Senior Product Executive

Location
CR0 0AA, Croydon
Salary
UPTO £30K
Posted
17 Sep 2019
Closes
17 Oct 2019
Ref
DCVJJ7687
Job function
Product
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

As a Senior Product Executive you will undertake an array of tasks & responsibilities:

Primarily to take control of your area of remit and to facilitate with brochure production for different destinations and resorts. Day to day duties will include writing copy, proof reading, pricing and planning of resorts to include in the brochure and to see the production through to completion  

Responsible for negotiating with hotels for rates, allocations and favourable conditions. Ensuring that all contracts are received to deadline and that contract conditions are met and fully logged to completion. To co-ordinate and sub-manage both websites with up to date content and information on the products being sold. Help the team to be thorough and drive sales through the new online bookable site via effective use of budgets and pay per clicks. To support the Commercial Director in contracting. To take place either with UK representation/trade shows followed by email/telephone. To follow through on offers and help monitor incentive contracts with suppliers e.g. unique deals, commercial rates, additional allocation. To ensure the in-house reservation system and website is updated with latest rates  and offers. Ensuring that all contracts are received to deadline, and that contract conditions are met and fully logged and loaded. Liaise regularly with the Commercial Director to follow through on negotiated product. Follow through with reservations via managers to ensure product success. The role will also require excellent commercial awareness and good communication skills, the ability to work proactively under own initiative and to be organised and methodical. You have to be able to work to tight deadlines. Follow through with Sales & Marketing to ensure all mediums for promotion are utilised in your best interests.

Skills

Travel industry knowledge is a must. Knowledge of the following destinations – Middle & Far East & Caribbean Second language proficiency would be an advantage Good knowledge of Windows based applications.

  • Good organisational, negotiating and analytical skills.
  • Product role you would need to have had experience in a travel consultant or marketing role. Basic knowledge of revenue management.

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