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EMEA Sales Manager

THE ROLE

We are seeking a hard-working, social individual who is passionate about the hospitality and event industry and possess experience within the field. If you are looking to advance your career, a role with European Travel Ventures will equip you with the skills and worldly experience to excel within the industry. You will work closely with the Head of Sales and Marketing and Product Owners to ensure the smooth running and execution of all bookings and events.

Reporting to the Head of Sales & Marketing, the EMEA Sales Manager is responsible for the overall strategy implementation and delivery of sales revenue and execution of marketing initiatives within the core business areas of ETV including Fort George, TSW, TYW, Y&F and all future products within the assigned territory. The goal will be to achieve company objectives, maximum revenue, and visibility, while ensuring a consistent message and positioning for the brands across all channels.

The EMEA Sales Manager in collaboration with the Sales and Marketing team, will build a strong, market competitive EMEA sales team and provide coaching/leadership development to up and coming talent in order to support growth as well as enhancing brand equity and awareness within the European markets.

Responsibilities

  • Sales performance monitoring and analysis
  • Ensure high level of exposure of the products through sales calls, entertainments and telemarketing
  • In charge of business development in the EMEA (sales trips and implementation of tactical promotions)
  • Responsible for EMEA client services and customer relationship management
  • Service quality monitoring
  • Customer retention strategy development and implementation
  • City Managers management, relationship building and follow-ups
  • Events organisation and representation
  • Production of financial and statistical reports
  • Sponsorship and partnership
  • Contribute to Online/Offline strategies development and implementation
  • Liaise and network with customers, colleagues, creatives, suppliers and other partners
  • CRM: build, develop and maintain an active guest data base
  • Event planning and executing

Requirements

  • Graduate in Business Management or similar
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Creativity
  • Team player with great negotiation skills
  • Literacy, numeracy and analytical skills
  • Initiative, drive, flexibility
  • Tech-savvy: Microsoft office expertise, CRM, online tools, IT literacy
  • Result oriented
  • Performance management
  • Business acumen
  • Excellent written and spoken English

Previous Experience

  • B2C experience, proven track record in customer facing sales for at least 3 years
  • Proven track record in successfully managing a remote sales team in various geographical locations
  • Sales and online/offline Marketing
  • Client services and relationship building
  • Familiarity with goal setting and targeting
  • Financial and statistical reporting
  • Administrative work

Application Status

Application on-going

Work environment

London Based

This job is based in London and ETV will not sponsor Visa applications. As such all applicants must have right to work in London. Also, interviews will be conducted in London; applicants will be expected to attend at own expense.

Salary

Dependent upon experience

Application Instructions

Email Elise by 17.00 on Friday 20th August with your CV and covering letter.

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Summer Internships

Positions for 2015 are closed

More information here

Film Production

The Yacht Week Photographer

THE ROLE

Are you a rising music video producer star? Let us know... we are currently looking for a talented individual to edit and/or shoot and produce our upcoming trailer content.

We are expecting a trailer equivalent to a Hollywood produced action blockbuster or music video. Our Official Trailer has over 2.5 million views on YouTube. It is critical to have a touch and feel for rhythmical visuals. We only have 90 seconds to reflect the experience and convince the viewer. We promise a great adventure, exciting scenes and a great time.

Application Status

Application on-going

Work environment

Event Based

Salary

Experience base on project

Application Instructions

Fill out this form to take the first step in applying for the position.

Email Riley with your CV (including covering letter).

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Photographer

The Yacht Week Photographers

THE ROLE

Positions for 2015 are open, we encourage all talent to submit an application

This is an unpaid position, but trust us, it is worth doing even if you normally would not work for free. An epic experience in the Mediterranean and/or Caribbean is promised!

A videographer with equipment is a plus.

Application Status

Application on-going

Work environment

Event Based

Salary

Experience based

Application Instructions

Fill out this form to take the first step in applying for the position.

Email Riley for questions.

Apply Here

HR Internship

THE ROLE

We are seeking a hard-working, social individual who is passionate about the hospitality and event industry and possess experience within the field. If you are looking to advance your career, an internship with The Yacht Week will equip you with the skills and worldly experience to excel within the industry. You will work closely with the Head of Sales and Marketing and Product Owners to ensure the smooth running and execution of all recruitment processes and office administration.

Your focus will be to provide support in all HR activities, office administration, corporate event organisation and planning across all products: The Yacht Week, The Ski Week, The Skipper Academy, Yachts & Friends and Fort George.

The role in a nutshell:
This is a 6 to 12 months Internship based in London.
The ethos of ETV is to conduct business with the highest levels of customer service and to do so we require the highest level of talent. To assist us in ensuring we attract, hire and retain the best staff in the industry, we are looking for an assistant to join our team.

Activities

  • Responsible for recruitment and managing pre-employment processes - sourcing resumes, conducting phone interviews, screening CVs, processing background checks, and initial telephone screening
  • To ensure correct interview itinerary is communicated to all parties
  • Coordinating new hire paperwork, and conducting new hire orientations
  • Create and update organizational charts
  • Assist with running and analyzing HR reports
  • Assist with recruitment initiatives
  • Support team with various administrative tasks, as needed (conference room booking, event coordination, scheduling meetings, etc.)
  • Assist team with office facility management and office supplies
  • To greet applicants, clients and third parties in a professional and polite manner on the telephone, by email and in the office
  • Ensure that HR & Recruitment administration is kept up-to date
  • Ensure all tasks are dealt with in a timely fashion
  • Preparing new starter documentation
  • Analyse statistics or other data to determine the level of customer service and report on it
  • Help developing feedback or complaints procedures for customers to use
  • Help improving customer service procedures, policies and standards

ideal personality and qualifications

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • One or more additional language required (German, Spanish, Portuguese,)
  • Experience in administrative support role
  • Flexible, independent, can-do approach
  • outgoing lifestyle
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Great interpersonal and social skills
  • IT literacy of the following packages: Windows, Google Drive, Word and Excel
  • Exceptional accuracy and attention to detail
  • Experience within a customer service environment is preferred

More information about European Travel Ventures: http://europeantravelventures.com

Our Products:
https://www.theyachtweek.com
http://www.theskiweek.com
http://www.yachtsandfriends.com
http://www.fortgeorgecroatia.com
http://www.skipperacademy.com

Application Status

Application on-going

Work environment

Event Based

Salary

Experience base on project

Application Instructions

Email Elise by 17.00 on Friday 20th August with your CV and covering letter.

Apply now

Country Manager

The Role

The Yacht Week is looking for strong candidates who have the ability to identify and then target the up and coming trend setters within their country. They should attract both experienced and inexperienced sailors to The Yacht Week, using strategic marketing methods such as event management, sponsorship, social media, partnerships and press as well as building a team of Brand Ambassadors to promote The Yacht Week to increase brand awareness and in turn encourage bookings.

We Require Country Managers In

  • Argentina
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Chile
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • Sweden
  • United Arab Emirates

Requirements

  • Previous attendance on TYW is a big bonus
  • Social influencer since birth
  • Solid contacts in media and/or entertainments industry
  • Great communication skills
  • Self-motivated and hard working
  • Outgoing lifestyle and social life

Application Status

Application on-going

Work environment

The role is truly a case of what you put in, you will get out. We expect you to work a minimum of 10 hours per week in your local country/market and keep in regular communication with the Head of Sales.

Salary

You will earn commission based on yacht sales in your market. This is paid annually.

Application Instructions

Please send an email with your CV and marketing proposal to sales@theyachtweek.com clearly indicating which market you would like to be considered for. The marketing proposal should be a concise presentation of your ideas of how to promote The Yacht Week and ultimately drive sales in your market. Please note that applications will not be considered for countries that are not listed above.

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