Careers at Kigo Vacation Rental Software

Kigo is fast becoming the leading vacation rental software provider in the world. As we grow we look forward to our team growing with us. An innovative and dynamic startup, Kigo offers a web application for short-term rental professionals (tourism, business trips) and the general public. The company provide SEO friendly websites, with templates or a custom design, completely integrated with the calendar & booking system..

Life at Kigo

Here at Kigo we work hard and take pride in our work, yet we know how to have fun as a team at the end of the day. Working alongside a dynamic international team who love their jobs as much as you do, will make coming into the office on a Monday something to look forward to. Working with us, you can expect great employee benefits and beautiful office space in the heart of downtown Barcelona. Jump start your career with Kigo now!

Current Job Openings in Barcelona


Marketing and Social Media Assistant English Native

Job Description

Working with our marketing team, you will be reporting to the Marketing Manager and be a vital part of increasing Kigo.net’s online presence:

  • Assisting the Marketing manager in day-to-day activities
  • Assisting in writing and editing copy for marketing campaigns (emails and landing pages)
  • Managing Kigo’s social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ etc.)
  • Researching and creating content for the Kigo blog on a weekly basis
  • Keeping up to date with industry news
  • Link Building
  • SEO
  • Creation of eBooks

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Native English language
  • University degree in Marketing, Communications or similar
  • Experience using WordPress or Hubspot
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Experience in managing professional social media accounts and management programmes e.g. Hootsuite
  • Basic knowledge of HTML
  • A strong understanding of SEO
  • Attention to detail
  • Similar work experience (preferably in the vacation rental/ tourism industry)

Sales Executive for USA Market – Evening Shift

Job Description

Sales:

  • Researching various markets and identifying lead generation opportunities
  • Performing demos of the Kigo system and answering customer inquiries
  • Efficiently assisting in the sales process by maintaining a positive, proactive attitude
  • Making a financial proposal, negotiating and closing deals

Customer Support: Handle customer questions and requirements; interfacing with the appropriate Kigo departments.

Building & Managing Partnerships: Vacation rental portal channels and web agencies.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Native English language
  • At least 2 years inside-sales work experience with inbound and outbound calling, cold calling, or call centers (software sales preferred)
  • Excellent instincts for conversing with business owners and ability to think on the fly
  • Demonstrated performance in a high volume appointment-scheduling and/or inside-sales environment
  • Strong ability to build rapport with customers over the phone
  • Native English speaker, excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Good understanding of phone and email etiquette
  • Computer literacy
  • Proficiency in additional languages a plus

Sales Executive for South America Market – Evening Shift

Job Description

Sales:

  • Researching various markets and identifying lead generation opportunities
  • Performing demos of the Kigo system and answering customer inquiries
  • Efficiently assisting in the sales process by maintaining a positive, proactive attitude
  • Making a financial proposal, negotiating and closing deals

Customer Support: Handle customer questions and requirements; interfacing with the appropriate Kigo departments.

Building & Managing Partnerships: Vacation rental portal channels and web agencies.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Native Spanish language
  • At least 2 years inside-sales work experience with inbound and outbound calling, cold calling, or call centers (software sales preferred)
  • Excellent instincts for conversing with business owners and ability to think on the fly
  • Demonstrated performance in a high volume appointment-scheduling and/or inside-sales environment
  • Strong ability to build rapport with customers over the phone
  • English speaker, excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Good understanding of phone and email etiquette
  • Computer literacy
  • Proficiency in additional languages a plus

Sales Executive with native German

Job Description

Sales:

  • Researching various markets and identifying lead generation opportunities
  • Performing demos of the Kigo system and answering customer inquiries
  • Efficiently assisting in the sales process by maintaining a positive, proactive attitude
  • Making a financial proposal, negotiating and closing deals

Customer Support: Handle customer questions and requirements; and then interface with Kigo’s software development.

Building & Managing Partnerships: Vacation rental portal channels and web agencies.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • At least 1 year of work experience in the vacation/holiday rentals area
  • Detail oriented with good follow through on tasks
  • Ability to build rapport with customers over the telephone
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • Good understanding of telephone and email etiquette
  • Excellent verbal and written English, any other language will be a plus
  • Knowledge of the local market
  • Computer literacy

Sales Development Representative – UK Market

Job Description

Working in the sales department, the Sales Development Representative plays a critical role in growing our business. The main focus of this position is developing qualified prospects for our sales process by contacting provided leads, cultivating prospects, closing potential customers for product demonstrations, building new and strengthening existing industry relationships.

Successful candidates will be comfortable on the phone and posses a professional, positive demeanor.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • At least 2 years inside-sales work experience with inbound and outbound calling, cold calling, or call centers (software sales preferred)
  • Excellent instincts for conversing with business owners and ability to think on the fly
  • Demonstrated performance in a high volume appointment-scheduling and/or inside-sales environment
  • Strong ability to build rapport with customers over the phone
  • Native English speaker, excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Good understanding of telephone and email etiquette
  • Computer literacy
  • Proficiency in additional languages a plus

SaaS Developers (JS/PHP/SQL/BSD)

Job Description

Working with our senior developers, you will participate in building and evolving our all-in-one SaaS platform:

  • Evolving and improving our SaaS application daily used by thousands of rental agencies and property owners
  • Maintaining and evolving our API, used by over 100 vacation portals
  • Connecting to major vacation rental portals using third-party APIs
  • Connecting our system to new payment gateways (+20 payment gateways connected)
  • Evolving our all-in-one vacation rental website CMS
  • Connecting to third-party cloud applications (Marketing, accounting, …)
  • Improving internal Back-office

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Javascript/DOM, CSS
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • BSD / Linux
  • Building an API / connecting to third-party APIs a plus
  • Connecting to online payment gateways a plus

Website Project Manager

Job Description

  • Managing day to day creative requests, including ensuring completeness of information, meeting management, task assignment, and stakeholder communication
  • Managing a wide variety of projects with multiple deliverables including web, online advertising, social media, email marketing, print advertising, direct mail and events
  • Leading the project management process including; requirements gathering, specifications, project plans, budgets and production schedules; identifying potential risks and recommends appropriate solutions; leading postmortem reviews
  • Communicating with all project stakeholders to ensure business priority and goals of the request are understood and met. Ensuring that all stakeholders are delivering on their commitments to each project. Ensuring project stakeholders are always informed of project status, progress and risks
  • Updating the status of all projects by means of weekly meetings, status reports, and daily updates to internal staff
  • Advocating for adherence to established project methodologies, processes and procedures and ensures these are used throughout the project life cycle
  • Working daily with cross-functional teams including Marketing Managers, Project Managers, Marketing Creative team members and Web Developers
  • Tracking and developing time sensitive projects and communicating up-to-date project schedules for all members involved
  • Developing and improving reporting

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Candidate should have a few years of experience managing website projects in a web agency. Good communication skills and fluent English are important; additional languages a plus.