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We are currently recruiting 

As progress along the UK government's roadmap out of Covid-19 continues in the right direction, The Adventure Connection is gearing up to resume growth in 2021 and 2022.  
 
We have two roles available (please click on the text below to expand and show details):

Marketing Executive (six month employment via KickStart Scheme). Click to expand


The Adventure Connection is a B2B adventure travel marketing consultancy. We also have a subsidiary company, Natural Britain, which offers sustainable travel experiences within the UK.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about travel and wants to join a travel business.

If you are accepted for the role, you will need to apply through the government's KickStart Scheme and for this the criteria is that you must be under 24, unemployed and on universal credit. The role - part time (25 hours per week) An extremely varied support role to assist with the marketing and representation of the company’s clients (mostly overseas-based adventure travel providers and tourist boards) as well as the marketing of The Adventure Connection and Natural Britain. This is an exciting and unique position with a first class team so you will need to be very strong on marketing support and office administration and have excellent skills and familiarity with the software and technology required to support this. You’ll have a thorough understanding and relevant experience of travel marketing, including content writing, social media, image selection/editing, data entry/management for a CRM system, design and print, website updates, client proposals etc. This position is part-time (25 hours per week) but may lead to full time employment after six months. You will be home-based so you must have good internet connection. You’ll plan, write, research, design, upload and distribute thoughtful and relevant content for newsletters, blogs and social media, as well as provide support on a wide range of tasks in this busy, growing and exciting travel business. Success in the role means an organized and relaxed office atmosphere, good communication to key contacts on relevant issues and ultimately continued growth for the company. The right candidate will be well-organised, very good at multi-tasking, keen to learn and have a positive, proactive approach to work using plenty of their own initiative. Reports to: Managing Director Responsibilities and duties You’ll be involved in a variety of day-to-day tasks such as:

  • Writing content and choosing images, inputting and checking for websites
  • Planning, preparing, organizing and writing various e-newsletters for our clients and for The Adventure Connection and Natural Britain
  • Preparation of and support for client proposals
  • Planning, writing, posting and organizing blogs and other social media posts (for The Adventure Connection and for clients)
  • Assist the MD and other members of our team with office support and marketing tasks (e.g. database updates, filing, editing, proofreading, filling in forms…)
  • Updating and using our database/CRM system
  • Assisting with the planning and development of adventure holiday products (itineraries, costings, copy, images)
  • Helping, supporting and occasionally attending events, exhibitions (for the Adventure Travel Show, ITB, World Travel Market etc) and Fam Trips
  • Ordering and researching office needs (eg printed materials, stationery)
  • Other duties as and when required to support the team (e.g. accounts queries)
Salary range Depends on experience and suitability. Qualifications, skills, experience and disposition
  • You must be a graduate in marketing or have at least three years hands on marketing experience
  • Must be well travelled and understand what adventure travel is all about
  • Recent office experience
  • IT-savvy. Ideally with website software such as Word Press/Wix and electronic direct mail software (Mail Chimp or similar)
  • Copy-writing skills and experience
  • Has a well-organized, calm approach to work and is not phased by changes in priorities and large workloads at times
  • Very good at time management and diary management
  • Numerate
  • Able to use initiative to research, find solutions and work unsupported at times
  • Well-organised, methodical, unflappable, a cool head
  • A willingness to muck in and achieve results
  • Practical, pragmatic, solution-focussed





Representation Business Development Manager. Click to expand


The Adventure Connection is expanding once again. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about travel and wants to join a small but fast-growing travel business. We are a B2B marketing consultancy with a global network of adventure travel clients who want our help in promoting their businesses, primarily to the UK travel trade. The role - part time (25-30 hours per week) We are looking to recruit a bright and positive all-rounder to join our small travel team to help deliver the Representation side of our business and support other marketing activities.

The ideal candidate will have excellent travel industry knowledge (ideally 10 years or more experience of working in Product as well as Sales/Marketing for a U.K. travel company) and bring their own extensive industry contacts.

You will be driven and self-motivated to develop business opportunities on behalf of our clients. The work will involve utilising your own contacts, researching new contacts, developing rapport, making calls, sending emails, creating meetings and opportunities, attending networking events, keeping our database up to date and supporting other product and marketing projects.

Good office skills and knowledge of product, sales and marketing principles needed.Travel industry experience is essential and Representation experience an advantage.

Could be part-time and a mix of home and office* based, but must be able and very willing to travel regularly and attend functions and exhibitions (mainly in London but sometimes overseas) once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.
*All of our team are working from home currently.

We are looking for proactive and likeable all-rounder with excellent communication skills. You will be well-travelled and have a passion to make a difference and maximise opportunities to grow the business. Strong work ethic needed as well as a good sense of humour.

Salary dependent on experience. Reports to: Managing Director Qualifications, skills, experience and disposition

  • Extensively travelled
  • Minimum ten years experience in relevant sectors of the travel industry (ideally in Product/Operations and/or Marketing/Sales for tour operators)
  • Current or very recent office experience
  • IT-savvy. Ideally with recent experience of using application software such as Asana, Google applications, CRM system (e.g. Pipedrive, HubSpot), website software such as Word Press/Wix, and electronic direct mail software (Mail Chimp or similar)
  • Copy-writing skills and experience
  • Has a well-organized, calm approach to work and is not phased by changes in priorities and large workloads at times
  • Very good at time management and diary management
  • Able to attend functions, events, exhibitions and events occasionally
  • Numerate
  • Able to use initiative to research, find solutions and work unsupported at times
  • Well-organised, methodical, unflappable, a cool head
  • A willingness to muck in and achieve results
  • Practical, pragmatic, solution-focussed





To Apply 

Please read the following notes carefully and then submit:
a) your up-to-date CV
b) your travel history (a summary of countries visited and main places/activities)

c) an accompanying letter explaining how your skills and experience match the role, what motivates you to apply for this position and what you could bring to our small team

d) Please also state your current earnings and salary expectation

Then click here to apply. No recruitment agencies please.

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