Careers at Hills Balfour
If you've got a head for destination marketing and the heart to handle heaps of client love, you could be a perfect fit for the superstar shaped holes we sometimes get on our team.
We should mention, that we look for the best of the best, so with that in mind, if you've got a super positive attitude, solid experience and real problem-solving depth, it's definitely worth starting a conversation.
Simply send us a copy of your most up to date CV, along with a brief covering letter that includes your current salary and notice period. Then send it to [email protected] and we'll be in touch as soon as we can.
1. Sales & Marketing Manager We have a rare opportunity for an experienced travel Sales & Marketing Manager to work across a range of prestigious accounts.
Applicants must be able to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment and should have the confidence to work under their own initiative as well as collaboratively alongside the wider team.
We are looking for a highly motivated and organised individual, whose experience includes day-to-day account management as well as experience of working on high profile marketing campaigns. Educated to degree level, you will need to have excellent verbal and written communication skills. You will also be capable of developing and implementing appropriate sales and marketing plans and activities, event organisation, trade training and trade shows to ensure maximum destination awareness and exposure for your clients. Budgeting and day to day account management experience, with a flawless execution and an eye for detail are also essential skills. Being fluent in Spanish is a prerequisite to this application and additionally being a French speaker would be advantageous.
There has never been a more exciting time to join us! If you think you have what we’re looking for, please send your CV with a covering letter stating your required notice period, current salary and some thoughts on what you could bring to this role, to [email protected] quoting reference ML1917.
NO AGENCIES PLEASE
2. EA to the President We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced EA to support the President of Hills Balfour, Europe and the Middle East.
This role requires a driven and efficient assistant who is at ease with multi-tasking and can work with absolute discretion in a service led environment. We are looking for someone with immaculate attention to detail, great at working under pressure and who is willing to go the extra mile to support the President, on both work and personal levels.
With a varied workload and wide remit of responsibility, you will be the gatekeeper to a very busy and in-demand business leader. The rewards are many in this fun and friendly office, working for a wonderfully creative and charismatic entrepreneur who inspires loyalty and professionalism in all those who work for her.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years as a PA/EA from within a creative environment. You will be well presented with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with advanced IT skills. You will pride yourself on your organisation and ability to plan and execute travel management seamlessly, particularly when working across different time zones. You will be resilient and tenacious, with a sense of urgency and able to work accurately under pressure, displaying a proactive and can-do attitude - always be thinking of future events and being one step ahead. You will need to maintain diplomacy and discretion at all times and, above all else, have a friendly and helpful personality with a big smile.
Duties include but are not limited to:
- Ensuring the highest level of administrative and logistical support to the CEO
- Extensive diary management with ever-changing, busy schedules across multiple time zones
- Booking international travel
- Preparing correspondence and documentation for internal and external audiences
- Compiling and managing expense claims
- Scheduling conference rooms, setting up a/v, conference calls
- Providing HR and office support
Salary: Competitive salary with benefits
Hours: 37.5 hours per week with flexibility
Must live within reasonable travelling distance of our offices
If you think you have what it takes to make a success of this role, get in touch! Please send your CV with a cover letter stating your required notice period, salary expectation and why you would be a perfect fit for the business to: [email protected] quoting reference AH1916
3. MICE Account Executive Looking for the next step in your career? Join our exciting, dynamic and expanding MICE team based in central London. You will be educated to a degree level and ideally have at least one year’s experience working within the UK MICE and / or Association sectors, either for a hotel, event agency or DMC.
The successful candidate will provide administrative support and assistance to the MICE account team to develop sales and implement key activities to ensure excellent market penetration for our destination convention bureau clients. As part of our energetic team, key activities will include sales meetings, educational forums, trade shows, b2b networking and hospitality events with primary objective to generate business enquiries to our destination clients. You will be expected to maintain an up to date trade database in the MICE market and accurate records of all sales & marketing activities to include in monthly and quarterly year reports, whilst keeping abreast of industry developments and market trends, reading key industry media outlets, as well as researching new potential clients for sales appointments.
The candidate will need to be highly presentable, have a high attention to detail and ability use their own initiative. A European language (preferably French, German, Spanish or Italian) would be an advantage.
To apply, please send a covering letter including your current salary/ expectation and notice period, enclosing your CV to [email protected] quoting ref HR1915.