Senior Product Executive

Location
Cheshire, England
Salary
£20000 - £25000 per annum + educational, pension, mon-fri
Posted
20 Aug 2019
Closes
06 Sep 2019
Ref
22399
Contact
Meg Bramley
Job function
Product
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
A brilliant opportunity has risen for a Senior Product Executive to work within the luxury travel market for a great, well-established company in Cheshire. If you have a background in tour operations, with outstanding destination knowledge and a passion for all luxurious products then this is the new role for you. This really is a rare opportunity to join the Product team of this highly respected and successful travel company.

Job Description:
*Play an active part in assisting the Product Manager with selecting and contracting the product portfolio for designated destinations, including the negotiation of marketing contributions and exclusive offers.
*Assisting the Product Manager with selecting and contracting product portfolio.
*Maintain effective supplier relationships.
*Assist in ensuring that the identified product is on sale according to agreed time frames.
*Monitor the quality of product on sale within the portfolios and be able to resolve any quality issues that may occur.
*Identify product training needs and contribute to the delivery of the training.
*Attend relevant trade shows to main relationships with suppliers and contacts.
*Research new destinations and negotiate contracts.
*The planning and organisation of familiarisation trips.
*Attend and lead familiarisations trips, complete website updates and trip reports.
*Assist and help resolve client/resort issues.
*To support the contract loading team when required, and knowledge of contract loading would be advantageous.
*To co-ordinate and edit the company's website with up to date, accurate content, images and information on the products being sold - to include hotel, touring and cruise product.

Experience Required:
*Proven experience in the travel industry, with experience in a product role being highly desirable.
*Excellent relationship management skills, with experience of supplier management and contract negotiations being desirable.
*Ability to manage and prioritise workloads and adapt to changing internal and external environments.
*Good knowledge of Caribbean and European destinations is essential.
*Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
*Strong commercial acumen.
*Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word & Excel.
*Knowledge of Dolphin Dynamics reservations system (Preferred)
*Excellent accuracy and attention to detail.
*This role could potentially apply to someone with product, purchasing or commercial experience looking to take a step up!

The Package:
*Monday - Friday office hours
*A competitive salary of up to £25k (DOE)
*Educational trips/Familiarisations
*Holiday discounts
*Pension scheme
*Holiday entitlements

Interested?
If you are interested in this fantastic new opportunity, please forward a copy of your CV to meg@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk or contact 0161 923 6120 for more information. I look forward to hearing from you soon!

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