Careers with If Only...

Given our ongoing expansion, we regularly seek enthusiastic and self-motivated individuals with a passion for travel to join one of our teams.

Our modern and bright head office is located in the leafy suburb of Milngavie, on the north west outskirts of Glasgow and within a short stroll of the town centre, bus services and the railway station.

You can find all our current vacancies listed below. However, If Only... is growing and we are always on the lookout for top talent. So, if you don't see what you are looking for, get in touch with your CV and email us at vacancies@ifonly.net

Commercial & Marketing Executive

Candidates should have previous experience, and some creativity, in the production of marketing activities (such as e-mail campaigns, social media, web content, flyers etc.) and this should be matched with commercial acumen, experience of competitor analysis and the ability to source, price and deliver creative marketing offers for our travel agency partners. Key to this role is the formation and development of partnership with key retailers to grow sales through the sourcing and delivery of If Only…’s product portfolio and marketing services.

Role and Responsibilities

In liaison with product managers, the reservations department, the sales team - source, price and deliver creative marketing offers for specific agencies/consortia

  • Form, develop and expand marketing partnership with travel agents
  • Promote exclusives/special offers with agents to grow sales
  • Support the marketing team in delivering high quality and creative marketing materials across all platforms
  • Create e-shots (using Campaign Monitor or similar), social media content, press adverts and website content
  • Produce weekly/monthly reports to determine booking trends, year on year analysis etc.
  • Occasionally attend agent/supplier meetings and reservations training sessions.

Minimum requirements

Travel industry experience (tour operations would be an advantage) and excellent commercial/administration skills. Commercial acumen with proven negotiation and analytical skills, gained in a similar role within the travel industry would be preferred.

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and attention to detail
  • GDS Experience
  • Creativity in content creation for web/social/print
  • A pro-active self-starter who can work equally well on own initiative or as and as part of a team
  • Flexibility – additional hours and weekend work maybe required at ‘peak production’ times
  • Good presentation skills
  • A sound knowledge of Microsoft Packages – with excellent Excel experience
  • Willingness to work additional hours including some evenings and weekends in peak trading hours

Personal attributes/style

  • Self-motivated, methodical and ability to work under pressure
  • Multi-tasker and team player
  • Good at troubleshooting and dealing with obstacles
  • Good communicator
  • Hands-on and not afraid to roll up sleeves
  • A ‘make it happen’ approach
  • Friendly, approachable

These is full time role, working 5 days a week between Mondays and Fridays in our Milngavie HQ on the outskirts of Glasgow., howver some even and weekend work my be required form time to time.

If you are interested in joining our Marketing team then please email a covering letter with an indication of your current or most recent salary along with your CV to vacancies@ifonly.net.