We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly organised person with previous experience in the travel industry. This position will be based in Putney, South London. You will manage tours and conferences all around the world and oversee the operational process by liaising with agents, clients, visa specialists, hotels and airlines to make sure the tours run smoothly. You must be customer focused and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate will be a key player in a small company and will be expected to be proactive, committed and able to use their own initiative.
The role includes regular overseas travel on inspection visits, tours and to trade shows.
Strong previous experience in a similar role is desirable as well as the ability to negotiate and influence.
Overseeing the operational process of international tours
Management of small events from start to finish
Project and logistics planning
Liaising with suppliers and clients
Production of itineraries when necessary
Production of briefing presentations and material
Creating promotional materials such as email shots
Who we are looking for:
Travel professional with operations experience
Good communicator with solid presentation and written skills
Highly organised, able to follow process with meticulous attention to detail
Ability to anticipate needs and be proactive and to take ownership of the role
Well travelled with good knowledge of relevant destinations, local operations, and
Ability to use initiative and work effectively both individually and as part of a team
Educated to degree level
Understanding of Microsoft office and experience with content management systems a plus
Web marketing experience a plus
Fluency in English required, second language a plus
Windsor, United Kingdom
Wanderlust Travel Media is looking for an experienced, organised and hard-working online editor to join our team and help take the Wanderlust website forward. Seeing sustained y/y growth in traffic and with a redesign underway, this is an exciting time to take on this role.
Based in our office in central Windsor, UK, the candidate will report into the Editor in Chief and the Technology Director , and will manage one part-time member of staff. They will work closely with the commercial and the magazine editorial teams and be expected to attend events and client meetings.
You will be responsible for:
Creating, sourcing, planning, loading and scheduling top quality content for the continually growing Wanderlust website – seeing 40% y/y growth in traffic
Working on creative solutions for commercial partners
Our social media accounts – Facebook (27K Likes), Twitter (82K followers) and Instagram
4 e-newsletters per week including Hot Offers, Job Shop, main Newsletter and Friday fun
In addition, you will:
Play an important role in helping to shape the editorial direction and overall strategy for the Wanderlust website to meet its traffic and commercial targets
Help to promote the Wanderlust magazine and additional brand extensions throughout the website
Engage with and drive engagement from our online community, myWanderlust
Well organised, fast and motivated
Good eye for top content and good eye for detail
Good commercial head – looking to maximise website revenue through affiliates etc.
Analytical and dynamic – need to be able to use Google Analytics effectively to see what’s working well and what isn’t and to tune/tweak content schedules and types to maximise number and quality of traffic to the site
Dynamic – always coming up with ideas for content or features for the website and for traffic driving ideas
Experience of copy writing, sub-editing and proof-reading
Knowledge of SEO best practices
Experience of an Analytics package such as Google Analytics
Experience of CMS systems
Basic Photoshop skills for cropping and resizing of images
Basic HTML coding skills
A strong knowledge of travel, and an understanding of the Wanderlust audience
How to apply:
Please send the following to email@example.com .
CV and covering letter
Provide us with a brief analysis of who the Wanderlust audience is and how Wanderlust differs from other consumer travel media
3-5 points that you would improve/change about the Wanderlust website and why
3-5 ideas to generate further revenue from the Wanderlust website
This is a full time role based in our Windsor (UK) office. Salary range 26-36k
Windsor, United Kingdom
Do you want to gain an insight into a successful travel publishing team?
Wanderlust has a great opportunity for a hardworking and motivated intern who is committed to a career in online publishing.
Wanderlust's website is growing every day, and we're looking for someone with ideas and enthusiasm who's keen to learn lots on the job. Reporting to Wanderlust 's online editor and technology director, you'll love travel and websites, be au fait with social media such as Facebook and Twitter, and keen as mustard to help us take wanderlust.co.uk to new heights.
You'll have great communication skills, a strong talent for writing, and a very sharp eye for detail. Some publishing experience is desirable: on a student magazine or website, for example, or on a travel blog. You'll receive lots of training and guidance on the internship, as well as plenty of opportunities to write and research.
This role will include the following responsibilities: helping to drive traffic through social media; optimising and re-purposing our extensive archive of material; and assisting in the creation of new, interesting content for our readers – including writing news stories and features.
The role is based at the Wanderlust offices in Windsor and we ask you to commit to three months. The internship is unpaid, although we do pay reasonable travel and lunch expenses. The start date is April 2017.
To apply for this position, please send your CV, covering letter and a 300-word news story or feature on a topic suitable for the Wanderlust website to firstname.lastname@example.org . Please note that the news story or feature must not be taken from your blog or website, or already published elsewhere: we want to see your original Wanderlust -worthy ideas and writing style...
Offord Street, London N1 1DH, United Kingdom
The role has two key functions:
1. to manage the day to day operations in the office.
2. to support the trip planners with itinerary preparation, client confirmation packages and invoicing.
As a small company and team, you'll find every day to be a bit different and will be involved in some way in most aspects of the business from marketing to the travel planning support.
Experience in the travel industry is preferred but not essential.