Product Manager - Tour Operator

Location
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Salary
Market Rate
Posted
22 Dec 2017
Closes
19 Jan 2018
Ref
48575
Contact
Sarah Smith
Job function
Product
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


Product Manager - Specialist Tour Operator - Hampshire - £ 30,000 - £ 32,000

This prestigious specialist Tour Operator, operate a range of specialist group tours from end to end and as Product Manager you will be responsible for the commercial performance of your team's product. You will lead a small team focused on providing exceptional, on budget holidays. You and your team will be responsible for:

Product Manager - Responsibilities

  • All existing and new product development
  • Research and develop innovative new product, meeting standards and reaching commercial targets
  • Contract and negotiate all product content
  • Product changes and supplier relation's management
  • Negotiating with suppliers including hotels, tour companies, transfer companies etc
  • Accountability for the trading performance of designated destinations and product lines
  • Competitor analysis and market research
  • Co-ordinating activities with other departments to ensure maximum exposure and sales
  • Identify areas of development based on competitor research, market analysis and demand.
  • Overseas travel to recce trips, meet suppliers, attend trade shows
  • Ensure all website images and content for product is displayed accurately
  • Support the sales team with product training and information.
  • To recruit and train office and specialist on tour staff
  • Coach team on best practices for negotiation, daily tasks and potential challenges


Product Manager - Skills

  • Previous experience in a product role at team leader level.
  • Would suit a process and planning driven individual with strong commercial acumen.
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills
  • An excellent communicator who is able to create a strong focused team ethic
  • The ability to take in multiple opinions and make decisions
  • Flexible to travel nationally and internationally as part of the role
  • Able to work towards tight deadlines
  • History of over delivery on targets
  • Experience in database systems
  • Strong commercial understanding

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