Product Executive

Location
West London, London, England
Salary
£28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted
31 Aug 2017
Closes
28 Sep 2017
Ref
19405
Contact
Linda Moyes
Job function
Product
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Want to fly high in your next career move? Do you have a passion for all things Travel?
Do you have a Product Executive background with European knowledge?
This company sell epic Eurotrips, Big Game Safaris, American road trips, sailing voyages, pyramid expeditions and Asian adventures for travellers between 18-39.



THE JOB:
The Product Executive will undertake tasks, projects and analysis that contribute to the performance and delivery of the company product ranges. The role will primarily focus on the Europe program, but may work and assist across other product ranges as needed.
The role requires a thorough understanding of product development, pricing, costs of sale, contracting and competitor movement from a group touring perspective.
The role will assist with contracting accommodation for groups in hotels and hostels, product development, brochure production, managing relationships with suppliers and destination management companies, and assist in the procurement process and schedule management of trips. Where necessary, the role may require some travel to develop product, negotiate contracts and liaise with suppliers.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
*Minimum 2 years travel experience in a Product/Contracting role or similar
*Commercial awareness with strong negotiating skills
*Highly numerate and analytical
*Confident making decisions based on analysing numbers
*In-depth knowledge of European destinations
*Experience with accommodation and activity suppliers
*Experience with group travel requirements
*Extensive experience with Microsoft Excel
*Experience in collecting, assessing and automating data
*Excellent English verbal and written communication skills


THE PACKAGE:
The starting salary for this Product Executive role is £ 28,000 to £ 32,000
The role is initially planned to work 09.00-17.30 Monday to Friday

INTERESTED?
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CONTACT INFORMATION:
This role is being managed by: Linda on 02038879444 linda@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk
PLEASE NOTE:
Due to the volume of applicants received, only suitable candidates will be contacted.