Caribbean Product Executive

Recruiter
Travel Trade Recruitment
Location
London
Salary
22000.0000
Posted
12 May 2017
Closes
10 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
If you are a Caribbean enthusiast with a love for all things travel, then this fantastic tour operator are seeking a product executive to join their family friendly team.

THE ROLE
The main purpose of this role is to work closely with the Product Manager to develop, plan and deliver a range of profitable quality products to meet the strategic aims of the business. Negotiate the very best commercial terms and to preserve and improve the company's market position.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
*To ensure that TMS Is loaded accurately and kept up to date with all special offers and prices.
*To produce regular monthly statistics detailing company sales performance
*To assist the Reservations department with day to day contract queries
*Assist the Product Manager with drawing up contracts / Hotel Information forms
*Assist in all brochure production tasks. This includes image selection, copy checking, price checking and copy approval
*Assist in the Product training for reservations team as required
*Analyse market and competitor activity including regular piece and rate comparisons with our competitors
*Maintain up to date contracts and product files on hotels and resorts
*Produce regular Special offers updates to Reservations and assist in producing Special Offers for Trade and Consumers
*New Product Development - Assist in looking at future commercial opportunities
*Assist in the handling customer complaints. Liaising with hoteliers and airlines
*To represent the company at travel industry events when required

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS REQUIRED
*Sound product knowledge of the Caribbean is ESSENTIAL
*Knowledge of the Indian Ocean and Middle East regions and preferably other long haul luxury markets would be desired.
*Highly numerate and analytical
*Strong organisational skills with an eye for detail
*Literate, numerate, analytical and creative with excellent computer skills
*Commercially astute with strong negotiation skills
*2 years' experience in a Product Assistant/Contracts Assistant role at a Long Haul tour operator would also be desired

THE PACKAGE
*Monday - Friday: 09:00-17:30
*Salary - £22,000 - £26,000 DOE
*Travel Perks
*Fantastic friendly office environment

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