Destination Executive / Product Executive (Travel)

Recruiter
Talent Hub
Location
Crawley
Salary
23000.0000
Posted
14 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Destination Executive

up to £25,000 per annum plus excelent benefits

Gatwick, Surrey/Sussex

You will need to have proven experience of working in the travel sector, an understanding of promotions and ideally some product / contracts experience within the hotels, lesisure space. This opportunity is with a globally recognised travel brand. Reporting into the Destination Manager, this role offers the opportunity to develop your career.

The job responsibilities include:

  • Contributing to identifying, developing and implementing new destination products to optimise commercial opportunities and meet business requirements
  • Responsible for buying the product portfolio for designated destinations, commercially beneficial, to agreed timeframes and in line with company policies and regulations
  • Effectively manage the supplier partners in designated destinations to optimise commercial opportunities, delivery of targets and service level agreements
  • Accountable for contracting non-hotel product or services as required in line with company objectives
  • Accountable for proposing the product sourcing approach for designated destinations

You will have:

  • Previously worked in the travel industry in a Contract or Product role
  • Skills in identifying commercial or partnership opportunities within the travel sector
  • Proven success in negotiating and relationship building in a B2B market within the travel sector.
  • Be commercially savvy and astute
  • A good knowledge or marketing and providing products for customers and target audiences
  • A willingness to travel and represent the company and trade functions.