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Established since 2005, Smart Aviation is one of the leading providers in the aircraft charter market. We have acquired a reputation for the personal and professional way we conduct our business with our clients, ensuring the right aircraft matches the request in question. No charter is too big or too small for us, whether we are flying a family, a football team or a large group of individuals for a global conference.

To support our growth in the industry, we are now looking to recruit an experienced Head of ACMI and Leasing to join our dynamic team based near London Gatwick Airport. This is a senior position which requires previous experience in a similar role and a passion for aviation and customer service.

Head of ACMI and Leasing

An opportunity has arisen for a self-motivated individual to join our exciting fast paced and winning team at Smart Aviation in the role of Head of ACMI and Leasing.

  • This role requires experience in either flight operations or ACMI contracts and is based at our London Gatwick offices on a permanent basis. Experience of working with airlines in the ACMI environment is essential.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Maintaining and growing our existing airline client base via cold calling, networking, referrals etc.
  • Building relationships with all airlines across the globe, gaining new contacts and adding to our contact database.
  • Maintaining and adding to our CRM database with prospective clients and updated current client details.
  • Pre-empting potential demand by constant monitoring of Aircraft Activity and being able to identify potential demand for ACMI requirements.
  • Responding immediately to ACMI requests, providing comprehensive solutions to our client’s requirements, and managing the whole process, from initial request through to contracting, and flight watching
  • Out of hours flight watching roster of all Smart Aviation’s Charter Operations, and pre-empting any potential issues, and coordinate appropriate action.

Skills and experience required

  • Proactive approach to work
  • Highly driven, enthusiastic, and hungry to succeed even under pressure.
  • Ability to negotiate and communicate with airlines globally.
  • To be a team player but also the ability to work on your own and be proactive.
  • Flexibility to work outside normal office hours.


An attractive salary package, subject to experience, with an uncapped commission structure and monthly on target earning (OTE).

To apply, please email with the subject ‘Head of ACMI and Leasing’.

Trainee Charter Broker

We have now filled this position.