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Quirky Campers prides itself on being an Equal Opportunity employer and somewhere where people can bring their authentic selves and thrive. We particularly welcome applications from those who identify as Black, People of Colour, disabled or LGBTQ+.

You will not regret sending in an application to work for Quirky Campers! I love working for a small but growing company, with so much opportunity for me to progress and learn beyond the job I applied for.
If you are passionate about travel (which you probably are if you are applying for a job with Quirky Campers!) the freedom and flexibility of working for a company that is fully remote is amazing.
Every day is a little bit different, and by working closely with a passionate and collaborative small team, you’ll never miss the office!
It is also a privilege to be a part of a team who really care about what they do. Not just about their day-to-day work, but about each other, and promoting the kind of travel and lifestyle that we love.

Ellie, Account Manager

Our Benefits

  • Flexible working patterns available and opportunity to change hours
  • Team events – we gather at least twice a year in person and have an annual Christmas party
  • Experienced remote workers – the whole team works full remotely (and have always done so) so remote workers feel included and internal communication is continuous
  • 30 days (including bank holidays); pro rata for part time employees
  • Working for a values-led organisation
  • Feel proud of your employer; we are Living Wage Accredited, our current Pay Ratio is 1:1.8 and we offset all our carbon emissions.

We tend to receive an exceptionally high number of applications for our roles so we are not always able to respond to all applicants.


Part -Time Marketing Manager – Applications Open

Posted 03/05/24 – Applications close 12/05/24

Are you passionate about sustainable adventures? Do you thrive in the dynamic world of marketing, where creativity meets strategy? If you answered yes, then Quirky Campers wants you to embark on an exciting journey with us as our Marketing Manager.

The Opportunity:

As our Marketing Manager, you will be at the helm of our brand’s journey, ensuring that every touchpoint resonates with our audience and reflects our values. You’ll develop and be responsible for our marketing strategy, steering it towards new horizons while safeguarding the essence of Quirky Campers. In this role, you’ll wear multiple hats, blending hands-on execution with leadership and project management as you manage both internal and external stakeholders.

You will be tasked to effectively market all areas of the business to include the hire platform, campervan sales platform, converter directory and our book.

What You’ll Do:

  • Brand Guardianship: Uphold the integrity of the Quirky Campers brand across all channels and initiatives, ensuring consistency and authenticity in every interaction.
  • Marketing Strategy: Develop and execute innovative marketing strategies that drive brand awareness, customer engagement, and business growth.
  • Marketing Implementation: As part of a small team you will be expected to implement some of the marketing; in particular our email campaigns and content creation.
  • Leadership: Guide and mentor our in-house people working on copywriting and social media, plus work with external agencies to maximise ROI.
  • Campaign Management: Oversee the planning, execution, and optimisation of multi-channel marketing campaigns.
  • Partnership Management: Cultivate and nurture relationships with external partners, agencies, and individuals to amplify our marketing efforts and reach new audiences.
  • Analytics and Insights: Utilise data-driven insights to understand what works and do more of it.
  • Reporting: Develop a reporting strategy that accurately reflects the current situation and tracks progress to report to senior management/the board.

What You Bring:

  • Passion: A genuine passion for sustainable travel, adventure, and the joy of campervanning, coupled with a love for creative marketing.
  • Experience: Proven experience in marketing management roles, with a track record of developing and implementing successful marketing strategies.
  • Creativity: A creative mindset with the ability to think outside the box and bring fresh ideas to the table.
  • Adaptability: You are laser-focused on determining what works now, through data, testing and review; you don’t get stuck on what you think should work or has worked in the past.

Why Quirky Campers?

  • Impact: Join a tight-knit team where your ideas and contributions will make a tangible difference in shaping the future of our brand.
  • Culture: Experience the camaraderie of a remote, passionate team united by a shared love for adventure and exploration, where flexible working is the norm
  • Opportunity: Take your career to new heights with ample opportunities for growth, learning, and professional development.

Skills and experience – Required

  • Marketing strategy development
  • Email marketing
  • Digital marketing
  • Campaign management
  • Competent photographer/videographer for content creation
  • Competent with Canva, Mailchimp, Google Drive or similar 
  • Can navigate GA4 to answer key data questions

Skills and experience – Preferred

  • Search engine optimisation
  • Conversion rate optimisation
  • Graphic design
  • Professional photography/videography experience

The practical stuff: 

  • Part-time role: choose from 3-4 days/per week
  • Flexible hours: build a schedule that works for you around the needs of the business and your colleagues
  • Location: This role is remote but we would love you to come to HQ in Bristol once/month and ideally are looking for someone who is able and willing to travel to campervan locations to capture new content
  • Salary: £35,000 Pro rata

To apply, please complete this google form

* 12th May: Deadline to complete application form
* 22nd May: Deadline for shortlisted candidates to submit task relevant to the role
* 4th/5th June: Interviews

Customer Support Assistant – applications closed

Posted: 28/12/2023 – Closed – No longer accepting applications

We are looking for a passionate, efficient and personable individual to join our customer service team and are keen to hear from a diverse range of candidates. 

This position does not require specific qualifications and although previous experience is preferred it is not essential, our interest lies in what you can do and your potential. As far as possible we try to flex our roles around the skills and interests of the person in them and there are always opportunities to stretch yourself and try something new.

The role is remote so can be done from anywhere (including a campervan), provided you have a good internet connection, access to a phone and laptop and can work between the hours of 9am and 5pm UK time. The position is full time Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm with the occasional weekend.

Salary – £23,100 per annum

This role is perfect for someone who loves helping people, is passionate about campervan adventures and works well in a responsive, high paced environment. It will involve delivering our very high level of customer service to both campervan owners and customers. The position includes responding to customer enquiries through email, telephone, livechat and social media as well as working to maximise customer bookings for our rental fleet. 

We may also ask you to undertake other tasks as and when they arise. Flexibility, good organisation and attention to detail are therefore essential. 

Responsibilities and Duties 

  • Responding to customer enquiries by email, telephone and website livechat in a personable manner, tailoring it to their individual needs
  • Maximising customer bookings for our rental fleet
  • Dealing with complaints and acting as an arbiter between customers and owners 
  • Building and maintaining long term relationships with our owners and customers
  • Developing systems, processes and policies 
  • Ad hoc admin tasks as required 

Skills and experience needed 

  • Excellent phone manner 
  • Strong writing skills and ability to convey messages in line with our values 
  • Good IT skills – internet, email, skype, dropbox, excel and ability to pick up new programmes quickly 
  • Ability to organise your work, multitask and prioritise 

Essential Behaviours

  • A positive and flexible approach.
  • Ability to work well within a team as well as independently when needed.
  • Capable of handling interactions diplomatically and sensitively.

Job Requirements 

  • Access to a laptop and a phone
  • A stable internet connection 
  • A skype account  
  • Occasional presence in the office in Bristol (flexible) 

Hours 

9-5 Monday to Friday with occasional weekend. 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applicants for the role. If you are interested please do try to submit your application as early as possible


Owner (client) Acquisition Specialist – applications closed

Posted: 11/09/2023 – Closes 11:59pm 18/09/2023

Quirky Campers Hire – Handcrafted, Beautiful & Unique

We are on the lookout for a dynamic and results-oriented Owner Acquisition Specialist to join the Quirky Campers team. As an Owner Acquisition Specialist, you will be responsible for expanding our campervan hire fleet by assisting new owners to list their vehicles on our thriving peer-to-peer platform. Your core mission revolves around nurturing a robust sales pipeline, pinpointing the most promising campervan prospects, and expertly shepherding them through the onboarding journey.

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit and onboard new campervan owners to expand our inventory on the Quirky Campers platform.
  • Proactive targeted phone calls to interested owners to answer their questions, overcome barriers and help them take the next step in their onboarding journey.
  • Develop a strategy to efficiently identify and engage with potential owners, ensuring a steady flow of quality listings.
  • Initiate one-to-one video calls to guide them through the listing process.
  • Conduct monthly onboarding group video calls to support owners in navigating the platform and addressing any questions or challenges they may have.
  • Organise and participate in live face-to-face sessions at Quirky-run events to provide personalised assistance and foster strong relationships with owners.
  • Review and enhance the onboarding process to optimise owner experience and simplify navigation.
  • Attend relevant trade shows and events to promote renting out through Quirky Campers and represent the company professionally.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with campervan owners, demonstrating a deep understanding of their individual needs and barriers they may face.
  • Provide guidance and advice to self-builders on technical issues related to campervan conversions.

Skills and experience needed:

  • Proven track record of success in sales and account management, with a focus on building and maintaining customer relationships.
  • Knowledge and experience in campervan conversions is essential to provide guidance and support to self-builders.  
  • Relevant experience setting and achieving targets in a sales environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with a strong comfort level in engaging with potential owners over the phone and via email.
  • Proficiency in conducting one-to-one video calls to guide owners through the onboarding process.
  • Experience in reviewing and improving processes to enhance user experience and efficiency.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to develop relationships quickly and understand individual needs and challenges.
  • Self-motivated and results-driven, with the ability to work independently and manage a pipeline of potential owners effectively.
  • Willingness to attend trade shows and events as required to promote the Quirky Campers platform.
  • Support and training will be provided by the Quirky Campers Team.

Job Requirements

  • A stable internet connection 
  • Quiet and comfortable place to work 
  • Occasional presence in the office in Bristol – every two months

Hours 

9-5 from min 30 hours up to full-time on Monday to Sunday. 

Joining our team as an Owner Acquisition Specialist will provide an exciting opportunity to contribute to the growth and success of Quirky Campers. If you have a passion for sales, exceptional communication skills, and the drive to help owners succeed in renting out their campervans, we invite you to apply for this position.


Kickstarter Festival Coordinator – applications closed

We are looking for a passionate, efficient and personable individual to join our Festival Director in organising Camp Quirky 2022 and are keen to hear from a diverse range of candidates. 

To be eligible for this role you must be claiming Universal Credit and aged between 16 and 24 (these criteria are set by the Department for Work and Pensions so we cannot consider anyone outside of these parameters).

This position does not require specific qualifications, our interest lies in what you can do and your potential. As far as possible we try to flex our roles around the skills and interests of the person in them and there are always opportunities to stretch yourself and try something new.

The role is remote so can be done from anywhere (including a campervan), provided you have a good internet connection, access to a phone and laptop and can work between the hours of 9am and 5pm UK time.

As a Real Living Wage Employer, we top up the standard Kickstart rate to £9.90 per hour.

Salary – £9.90/hour

This role is perfect for someone who is extremely focused and well organised. You will be assisting the Festival Director in countless tasks to ensure Camp Quirky is well run.

We may also ask you to undertake other tasks as and when they arise. Flexibility, good organisation and attention to detail are therefore essential. 

Responsibilities and Duties 

  • Manage the festival inbox
  • Assist in finding alternative sites for new events
  • Assist in the curation of a diverse, educational and inspirational programme for the festival
  • Working as part of a wider team to ensure that all aspects of the festival are well managed and delivered to time and on budget
  • Assist in maximising existing relationships and partnerships
  • Assist in managing payments and recording expenditure
  • Attend weekly meetings
  • Ad hoc admin tasks as required 

Skills and experience needed 

  • Flexible worker
  • Attention to detail
  • Well organised
  • Multitasker
  • Able to prioritise
  • Personable
  • Good under pressure
  • Good IT skills – Internet, Email, Skype, GoogleDrive, Excel  

Job Requirements 

  • Access to a laptop  
  • A stable internet connection 
  • A skype account  
  • Occasional presence in the office in Bristol (flexible) 

Hours 

25 hours per week


Festival Director – applications closed

Posted: 27/09/2021 – Closes 11/10/2021

Quirky Campers is looking for an experienced Festival Director to take on the running of our sellout campervan festival ‘Camp Quirky’. Camp Quirky is a celebration of adventure, creativity and sustainability, focused around handmade campervans.

They will join our existing (remote) team of ten people who manage our campervan rentals, sales, converter directory and online shop, benefiting from our supportive, open and high performing culture.

Why Camp Quirky?

Living and traveling in vans has become increasingly popular. For many people it is a way to escape the ‘rat race’ and live a more fulfilling and adventurous life, closer to nature. The process of converting your own van can complement this by building your practical skills and self-reliance. 

Camp Quirky exists to enable people who are interested in this way of living to get access to the knowledge, skills and inspiration they need to make it happen as well as connecting those who are already doing it with a like minded community. Living on the road can be lonely so we want this event to be a chance to connect with friends old and new on a regular basis, hence our aspiration for two events per year.

Alongside this we have two key aims for the festival:

  • Sustainability. We want to demonstrate and celebrate sustainable materials and technologies for building and living in vans, whilst also maintaining the highest standards of sustainability for the event itself.
  • Diversity. People of colour, disabled people and the LGBTQ+ community often do not see themselves reflected in mainstream #vanlife culture. We want Camp Quirky to be a place where all people see themselves represented and marginalised voices can be amplified.

What is Camp Quirky?

The festival combines technical demonstrations, practical workshops and inspirational talks with music and community. A huge part of the event is the hundreds of bespoke handmade campervans that attend and open their doors for others to look round and get ideas and inspiration.

We aim for it to be as low impact an event as possible; free of single-use plastic, running entirely on solar power and using compost toilets.

This video should give you an idea of what the event is like. 

Our largest event to date was 2000 people. We are looking to increase to at least 2700 and to run the event in the Spring and Autumn. Future years will bring scope for further expansion.

Who are we looking for?

The successful candidate will be an experienced event professional who shares our values and brings their own vision to the table.

They will be a strategic thinker, meticulously organised and an excellent people person. They will be comfortable both with the ‘doing’ aspects of the role and managing others to impliment.

Responsibilities and Duties will include 

The Festival Director will have overarching responsibility for delivering high quality, exceptionally sustainable and safe events with the support of the Quirky Campers team and other professionals as required.

We already have a lot of skills and expertise in-house particularly in relation to the programming, partnerships and marketing of the festival; the Festival Director will be responsible for overseeing these contributions.

They will collaborate with partners, contributors, and the Quirky Campers community to oversee the programme, ensure sound management of events, delivery of outcomes, budget management and adherence to timescales. 

In detail, the Festival Director will:

  • Work with the co-founders to oversee the general programming, planning and vision for the festival
  • Develop the timeline and budget 
  • Oversee a team of Quirky Campers staff and freelancers to ensure that all aspects of the event are well-managed and delivered to timeline and budget
  • Oversee the curation of a diverse, educational and inspirational programme on the themes of campervan conversions, adventures and skills for sustainable living.
  • Appoint appropriate professionals such as a site manager, volunteer manager, health and safety manager etc
  • Find alternative sites to enable multiple events throughout the year
  • Procure suitable infrastructure for the event including tents/stages/toilets/showers etc
  • Partner with an appropriate selection of vendors including food, drinks, relevant products and campervan converters
  • Work with our Festival Ambassadors to help promote the event
  • Maximise existing relationships and partnerships
  • Monitor finance and ensure that all team members keep within their allocated budgets  
  • Co-create a plan for the marketing and comms for the event with the marketing team
  • Manage the festival email inbox
  • Provide updates at weekly team meetings and report back to co-founders on progress on a monthly basis
  • Engage in other responsibilities and duties as required

Skills and experience needed

  • Exceptional project management skills
  • Experience providing overall management for festivals of 2500 people +
  • Understanding of sustainability issues and experience delivering sustainable events
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Managing Event Licence applications 
  • Producing/implementing an EMP and event budget 
  • Managing Covid secure events (preferable)
  • Experience with Mailchimp / Microsoft Office / Google Suite (preferable) 
  • Event procurement 

Hours 

We foresee this as a full-time role but would be happy to consider part-time or job-share applications. 

Salary

To be discussed

Reports to: 

Quirky Campers CEO (Lindsay Berresford)

Contract:

The successful candidate can work on a contract basis or PAYE employment depending on their preference. Probationary period will run to the end of May or after the first successful event is delivered.

Location 

The majority of this role will be remote. Meetings and engagement will generally take place in Bristol at Quirky Campers HQ or on the festival site in Northamptonshire.