Manta Trust: Sales and marketing specialist

€12.00 - €16.00 hourly
  • Blue Economy and Recruitment Consultancy S.L
  • Remote
  • 05/06/2024
Office work Communication Management and consultancy Other

Job Description

Sales and marketing specialist

Manta Expeditions

Location: Home based

Deadline: 15th June

Expected hourly commitment: 15-20 hours / week

Hourly rate: £12-16 / hour depending on experience

About Manta Expeditions:

Manta Expeditions is a UK registered company closely affiliated to the Manta Trust charity. Our mission is to raise awareness and provide education on manta and devil ray conservation through eco-focused trips. Manta Expeditions offers both liveaboard and land-based dive and snorkel trips accompanied by experts that focus specifically on getting our clients to encounter manta and devil rays, whale sharks and other ‘wish list’ marine species, while imparting expert knowledge and skills. Part of the profit generated by Manta Expeditions is donated to the Manta Trust to fund manta and devil ray research and conservation work globally.

Job summary:

The Sales and Marketing specialist at Manta Expeditions is responsible for client management, social media marketing, and brand promotion. This role involves handling client inquiries, managing invoicing, and creating engaging content for social media platforms (e.g., Facebook, Instagram, YouTube) and bi-monthly newsletters. Additionally, the Sales and Marketing specialist drives social media growth, maintains expedition-related content, develops marketing strategies, fosters partnerships with travel operators, and aids the Expeditions Manager in ensuring that all policies and procedures are up to date and legally compliant. The ideal candidate will possess strong organizational skills and a passion for adventure travel marketing.


• Manage client contacts, handle booking requests, and oversee invoicing processes.

• Administer Manta Expeditions' social media presence.

• Regularly update and manage the content of the Manta Expeditions website.

• Curate and dispatch a fortnightly newsletter.

• Drive growth in social media engagement and expand the company’s mailing list.

• Formulate innovative marketing strategies to increase the reach and visibility of Manta Expeditions.

• Cultivate new partnerships with travel operators worldwide.

• Foster and strengthen relationships with clients.

• Develop and distribute promotional and informative materials, including expedition brochures, posters, and handbooks.

• Ensure that management and HR policies are up-to-date and legally compliant.

Candidate profile:


• Previous experience in the travel sector (e.g., travel agency, tour operator, or similar).

• Experience and proficiency in managing social media platforms.

• Proficiency in website design, preferably with knowledge of Wix.

• Proficiency in media editing and graphic design software such as Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, Canva, etc.

• Excellent public relations, interpersonal and communication skills.

• Outstanding organisational and time management skills.

• Understanding of UK GDPR compliance.

• Self-motivated individual with a positive, ‘can-do’ attitude and a flexible approach to a diverse workload.

• Passion for nature and the marine environment.


• SCUBA diving certification and previous experience working or diving on liveaboards.

• Experience in SCUBA diving or snorkelling with manta rays and other marine megafauna.

• Proficiency in both spoken and written English; fluency in spoken and written German and/or French is an asset.

How to apply

If you are interested, and meet all requirements please send your CV/resume (maximum two pages), and a covering letter (maximum one page) to, quoting the job title and your name in the email title e.g. ‘Sales & Marketing specialist, Joe Bloggs’.

Career level

Junior, Senior

Career options

Non academic career