Jobs at Lost Earth Adventures

Who We Are

Lost Earth Adventures is a small, but rapidly growing, York based outdoor activity provider in the UK and overseas tour operator, specialising in adventurous treks and multi-activity holidays to Nepal and Africa. We deliver a whole range of outdoor adventure activities and curriculum-linked programmes.

Our itineraries are unique and strive to get off the beaten path while also showcasing the highlights of a destination. As a small, personal company we pride ourselves on our professionalism, leadership and attention to detail. People travel with Lost Earth Adventures because of our in depth and personal knowledge of the countries we visit. As one of our latest guests stated, “I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on.”

Adventure Sales Agent

Lost Earth Adventures is seeking an Adventure Sales Agent to assist the team with the day to day running of tour operations and sales.

The Job

Lost Earth Adventures are seeking a commercially minded Adventure Sales Agent to join the team with the day to day running of tour operations and sales.
As part of a small team you will be selling and pricing tours for the UK and Nepal with day-to-day liaison with overseas agents, existing clients and dealing with email and phone enquiries. You will work closely with the head of sales to ensure consistency of content and the customer journey across the company is maintained.
• Taking bookings over the phone and email.
• Ensure accurate tracking and filing of all client and supplier information
• Pricing tours, treks and adventures
• Answering enquiries and questions prior to an event
• Ensuring all staff have the relevant information before they run a trip
• Liaise with operations to ensure all events, tours and treks are staffed to appropriate levels
• Invoicing and Chasing payments

You will help to drive sales in line with our ambitious growth plans and you should be confident and able to also help to improve our websites, create content for blogs, social media and support the marketing of our current and new destinations. You should be an outdoors enthusiast with a knack for selling and a commercial mind, as well as having great people and writing skills.

The role is based at our head office in York which are open 9am – 6pm Monday to Friday. A flexible approach to when you work will be needed and we’ll offer the same in return. You would also help provide out-of-office weekend cover and emergency contact as part of a rota. We offer a competitive salary, dependent on your level of experience, 28 days holiday per annum with the potential for salary increase based on performance.

Essential Attributes

• Overseas trekking and adventure travel experience preferably in Nepal or India
• Good communication skills, both written and verbal
• Strong eye for detail
• Excellent IT skills, particularly Excel & Word
• Ability to prioritise & manage multiple priorities
• Aptitude for problem solving

Perks

• Mountain Equipment, DMM, Petzl and Wild Country equipment available at trade cost
• Cotswold 15% discount
• Opportunities for further professional development
• Salary increase based on performance

Social Media / Content Creator

We are seeking a commercially minded Content Creator to join the team and take overall responsibility for looking after our websites, create content for blogs, social media and support the marketing of our current and new destinations.

Your role will primarily be to write copy for the website, blog and social media, as well as to develop and write articles for other online and printed channels.

You will be responsible for creating and distributing content and contribute towards developing and executing an effective marketing strategy.

We work with a wide range of people and clients, from charities, schools, corporates and army cadets and they all have a great story to tell. We would like to bring these stories to the world in an engaging way.

Working with a small team, you’ll support the ongoing implementation of the company’s visual identity and brand positioning. You’ll also manage our brand assets including brand guidelines, image stock, logo files and templates.

Adventure and travel should be in your blood, as should your ability to inspire people through your amazing writing skills.

The role is based at our head office in York. A flexible approach to when you work will be needed and we’ll offer the same in return.  We offer a competitive salary, dependent on your level of experience, 28 days holiday per annum with the potential for salary increase based on performance.

Essential Attributes

• Overseas trekking and adventure travel experience preferably in Nepal or Africa
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• Knowledge of social media and how to use it effectively from a commercial perspective
• Strong eye for detail
• Excellent IT skills
• A basic understanding of SEO
• Ability to prioritise & manage multiple priorities

Other Desirable Skills

Whilst not essential the following would be very useful:

• Develop and manage visual content for the company’s digital channels. This includes video, graphics and photography.
• Adobe Lightroom/Photoshop/Pages
• Video editing
• Basic coding skills/HTML

Perks

• Mountain Equipment, DMM, Petzl and Wild Country equipment available at trade cost
• Cotswold 15% discount
• Opportunities for further professional development
• Salary increase based on performance

How to Apply

Contact: Sarah at staff@lostearthadventures.co.uk with a covering letter and a CV. If you’d like a chat about this role first then please call 01904 500094.

Guides/Instructors

We are always looking for experienced, qualified and friendly guides for the UK and Nepal. Please send your CV with a covering letter to Richard via email to staff@lostearthadventures.co.uk if you want to work guiding people in the mountains with us.

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