Ski-Lifts Careers

Our Values

Here at Ski-Lifts, we have a great working environment which is created by all employees sharing the same values.  Any new employees coming into the business must share these values if they are to succeed in their career with Ski-Lifts.

Empathy

  • Listening skills
  • Relationship builder/Charisma
  • Understanding of client’s needs
  • Intelligence/solution finder

Ambition

  • Competitive
  • Resilient/tenacity
  • Goal-focused

Integrity

  • Honest
  • Reliable
  • Positive
  • Strong work ethic
  • Conscientious
  • Do the right thing

Expert

  • Take control of personal development
  • Search out answers
  • Challenges the established thinking
  • Constantly looking to improve

Proactive

  • Positive attitude
  • Looks to find a way
  • Problem solver, not maker
  • Anticipates issues
  • Planner

Currently, we are recruiting for sales and marketing professionals to be based in our new UK office in Manchester. We are also recruiting for people to join our busy operations team in our French office in Morzine. Full details on all roles and how to apply can be found below.

Sales Executive

Based in our UK office in Manchester.

Opportunity

  • Be an integral part of a new commercial department of a ground-breaking digital passenger transport platform with existing £2.5million profitable turnover (achieved without having a dedicated commercial department or any external investment).
  • We will be growing exponentially in the coming months and years and need talented sales people to help drive this.
  • Expected transition to manage your own team, sector, brand or country within a very short period when you have demonstrate your skills.
  • This isn’t just another sales job. We are looking for a team of people who have genuine desire and ambition to take their career to the next level.
  • Earnings are genuinely uncapped with a profit share scheme, commission and an anticipated basic salary of £18,000 to £20,000 per year.

Background

Ski-Lifts are an established airport transfer booking agent, who work as an intermediary between airport transfer suppliers and customers. As the name suggests, our core business is currently in the ski industry, but we have other growing brands in other sectors and in the summer months.

The transport sector is one of the most popular investment sectors currently, with huge well known platforms attracting billions of dollars in investment, and we have found some as yet uncovered niches in the market which we are looking to capitalise on over the coming years.

Having been in operation for nearly 15 years, we have grown steadily year on year, developing our business practice and systems, to the point where we now have a scalable business that is ready to explode simply through the injection of greater passenger numbers and suppliers.

We have ambitious plans to grow the business exponentially over the next three years, by increasing our market share in our existing markets and simultaneously entering new markets that can be easily exploited.

We are looking to build a team to help manage us along this growth path – we want people to help us be more ambitious and to share in the rewards of this increased ambition. We are looking for people who are motivated to make such a career progression.

The right candidate will share our values of ambition, integrity and empathy, of course have strong written and verbal communications skills, be motivated, hardworking and driven to grow their career in a sales capacity.

We are a UK and French company, with our operations office in the French ski resort of Morzine and we are now opening a new UK head office in the heart of Manchester.

Key Areas of Responsibility/Accountability

  • Identify business prospects and evaluating their position in the industry; researching and analysing sales options.
  • Sell products by establishing contact and developing relationships with prospects; recommending solutions.
  • Maintaining relationships with clients by providing support, information, and guidance; researching and recommending new opportunities; recommending profit and service improvements.
  • Regular reporting to the Commercial Director.

Key Success Criteria/KPIs

  • Demonstrating a commitment to our values and the contributing positively to the company culture.
  • Exceeding sales revenue targets.

Our Values

Empathy

  • Listening skills
  • Relationship builder/Charisma
  • Understanding of client’s needs
  • Intelligence/solution finder

Ambition

  • Competitive
  • Resilient/tenacity
  • Goal focussed

Integrity

  • Honest
  • Reliable
  • Positive
  • Strong work ethic
  • Conscientious
  • Do the right thing

In addition to sharing our values you’ll also need:

  • Excellent written and verbal commutations skills
  • Demonstrable record of success in sales.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Comfortable with technology such as CRM systems and MS Office suite.
  • Experience within the travel industry is useful but not essential.

Reward Package

  • Full time (40 hours per week)
  • 30 days holiday a year.
  • A starting annual salary of £18,000 to £20,000 depending on experience
  • A bonus based on achieving your sales profit/revenue target, with uncapped commission-earning potential.

Please apply by sending your CV and a covering letter to s.holmes@ski-lifts.com

Marketing Assistant

Based in our UK office in Manchester.

Are you a recent graduate looking for a fast-paced marketing role with an ambitious expanding company in Manchester City Centre?  Looking for a role with excellent growth potential? This could be the perfect role for you.

The continuous expansion of Ski-Lifts has led to the exciting opportunity for a Marketing Assistant to join the team in Manchester.

You will work alongside the Marketing Executive to create content and improve on/off-page SEO across a number of different websites.

Background

Ski-Lifts are an established airport transfer booking agent, who works as an intermediary between airport transfer suppliers and customers. As the name suggests, our core business is currently in the ski industry, but we have other growing brands in the golf and beach holiday sector and we’re looking to expand into further sectors.

The transport sector is one of the most popular investment sectors currently, with huge well-known platforms attracting billions of dollars in investment, and we have found some as yet uncovered niches in the market which we are looking to capitalise on over the coming years.

Having been in operation for nearly 15 years, we have grown steadily year on year, developing our business practice and systems, to the point where we now have a scalable business that is ready to explode simply through the injection of greater passenger numbers and suppliers.

We have ambitious plans to grow the business exponentially over the next three years, by increasing our market share in our existing markets and simultaneously entering new markets that can be easily exploited.

We are looking to build a team to help manage us along this growth path – we want people to help us be more ambitious and to share in the rewards of this increased ambition. We are looking for people who are motivated to make such a career progression.

The right candidate will share our values of ambition, integrity and empathy, of course, have strong written and verbal communications skills, be motivated, hardworking and driven to grow their career in a marketing capacity.

We are a UK and a French company, with our operations office in the French ski resort of Morzine and we now have a UK head office in the heart of Manchester.

Key Areas of Responsibility/Accountability

  • Create SEO-rich content for existing Ski-Lifts website and websites which will be created for new brands
  • Increasing organic exposure through on-page and off-page SEO
  • Ensuring brand new websites are in the best possible position SEO-wise for when it comes to targeting B2C customers
  • Creating engaging email newsletters for B2B clients
  • Increasing engagement levels through daily posting on social media (Facebook, Twitter & Linkedin)
  • Regular reporting to the Marketing Executive.

Person Specification

  • Experience as a Marketing Assistant or a recent Marketing/Business graduate
  • Solid knowledge of SEO (on-page and off-page)
  • Prior experience using WordPress is essential
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a larger team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail, excellent proofreading skills, can manage multiple tasks at once.
  • Ability to prioritise workload to maximise impact
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

The Role & Benefits

  • Role – Marketing Assistant
  • Full time (40 hours per week)
  • Salary – £16,000 p/a
  • Location – Manchester City Centre
  • 30 days holiday a year (including bank holidays)
  • Employee shareholder scheme

Please apply by sending your CV and a covering letter to n.dugal@ski-lifts.com

Assistant Accountant (Part Time – approx. 24 hours per week)

Based in our UK office in Manchester.

The Opportunity

  • A fantastic opportunity to gain experience in all aspects of accountancy and finance in a dynamic, fast-paced travel business based in Manchester city centre.
  • Working alongside a qualified accountant, the successful candidate will be given ongoing training and support to develop their accountancy skills.
  • We are a young and fun team working in an exciting growing business where a hard work and a can-do attitude are more important to us than years of experience.

Key Success Criteria/KPIs

  • Some experience of book-keeping or invoice processing is required but a desire to learn is the most important factor.
  • The ability to multi-task and process lots of numerical data in a fast-paced environment.
  • A professional attitude in dealing with staff and suppliers.
  • Excellent written and verbal commutations skills.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Demonstrating a commitment to our values and contribute positively to the company culture.

Key Areas of Responsibility/Accountability

  • Reconciling supplier invoices against our sales system, posting invoices into the accounting system and preparing supplier payments.
  • Raising sales invoices and reconciling payments received.
  • Reconciling the company bank accounts, matching incoming and outgoing payments to sales and purchases.
  • Processing and paying employee expense claims.
  • Assisting in preparing and processing the monthly payroll for around 10 employees (full training will be given – payroll experience is not a pre-requisite for the role).
  • Assisting the Financial Controller with the preparation of monthly Management Accounts.

Reward Package

  • Part-time – approximately 24 hours per week – specific hours to be agreed with the successful candidate – flexibility on hours can be offered for the right candidate.
  • 30 days holiday a year including bank holidays pro-rated for the part-time hours of this role (18 days holiday based on 24 hours per week).
  • An annual salary in the region of £18,000 pro-rated for the part-time hours of this role (£10,800 based on 24 hours per week).

Business Background

Ski-Lifts are an established airport transfer booking agent, who works as an intermediary between airport transfer suppliers and customers. As the name suggests, our core business is currently in the ski industry, but we have other growing brands in addressing similar customer needs during the summer months. We have ambitious plans to grow the business exponentially over the next three years, by increasing our market share in our existing markets and simultaneously entering new markets that provide strong growth opportunities for the business.

The right candidate will share our values of ambition, integrity and empathy, and will be motivated, hardworking and want to be part of an ambitious, growing business.

We are a UK and a French company, with our operations office in the French ski resort of Morzine, however, this role is based in our new UK head office on King Street, Manchester. It’s a modern and well-appointed office which includes secure bike storage, showers, a roof terrace, air-con, kitchens with free tea, coffee and sparkling water and plenty of breakout space.

Please apply by sending your CV and a covering letter to f.reed@ski-lifts.com

Operations Team

Ski-Lifts are now recruiting for our growing Operations Team to join our busy French office in Morzine.

Our team handles enquiries from new and existing clients, takes bookings, liaises with our suppliers and generally provides exceptional customer service.

We are looking for people who:

  • Are adaptable, flexible and hard working
  • Are confident, friendly and customer-focused
  • Have experience of working in a busy office environment and are computer literate
  • Are fluent in English and French. If you speak other languages as well (particularly German, Italian, Russian or Spanish), that’s even better!
  • Have previously worked in the travel industry or have a sales background
  • Have a good knowledge of ski resorts

We can offer competitive wages and flexible working hours, with full time contracts of 35 hours a week.  You will get a minimum of 2.5 days off a week and we also include a local area ski pass.

Ski-Lifts started in 2003 and our operation now spans across the Alps and beyond, offering transfers to over 200 ski resorts. We’re proud to have been named the World’s Best Ski Transfer Operator for the last 2 years.

As part of the growth plans for both Ski-Lifts and our sister company Sea-Lifts, there is also potential for a year-round role going forwards for the right candidate.

If you want to join us for the winter and feel that you have the skills we’re looking for, then please send your C.V. together with a covering letter to us at: lucie@ski-lifts.com