Vacation Rental Contractor

Recruiter
Location
London (Office based) or Scotland (Home based)
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
08 Feb 2017
Closes
08 Mar 2017
Job function
Product
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

As contractor for vacation rentals at Interhome you are responsible for the portfolio in your area. You maintain contact with existing owners and agents, ensure accurate and attractive descriptions and images, and grow revenue through on-going optimization. Secondly, you proactively seek to expand the portfolio, identifying potential properties and partner agencies within the holiday home rental market and negotiate rental terms and conditions with the property owners and agents. You also advise owners on matters relating to letting holiday homes. You ensure contracts are completed and you provide all information and details for the property's online publication. You are in close contact with back office staff for operational matters relating to your portfolio.

This role involves significant travel and can either be based in London (at the Interhome office in Chiswick) covering England and Wales, or in Scotland (as a home based role) covering Scotland and Ireland.

Tasks

  • Maintain contacts with existing owners
  • Produce product descriptions and images
  • Optimize turnover and margins
  • Lead generation for acquisition
  • Contact potential owners and agents
  • Negotiate rental terms and conditions
  • Ensure contract completion and online product publication
  • Liaise with back office
  • Provide info to sales & marketing colleagues

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Commercial attitude
  • Experience in the property market and/or in the contracting of holiday homes a major plus
  • Attention to detail and good organisation skills
  • Multi-tasking, prioritisation, good time management
  • Fluent in English, spoken and written
  • A second European language is desirable but not essential
  • A full driving license

Offer

  • A diverse role within an inspiration environment
  • A competitive salary
  • Good employee benefits
  • The chance to join a renowned international organization

About Interhome

Interhome is one of Europe’s leading providers of holiday homes. The company rents 34.000 (mostly privately owned) holiday homes in 36 countries. The portfolio varies from villas with pool in Spain, to ski chalets in Switzerland and city apartments in London. Interhome has been active in the UK since 1965, today with its office in Chiswick, London. In the UK & Ireland Interhome offers around 1000 properties. Together with sister company Interchalet, Interhome forms the Holiday Home Division of Hotelplan Group, which is part of Migros, Switzerland’s largest retail group.

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