Product Assistant

Location
Winchester, Hampshire, England
Salary
Market Rate
Posted
23 Feb 2017
Closes
23 Mar 2017
Ref
45580
Contact
Sarah Smith
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

LUXURY TOUR OPERATOR - PRODUCT ASSISTANT - Hampshire. Competitive Salary

This specialist Natural World Tour Operatior are looking for a Product Assistant to help with the development of a range of safe, desirable and profitable wildlife and nature based holidays, ensuring they are market ready'


PRODUCT ASSISTANT - RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To ensure that the product offers trips that appeal to a broad range of customers, interests and regions
  • To ensure the product and all elements offered, meet the operational policies of the company
  • Ensure the product is continually exposing new opportunities to customers
  • Form alliances with a range of in-country suppliers, to meet our customers and company's needs
  • Research and identify the needs of the market and new opportunities for product : customer ratio
  • Maintain, provide and share knowledge of the product, to ensure staff can do their jobs effectively
  • Attend trade shows
  • Research and the market trends and competitor analysis

PRODUCT ASSISTANT - QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • Proven experience of a travel product development role
  • Proven experience with writing copy and creating costs
  • Proven experience with market research and analysis
  • A passion for travelling abroad, including independent travel experiences
  • Computer literate with Word, Excel & Databases (e.g. Access)
  • Planning workloads and delivering to deadlines
  • Educated to at least A-level standard

Ideal

  • Proven experience of working in the travel industry
  • Can demonstrate commercial awareness
  • Good destination knowledge (including airlines, airports, visa and health requirements)
  • Web literate with a solid understanding of Social Media websites, SEO and PPC
  • Proven experience of brochure (or similar) production




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