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

There are currently 5 positions available at Oliver's Travels! ⬇️


SEO and Content Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen to manage both our Content and SEO strategies. With organic search being one of the main sources of traffic for our website, this is a great chance for someone passionate about digital and travel to join a fast-growing company. This is an autonomous role that would suit a multi-tasker with proven technical and analytical skills combined with strategic and creative thinking.

Typical duties include:

SEO

  • Create an SEO roadmap and strategy to sustain business goals
  • Expert knowledge of offsite and onsite SEO tactics
  • Able to undertake technical, link and content audits to identify and address performance issues and optimisation opportunities
  • Undertake user-focused keyword research to highlights areas of potential growth, inform content strategy and optimisation
  • Maintain awareness of the industry and competitor’s activity to develop informed strategies
  • Support and oversee internal teams to make sure SEO best practices are followed
  • Manage relationship with agencies and freelancers to ensure projects are aligned with brand goals and delivered efficiently and on time


Content and Link-building

  • You will play a pivotal role in delivering highly successful content strategies to increase visibility of Oliver’s Travels and position the brand as an expert in the villa holiday market
  • You will be extremely motivated and goal driven to plan, implement and manage innovative strategies that will create assets for coverage, link building and social buzz
  • Demonstrable experience guiding the content creation process from ideation through execution
  • Work closely with our internal copywriter to ensure content is well optimised and in line with the voice and style of the brand
  • Demonstrated ability to research and implement SEO and Content strategies and understanding of how content affects organic rankings and traffic
  • Development and implementation of link-building campaigns that support the overall strategy
  • Implement outreach strategies to gain links and build brand visibility.
  • Ability to build and manage online communities and manage brand ambassador programs and blogger collaborations
  • Measure and report on content and SEO performance


Requirements

3+ years experience planning & managing SEO and content campaigns, including:

  • Market, competitor and keyword analysis
  • On-page recommendations & technical audits
  • Content distribution strategy development & execution
  • Performance reporting on SEO campaigns
  • KPI focused and proven track record of increasing SEO performance
  • Knowledge of SEO and analytical tools such as Google Analytics, Google Search Console, Ahrefs, ScreamingFrog, keyword monitoring tools
  • Clear understanding of best practice SEO and search engine guidelines
  • Basic knowledge of HTML, CSS
  • Experience using WordPress and other CMS platforms
  • Project management skills and understanding of how to delegate effectively
  • Understanding of all digital channels and how they work together and impact the customer journey
  • Excellent written & oral communication
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • A 'Can-Do' attitude
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically as a problem solver
  • Self-motivated and proactive with ability to manage complex and varied workload


Desirable Skills

  • Copywriting experience
  • Experience managing people
  • Capability to motivate & inspire your team to develop within their roles
  • Experience setting up brand collaborations and partnerships
  • Experience to manage campaign budgets


Working hours are 9am-6pm Mon-Fri at our offices in Clapham.

Other benefits: You’ll be working in a team of young, hard-working and passionate travellers from a range of countries! Breakfast, drinks and early finish Fridays all on the company!


Product Assistant 

We are looking for a friendly Product Assistant to join our dynamic Product Team and provide administrative support on our European villa program. If you are passionate about the Travel industry and want to make it your career, we would love to hear from you. 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.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Adding and updating properties on our website and partner sites (content, prices, availability, etc)
  • Support product team and directors with contracting tasks and processes
  • Data entry (CRM, Salesforce, Booking System)
  • Liaising with overseas property owners, suppliers and agents (help resolving queries and issues regarding property listings, contracts and terms and conditions)
  • Assisting sales team with queries regarding pricing, availability and property listings
  • Creating and updating reports and spreadsheets
  • Liaising with the marketing team on special offers, marketing campaigns and specific properties
  • Providing feedback and proactively contributing to the team’s performance
  • Promoting the company and maintaining excellent working relationships with its suppliers at all times

Qualifications and Skills required:

  • Strong MS office skills
  • Excellent numeracy skills  
  • Excellent written English
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills and the ability to build rapport with our suppliers
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Creative and analytical mind 
  • Able to show initiative and be pro-active
  • Previous experience in a travel company, especially in product is desirable, however training will be provided
  • Fluency in foreign languages desirable

Other benefits: You’ll be working in a team of young, hard-working and passionate travellers from a range of countries! Breakfast, drinks and Friday lunch (+ early Friday finish) all on the company!

Please note that this is a full time, permanent position.

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 


Concierge - Sales Team

We are looking for a friendly new member to join our Concierge & Sales Team.

Typical duties include

  • Dealing on a day to day with customer enquiries and providing a high level of customer service to all clients  
  • Apart from selling our villa holidays, you are expected to provide travel advice and promote the Oliver's Travels brand
  • Maintaining statistical and financial records
  • Building and expanding our client list
  • Meeting profit or sales targets
  • Providing feedback and proactively contributing to team performance
  • Property inspection visits in the UK and abroad - yup, you get to travel!

Requirements

  • An insatiable appetite for sales
  • Outstanding people skills and an impressive client focus to build lasting relationships with partners and customers
  • Fluency in French
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to make clients feel loved
  • Organized and efficient - Able to respond to customers enquiries as quickly as possible
  • A passion for boutique and luxury travel
  • Availability to work full time on a rotating shift, including weekends

Preferred

  • Passionate about traveling
  • Experience is travel sales
  • Flexibility to travel both locally and internationally
  • Fluency in Spanish, Italian
  • Working hours are 9-6 at our offices, 5 days a week (occasional weekend cover required).

Working hours are 9-6 at our offices, 5 days a week (occasional weekend cover required).

Other benefits: You’ll be working in a team of young, hard-working and passionate travellers from a range of countries! Breakfast, drinks and early finish Fridays all on the company! 

Send your CV to jobs@oliverstravels.com 


Intern / Work Placement

Are you considering a career in travel? We have two work placement opportunities available (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.