Careers at Savour Italy Travel
:: Director of marketing and sales

 

Job Summary

We are looking for an individual motivated by travel, people and dynamic small business environment. The ideal candidate will possess hands-on knowledge of the travel industry in North America, outgoing personality as well as strong communication skills in English.

The successful candidate will report directly to the owner and will work with the Canada and Italy team to ensure consistent deliveries and prompt responses to guests’ inquiries. If you love working with people in a fast-paced environment, get in touch with us immediately.

YOUR MISSION

  1. Create, improve and maintain accurate tour and destination details to help better sell, inform and improve the customer experience.

  2. Connect with our travellers and agency partners; recommending and selling them the right trips based on their unique needs.

  3. Drive business growth.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Based on the inputs from our tour designers, create new tours in the system, with all its components and content, including initial brochure content and trip details.

  • Work with our web designer to provide online content. Perform web audits of tour content and quality/consistency check.

  • Design and implement PDF brochures and PDF catalogues. Writing, updating, proofing content.

  • Design and implement marketing and PR actions.

  • Solicit and grow current and new business by attending trade shows and meetings and making sales calls or emails.

  • Consistently generate leads and sales, which will be measured monthly.

Skills Required

  • Strong knowledge of the travel industry applied to group tours, FIT, as well as to Canadian and US travel styles.

  • Excellent written skills English to be applied to tour/itinerary writing.

  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, or any graphic package.

  • Basic image editing.

  • Sales experience, PR skills (from first approach to follow up).

  • Available to travel within Canada and US.

  • Outgoing personality.

  • Creativity, initiative, sparkling personality, passion for travel.

 

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Name *
Name
City, Country
Languages spoken fluently *
Certifications/Degrees
Type of tourism you have experience with *
Traveller nationalities you have most experience with (select max 3) *
Your organizational skills *
Time management, Priorities management
Leadership *
Experience in leadership roles, with a proven ability to communicate effectively in a wide range of contexts.
Communications *
I communicate clearly, I make myself understood, I give clear directions
Resourcefulness *
Able to deal with all situations. Remain calm and collected under unpredictable and stressful circumstances. Able to take decisive action to resolve problems as they arise.
Background in basic accounting/budgeting *
Experience working with budgets or developing a personal budget
Computer literacy *
My working knowledge of the Internet, E-mail, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel