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Commercial Graduate Programme – Edinburgh

Scheme at Skyscanner

Commercial Graduate Programme – Edinburgh

Scheme at Skyscanner

  • LocationEdinburgh, UK
  • Position levelScheme
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 12 Sep, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
  • Visa iconVisa Sponsor
  • Competitive£ 1.4 per hour


Skyscanner is a leading global travel search site and app, a place where people are inspired to plan and book direct from millions of travel options at the best prices. We employ over 800 staff across ten offices globally, and, having reached market leader status, we were recently acquired by Chinese online travel company Ctrip in a deal valued at £1.4bn. While we remain operationally independent, our acquisition by Ctrip allows us to take the business to the next level of accelerated global growth. It’s a hugely exciting time for Skyscanner and the over 70m people who use us every month. We are unbiased and free, and our secret is in our unique proprietary technology that connects people directly to everything the travel industry has to offer.

The opportunity:

Are you looking to build your career in a place where you can really make an impact?
We’re looking for someone who is passionate about generating new business, growing long lasting, meaningful partnerships and relishes collaborating in a fast-paced sales environment.
Our commercial team are analytical, comfortable with crunching numbers, always come prepared and possess massive amounts of enthusiasm to get stuff done to hit targets.

What you can expect as a Commercial Executive:

  • A supportive, trusting and transparent working environment
  • A place to shine, build new business, grow existing and experience the commercial challenges which exist across all our travel products
  • An opportunity to genuinely impact markets, regions and our global business

What are we looking for:

  • You’ll have a real interest in sales, business development, partnerships and growth.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to use data to influence priorities, partner value and overall decision making
  • We’re growing in over 30 different markets worldwide and counting so possessing a second language is an advantage
  • Passion and curiosity for the technology industry which extends beyond your academic studies
  • Commitment to developing your technical and personal skills
  • Ability to collaborate both in your squad/team and across the business
  • A fresh perspective and willingness to share ideas and do things differently

Recruitment Process:

Want to join us? Please submit your CV and cover letter below.
Your application will be acknowledged as soon as you submit and the next steps are:
  • If you meet the description above, you will be progressed to the second stage which is a telephone interview.
  • If the interview is successful, we will invite you to an assessment session in one of our offices.
Why Us?
We are proud to have a working environment that sets our employees up for success, as well as all the usual perks you would expect from barista machines to massage chairs, to free food, holiday buying scheme as well as frequent townhalls with our CEO. What we really aim for is a place where people can thrive, be trusted to make impact and ultimately help us put our users first.
What you will get in Edinburgh -
Our Headquarters office is situated in the beautiful city of Edinburgh where the company was founded. An office which boasts an aircraft wing as its reception desk, in flight seating which double as massage chairs and many spaces to be creative and take time out to catch some headspace. Situated near the Meadows park in the midst of a thriving start up and tech community, it’s the home of many of our Product Engineering and Growth tribes and with space to hire many more staff we are excited to welcome our new recruits.
Skyscanner can offer you large scale, complex problems where you can reach 70 million users whilst enjoying a high level of autonomy and influence and a flexible working environment where you can thrive.
Join us now.

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