Company | Brown + Hudson
Company description | Bespoke travel experience company.
Job location | London (UK)
Job description | Create and manage bespoke trips in your region, and for supporting the development of product and marketing for this region: creating incomparably original, creative and considered travel experiences for clients in line with the company’s brand values; achieving agreed sales targets; communicating with clients by phone, email and, on occasion, face to face to discuss travel plans and present itineraries; conducting extensive research to develop often logistically complex ideas into client trip concepts; briefing local partners to develop itineraries that meet clients’ briefs, and analysing and refining partner proposals and quotations; pricing of itineraries in accordance with company margin requirements; briefing internal or external writers to create travel concepts and detailed itinerary proposals; adhering to company operational guidelines, especially in terms of booking, checking and re-confirming travel arrangements; trip management and guide liaison before and during a client’s trip, including being available as a contact outside normal office hours; managing local partner relationships in your area of regional expertise; researching and travelling to new destinations to deepen the company’s knowledge; building the company’s knowledge base (photography, destination intelligence, country overviews etc.); working with local partners and tourism boards to develop content to be promoted through the company various marketing channels; monitoring competitor activity in your area of regional responsibility.
Compensation package | GBP 28.000 per year.
Application period | From May, 10 to May, 31 2019.
Number open positions | 1
Candidate qualifications | Passion for and a willingness to travel; outstanding destination and product knowledge – particularly in Asia or the Americas; exceptional inter-personal skills and the ability to relate to HNW and UHNW clients; a refusal to accept commonplace ideas and solutions; a genuine appetite to research and create highly differentiated ideas; uncommonly creative big-picture thinking and problem-solving; a genuine can-do attitude, enthusiasm, open-mindedness, integrity and sense of humour; impeccable organisational and administrative skills, and a tenacious attention to detail; excellent numeracy, written English and the ability to weave information into an engaging story; flexibility to travel in the U.K and overseas to meet clients or attend events – sometimes outside normal office hours; a willingness to become involved in areas of the business outside your immediate remit; excellent computer skills.
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