Are you crazy about camping or caravanning? Can you tell a Vango from a Eurohike at 50 paces? Do your eyes mist over at the sizzle of summer barbecues in the great outdoors?
Pitchup.com, the leading website to find and book the perfect campsite or holiday park, is seeking superstar new sales/account management consultants for immediate start.
Voted Best Travel Information Site 2010, Pitchup.com makes it easy to find and book the perfect site. Boasting the largest database of UK and Ireland campsites on the web, Pitchup.com's unique search engine lets users search over 80 criteria, from wifi to clean bathing water to campfires allowed. Users can read customer reviews and check out local pubs, National Parks, festivals and other attractions, check availability and reserve the perfect pitch.
Since launching our booking service in summer 2010, we've sent up to 80 bookings to each participating park.
Don't take our word for it...
Travolution Best Travel Information Site 2010
Shortlisted for Good Web Guide 'Site of the Year' from 1,800 entrants
Featured in The Sun, Daily Mirror, TimesOnline, The Daily Telegraph and The Daily Mail
1m visitors since launch in summer 2009
Five-star rating from Web User, UK’s best-selling internet magazine: “Keen caravanners and campers will love this comprehensive guide to sites throughout the UK and Ireland...With its green and brown design, Pitchup.com looks great and is definitely worth pegging for perusal.”
Daily Mail Website of the Week, August 2009: “Struggling to find a campsite with availability or one that meets your requirements? Then this new website...may be a godsend.”
Candidates will join a small, nimble team at a young company with extraordinary growth potential. As such, there is an opportunity to be involved in a wide range of activities associated with an internet start-up.
Tasks will include the following:
Making sales calls to upgrade free listings to bookable entries
Handling negotiations and contracts
'Owning' the commercial relationship with suppliers and optimising their performance on Pitchup.com
Dealing with after-sales enquiries from suppliers, including complaints
Assisting and training owners in updating campsite information on Pitchup.com
Maximising accommodation allocation and best prices on Pitchup.com
Editing campsite information
Liaising with marketing team on promotional activity
Planning and implementing sales strategy
Hours for the role may vary from week to week and can be flexible. Later, a permanent role may be offered to the right candidate. Some travel may be required.
Candidates should be self-starters, extremely flexible as far as tasks are concerned, and able to prioritise based on company needs while meeting tight deadlines. The successful candidate will fulfil the following additional criteria:
Demonstrated sales and/or account management experience
A willingness to be a ‘jack-of-all-trades’ for the sake of being part of a forward-thinking start-up
At least two years' experience in a related field
Ability to troubleshoot independently
A desire to take a big part in the establishment of Pitchup.com as a modern, creative brand
General administrative skills, as well as experience within a customer-facing sector
Excellent communication skills and phone manner
To apply, please submit you details using the tool below - and don't forget to tell us your camping or caravanning stories!
Pitchup.com - 2 years ago