Bishops Sutton, Alresford near Winchester
We are currently looking for a Manager to oversee our Wildlife Worldwide and The Travelling Naturalist brands. This is an exciting new role to ensure the continued growth and development of these successful brands.
This is a full time position based at our new office in Bishop's Sutton on the outskirts of Winchester.
Oversee the creation of a varied, high quality and relevant product to appeal to a broad market base
Oversee the continual and effective marketing of the brand across all media platforms
Oversee the development of holidays within product, operational and financial guidelines
Oversee the sale of the product to ensure that the sales targets of the Wildlife Worldwide and The Travelling Naturalist brands are met
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
A keen interest in wildlife and natural history
Can demonstrate commercial awareness of the wildlife travel industry
Experience of writing and proofing copy for a variety of formats
A thorough first hand knowledge of the brand’s destination portfolio
A passion for travelling abroad, including independent travel experiences
Numerically literate and used to creating accurate and profitable quotations
Planning and managing staff workloads to meet their targets and deadlines
Computer literate (with Microsoft Office suite applications)
Educated to at least A-level standard
Web literate with a broad understanding of social media
Proven success in generating a marketing strategy
Previously guided for wildlife or wildlife photography trips in various worldwide locations
First hand experience and success of working in a customer facing sales role
Full job description available on request.
Shepherd's Bush, London, United Kingdom
We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who have a drive to succeed in sales, and a passion for and knowledge of the regions we cover.
At present, we are recruiting for the following destinations:
Hidden Beaches (particular focus on South East Asia, Mauritius, The Maldives and the Caribbean)
Using their destination knowledge, our Country Specialists sell individually designed tailor-made itineraries for our discerning clients. Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent, the successful candidate will have previous sales experience. The ability to deliver excellent customer service is paramount.
The creation and conversion to sale of high quality tailor-made itineraries for current and future Audley clients to your region. You are ultimately responsible for planning, selling and implementation of itineraries.
To make the most of every single genuine 'sales enquiry' received, balancing your time appropriately to maximise revenue and profit.
To ensure the product sold to our clients and the supporting information is to the highest standard.
To achieve levels of client service at all stages of the process to engender repeat business.
Interacting with our clients mostly over the telephone - with some face to face meetings either in the office or at PR events.
Keeping in touch with product developments in your region, ensuring that you remain a true country specialist with up to date commercial knowledge and understanding of hotels/flights/infrastructure.
Demonstrating a total commitment to customer service. It's your goal to ensure all clients return home having had a trip which exceeds their expectations.
The starting basic salary for our Country Sales Specialists in our London office is £24,000 per annum plus commission (Guaranteed 1st year minimum earning of £28,500). The commission structure at Audley is uncapped, with earnings rising up to £65,000+. In addition to this, we offer a generous allowance for those looking to relocate.