Director of Leisure Travel

Location
City of London, London, England
Salary
Bonus/Benefits
Posted
06 Aug 2019
Closes
03 Sep 2019
Ref
53596
Contact
Tim Robinson
Job function
Commercial
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Director of Leisure Travel - London. An exciting and newly defined, board-level role working for a well-known travel business in Central London. Using your strong commercial skills and expert knowledge of the UK Leisure Travel Industry, you will be responsible for driving the organisations proposition, marketing, commercial and business development functions to grow the business.

Director of Leisure Responsibilities


You will be responsible for leading a team of around 15 people, creating and delivering strategic initiatives to grow the business which will involve developing the organisations proposition, managing and shaping the suppliers they work with (air/hotel/cruise/ancillaries), engaging with trade partners to retain and grow the customer base. You will be operating at a strategic level in the business with the expectation of rolling your sleeves up to drive things forward from the ground up.

Director of Leisure Skills Required

  • Must have a sound knowledge of the UK Leisure Travel Industry - online and retail travel agencies, tour operators etc
  • Broad commercial skill-set with experience of developing customer propositions and delivering multi-function strategic initiatives
  • Inspirational people leadership skills
  • Strong financial acumen with experience of managing p&l's
  • Experience of supplier negotiations and management
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


Director of Leisure Package

A highly competitive basic salary, dependent on experience to be discussed on application plus bonus and benefits

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