We are constantly investing in our people and our culture, in the values of the organisation, the behaviours expected, and the standards we set ourselves. If you would like to be a part of our exciting journey at ABTA, please see below for details of our available opportunities. 

PR and Media Executive – Three month contract

ABTA is recruiting for a PR and Media Executive to join the Brand and Business Development department on a three month contract. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role within ABTA’s Communications team, as part of the busy press office and digital content delivery. The role will involve media relations – reactive and proactive, campaigns support and crisis management.

The Executive will also provide insights and advice, keeping up to date with the latest tools to analyse media coverage, social media presence and website analytics (SEO, Google Analytics). 

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Excellent written skills
  • Experience working with journalists and the media
  • Good eye for a story and judgement of what will work for the media
  • Excellent knowledge of/experience in using tools to analyse social media and website content
  • Ability to adapt to both consumer and trade audiences
  • Confident telephone manner
  • Team player willing to adapt to fast paced environment and offer high quality team support.

ABTA has been ranked ‘One to watch’ in the recent Best Companies staff engagement survey, and offers a supportive work environment alongside other additional benefits such as flexi-time, private health insurance, pension, life insurance, income protection, season ticket loan, childcare vouchers, buy/sell leave, a cash plan and training opportunities.

Salary: Competitive depending on experience, plus benefits

Location: Borough Market area near London Bridge.

The full job description is available upon request.

To apply for the post please submit your CV with a covering letter as to why you are the right person for the role/who we are looking for to hr@abta.co.uk

Closing date for applications:  20 January 2017

First round interviews:  ASAP.

Start date: January 2017 or earlier

Grants and Marketing Executive

ABTA’s charity Lifeline is recruiting for a Grants & Marketing Executive to join ABTA Lifeline on a full time permanent contract.

An exciting opportunity to join ABTA Lifeline, ABTA’s charity, helping current and post colleagues in the travel community that are suffering real financial hardship caused by life changing medical conditions, bereavement, disability, domestic violence and financial crisis.

The Grants and Marketing Executive will seek to increase the level of awareness, fundraising and applications to ABTA Lifeline through the use of social media, marketing and events. The Grants & Marketing Executive will provide assistance and support to the Director of ABTA Lifeline in all aspects of the general administration of applications for help and the charities operations.

The ideal candidate will have at least one years’ experience working in marketing, communications or event management, with an understanding of charitable organisations and good educational qualifications. They will be an enthusiastic individual who is looking for an opportunity to further their career. Strong communication skills with a confident personality are key to this role.

ABTA has been ranked ‘One to watch’ in the recent Best Companies staff engagement survey, and offers a supportive work environment alongside other additional benefits such as flexi-time, private health insurance, pension, life insurance, income protection, season ticket loan, childcare vouchers, buy/sell leave, a cash plan and training opportunities.

Salary: Competitive depending on experience, plus benefits

Location: Borough Market area near London Bridge.

The full job description is available upon request.

To apply for the post please submit your CV with a covering letter as to why you are the right person for the role/who we are looking for to our HR department at hr@abta.co.uk

Closing date for applications: 20 January 2017

First round interviews: Week commencing 23 January 2017

Start date:  As soon as possible

Event Manager, Conferences and Events

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Event Manager to join ABTA’s growing Conferences and Events team on a permanent contract. This senior role is suitable for an ambitious events professional who is keen to develop and progress their career. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering and project managing events, including new conferences, seminars and training courses.

ABTA Conferences and Events is part of ABTA, the largest Membership association for the UK travel industry. We deliver seminars and training, practical one-day national conferences and large-scale events for the travel industry.

The Ideal candidate should have:

  • Experience (minimum 1 year) in conference production including researching events, writing conference agendas and inviting senior level speakers.
  • Minimum 2:1 degree.
  • A track-record of having delivered commercially successful conferences.
  • A strong understanding of how sales, marketing, and sponsorship teams work.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Experience of liaising with key stakeholders and senior-level speakers.

ABTA has been ranked ‘One to watch’ in the recent Best Companies staff engagement survey, and offers a supportive work environment alongside other additional benefits such as flexi-time, private health insurance, pension, life insurance, income protection, season ticket loan, childcare vouchers, buy/sell leave, a cash plan and training opportunities.

Salary: Competitive depending on experience, plus benefits

Location: Borough Market area near London Bridge.

To apply for the post please submit your CV with a covering letter as to why you are the right person for the role/who we are looking for to hr@abta.co.uk

First round interviews: ASAP

Start date: ASAP

Destinations Manager – Health, Safety, Crisis and Operations

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Destinations Manager – Health, Safety, Crisis and Operations to join ABTA’s Destinations and Sustainability team on a permanent contract has arisen. This senior role is suitable for an ambitious professional who is keen to develop and progress their career. The successful candidate will be responsible for ABTA’s health, safety and operations activities for ABTA Members.

The Ideal candidate should have:

  • Experience developing and implementing Destination health, safety and operational solutions
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Experience in crisis response management
  • Health and Safety qualifications
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Confidence advising direct report on all aspects of Destination Health, Safety, Crisis and Operations
  • Confidence providing advice on all aspects of Destination Health, Safety, Crisis and Operations
  • Experience in dealing with managers and staff at all levels with a passion for providing a great service.

ABTA has been ranked ‘One to watch’ in the recent Best Companies staff engagement survey, and offers a supportive work environment alongside other additional benefits such as flexi-time, private health insurance, pension, life insurance, income protection, season ticket loan, childcare vouchers, buy/sell leave, a cash plan and training opportunities.

Salary: Competitive depending on experience, plus benefits

Location: Borough Market area near London Bridge and overseas travel is required.

The full job description is available upon request.

To apply for the post please submit your CV with a covering letter as to why you are the right person for the role/who we are looking for to hr@abta.co.uk

Closing date for applications:  13 January 2017

First round interviews:  20 January 2017

Start date: ASAP