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Careers and Internships at Tropical Sky

Tropical Sky is a family owned and managed medium sized tour operator. Specialising in long haul, Tropical Sky carries around 30,000 people a year on exciting trips all around the globe.

Our offices are based in East Grinstead, West Sussex as well as Dublin and Co Kerry in Ireland.

We have a very relaxed and fun ethos centred around business success with all staff members incentivised in the success of the business.

We are constantly expanding and creating new roles, so for an exciting career opportunity or internship, contact us and share our passion in travel.


Sales


Home Based Experienced Travel Consultants


Salary: Excellent Commission Only Package, uncapped

Location: Home based so anywhere in UK (requirement is good broadband connection)

Tropical Sky is one of the UK's fastest growing Travel Companies, selling a diverse range of holidays throughout the world. We are currently seeking Experienced Long Haul Sales Consultants.

The Ideal Candidate:

You must have a minimum of 2 years Travel Long Haul Sales Experience and a genuine passion for success.

The role will be receiving customer enquiries by both telephone and email to book long haul holidays.

To find out more about this exciting new opportunity please email your C.V. to cathy.west@tropicalsky.co.uk

Sales

For a great way to work in travel and see the world.


Holiday Sales Destination Specialists


Salary: Up to £30k OTE

Location: East Grinstead

Tropical Sky is one of the UK's fastest growing Travel Companies, selling a diverse range of holidays throughout the world. We are currently recruiting for more Sales Staff.

The Ideal Candidate:

You must be passionate and have an in depth knowledge of selling long haul holidays. You must have a genuine desire to provide the perfect holiday for our customers. You will receive ongoing industry leading training as well the opportunity to travel.

If you believe you have the passion and knowledge necessary to sell holidays, please apply, stating your preferred geographical areas you wish to work in.

Role:

  • Receiving customer enquiries by telephone and e-mail to book long haul holidays
  • Making outbound calls to previous customers to advise and assist on holiday choices

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Essential Skills:

  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Good understanding of English language both oral and written
  • Numerate
  • Prior experience in long haul sales a huge advantage but not essential
  • A strong sales background
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an outgoing personality

If you wish to apply for this vacancy, please send your CV to hr@tropicalsky.co.uk

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Marketing & Commercial


Marketing Executive


Location: East Grinstead

As a Marketing Executive, you will play a key role in a small marketing team to promote the Tropical Sky family of brands across a diverse range of channels in both the UK and Ireland. You will help develop integrated marketing campaigns in line with the company's commercial priorities and be responsible for the implementation of the marketing strategy. You will be involved in all elements of the marketing mix including content creation, email, direct mail, digital and offline advertising, and social media.

The Ideal Candidate:

You must also have strong creative skills and exceptional writing skills with an eye for detail and can visualize as well as convey a message into relevant and interesting content. Sound knowledge and experience of managing email campaigns. Experience in video content creation and a working knowledge of Adobe creative suite is a plus. We are a small company so it's essential to be a team player and display a willingness to support and get involved in areas outside of the core role should it be required.

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Responsibilities include:

  • Managing email campaigns from brief to build including planning, set-up, segmentation, testing, execution and reporting.
  • Content creation including blogs, videos and quizzes
  • Writing engaging and compelling copy
  • Preparing briefs, collating assets and coordinating digital and print activity
  • Assisting in the production of direct mail campaigns and marketing literature
  • Communication and co-ordination with partners on creative assets
  • Responding in a timely manner to daily PR requests and arranging media trips
  • Contribution to marketing plans and strategies
  • Evaluating and reporting back on marketing campaigns
  • Researching and reporting on competitor activity

You will need to demonstrate that you are:

  • Results-focused, pro-active and able to take initiative
  • An excellent communicator with exceptional organisational skills
  • Effective at time-management with the ability to balance an intense attention to detail with swift execution
  • Able to work under pressure with a positive 'can-do attitude'

Required skills:

  • Proven email marketing experience including: Email best practise, HTML coding and use of Adobe Dreamweaver, graphic creation, use of Silverpop/IBM Watson Campaign Automation is desirable, or similar ESP programmes. Plus, knowledge of Real-Time content technology such as Fresh Relevance is desirable, but not essential.
  • Proven Video Editing experience (Adobe Premiere Pro)
  • Strong design skills (including PhotoShop/Fireworks)
  • Minimum 2 years in a B2C marketing role

If you wish to apply for this vacancy, please send your CV to hr@tropicalsky.co.uk

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General Assistant - One Year Undergraduate University Placement


Salary: £16,000

Location: East Grinstead

Closing Date: 7th December 2018

Start Date: July 2019 for one year

Reporting to the General Manager and primarily supporting the Commercial and Marketing teams, this is a hugely varied role. You will spend a varying amount of time each week with each of the two departments, providing an excellent insight into working for a family-run tour operator in a fast-paced long haul travel environment.

Applications for the 2018/19 placement year are now closed. However, we would invite any applicants wishing to register their interest for 2019/20 to do so.

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Commercial:

  • Support the introduction of new products to the portfolio, ensuring accurate loading in all systems and consistent presentation on websites
  • Support loading and maintaining hotel stock & inventory and securing confirmations.
  • Support the sales team with pricing or product queries.
  • Assisting with the maintenance and monitoring of holiday prices including some competitor analysis.
  • Administrative support for Contracts Managers as needed to ensure all contractual agreement are fully signed and in place by agreed deadlines.
  • Monitor and support delivery and connectivity of XML links into the reservation system.
  • Support the commercial team in securing confirmation for accommodation and ground.

Marketing:

  • Assisting with Database maintenance and data segmentation
  • Supporting the team with Image library management
  • Supporting team with messaging and use of social media in marketing campaigns
  • Assist with the collation of marketing activity - online & offline including some content creation (written and video based subject to skill set)
  • Assist with creation of campaign reports, monitoring ROI & other success measures

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Numerate with good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Good understanding of English language both oral and written
  • Product knowledge of Long Haul destinations and experience of tour operations advantageous
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an outgoing, approachable personality
  • Ability to work in a busy and pressured environment and experience in achieving and exceeding set targets
  • Hardworking and able to learn quickly new procedures and business disciplines
  • Ability to manage busy workload and prioritise effectively
  • Flexible approach to team work as well as self-starter able to work on own
  • Note the role includes occasional evening and weekend work on a roster basis with time off in lieu, and you may be required to support other areas of the business at times.

If you wish to apply for this vacancy, please send your CV to hr@tropicalsky.co.uk

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If you wish to apply for a vacancy, please send your CV and the role you wish to apply for to hr@tropicalsky.co.uk

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