Contractor at Eliza was here

Where everyone turns right, I go left. This is how I discover destinations and hand pick small scaled accommodations 'away from the crowd'. Is that what you are looking for in a vacation? Are you, like Eliza, a bon vivant? Eliza was here is looking for a Contractor with commercial and social skills.

What are you going to do?
As a Contractor at Eliza was here you are responsible for the contracting of small scaled accommodations. You are constantly looking for small scaled accommodations that fit the concept and work closely with existing partners. You are a good negotiator who enjoys getting a good deal, while building up a steady relationship. You actively approach new properties, discover new regions and conclude contracts with passionate accommodation owners. You sign contracts, process them and ensure that these (new) accommodations will be published online for the different sales markets (The Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark).

You will work in an international team of Contracting Managers which is managed by the Head of Supply. You commute between the offices in Zurich (Switzerland) and Rotterdam (The Netherlands) and the destinations (e.g. Italy) where you do the contracting and the travel fairs. On average, you are 'on the road' for at least 30 weeks per year. You will be a Swiss based employee, which doesn’t mean that residence in Switzerland is mandatory. However, monthly presence in the Zurich office is mandatory.


Your profile

  • At least a Bachelor in Tourism, Logistics, Small Business & Retail Management or similar
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a comparable job
  • Commercial
  • Highly skilled in numeracy
  • Compassionate, steadfast and convincing
  • You like to work together, but just as easily work independently
  • You can plan well and arrange things from a distance
  • You master the Dutch and English language
  • It is a plus if you have basic knowledge of the Italian language


Who we are?

Eliza was here is a quirky and opinionated tour operator that offers holidays away from the crowd, offering hidden and remote locations. We are a strong brand that wants to convince travelers that a holiday is so much more beautiful by staying away from mass tourism, and enjoying freedom and local culture. As an explorer, Eliza is the expert when it comes to discovering these hidden and remote locations around the Mediterranean Area. On her website she shares about every discovery creating an imagery of scent and color in the mind.

For more information about our company please have a look at our website.


What do we offer you?

• A great opportunity to work and travel at the same time!

• A full time job

• 25 holidays per calendar year

• Laptop/mobile phone

• Travel allowances

• 20% discount on your holidays booked with one of the brands of Sunweb Group



If you are interested in this position and can’t wait to get started in this challenging role, please send us the following via Apply now button:

  1. A video of yourself, in which you present yourself by doing an elevator pitch in English of max. 2 minutes. You can upload your video pitch on YouTube/Vimeo (hidden video) and send us the link (via covering letter or resumé).
  2. A clear motivation in English why you want to apply for this job.
  3. A resume/CV in English.

Please note: only applications in English (video pitch and CV + covering letter by Apply now button) will be considered.

If you have questions about the vacancy or the application process, you can always call Team Recruitment


Closing date: 8 november 2019

Canvassing of this vacancy is not appreciated.

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