Product Executive - Worldwide Travel Company

Location
Crawley, West Sussex, England
Salary
£23000.00 - £26000 per annum + travel concessions and benefits
Posted
29 Jun 2017
Closes
27 Jul 2017
Ref
46475A
Contact
Lisa Cain-Jones
Job function
Product
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract

Product Executive - This Global prestigious travel brand are looking for a Product Executive to join their growing team on a fixed term contract until September 2018. As Product Executive you will hold a pivotal role in supporting the Product Manager in all aspects of buying and product management for your designated geographic area. This is a rare opportunity to join the Product team of this highly respected and successful travel company.

Product Executive - Role & Responsibilities:

  • Play an active part in assisting the Product Manager with selecting and contracting the product portfolio for designated destinations, including the negotiation of marketing contributions.
  • Responsible for the effective management of supplier relationships within the relevant destinations.
  • Assist with the co-ordination and management of supplier events.
  • Responsible for the analysis of booking data, web analytics and competitor analysis and make proposals to maximise the performance of the designated destinations.
  • Assist in ensuring that the identified product is on sale according to to agreed time frames.
  • Contribute to monitoring the quality of product on sale within the product portfolio and for resolving any quality issues which arise.
  • Identification of product training needs within the business and actively contribute to preparation and delivery of the training.

Product Executive - Skills & Experience Required:

  • Proven experience in the travel industry, with experience in a product role being highly desirable.
  • Excellent relationship management skills, with experience of supplier management and contract negotiations being desirable.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong commercial acumen.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Ability to manage and prioritise workloads and adapt to changing internal and external environments.
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail.

Product Executive - Additional Information:

  • Salary - circa £23k to £25k according to experience
  • Working Hours - 0900 - 1730 Monday to Friday
  • Excellent company benefits and travel concessions.
  • This is a fantastic opportunity for candidates with product / purchasing / commercial experience looking to take the next step.
  • Maternity cover role until September 2018.

If you are interested in the role of Product Executive please apply online or email your cv to Lisa@candm.co.uk. For enquiries please call Lisa or Louise on 01737 309984.

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