​Yield Optimiser - Tour Operator (Mon-Fri)

East London, Essex, England
£19,000 per annum + comm OTE £24,000
12 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
RPTR - 01187
Job function
Full Time
Contract Type

Are you looking for a step up in the exciting, fast-moving world of Product & Commercial? If you have good knowledge of hotel banks, then this role defiantly has your name written on it!!

​Established for over 30 years, our client, specialist in long-haul tailor-made holidays, pride themselves on offering the best service to their direct customers and independent travel agents throughout the UK. Offering a high quality product and an exceptional level of service to follow, our client has built a strong and successful commercial relationship with the independent travel agents. They are now seeking a travel professional to join their dynamic product department, where you will be trained as a Yield Optimizer.

The Product & Commercial Role:

  • To offer alternative hotels to a hotel of the same standard at a lower rate
  • To check for hotel special offers and offer travel agents / direct clients the opportunity to change to a better hotel for the same cost, resulting in extra profit
  • Run daily booking reports where the product and commercial team have received an offer to see if you can switch any bookings
  • Meet Targets and Prioritize workload in order of urgency
  • Look for latest offers on hotels where you may be able to switch existing bookings
  • Look at comparisons with other suppliers to ensure your company is offering the best hotel rates
  • Liaise with Product Manager and offer recommendations

Now Let’s Talk About You:

  • 2 years’ previous travel industry experience essential
  • Knowledge of hotel banks essential
  • I.T skilled to a high standard
  • Good communication skills
  • Professional, polite, good team worker,
  • Willing to be cross trained in other operational areas

Hours of Work:
40 hours per week, Monday – Friday 9am – 5.30pm

  • Salary of £19,000 per annum plus commission. OTE £24,000
  • 28 days paid holiday (including bank holidays) increasing to 33 days for long service
  • Excellent Training
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Workplace Pension
  • Discounts for your own holidays
  • Overseas Fam trips
  • Incentives and Team nights’ out
  • Corporate Gym Membership scheme

​Important, Please Note: It is unlawful to employ a person in a UK-based role who does not have permission to live and work in the UK. You should make yourself aware of how immigration laws apply to your situation prior to applying. 

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