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Partnership Executive

Who you are

Active England is looking for a motivated Partnerships Manager looking to build out their career within the travel industry. You have impeccable attention to detail, strong creative and administrative skills and the ability to deliver accurately and on-time. You have planning and logistics down to a tee, you enjoy delivering excellent guest experiences, and have proven financial acumen. You’re ready to join a growing team of travel industry experts.

Who we are

Active England Tours (AET) is an active travel operator providing an unrivalled premium experience for active inbound tourists and residents in England. AET runs a high number of beautifully curated, high-end, active tours including guided, self-guided and bespoke cycling, walking, swimming and wellbeing adventures. From our origin in the Cotswolds, we have become the premier provider of active holidays across England. We run trips in Devon, Cornwall, The Lake District, Yorkshire and Northumberland and are now branching out into Scotland and Wales. While running our own direct tours we also work with numerous business partners within the industry, creating and operating their English active holidays. Our mission is to open up England as a destination for active travel and continue to be the go-to travel company to book and work with!

Required skills and abilities

  • Ability to work as a collaborative team player with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • A minimum of three years of professional experience.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Proven ability to consistently and positively contribute in a fast paced environment.
  • Copywriting experience (marketing or editorial).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, including excel, word, PPT and Outlook.

Main responsibilities

  • Ability to work as a collaborative team player with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • A minimum of three years of professional experience.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Proven ability to consistently and positively contribute in a fast paced environment.
  • Manage our selected operator accounts by representing your team externally with clients and internally by working with direct reports.
  • Manage day-to-day client communication and ongoing relationships as it relates to current, new and upcoming products.
  • Manage operator input and feedback for all projects with detailed direction and timelines
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the clients’ product and manage suppliers, hotels and wider hospitality landscape, as required.
  • As necessary, attend trade shows and other industry events to capitalize on networking and relationship-building opportunities.
  • Proactively remain connected to clients and the ever-changing travel market to access new opportunities.
  • Have a clear understanding of our competitors and global travel market – following and analyzing trends to inform existing and new marketing development and share key insight with the team.
  • Copywriting experience (marketing or editorial).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, including excel, word, PPT and Outlook.

Company benefits

  • Permanent, Full-time employment
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays and potential to earn up to 10 days additional annual leave days (due to heavy workload in summer months)
  • Flexible / Hybrid (potentially remote for a highly experienced candidate)
  • Company Stakeholder Pension
  • Company Private Health Plan and Maternity Package
  • Gym membership allowance
  • Training & career development opportunities
  • Team challenge weekends away and team activity days afternoons
  • Industry discounts including outdoor clothing/equipment, travel and insurance

Apply today!

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