If you’re as passionate about travel as we are, then take a look at the various career listings below and follow the application instructions at the bottom of each listing.

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Vacancies

Job Title: Copywriting and Social Media Intern (paid, UK-based)
Line Manager: Senior Creative Producer
Experience Level: Entry-level
Location: Remote homeworking with in-person get-togethers with the team in London.
Position Type: Minimum 37.5 hours per week, 6 Month Fixed Term Contract

We are an award-winning luxury, bespoke travel company that delivers imaginative, cutting-edge travel experiences around the world. We are looking for a Copywriting and Social Media Intern to support the Senior Creative Producer and wider marketing team. You will support in the creation of copy (for website, social media and email), in addition to other ad-hoc digital marketing requirements, whilst working closely with the whole marketing team.

We’re looking for somebody with a real flair and passion for copy, an exceptional eye for detail, and a creative mindset – a true wordsmith and teller of tales. This role is suited to somebody who has both a desire to become an expert copywriter and a love for all things lifestyle and travel. By taking advantage of this internship opportunity, you will hone your writing skills in a highly talented team, develop a wider digital marketing skillset, and gain a unique insight into a multi-channel, award-winning luxury travel company.

What you’ll be doing:

Day to day

  • Supporting the Senior Creative Producer with copywriting tasks, being given briefs to fulfil on an ongoing basis.
  • Writing long-form copy (articles, guides, and other digital materials) based on briefs (and SEO research) provided by the Content and Marketing Executive.
  • Learn about the importance of SEO and apply this knowledge to new and existing website copy.
  • Creating copy that closely follows the brand style guide, and tailoring that copy to help drive awareness, traffic, and engagement.
  • Uploading content to the website (via the content management system (CMS)), sourcing relevant and high-quality imagery from our licensed sources, and ensuring that it is correctly attributed or tagged.
  • Tailoring copy to help drive awareness, traffic, and engagement.
  • Assisting with the scheduling of social media posts using our social media platforms and scheduling software.
  • Working alongside the Junior Creative Producer who has day-to-day responsibility for social media creation and posting.
  • Assist with the writing of email marketing newsletters under the direction of the Senior Creative Producer.
  • Receiving and actioning ad-hoc feedback from the Head of Digital.
  • Pitching ideas for new content to be added to the website based on competitor research and emerging trends in travel.
  • Refreshing old content and bringing it up to date.

Monthly

  • Feedback sessions with the Senior Creative Producer to improve output of work, develop professionally, and to ensure growth as a copywriter and marketer.
  • Joining ad- hoc ideation and creative sessions to come up with new treatments. Helping to devise creative solutions for new campaigns and initiatives.
  • Check-ins with the Head of Digital and Global Head of Marketing to ensure personal and professional development.

Skills required:

  • A strong and creative command of the written English language, and a true passion for creating.
  • A definitive grasp of proper grammar.
  • An awareness of UK and US spelling differences would be useful.
  • A passion for marketing and genuine interest in the luxury travel market.
  • An interest in creating strong, shareable content (for social media, email and longform SEO).
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong time management and organisational skills to ensure you can meet tight deadlines.
  • Clear and confident communicator who can liaise effectively with the internal team.
  • A ‘here to help’ attitude, who absolutely, fundamentally believes that we’re better together, happy to share ideas and take constructive feedback.
  • Fully proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Experience with uploading content to websites via a CMS (WordPress) is a bonus.
  • Adobe Photoshop or Figma experience is very desirable but not essential.

What we offer:

  • An amazing opportunity to gain in experience in our rapidly growing, multi-award winning, international travel company and to improve your copywriting and marketing skills
  • Genuine opportunity to make the role your own and get involved with exciting projects
  • Lots of company-wide reward and engagement opportunities
  • Holiday and birthday off

If the above sounds like you…

and you feel you can make a difference at Black Tomato, then please send a cover letter, CV and samples of your writing to: recruitment@blacktomato.com (referencing ‘Copywriting and Social Media Intern’ in the subject line).

Job Title: Global Travel Advisor
Location: Remote home-working with regular get togethers (we’re recruiting for a role in either US or UK)
Position Type: Full Time, Permanent

Founded in 2005 by three friends who wanted to disrupt the luxury travel industry, Black Tomato was created to guide, inspire and create remarkable travel experiences that are tailored to the precise needs of their clients. Since launching, the Black Tomato team has grown to become one of the world’s most celebrated luxury travel and lifestyle brands, with the likes of Forbes naming them ‘The World’s Hottest Luxury Travel Company’. And whilst the past 18 months have been challenging times for the travel industry, Black Tomato is proud to be entering an upward trajectory backed by a record-breaking performance over recent months.

As we now start to focus towards returning to our pre-pandemic growth phase, we are recruiting to meet the needs of our client facing teams.

We are looking for a dynamic, passionate individual to join the Black Tomato family in the Global Travel Advisor team who are dedicated to engaging with clients and educating them on the remarkable and inspiring experiences we create for clients. In order to do this, you will need to quickly establish rapport, convey a passion for travel, and explain what makes Black Tomato unique. With general knowledge of Black Tomato product you will act as a gateway for clients who are new to Black Tomato and determine if they are a good fit for us and vice versa. Largely phone-based work, speaking to clients primarily within the US, but utilizing all written forms of communication; you will nurture and qualify new enquiries with the goal of either directing viable enquiries to a Travel Expert (our sales team) or fostering the relationship further.

As a brand widely known for its creativity, innovation and more than anything care for clients we are incredibly excited to look for a new Global Travel Advisor to join us and become a key first point of contact in the Black Tomato experience. This role will undoubtedly play a key part in developing Black Tomato’s growth and contributing to the overall performance of our fast-paced, forward-thinking global business.

Main Responsibilities

  • Act as the first point of call for incoming enquiries, providing a remarkable and inspiring first experience of Black Tomato.
  • Demonstrate a world-class commitment to service – showing why we are the best of the best and communicating that through phone or email.
  • Work closely with our Travel Expert & Product teams to keep up to date with our product offering in order to tailor your client conversations.
  • Ability to learn quickly, absorb information and be confident in relaying it to clients.
  • Provide intuitive product guidance and inspiration before introducing the client to our team of destination experts who will build the itinerary for our clients.
  • Work closely with our UK and US based Marketing teams to provide feedback about the enquiries to help drive the best new client outreach to all clients.
  • Work in tandem with our CRM and Client Experience team to help guide how we can better handle enquiries and service them in the most innovative and world-class way.
  • Accurately record client information in our CRM system and developing the ability to navigate the CRM system fluently.

Skills Required

  • Some previous client service is desirable, preferably in the leisure, hospitality, or luxury sector.
  • Client focused ethos, committed to delivering purely positive outcomes.
  • Confident in communicating with clients and passionate about delivering highly personalised, best-in-class customer service. You need to enjoy and thrive in a fast paced, flexible and entrepreneurial environment.
  • Ability to express yourself enthusiastically and eloquently both over the phone and over email.
  • Quick thinking with an excellent sense of initiative and problem-solving skills as well as the ability to work calmly and efficiently under time pressure.
  • Extremely close attention to detail and a keen aesthetic eye.
  • Highly organised with the ability to prioritise, manage own time, and multi-task.
  • Interest in luxury travel destinations, hotels, and experiences.
  • Ideally some experience handling UHNW so you’re comfortable in the UHNW space and demonstrate the differences in approach to this guest persona (but not essential)

What we offer:

  • An amazing opportunity to join a multi-award-winning international travel company
  • Competitive salary
  • Target-based bonus
  • Generous leave allowance plus birthday off
  • Volunteering Day once a month
  • Contributions to personal ‘Travel Pot’
  • 401k and access to health cover (US) ; pension scheme and access to health cover (UK)
  • Travel opportunities for work to include one FAM trip per year (in work time)
  • Regular work drinks and events – from creative afternoons to reward days

If the above sounds like you…

…and you feel you can make a difference at Black Tomato then please send a covering letter and CV to recruitment@blacktomato.com

Job Title: Travel Expert in US or UK
Line Manager: Sales Manager
Location: Remote home-working with regular get togethers (we’re recruiting for a role in either US or UK)
Position Type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary:  Competitive+commission

What we’re looking for… 

We’re on the hunt for an experienced Travel Expert to join the sales team in either the UK or US. If you share our huge passion for travel and are excited by the opportunity to create unique travel experiences that will inspire and astound our clients then we’d love to hear from you.

We are looking for a candidate who has previous experience of creating tailor-made, cutting-edge travel experiences and honeymoons and has a drive to succeed in sales by delivering world-class levels of service and a highly personalised approach.

We’re a multi-award winning bespoke, luxury tour operator based in Shoreditch, London and also in Manhattan, New York and can offer you a buzzy, dynamic culture with great travel opportunities and the chance to make a real difference within a fast-growing, forward-thinking company.

We love, love, love creative people with open minds and ideas that will contribute to both your own team and the wider business.

Key requirements will ideally include… 

  • Previous sales experience in the travel industry at a bespoke travel company within the luxury sector.
  • Great relationship-building skills, with the ability to quickly build rapport with clients and understand their ideal travel experience, before creating a bespoke itinerary that perfectly matches their needs.
  • Extensive destination knowledge and the passion to continually stay on top of ‘what’s hot and what’s not’ in your specialist areas in order to ensure we are offering our clients genuinely cutting-edge advice.
  • Ability to work closely with our marketing and product teams to share ideas that will keep our brand and product range fresh.
  • Understanding and experience of using a GDS for flight bookings (Galileo preferable).
  • High level of commercialism when working with suppliers and pricing trips to ensure that we are as competitive as possible from a ‘value’ perspective
  • Keen attention to detail to ensure that all trips sold are executed perfectly on the ground and that all client correspondence is of the highest possible standard.
  • Exceptional communication and organisational skills throughout the booking to offer the best customer service before, during and after the trip.
  • Enthusiastic phone manner to excite clients about potential or future trips.

What we offer: 

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous holiday allowance plus birthday off
  • Target-based bonus
  • Pension scheme (UK) / access to health cover (US)
  • Travel opportunities for work to include one FAM trip per year
  • Contributions to personal ‘Travel Pot’
  • Regular work drinks and events – from creative afternoons to reward days

To apply:

To apply, please email recruitment@blacktomato.com and put in the subject line Black Tomato: Travel Expert US or Travel Expert UK depending on which region you’re applying to.

Job Title: Junior Operations Executive
Line Manager: Operations Manager
Experience Level: Entry
Location: UK – remote home working with in-person get togethers with the team in London.

We are an award-winning luxury, bespoke travel company that delivers imaginative, cutting-edge travel experiences around the world. We are looking for a Junior Operations Executive to support in content administration and post-booking documents, working closely with both the wider Operations Team and Travel Experts throughout.

Extremely close attention to detail and a keen aesthetic eye are required. It is a role suited to someone who is highly organised with the ability to prioritise, problem-solve and multi-task. In turn, you will gain an insight into a diverse range of functions within a multi-award-winning international travel company.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Working alongside the rest of the operations team (as well as sales and marketing) to ensure best practice for each stage of the sales delivery process.
  • Liaising with Travel Experts and partners in each destination to collate information and ensure each itinerary detail is accurate, well presented and communicated in a timely manner.
  • Accurately recording client information in our CRM system and developing the ability to navigate CRM system fluently.
  • Input product content into CMS system and curate aligning imagery
  • Create profiles in Black Tomato app and assist in developing templates for supporting documents

Skills required:

  • A passion for operations and genuine interest in the luxury travel market.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong time management and organisational skills to ensure you can meet tight deadlines.
  • Clear communicator who can communicate effectively with the internal team and external suppliers.
  • A ‘here to help’ attitude, who absolutely, fundamentally believes that we’re better together, happy to share ideas and take constructive feedback.
  • Fully proficient in Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Copywriting / Adobe InDesign experience desirable but not essential.

What we offer:

  • An amazing opportunity to join a multi-award-winning international travel company
  • Competitive salary
  • Target-based bonus
  • Generous leave allowance plus birthday off
  • Volunteering Day once a month
  • Contributions to personal ‘Travel Pot’
  • Pension scheme and access to health cover (UK)
  • Travel opportunities for work to include one FAM trip per year (in work time)
  • Regular work drinks and events – from creative afternoons to reward days

If the above sounds like you…

…and you feel you can make a difference at Black Tomato, please send a covering letter and CV to recruitment@blacktomato.com and referencing Junior Operations Executive in the subject line.

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