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Charter Sales Executive- Cornwall Airport Newquay

Weston Aviation is looking to recruit a Charter Sales Executive based at Cornwall Airport Newquay. This is an exciting opportunity to assist the Charter Manager with the development of charter sales in the UK and worldwide and with ongoing charter sales enquiries and bookings.

Main Duties:

Responding to inbound telephone calls, assessing client requirements and making expert recommendations

Managing all aspects of charter flights from initial sale to post-flight

Generating new business and leads in the local area and across the UK

Building up and managing own key account portfolio

Diligent use of CRM system and managing an organised sales process

Attending regular networking events, exhibitions, etc.

Working as part of a team to reach individual and team targets

Providing ‘out-of-hours’ telephone cover from home during evenings and weekends – working on a rotation basis as part of the team

Individual requirements:

Previous strong sales experience essential.

A background in aviation charter sales is preferred but not essential

Candidate will be results driven

A high degree of computer literacy and in particular an excellent knowledge of word processing and spreadsheets required

Previous excellent customer service experience essential

Good communicator and ability to display good interpersonal skills

To be decisive, take initiative and work methodically

To work well in a team

 

To apply for the position, please send a CV and a covering letter to Becky Carver at recruitment@westonaviation.com

 

Salary will be discussed at interview. Expected start date is mid August.

Hours of work: Monday to Friday 0900 – 1730 although a degree of flexibility will be required to accommodate flight management and weekend cover may be required on occasions and if required.

Closing date for application is Friday 6th July 2018

All applications will be dealt with in the strictest confidence.

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Commercial Executive- Cornwall Airport Newquay

Weston Aviation is looking to create a new position for a Commercial Executive based at Cornwall Airport Newquay. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the senior management team with the commercial development of our Newquay Airport operation and also assisting the Charter Manager with aircraft charter sales.

 

Cargo and passenger charter sales will be the key focus and for the successful candidate to be fully conversant with charter activities within a three-month training period. This training will enable the Commercial Executive to act in a supporting role to the charter manager initially for coverage of leave dates and busy periods. It is currently anticipated that a dedicated charter sales team to be introduced at Cornwall Airport Newquay within our facility. The Commercial Executive will work as part of this team assisting in lead generation and quotation support, while the charter sales personnel will report to the charter sales manager.

The commercial executive will be required to have a good sound knowledge of the company’s charter sales operations for both cargo and passengers, customers, suppliers, procedures and reporting processes. They will also be required to have a functional working knowledge of the Avinode quotation and invoicing software for which full training will be given.

It is also currently planned that all cargo charter operations including large project cargo, dangerous goods flights and government and diplomatic flights are quoted, managed and co-ordinated from the Newquay commercial office.

Thereafter, subject to demonstrated success and results once a development programme has been established, extend their responsibility to the company in general in the UK, Ireland and internationally. Following successful inclusion of the company for commercial development responsibilities, the role of Commercial Manager will be created and the Commercial Manager will become part of the management team.

In a wider commercial role, the Commercial Executive will also assist the senior management team in the following (but not limited to) key roles:

Assistance in appraisal and evaluation of new FBO facility locations under consideration for opening. This will include conversion of aircraft movement data into projected revenues, competition appraisal and business plan completion to ensure a successful and profitable investment.

Completing projects to enhance the customer experience of the Newquay Business Aviation Centre, such as internal enhancements and improvements.

Continued oversight of all revenue streams, profit margins, fuel contracts, discounted handling and fuel rates and GSE revenues and income for our Cornwall Airport Newquay operation to ensure that existing and new revenue streams and profitability is maintained.

Assisting with large cargo charter operations and diplomatic and dangerous goods flights.

Promotion of Cornwall Airport Newquay as a preferred technical stop for US military aircraft.

Evaluation of other company or group company opportunities such as yacht charter, luxury travel or private jet / restaurant / weekend breaks in Cornwall.

Attending trade fairs and exhibitions and networking events to promote the company when required.

Assisting in the development of the company’s joint venture vehicle, Weston Aviation Partnerships.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate a clear business and commercial acumen and will be able to deal with customers and suppliers at all levels. They will be able to work on their own initiative and be proactive in creating new opportunities, products and revenue streams.

A very flexible approach to working hours and days covered will be needed to suit the business needs as will the ability to travel when required in the UK and overseas.

To apply for the position, please send a CV and a covering letter to Becky Carver at recruitment@westonaviation.com

Salary will be discussed at interview. Expected start date is mid August.

Hours of work: Monday to Friday 0900 – 1730 although a degree of flexibility will be required to accommodate business travel.

Closing date for application is Friday 6th July 2018

All applications will be dealt with in the strictest confidence

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           FLIGHT SUPPORT EXECUTIVE-   CORNWALL AIRPORT NEWQUAY                                                                     

Weston Aviation is looking to recruit a Flight Support Executive to join our busy team at Cornwall Airport Newquay. Weston Aviation provides ground handling for private jets, helicopters, cargo and military aircraft. This role requires the candidate to work in the Operations Department in addition to also working out on the ramp.

 

Main roles and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Processing handling requests

Meeting and greeting VIP passengers and crew

Marshalling aircraft and helicopters

Operating Ground Support Equipment – GPU, toilet & water cart, tug, etc.

Daily administrative duties as required

Dealing efficiently with phone enquiries

Arranging flight support services, such as fuel, catering, etc..

Preparing flight documents for crew

Invoice preparation

 

Individual Requirements

Excellent organisational and communication skills

Excellent IT skill

A passion of delivering exceptional levels of Customer Services

Ability to work under pressure

Flexible to respond to a range of different work situations

Excellent personal presentation

Willingness to work shifts and have a flexible response to short notice operational changes

Strong team player

 

You will be required to work a shift pattern that will include early morning, late evening and weekend work.

You will also require a full UK driving licence and be able to provide a Basic Criminal Check (DBS) and a five year back ground check.

To apply for the position, please send a CV and a covering letter to Becky Carver at recruitment@westonaviation.com

Salary will be discussed at interview. Expected start date is mid August.

Closing date for application is Sunday 22nd July 2018

All applications will be dealt with in the strictest confidence

 

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