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Do you have a passion for travel? Would you like to combine your thirst for adventure with your career? Then we’d love to hear from you.

Awesome Experiences is a startup travel company whose founders are passionate about seeing the world. Its trips are designed for busy people who love to travel but don’t have time for a lengthy planning process – and don’t want to sacrifice their entire holiday allowance to one trip. That’s where we come in, offering ready-made trips of a lifetime to destinations across the globe, in 7 days or less. Pack your bag, grab your passport and let's go on an adventure.

Current Vacancies

Product Development Team Leader 

Awesome Experiences is seeking a Product Development Team Leader to lead the development of new product and pricing processes. Working with the Head of Product Development and Head of Supplier Realtions (both part-time) the jobholder will report directly to the CEO, William Burton. 

We are looking for someone well-travelled with formal product development and contracting training in a tour operator, with at least 2-3 years experience in a Product Development role. Competitive travel industry salary available and share options could be discussed for the right candidate. 

The company is in a rapid growth phase and we are planning to raise external finance in the spring to expand both within Europe, into the US market and further afield. 

Responsibilities

1. Supporting the senior Product Team with research, development and contracting of new tour opportunities, suppliers, itineraries, awesome activities and competitor price comparison. The jobholder will need to monitor tour performance (both in terms of sales and operational quality), manage supplier relations and attend trade fairs & exhibitions including World Travel Market (London, November) and ITB (Berlin, March). Once up to speed you will be given your own portfolio of products to develop and manage. 

2. Monitoring feedback from Pioneers and suppliers over tour performance and quality with the CEO and Heads of Product/Suppliers. 

3. Writing itineraries, tour copy and website page copy, image selection and design activities to present tours and populate the pages of our website, in conjunction with the rest of the in-house team and Chief Web Editor. 

4. Analysis and testing of website performance to optimise layout, design and traffic flow and hence conversion into Social Media & Marketing Manager and Cheif Web Editor. 

5. Assisting the CEO in making external presentations, developing and designing business plans, project plans and the raising of external finance. 

6. Reporting on ATOL results to the CAA and working as part of the team in areas such as accounting, VAT returns etc and other processes and reporting alonside other staff.

7. Monitoring cashflow, budgets and expenditure, in conjunction with the CEO. Managing Foreign Exchange and Banking arrangements. 

8. Working with the CEO on regulatory, legal, health & safety, accounting, insurance and office administrative matters. 

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to info@awesomeexperiences.com

 

Online Travel Internship

Awesome Experiences is seeking a smart person, well-travelled and reasonably knowledgeable about exotic longhaul destinations. This is a startup 18 months in, so a very exciting and dynamic environment. 

Required Skills

  • MS Office
  • Mathematical Literacy - ability to use spreadhseets and input pricing calculations, or learn efficiently how to do so
  • Geographical knowledge
  • Ability to write in clear, concise English
  • Good eye for photos 
  • Some experience with Content Management Systems desired but not essential
  • Basic HTML a bonus

Person Specification

  • Hard-working
  • Can-do attitude 
  • Team player
  • Ready to muck in and be flexible 

Possibility to be flexible on duration of Internship and full/part-time basis for the right candidate. Ideally a year's committment but anything over 3 months would be accepted. At least 4 days per week, ideally 5. 

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to info@awesomeexperiences.com.

 

Not what you're looking for?

Awesome Experiences needs passionate, driven, career-oriented individuals with some experience in the travel industry. Currently, we’d love to hear from people with operations, product development and accounting skills, as well as freelancers with travel copywriting experience. We’re also always on the look-out for people who have knowledge and skills that could benefit AX, so please get in touch. We are based in Molesey, Surrey which is near Hampton Court Palace, Southwest of London.

Send your CV, along with a cover letter, to info@awesomeexperiences.com.

Careers

Do you have a passion for travel? Would you like to combine your thirst for adventure with your career? Then we’d love to hear from you.

Awesome Experiences is a startup travel company whose founders are passionate about seeing the world. Its trips are designed for busy people who love to travel but don’t have time for a lengthy planning process – and don’t want to sacrifice their entire holiday allowance to one trip. That’s where we come in, offering ready-made trips of a lifetime to destinations across the globe, in 7 days or less. Pack your bag, grab your passport and let's go on an adventure.

Current Vacancies

Product Development Team Leader 

Awesome Experiences is seeking a Product Development Team Leader to lead the development of new product and pricing processes. Working with the Head of Product Development and Head of Supplier Realtions (both part-time) the jobholder will report directly to the CEO, William Burton. 

We are looking for someone well-travelled with formal product development and contracting training in a tour operator, with at least 2-3 years experience in a Product Development role. Competitive travel industry salary available and share options could be discussed for the right candidate. 

The company is in a rapid growth phase and we are planning to raise external finance in the spring to expand both within Europe, into the US market and further afield. 

Responsibilities

1. Supporting the senior Product Team with research, development and contracting of new tour opportunities, suppliers, itineraries, awesome activities and competitor price comparison. The jobholder will need to monitor tour performance (both in terms of sales and operational quality), manage supplier relations and attend trade fairs & exhibitions including World Travel Market (London, November) and ITB (Berlin, March). Once up to speed you will be given your own portfolio of products to develop and manage. 

2. Monitoring feedback from Pioneers and suppliers over tour performance and quality with the CEO and Heads of Product/Suppliers. 

3. Writing itineraries, tour copy and website page copy, image selection and design activities to present tours and populate the pages of our website, in conjunction with the rest of the in-house team and Chief Web Editor. 

4. Analysis and testing of website performance to optimise layout, design and traffic flow and hence conversion into Social Media & Marketing Manager and Cheif Web Editor. 

5. Assisting the CEO in making external presentations, developing and designing business plans, project plans and the raising of external finance. 

6. Reporting on ATOL results to the CAA and working as part of the team in areas such as accounting, VAT returns etc and other processes and reporting alonside other staff.

7. Monitoring cashflow, budgets and expenditure, in conjunction with the CEO. Managing Foreign Exchange and Banking arrangements. 

8. Working with the CEO on regulatory, legal, health & safety, accounting, insurance and office administrative matters. 

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to info@awesomeexperiences.com

 

Online Travel Internship

Awesome Experiences is seeking a smart person, well-travelled and reasonably knowledgeable about exotic longhaul destinations. This is a startup 18 months in, so a very exciting and dynamic environment. 

Required Skills

  • MS Office
  • Mathematical Literacy - ability to use spreadhseets and input pricing calculations, or learn efficiently how to do so
  • Geographical knowledge
  • Ability to write in clear, concise English
  • Good eye for photos 
  • Some experience with Content Management Systems desired but not essential
  • Basic HTML a bonus

Person Specification

  • Hard-working
  • Can-do attitude 
  • Team player
  • Ready to muck in and be flexible 

Possibility to be flexible on duration of Internship and full/part-time basis for the right candidate. Ideally a year's committment but anything over 3 months would be accepted. At least 4 days per week, ideally 5. 

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to info@awesomeexperiences.com.

 

Not what you're looking for?

Awesome Experiences needs passionate, driven, career-oriented individuals with some experience in the travel industry. Currently, we’d love to hear from people with operations, product development and accounting skills, as well as freelancers with travel copywriting experience. We’re also always on the look-out for people who have knowledge and skills that could benefit AX, so please get in touch. We are based in Molesey, Surrey which is near Hampton Court Palace, Southwest of London.

Send your CV, along with a cover letter, to info@awesomeexperiences.com.

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