Travel Product Executive

Location
Swindon, Wiltshire, England
Salary
£18000 - £22000 per annum + Step into a product role!
Posted
06 Jul 2018
Closes
03 Aug 2018
Ref
H20652
Contact
Helen Cassin
Job function
Product
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
I am currently recruiting for a Swindon based specialist tour operator who are rapidly growing, literally by the day! I am looking for Product Updaters to work within the product department where you will be responsible for monitoring and maintaining availability and pricing on all new and existing products, ensuring that it keeps within the KPI of margin per passenger that is set each month.
You will be reviewing all of the package elements on a daily basis inclusive of flights, cruise, hotels, tours and any other land arrangements, any changes must be highlighted to the line manager with possible solutions and the variance to the margin if costs have changed or impacted the product.
Checking all stock is in line with the monthly plan and run rate forecast, if the run rate changes highlight to the relevant department any requests to replenish stock to ensure that the plan is not affected by any changes, and the website and or any marketing reflects any amends to the package and that sales are also aware. This role is a fantastic way to step into a product role within the travel industry!


EXPERIENCE:
*To create a good relationship with air, operations, trading & contracting teams
*Communication skills essential
*Good organisational skills
*Must be adept in use of MS Office 2000 or later, particularly Excel and Word, Internet and email.
*Able to get on with others and be a team-player
*To be able to react to the movement of a "live package" that may impact trading & marketing decisions and ensuring that all changes are flowed through to relevant departments
*Able to understand profit and loss calculations and basic business finance, e.g., gross margin percentages and calculations.
*Able to work extended hours on occasions when required dependent on business needs.
*Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook.
*Reliable, tolerant, and determined.
*A natural forward planner who critically assesses own performance


THE PACKAGE:
The successful candidate will be rewarded with a fantastic basic salary in the region of £18000 - £22000 which will be dependent on experience, you will also be entitled to the comp[ant pension contribution and medical benefits. The working hours for this role are Monday - Friday 9am - 5.30pm

INTERESTED?
If you have the experience within the travel industry I am looking for please submit your CV by following the link and clicking "apply" email your CV to helenc@traveltravelrecruitment.co.uk or call Helen Cassin on 01293 850647 for more information.


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