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Senior Custom Trip Designer

Our sales team needs you

From rugged wilderness experiences to the highest level of luxury, we are looking for a Senior Custom Trip Designer with experience creating and selling personalised trip itineraries to a range of clients. You must have a proven track record, and be comfortable dealing with high net worth individuals, agents and suppliers. Product knowledge, outstanding customer service and attention to detail are essential.

In Brief:

  • Role – Senior Custom Trip Designer
  • Office Location – Kirkby Lonsdale including flexible & hybrid working
  • Type – Full time
  • Office Time – 95% In the field – 5%
  • Salary – £24,000-£30,000 per annum dependent on experience

We’re looking for someone who

  • Is experienced in creating and selling custom trip itineraries
  • Has led on product creation
  • Supported, mentored or supervised team members in the past
  • Has a proven track record of reaching and exceeding ambitious sales targets
  • Is accountable for their own work
  • Is agile, flexible and does quick but accurate work
  • Has strong writing skills, including copywriting and editing
  • Pays close attention to details and has good numeracy and admin skills
  • Has worked with cloud-based CRM systems, like Salesforce as well as Google Apps and Mac applications.
  • Enjoys and has experience of the activities we offer
  • Knows England intimately – good knowledge of Wales and Scotland is beneficial
  • Is committed to sustainability and is an advocate for wild places and our planet

However, if you don’t possess all of the above but feel this role would be a great fit for you and are able to demonstrate that you have some of the skills required, then please also get in touch.

Your responsibilities will primarily include

  • Creating unique and inspiring custom trip proposals to sell your ideas
  • Following sales processes to convert enquiries into bookings
  • Hitting sales targets to drive our business success
  • Continuing to evolve your own product knowledge and our offering
  • Working with the operations team to ensure the smooth running of trips
  • Maintaining up to date and accurate information on our CRM system
  • Compilation of client travel documentation

How to Apply

We’re really keen to hear from you so please send us your CV and 1 page cover letter to detailing the following:

  1. Which role you are applying for and any relevant experience you can bring to this role
  2. How you will enhance the performance of our Sales Team
  3. In 100 words or less, describe an active day exploring a region in England from start to finish, featuring any activity and any location you like

To informally discuss this position or other opportunities at Wilderness England, please call 01768 721210 and ask to speak to Matt. The closing date for applications is Sunday 9th October 2022, however, we encourage you to not delay your application as we will close applications early if the right person is identified. Please email your application in PDF format to [email protected]. All applications will be auto-acknowledged in brief upon receipt, but you may not receive a response unless you are selected for an interview.

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