About Winerist

Winerist is an award-winning travel website, the fastest growing online marketplace for wine & food experiences, wineries and hotels in wine destinations and wine cities around the world. We have over 130 destinations, more than 2000 experiences and a great community of over 200,000 wine & food lovers.

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Winerist is looking for a dynamic individual to join the Sales Team as a TRAVEL AND PARTNERSHIPS SPECIALIST. This is an exciting opportunity to join our company and help us grow our revenues, expand into new wine regions and support our existing clients as well as proactively find new prospective clients. You will be responsible for driving and facilitating sales by providing a professional and efficient sale service. The role is commission based and suitable for a proactive individual who is passionate about wine, travel and is eager to use and expand their sales techniques and experiences.

The successful candidate will work from our office at Piccadilly Circus in London, although working from home can be negotiated and you may travel abroad as part of your role.


Role Description:

  • Pursuing all sales opportunities and leads on a regular basis with a view to sales conversion

  • Responding to client enquiries over email and phone

  • Designing unique travel itineraries for both private and corporate clients

  • Meeting sales targets

  • Providing feedback and proactively contributing to team performance

  • Building and expanding a client list

  • Making outbound marketing calls to our client database to promote new destinations and advise on future travel ideas

  • Keeping up to date with all available promotions to encourage sales

  • Managing and overviewing payments and other general administrative duties

  • Make suggestions on how to grow new destinations and new products

  • Be the first point of call for our local partners and providing them support with any registration, bookings questions


Essential Skills

  • Wine knowledge and understanding of various wine regions (WSET certificate is desirable)

  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English

  • Sales skills and previous experience in a customer sales driven role

  • Previous travel industry working experience (desirably in a travel agency)

  • Easy going, proactive personality eager to work in a growing business

  • Language skills: French, Spanish, Italian are highly desirable


What We Can Offer


  • A dynamic work environment
  • A real opportunity to learn and get some real responsibilities in a small and very professional team
  • The opportunity to gain a broader experience with various domains (PR, Marketing, Startups, Tourism and Wine)
  • Opportunity to travel with the purpose of regional review and research for Winerist


Dates & Remuneration

  • Starting April 2017
  • 3 months trial period
  • Salary will be based on experience with an excellent uncapped commission structure starting at £24,000 but to be negotiated based on the candidate’s experience


To Apply

Please send us your CV and Cover Letter to with the title TRAVEL AND PARTNERSHIPS SPECIALIST - SALES 2017.


We look forward to making Wine and Food Travel fun with you!

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