HomeAway is hiring a

Sales Executive

London, United Kingdom
To make sure Travelers can choose between a variety of dream houses for their holidays, James and his HomeAway UK Sales team are looking to recruit a target driven person for their Sales Executive job.

You will directly participate in HomeAway’s success and enable James’ team to continue celebrating through Pool/Table Tennis nights with drinks. But more importantly, you will convert warm leads from potential owners into successful listings for our travelers while developing yourself as a sale’s professional.

Have you ever had the opportunity to impact the lives of millions of people in a meaningful way and help them enjoy time away with their friends and families building memories? That is what we do here at HomeAway. We are the leading vacation rental website in the world with more than 1.2 million properties listed. We have millions of visitors to our site per year and serve more than one million page views per month. Our mission is to make every vacation rental in the world available to every traveler in the world through our online marketplace.

What will you do?

As a Sales Executive, you will handle around 50 calls a day (inbound and/or outbound) from a list of qualified leads, existing customers or prospects.

Yes! Thanks to our friends in Marketing, theses leads have already gone through a first qualifying process on our website. Making your job easier and enabling to focus on the essentials: identifying the prospects’ needs, expectations and priorities to drive them towards the right product and ultimately to earn them more money.

You will be responsible for qualifying and consulting new owners to help them make the right product decision. You will also strengthen existing customer portfolio by building strong relationships and proposing additional products from the HomeAway® network.

Our products benefit from a strong customer satisfaction with a renewal rate higher than 80%. You will be supported and supervised by a team leader, bringing his expertise and coaching skills to develop you into a strong sales executive.

Who are you?

Tired from jobs in noisy call centers of 200 Telesales people and from unqualified leads’ lists, you wish to develop yourself within a company that still keeps its attention focused towards its people.

You are driven by reaching objectives and already have a firsthand experience working towards targets.
As this is an entry level job, ideally you will have some successful experience in telesales or sales and you wish to build on your innate/natural sense of contact through an excellent opportunity in London.

You are a person with a professional telephone manner and excellent communication skills willing to work in a small entrepreneurial team within a global and fast growing company.

What do we have to offer?

This is a Sales job therefore it not about the basic salary (market level average for an entry level role) but the commission which will enable you to grow your basic by 40%. We would love to discuss this over the phone in more details.

Based in Victoria, with The Queen as a neighbor, we are proud to say without a doubt that you will work in a modern office environment with THE Best Views of London: No more sightseeing needed for you.

In addition, we offer regular social gatherings like our monthly “HomeAway Bar”, chill-out and lunch areas and a range of other benefits including free drinks, snacks/fruit and breakfast. 

- 25 days annual leave + Bank Holidays
- Team nights out – go karting, bowling, table tennis, dinner, drinks etc
- Relaxed Dress Down; every day is Dress Down Friday
- Excellent on the job training and on-going core skills development
- Life assurance
- Child care vouchers
- Private Health Care
- Access to pension scheme
- Salary Protection scheme
- Annual appraisal and salary review

What now?

After applying to this opportunity, you will go through an initial phone interview before being invited to meet our Sales Management team.

For more information about HomeAway, please visit www.HomeAway.com
Check us out on https://www.themuse.com/companies/homeaway/office/london

To let us know you are interested, click apply
We look forward to welcoming you to our team!