Careers at First Class Holidays

Careers at First Class Holidays

Looking for an exciting career in travel? At First Class Holidays we are in an exciting phase of growth and are always on the lookout for talented people to join our award-winning team. You'll be working with a friendly team providing excellent service to our clients and industry partners, based in our modern office overlooking the world famous Old Trafford football and cricket grounds in Manchester.

If you are interested in joining a growing company in an exciting industry, with excellent travel opportunities, please see below for our current vacancies or send us your CV with a covering letter detailing your knowledge and experience.

CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES

We are looking for an experienced PPC executive to join our growing team based in our office in Manchester.

The ideal candidate will be an analytical person who preferably has travel industry experience. It’s very important the candidate is data driven with a can-do attitude.  

Reporting to the Marketing Manager, the successful candidate needs to be passionate and willing to learn.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan, optimise, implement and manage paid search campaigns for First Class Holidays.Ensure PPC campaigns are up and optimised according to brief and best practice guidelines
  • Develop near and long-time paid search strategies and campaigns
  • Manage the PPC budget
  • Work with the marketing and product teams to ensure landing pages are effectively optimised for all PPC campaigns to ensure maximum ROI and conversion is possible
  • Perform keyword research and manage all bid management
  • Work with the Marketing Manager to ensure all paid search activity falls in line with the larger search marketing and digital marketing strategy
  • Keep up to date with the latest industry trends
  • Analyse activity and performance of all paid search campaigns and report findings back to the Marketing Manager

Key requirements of this role include

  • 1-2 years of experience in a similar role (preferably client-side)
  • Proven track record in driving successful PPC and paid search campaigns
  • Strong working knowledge of Google Adwords and all paid search platforms
  • Google Adwords certification preferable
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Passion for PPC and digital marketing in general
  • Effective communication and reporting skills
  • Strong track record in managing medium to large-sized budgets
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Good working knowledge of Google Analytics
  • Effective account management skills
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About Us

Established in 1996, award-winning independent UK tour operator, First Class Holidays offers customers an incredible choice of inspirational worldwide holidays to experience the best of Canada, America, Alaska, Australia, New Zealand and more. Carefully designed by experts to suit individual customers, every holiday offers an exceptional level of service. First Class Holidays features a range of holiday types for ultimate bucket-list adventures to see iconic cities, breath-taking landscapes and the world’s most famous landmarks. An exciting range of pre-packaged or tailor-made options are available to suit everyone from self-drive tours, city breaks, cruises, rail journeys and wildlife adventures to luxurious mountain or lakeside lodges & resorts and escorted tours.

This is a full-time position. Salary is dependent upon experience.

To apply, please email your CV and Covering Letter to careers@fcholidays.com  

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We are looking for an experienced and commercially minded Marketing Manager to join our growing team based in our office in Manchester.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in marketing and ideally have travel industry experience. It’s very important the candidate is commercially minded.

Reporting to the Managing Director and part of the Senior Management Team, the candidate will have budget and planning responsibility for marketing.

The successful candidate needs to be data driven and proactive and manage a team of 3.

 

Key responsibilities of this role include

  • Produce and sign off all marketing materials
  • Implement and execute the marketing plan and budget
  • Plan and Execute the supplier co-op agreements.
  • Work closely with the product team in producing 6 brochures
  • Work closely with the sales team to make sure they have the right promotional materials for the trade
  • Build a relationship with our key agent partners and consortia
  • CRM planning and reporting
  • Manage all SEO, PPC and PR activities to ensure full ROI

 

Key requirements of this role include

  • Strategic marketer who can bring together Digital, Press, PR, Brand Management, Events, B2B, Email, SEO, PPC & Social Media into one cohesive strategy
  • Experience of using the key marketing mix above the line and below the line
  • The ability to make a lasting impression both by phone and in person
  • Excellent management skills
  • Team ethos
  • Must be able to work to strict deadlines and under pressure
  • Analytical thinker who can spot trends and act to optimise ROI
  • Knowledge of our destinations and product

 

About Us

Established in 1996, award-winning independent UK tour operator, First Class Holidays offers customers an incredible choice of inspirational worldwide holidays to experience the best of Canada, America, Alaska, Australia, New Zealand and more. Carefully designed by experts to suit individual customers, every holiday offers an exceptional level of service. First Class Holidays features a range of holiday types for ultimate bucket-list adventures to see iconic cities, breath-taking landscapes and the world’s most famous landmarks. An exciting range of pre-packaged or tailor-made options are available to suit everyone from self-drive tours, city breaks, cruises, rail journeys and wildlife adventures to luxurious mountain or lakeside lodges & resorts and escorted tours.

 

This is a full-time position. Salary is dependent upon experience.

To apply, please email your CV and Covering Letter to careers@fcholidays.com  

Sorry, No agencies.

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