financial Adviser  
Financial Trader   Data Scientist  
Economist / Economist EU   Change Manager  
Operations Research Analyst   Psychologist - Occupational  
Human Resources Assistant - EU   Information Architect - IT  
Information Systems Manager   IT Consultant  
Data Analyst   Big Data Specialists  
Computer Systems Analyst   Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Specialist  
Data Change Agent   Data Virtualisation / Cloud Specialist  
Front Office Junior Manager   Personal Assistant  
Bi-lingual / Multi-lingual Secretary   Payroll Manager  
Secretary   Archivist  
Wedding Planner   Letting Agent / Landlord  
School Principal   Music Manager  
Bank / Financial Manager    Recruitment Team Leader  
Risk Analyst   Travel Agency Manager  
Retail Manager   Area Sales Manager  
Distribution Manager   Accounts Assistant  
Taxation Consultant   Management Accountant  

Related Career Sectors...
This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Business Organisation & Business Management
Clerical & Administration
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Progression Routes

(Higher Education Links Scheme)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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