Work for Oliver's Travels

Keen to jump-start your career by working in one of the travel industry's top brands? Passionate about travel? Then we'd love to hear from you!

Apply now for the existing vacancies we've listed below, or just email us your CV for future openings: jobs@oliverstravels.com


Digital PR & Outreach Executive

We are looking for some who has a creative mind, excellent copywriting and is ambitious about producing shareable content for digital outreach. This role would suit someone who likes to keep abreast of travel and lifestyle trends.

This role will involve:

  • Leading the link building and outreach strategy from existing or new content (website and blog)
  • Monitor the industry and our competitors to come up with PR and Content campaigns to gain links from relevant publishers.
  • Work with the PR Manager (and PR agency) to outreach PR stories digitally
  • Analysing content gaps and suggesting new content ideas or new landing pages for both the blog and the main site.
  • Create digital content campaigns (i.e. a mix of written articles, surveys, videos, infographics, quizzes etc) for outreach.
  • Review and optimize existing content and provide on-page suggested changes based on gap analysis and keyword research.
  • Building relationships with journalists, bloggers and influencers in the travel and lifestyle industry

Skills & Experience

  • Excellent written English (grammar perfectionist)
  • Creative mind and copywriting skills
  • 2-3 years experience in a similar role with demonstrated evidence of placing press articles  
  • Experience in content creation (adhering to SEO practices) and Outreach
  • Knowledge of social media and influencer marketing
  • Interest in blogging (having a blog would be a plus)
  • Media contacts (publishers, journalist contacts, etc) an advantage
  • Photoshop/design/video-editing skills an advantage
  • Creating content briefs for new landing pages
  • Create shareable content (quizzes, gifs, polls, etc)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £25,000.00 to £27,000.00 /year

Send your CV and cover letter to oliver@oliverstravels.com



Product Coordinator – UK

We are looking for a friendly UK Product coordinator to join our UK & Ireland product team.

This role will require you to work closely within our fast-paced Product Team, in order to help run and manage our Britain and Ireland programmes in our UK office. You will support and help with many of the administrative tasks and needs of the product management process, ensuring its optimal performance at all times, through problem solving, analysis, operational tasks and various projects.
This role would suit someone with previous administrative experience in the travel industry, who would like a career in travel and the opportunity to work closely with a small team on a large and successful programme and therefore make a difference.

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. You’ll be working in a team of hard-working, like-minded and passionate travellers from a range of countries.

Please send your CV along with a cover letter explaining why you are the right person for this role and why you would like to join our team (applications without a cover letter will not be considered) to kyra@oliverstravels.com

Duties
•    Co-ordinating and supervising the production process
•    Liaising with property owners, suppliers and agents with queries and issues regarding property listings, contracts and terms and conditions
•    Assisting the sales team with queries regarding pricing, availability and property listings
•    Supporting the Product Manager with contracting tasks and processes
•    Data entry (CRM, Salesforce, Booking System)
•    Adding and updating properties on our website and partner sites (content, prices, availability, etc.)
•    Creating and updating reports and spreadsheets using excel and saleforce
•    Liaising with the marketing team on special offers and marketing campaigns
•    Reviewing/improving existing product
•    Liaising with third parties and affiliates (e.g. Homeaway, Tripadvisor, Airbnb)
•    Providing feedback and proactively contributing to the team’s performance
•    Promoting the company and maintaining excellent working relationships with its suppliers at all times
•    Traveling to Uk properties to help maintain and update existing product

Requirements & Skills
•    Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
•    Data management and administrative skills
•    Excellent organisational and time-management skills (ability to prioritise/delegate/escalate)
•    Ability to multitask, take initiative and be pro-active
•    Strong MS Office Skills
•    Excellent numeracy and logical thinking as well the ability to analyse and process information
•    Excellent attention to detail
•    Commercial awareness
•    Ability to successfully manage relationships with suppliers as well as negotiate
•    Ability to problem solve and make decisions
•    Ability to be flexible and a good team player
•    Able to show initiative and be pro-active
•    In-depth knowledge of the UK holiday market is highly desirable
•    Relevant experience in product and/or contracting departments in a travel company
•    Full UK driving license (Essential)

Benefits
•    You’ll be working in a team of hard-working and passionate travellers from a range of countries.
•    Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
•    Job Type: Full-time

Villa Contractor – France (UK or France based)

We are looking for a friendly Villa Contractor to join our dynamic France, Italy & Ski product team.

France is our biggest programme at Oliver’s Travels and where it all began for us 14 years ago. It boasts a stunning portfolio of châteaux, manor houses and luxury villas. Italy & Ski is growing at a fast speed and likewise, features a mouth-watering collection of villas and chalets respectively.

This role will require you to work closely with the France Product Manager, in order to contract new and existing product all over France. You will help to grow and develop our portfolio of unique properties whilst ensuring its optimal performance at all times and whilst forging successful relationships with our suppliers.

This role would suit someone with similar contracting experience in the travel industry, who has the ability to recognise the right product and negotiate the best conditions, whilst remaining true to our brand, our targets and also our values. You will be working closely with a small team on a large and successful programme, where you can make a difference.

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. You’ll be working in a team of hard-working and passionate travellers from a range of countries. Breakfast, drinks and early Friday finish all on the company!

Duties would include:

  • Contracting new (and existing) properties to the required brief and standards and securing optimal commercial terms and conditions
  • Actively developing and growing the France programme 
  • Managing and maintaining successful supplier relationships
  • Meeting company targets, aims and strategic planning
  • Carrying out price and market analysis
  • Preparing and analysing data and reports
  • Researching and obtaining contracting and product loading information and preparing it on relevant forms, contracts and reports
  • Liaising with the marketing team on special offers and marketing campaigns 
  • Assisting with queries regarding pricing, availability and property listings 
  • Providing feedback and proactively contributing to the team’s performance
  • Promoting the company and being a positive company ambassador at all times
  • International travel may be required to develop product and liaise with suppliers

Requirements

  • Contracting experience within the travel industry (and ideally villas in France) is essential
  • Track record of results inside a product/contracting environment
  • Proven supplier management skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Excellent organisational, communication & interpersonal skills
  • High degree of numeracy and commercial acumen
  • Ability to problem solve and make decisions
  • Ability to be flexible and a good team player as well as work independently
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken French highly desirable
  • In-depth knowledge of France highly desirable

Send your CV to jobs@oliverstravels.com 


Villa Contractor / Product Manager

We are looking for a Villa Contractor / Product Manager to join our passionate team, driving their destinations forward to achieve strategic targets.

Typical duties include

  • To be a destination guardian - driving their destination(s) forward to achieve strategic targets.
  • To be responsible for all product development within these destinations, ensuring it is based on the strategic aims of the business, and in line with the market-led product strategy briefs
  • Recruiting properties to ensure that the most appropriate product is on sale at optimum market price and rate
  • To have ownership of all operational supplier relationships within these destinations, and to be responsible for achieving and maintaining the very best working relationship in each case.
  • To be accountable for ensuring all products on sale within the geographical area adheres to the company's stringent guidelines on quality and criteria.
  • To ensure that regular and concise communication is maintained with other departments, specifically sales and marketing and all other areas of the business.

Requirements

  • Contracting experience within travel (and ideally villas) is essential
  • Track record of results inside a product/contracting environment
  • Proven supplier management skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Demonstrable organisational, communication & interpersonal skills
  • High degree of numeracy, literacy and commercial acumen
  • Ability to work within a team and alone

Send your CV to jobs@oliverstravels.com 


Intern / Work Placement

Are you considering a career in travel? We have two work placement opportunities available (Product, sales and marketing). The positions are best suited to an undergraduate needing a work placement as part of their degree but they are not limited to this.

Send send your CV to jobs@oliverstravels.com

Working With Us

  • Headquarters in Clapham
  • Team of 40 ... and growing fast!
  • 25 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Twice-yearly bonus and other incentives throughout the year
  • Flexible working considered
  • Breakfast, nibbles and Friday drinks (plus early Friday finish) all on the company!
  • Great working environment - team of hard working and passionate travellers from around the world.