European Ski Product Manager – Ski Safari
Contract: Full time, permanent
Company: Ski Safari Limited
Location: Hove, East Sussex
Start date: TBC
We’re one of the UK’s leading independent specialist tour operators, in business since 1996. We have two successful and growing brands - Ski Safari specialises in tailor-made ski holidays to North America, Scandinavia, Asia and Europe and Freedom Treks offers guided and self-guided cycling holidays across Europe and Asia.
Based in modern warehouse offices in central Hove and just moments from the beach, our specialists provide tailor-made holiday packages direct to the customer, combining their first-hand resort knowledge and passion for travel with excellent advice and award winning service. Ski Safari was voted the UK's Best Ski Tour Operator for the last four years (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014). Freedom Treks was awarded the feefo Gold Trusted Service award (2018).
About the job
We're looking for an experienced product manager to join us and help us grow our ski programme in Europe. Based on your knowledge and experience you’ll help select the right resorts and properties to fit our business and using your relationships with the key suppliers in each resort you’ll contract rates for all elements of a ski holiday package. Working with our marketing team, you’ll write copy and select images for the website and set up new pages for each destination and agree a marketing plan for the new product.
Once on sale, you’ll work as part of our ski sales team to sell the new resorts, providing training and support to them as required. Working to agreed targets, you’ll be responsible for the success of the programme and will work closely with our admin and operations team to ensure our customers’ holidays are delivered as expected.
Ideally you’ll have held a similar position at another ski tour operator. You’ll have a good knowledge of at least two European ski countries and the key resorts there. As well as experience in all areas of product management, you’ll have a proven track record in sales.
Negotiable dependent on experience, plus generous company benefits including overseas travel to experience the products first-hand, a performance related annual bonus and company pension scheme.
Office hours are Monday to Friday 9 am-5:30 pm, with occasional 10 am-6:30 pm weekday late shifts and 10 am-4 pm Saturday shifts.
How to apply
Please email your CV with a covering letter explaining what you would bring to our company and why you would be a good candidate for this position to Matt Pavitt, Managing Director, by clicking "Apply Now"
Closing date: 11 June 2018
STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE