French Sales Consultant

Remote
Full Time
Sales
Mid Level

Want to work with an award-winning and quickly expanding company? We’re a travel site making it a doddle to book camping, glamping and caravan sites all over the world, with over 5,300 to choose from.

Pitchup.com receives 31m annual visits and over the last year has booked over 5m bed nights, with revenue up 91% on 2020 and 96% on 2019. The site has been featured in leading global media titles, such as BBC News, New York Times, Le Figaro, and more, and has been translated into 16 languages. You will join a nimble team of 60 based in 10 countries, all working from home, as we are a 100% remote business.

A member of the Financial Times' FT1000 fastest growing companies in Europe, Pitchup.com receives up to 300,000 visits and 6,500 bookings per day. Recently we were awarded the Platinum Trusted Service Award by Feefo, for achieving a customer rating of at least 4.5 out of 5 for 3 years in a row. The company is profitable and was founded in 2009 by former lastminute.com staff with a background in the holiday park sector

We now have vacancies for exceptional French-speaking sales professionals to join our friendly, multinational team. As a member of our sales team, you'll work alongside our account coordinators to help our site owners set up their bookable listings, maintain their pricing and availability, and deal with any day-to-day queries.

The role 

The main activity of the role will be to make sales calls from home to sign up campsites and holiday parks to taking bookings via our website. You will also help clients complete the registration process.

  • Developing and maintaining a strong network of contacts and to support relationships with key supplier decision makers
  • Discovering and following up for new accommodation
  • Promoting product internally and providing recommendations on product as and when required
  • Monitoring and analysing results, and ensuring client inventory is adequate and their allocation levels meet company requirements

Candidates will join a nimble team at a young company with extraordinary growth potential. 

The candidate

Candidates should be self-starters, extremely flexible as far as tasks are concerned, and able to prioritise based on company needs while meeting tight deadlines. The successful candidate will fulfil the following additional criteria:

  • Proven track record of conducting new business development including B2B cold calling
  • Self-motivated to make 50 - 100 calls per day, whilst following up emails and client communications
  • Fluent in French and English 
  • Organised and methodical approach
  • A willingness to be a ‘jack-of-all-trades’ for the sake of being part of a forward-thinking start-up
  • At least two years' experience in a related field
  • Internet savvy, with good technical skills 
  • Ability to troubleshoot independently
  • A desire to take a big part in the establishment of Pitchup.com as a modern, creative brand
  • General administrative skills, as well as experience within a customer-facing sector
  • Excellent communication skills and phone manner
  • Switched on

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per annum +  commission

Pitchup employee benefits: 

  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays (pro-rated for part-time employees)
  • Pension matched to 4%, private healthcare, life insurance, critical illness cover and income protection - for peace of mind
  • Discounts including: gym memberships, sports equipment, Caffe Nero, Odeon cinema and various hotel and retail outlets
  • IT equipment 
  • A  work-from-home office equipment allowance
  • Great staff discounts on Pitchup bookings across thousands of properties in 70 countries
  • Company away days
  • Employee assistance helpline, in case you ever need someone to talk to, with access to get-fit programmes, nutrition advice, financial and legal advice and counselling
  • And loads more!

Read some of our latest press coverage 

  • UK: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/family-holidays/grandparents-guide-happy-half-term/ 
  • IT: https://vincenzochierchia.blog.ilsole24ore.com/2022/01/18/estate-2022-pitchup-turismo-glamping-gonfie-vele/ 
  • US: https://medium.com/authority-magazine/dan-yates-of-pitchup-the-future-of-travel-in-the-post-covid-world-949495433861 
  • ES: https://www.europapress.es/turismo/nacional/noticia-reservas-campings-espana-crecen-30-consolidandose-destinos-favoritos-europa-20211214114752.html 
  • FR: https://www.camping-car.com/nos-actus/27057-laissez-vous-tenter-par-une-escapade-en-van 
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