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On The Go Tours is a forward-thinking and dynamic international tour operator, with a global team based in locations around the world. Headquartered in London (UK) with offices in Brisbane (Australia), Toronto (Canada) and Johannesburg (South Africa), we're also represented in New Zealand and the USA. Working in one of travel's most exciting sectors, we're a thriving team that love travelling. We're passionate about adventure and even more passionate about opening up the wonders of the world to our travellers, giving them truly unforgettable holidays.


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Design & Brochure Production Executive - 12 Month Contract

Got a great eye for design? Want to make a real impact on the future of a rapidly growing travel brand? If so, look no further…

We are seeking a highly creative and innovative design executive to join our dynamic Marketing team. As our full-time designer, you’ll be working collaboratively with colleagues from across our business to develop compelling creative to support a range of digital and traditional marketing campaigns. In this role, you’ll be key to our creative output, from concept generation through to design completion. This isn’t a position where you’ll just be cranking out the same old creative - we’re looking for someone who wants to stretch their design muscles and create outstanding campaigns that are going to delight our customers.

Working in a team of four, you’ll report directly to the Marketing Manager and be based at our brand-new offices right in the heart of Hammersmith.

Key areas of responsibility:

Creative Artwork

  • Producing original design and artwork for the full range of our marketing activities - this will include digital, email, direct mail, press advertisements, travel agency marketing support and promotional items, and in-house material
  • Supporting the Digital Marketing Manager in evolving our brand identity and defining the visual appearance of our product ranges
  • Collaborating closely with the Marketing team whilst designing to their briefs
  • Managing and delivering upon multiple priority briefs without sacrificing quality
  • Keeping up to date with new creative treatments and design ideas, including innovative data visualisation

Brochure Production

  • Designing visually engaging, exciting brochures, ensuring our appearance is current, fresh and appealing to customers while delivering the essential information to convert prospects into sales
  • Managing the production of brochures from initial flat plan to final print, including thorough proofing of proofs from printers
  • Liaising with our product team to ensure brochure information is delivered on time
  • Working with our Product Marketing Executive to update the written content in brochures in line with product changes
  • Liaising with preferred print production partners to arrange printing and final distribution of brochures
  • Working with printing companies to regularly assess price and quality, as well as investigating new paper types and finishes to make us stand out on the shelves

The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Passionate and enthusiastic for all things creative, always looking to raise the creative bar, and keep abreast of design trends
  • Outstanding skills with digital design tools/software, ideally Adobe Creative Cloud Suite using Apple Macs
  • Minimum 2 years' design experience in print and digital design - some UX experience would be beneficial
  • Proven ability in brand development
  • Experience of creating large-scale, integrated creative projects that maximise cross-channel impact
  • Knowledge of layouts, graphics fundamentals, data visualisation, typography & limitations of both physical and digital environments
  • Experience of working with global brands, ideally in both the B2B and B2C spaces
  • A commercial approach to design as well as an ability to work to brand guidelines
  • Full understanding of the print production process
  • Able to support projects from concept to completion
  • Able to organise, prioritise, and schedule work assignments
  • Able to get on with the role independently, with minimal direction

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive salary
  • Full pension
  • Great training opportunities to build on your skills and industry knowledge
  • 20 days annual holiday
  • Genuinely great work environment with regular socials

To apply for this role, please provide a cover letter telling us why you’d be great for this role. We’d love to see your CV and a link to your portfolio of design work too. Once you’ve got all that together, please email your application to: jobs@onthegotours.com

Deadline for applications: 28th February 2020

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Junior Content Writer - 6 Month FTC

Position purpose

Do you love all things travel? Consider yourself a great writer? Want to combine the two working for a fun and dynamic international tour company?

An excellent opportunity has arisen to join the On The Go Tours team on a temporary contract as a Content Writer. With exciting travel destinations and once-in-a-lifetime holidays to write about, this role is an excellent starting point for candidates looking to develop their travel writing. Under the guidance of the Marketing leader you'll be working on a variety of content-based tasks designed to ensure our website will become one of the leading online resources for travel information, advice and updates.

Main responsibilities

As a Content Writer working as part of the Web Content Team you will be:

  • Developing the 'On The Go Tours News Desk', liaising with tourism boards and keeping up-to-date with news reports to create timely news articles on travel and destination related topics that would be of interest or affect our travellers
  • Researching and creating detailed online city guides to a range of destinations that cover what to see, where to eat, how to get around and more
  • Creating original content for our website ranging from inspiring destination information to practical travel information, snappy taglines to detailed articles
  • Ensuring previously written content reads well, is wholly original and is factually accurate
  • Writing blog posts on a variety of destinations and travel experiences
  • Sourcing images and editing them in Photoshop
  • Who we are looking for

    This role would ideally suit a recent graduate looking to gain experience in a content-based role in the travel industry. The ideal candidate would have:

  • Excellent English communication skills with thorough understanding of grammar and great spelling
  • Good attention to detail with the patience to proof all content created thoroughly
  • An interest in current affairs and world news, and be familiar with various news sources
  • Creative flair with the ability to write engaging text that inspires our customers to travel
  • Some travel experience with a reasonable knowledge of the destinations we cover
  • An efficient working mindset and desire to produce high quality work
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office suite
  • Basic image editing experience using Photoshop
  • Right to live and work in London for the duration of the contract
  • An understanding of SEO and HTML code would be preferred but is not essential
  • What we are offering

    This is a fixed term contract of six months with the opportunity to extend to 12 months subject to work available. As part of the contract you will:

  • Work full time Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm in our London W6 Office
  • Receive 20 days annual holiday pro-rated
  • Earn an annualised salary of £20,000 per annum including retainer and bonus
  • How to apply

    To apply for this role please email jobs@onthegotours.com the following:

  • Your CV
  • A covering letter detailing why you would suit this role and what you have to offer
  • An example of written work about a travel destination approximately 250 words in length
  • Applications received without the above will not be considered for the role and will not be contacted.

    Nuts and bolts

  • Based in Hammersmith London – easy transport links
  • Mainly Monday to Friday but occasionally some weekend work required around events and deadlines
  • Application closes Monday 02 March 2020
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    Group and Tailor-made Reservations Consultant - Toronto

    Are you passionate about travel? Ever dreamt of travelling the world for work? Do you love making peoples dream holidays come true? If you have answered yes to any of these questions than we have an amazing opportunity for you. On The Go Tours are looking for a vibrant, motivated individual to join their team in Toronto. On the Go Tours specialises in cultural and adventure holidays to the world's most exciting and far-flung destinations and with a focus on group tours and tailor-made holidays to over 60+ destinations.

    We are currently searching for a passionate, driven Reservations Consultant to join our Brand new Toronto Office Reporting directly to the Canadian General Manager, this exciting and varied position will allow you to play a key role in the development and growth of our company whilst also allowing you to develop a wide-ranging skill set across group reservations, account management, operations and supplier relations.

    Main responsibilities

    • Answering customer enquiries by email and phone
    • Selling group tours and upselling add on packages
    • Building tailor-made vacations based on customer requirements
    • Day-to-day administration duties
    • Working to sales targets
    • Participating in training workshops and sales meetings

    Who we're looking for

    • A minimum of 1 years' experience in a sales environment
    • A passion for the travel industry and the destinations we sell
    • Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills
    • Strong customer service focus
    • Proficient computer skills
    • The ability to work as a key member in a small, close-knit team

    What we're offering

    • A very competitive salary with On Target Earnings
    • 4 weeks vacation time
    • 5 days of educational leave each year

    Our reservations office is open Monday – Friday 9-9 and 11-7 on Saturdays. Consultants will be required to work a variety of shifts, including evenings, weekends and off-site trade shows from time to time.

    To apply for this position, please send your resume with a covering letter including details of your travel experiences to our portfolio of destinations to mike.quinto@onthegotours.com

    Applications are open until the 20th Feb 2020.

    Please note that unsuccessful applicants will not be contacted, but we thank you in advance for taking the time to apply.

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