PrivateFly Careers

Founded in 2008, PrivateFly is the leading global booking platform for private jet charter, making it faster, easier and more cost-effective to compare and book private jets.

With over 7000 aircraft integrated worldwide, PrivateFly combines innovative technology with a VIP multilingual Flight Team, available 24 hours. More about PrivateFly.

 

 

Innovation and aviation are at the heart of PrivateFly and the dynamic team is led by CEO and founder, Adam Twidell (an ex-RAF and NetJets pilot). Guiding the growth of the company are a non-executive board, including Martin George (board level roles at British Airways and Visit Britain).

Current vacancies:

Front-end Developer
Sales Executive - Flight Department (UK)
Sales Executive - Flight Department (USA)

For 24-hour private jet charter advice and prices please call +44 (0)20 7100 6960

PrivateFly connects our customers to a network of accredited, global private jet operators, to find the best aircraft for every flight. Whilst we have stringent service level requirements for every operator's aircraft and crew, we do not own or operate aircraft ourselves. We therefore do not recruit pilots or flight attendants.

Current career opportunities with PrivateFly are detailed below, but we are always keen to hear from talented people who are interested in joining our team. To get in touch or if you have any doubts about a vacancy that you may see advertised on third party websites or via other organisations, email us at [email protected].

Front-end Developer

Role summary

PrivateFly is looking for a Front-end Developer to join our UK team. This is an opportunity to join a growing and dynamic team in the private jet industry, and be involved in a wide range of strategic tech projects.

If you are looking to expand your front-end skillset and try your hand at solving real-world aviation problems, we would love to hear from you!

You should be:

  • Keen to learn new skills and adapt to change
  • Passionate about the code you write
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure and prioritise tasks
  • Interested in React + Redux, static site generators, JAMstack, (and/or any front-end trends you care to name)
  • An excellent communicator, both on paper and face-to-face

You should have:

  • A good eye for design, and attention to detail
  • Experience with JS, (ES6 and asynchronous JS are both definite plusses)
  • An appreciation and knowledge of good UX design
  • Experience managing a CSS/SASS/LESS codebase
  • Experience with JS build tools (gulp, grunt or webpack)
  • Experience with AWS services (EC2, S3)

Also good to be familiar with:

  • Test-Driven Development
  • Continuous Integration
  • SSH/unix shell
  • Android or iOS development
  • SQL
  • Java 8
  • Docker

Spec & Remuneration

  • Competitive salary
  • Health care, pensions & share options
  • Access to company cars & empty leg flights
  • Based in PrivateFly's offices in St Albans
  • Starting ASAP

How to apply

Send your CV and a covering letter outlining your experience to [email protected] with the role title as the subject line.

Sales executive - Flight department (UK)

Role summary

As part of our expansion, the company is looking for junior Sales Executives to join our dynamic Flight Team based in St Albans, Herts.

You will be the ‘mission control’ in our high tech business. This is a varied role that will, at times, carry large amounts of responsibility. The core of the job will be selling private jet flights to international high net worth clients, both online and offline, and co-ordinating aircraft movements with our registered aircraft operators.

Skills and experience

  • English fluency essential with fluent/native European language preferred
  • Strong commercial acumen and ability to engage with customers
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure and prioritise tasks
  • Outstanding customer service skills and attention to detail
  • Professional and polished phone manner and written email communication
  • Excellent technology and fast computer skills
  • Ability to absorb and enjoy new responsibility
  • Flexibility and creativity - we are an entrepreneurial team!

Job Spec (the day-to-day role)

  • Taking enquiries and converting leads into sales
  • Confident, swift and persuasive sales communication by phone and email with private jet clients, aircraft operators and partners
  • Nurturing existing customers – driving loyalty and referrals
  • Diligent use of CRM system and managing an organized sales process
  • Reviewing aircraft & quotes and making expert recommendations
  • Completing, reviewing and sending pre-flight documentation
  • Processing credit card payments
  • Liaison with our web team to develop PrivateFly software and website content
  • Roster includes weekend and evening/overnight duty from home

Spec & Remuneration

  • Competitive basic + uncapped sales bonus
  • Health care, pensions & share options

How to apply

Send your CV and a covering letter outlining your experience to [email protected] with the role title as the subject line.

Sales executive - Flight department (USA)

Role summary

As part of our USA expansion, the company is looking for junior Sales Executives to join our dynamic Flight Team based in St Albans, Herts.

You will be the ‘mission control’ in our high tech business. This is a varied role that will, at times, carry large amounts of responsibility. The core of the job will be selling private jet flights to international high net worth clients, both online and offline, and co-ordinating aircraft movements with our registered aircraft operators.

Skills and experience

  • 2 years of successful sales experience
  • Complete English fluency essential
  • USA Native, with knowledge of North American geography and culture
  • Strong commercial acumen and ability to engage with customers
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure and prioritise tasks
  • Outstanding customer service skills and attention to detail
  • Professional and polished phone manner and written email communication
  • Excellent technology and fast computer skills
  • Ability to absorb and enjoy new responsibility
  • Flexibility and creativity - we are an entrepreneurial team!

Job Spec (the day-to-day role)

  • Taking enquiries and converting leads into sales
  • Confident, swift and persuasive sales communication by phone and email with private jet clients, aircraft operators and partners
  • Nurturing existing customers – driving loyalty and referrals
  • Diligent use of CRM system and managing an organized sales process
  • Reviewing aircraft & quotes and making expert recommendations
  • Completing, reviewing and sending pre-flight documentation
  • Processing credit card payments
  • Liaison with our web team to develop PrivateFly software and website content
  • Roster includes weekend and evening/overnight duty from home

Spec & Remuneration

  • Competitive basic + uncapped sales bonus
  • Health care, pensions & share options

How to apply
Send your CV and a covering letter outlining your relevant experience to [email protected] with the role title as the subject line.