Employment

MARKETING EXECUTIVE

Do you live and breathe active travel, have at least 3 years marketing experience, consider yourself well organized and embrace the information revolution that is the internet? Then we have the job for you with an active UK & European travel company. This successful and well established independent active travel tour operator specialises in escorted small group tours and self-guided tours throughout the UK & Europe including Mont Blanc, France, Portugal, Switzerland and beyond.

 

Job Description

  • Promote a package of dynamic active UK & European Travel Companies
  • Join an exciting team of true adventure professionals
  • Travel opportunities within the UK & Europe’s most exciting destinations

 

This full-time Wandsworth-based position will require the successful candidate to be comfortable in a fast paced environment, web savvy and passionate about hiking and adventure travel. You will have a natural creative flair, an eye for spotting new promotional channels, have travelled extensively, display excellent social networking skills and of course possess a talent for verbal, written and IT tasks, including web management, SEO, UX and ppc advertising. You will be required to work under your own initiative for three independent travel brands and have a proven track record in digital marketing. For someone with ambition this is an opportunity to make a real difference!

 

Your daily tasks will include:

  • Overseeing the online and offline advertising
  • Implementing on/offline promotions
  • Managing multiple websites
  • Produce & manage e-newsletters
  • Improve website performances
  • Maintain & build relevant relationships
  • Constantly seek new channels of distribution

Reporting to the UK Manager you will be comfortable in analysing results and working within allocated budgets.

 

Necessary Skills Required for the Role:

  • Experience gained within a similar multi brand marketing role
  • Exceptional web development skills
  • Strong digital advertising skills (ppc, social, affiliate)
  • Design & creative skills
  • Experience in the travel industry is desirable and preferably the adventure travel industry
  • Sound time management and organisational skills
  • Create and work to budget
  • Excellent communication skills - written and verbal
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Competent in Indesign, Photoshop & all Microsoft Office programmes
  • Good experience with IT systems, websites and XML technology
  • Video editing skills are a strong benefit
  • High energy, positive "can do" spirit and strong team ethic

 

THE PACKAGE:

You will be offered a competitive salary and additional benefits, as well as the opportunity to work for a dynamic and ambitious active travel company.

 

INTERESTED?

If this excellent opportunity appeals to you and you feel you have the right qualities for the job, please apply with your CV, cover letter and details of UK & European travel and treks. Please also clearly show in your CV the number of years of marketing experience you have.


Applications can only be accepted from individuals who are eligible to work in the UK.

 

We may not be able to reply to you due to the volume of applications received.


Job Type: Full-time



 

WALKING Guides

Each season we look for experienced guides to lead our UK-based walks in the Lake District, as well as tours in Europe.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experienced Guide: preferably having lead/walked the Coast to Coast and in the European Alps
  • Proficient in using maps & compass as well as following route notes in unfamiliar areas
  • Current First Aid Certificate

WHAT WE PROVIDE:

  • Accommodation whilst on tour
  • Reasonable travel expenses
  • Meals as included in the itinerary
  • ‘Kitty’ for expenses whilst on tour
  • Weekly allowance

If you're interested in guiding for Sherpa Expeditions, please send a copy of your CV, along with any relevant Guiding and First Aid Certificates to:

 

Tali Emdin
Manager - Sherpa Expeditions
tali@sherpaexpeditions.co.uk

 

It is unlawful to employ a person in a UK-based job who does not have permission to live and work in the UK. You should make yourself aware of how immigration laws apply to your situation before applying for any jobs.


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