Product Assistant

Location
London, England
Salary
£22000 - £26000 per annum + Fantastic Travel Perks
Posted
17 May 2017
Closes
14 Jun 2017
Ref
CW18930
Contact
Charlotte Williams
Job function
Product
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
If you work in the travel industry and pride yourself on accuracy and attention to detail and love the creativity and development of the product department then this fantastically friendly company are looking for you.

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 system is loaded accurately and kept up to date with all special offers and prices.
*Maintain all up to date contracts and product files on hotels and resorts.
*Data Entry of all contracts and product information
*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
*Analyse market and competitor activity including regular piece and rate comparisons with our competitors
*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
*2 years' experience in a Product Assistant/Contracts Assistant role at a Long Haul tour operator would also be desired
*Travel industry experience in an admin role would be desired
*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


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


INTERESTED?
Call - Charlotte on 0207 347 5060
Email - charlotte@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk
Click - 'APPLY NOW'