UK Product Executive

Location
South West London, London, England
Salary
£23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted
25 May 2018
Closes
22 Jun 2018
Ref
20391
Contact
Charlotte Williams
Job function
Product
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Seeking an experienced product and contracting executive to take on a new and exciting opportunity for a leading London travel company…

The role involves maintaining and developing supplier relationships, sourcing new products and features, dealing with contracts and planning and overseeing large events throughout the year. You will also be required to attend networking events and trade shows.

We are looking for someone with a confident, bubbly personality and an in depth understanding of the travel and tourism industry. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years' experience in a similar role, and offer excellent communication skills with the ability to negotiate.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES
*Build and maintain relationships with and then manage the performance of suppliers
*Support the Commercial, Finance and Operational teams in the agreement of contracts with suppliers, including discounts, short term exclusives and amendments
*Keep up to date with market trends and support the identification and sourcing of new and ad-hoc products and features
*Assist the procurement of services and products for the business
*Planning and overseeing key events throughout the year such as New Year's Eve
*Compare costs, quality and service to ensure the highest standard
*Attending trade shows and networking events across the UK where you will represent the company

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA
*Fluent written and spoken English
*Contracting and negotiating experience
*Experience working in a similar role - 2 years' experience preferred
*Proactive and professional attitude to work and learning
*Well organized and good time management skills
*Smart / Well-presented and polite
*Can work well to tight deadlines and prioritise work load
*A 'can do' attitude and able to work in a fast-paced environment
*Confident with Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
*Able to attend conferences and exhibitions outside of usual working hours

THE PACKAGE
This is a Monday-Friday role with working hours of 9am-5pm.
A starting package of £25,000 - £27,000 per annum is on offer.

INTERESTED?
Call - 0203 887 9444
Email - charlotte@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk
Click - "Apply Now"

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