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Travel Partnerships Manager - homeworking

Platinum Travel Recruitment
Nationwide, London, South, North, Scotland
£30k-£35k NEG, DOE
Closing date
27 Oct 2021

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Tour Operator
Full Time
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Job Details

We are on the hunt for an experienced  Spanish, Italian or French-speaking Partnerships Manager to join a luxury travel company, working from home. The ideal candidate will be negotiating and contracting all suppliers in line with the planning of best-in-class, experiential trips.

Working cross-functionally with the Trip Planning, Operations, Brands, and Marketing teams, you’ll manage departure date planning, ensuring trips are planned to operate at the right times for both the source market and the destination.

Partnerships Manager Duties

● Contract suppliers

● Negotiate best rates/inclusions, block bookings, allocations and terms with all

suppliers (hotels, ground suppliers & DMCS) to maximise availability, offers, and best

available dates

● Price all trips to ensure they are competitive in the market

● Conduct competitor research to help with pricing, date planning, and contracting

● Own the purchasing strategy, forming long term relationships with key suppliers

● Liaise with Marketing to ensure we are strategically promoting the right trip dates at

the right time to the right audience 

● Be responsible for all ancillary pricing

● Identify opportunities to drive revenue growth, including by cross-selling existing

brands and where we can utilise good relationships and rates

● Leverage market research and internal data to come up with recommendations on

target markets and support the brand and planning teams

● Negotiate FOC spots for FAMs and PR /Trade trips.


Required experience:

● At least 5 years’ experience as a product, commercial, or purchasing manager within a group tour operator s essential

● At least 3+ years of experience in development of hotel and supplier strategy, contracting, and supplier management

● Excellent and demonstrable negotiation skills

● Passionate about creating long term partnerships

● Excellent communication skills

● Highly numerate with commercial nous

 ● Good knowledge of boutique and independent hotel properties worldwide

● Can confidently build strong relationships with key accounts

● Can efficiently manage a small but focused global contracting team

● Written and spoken language skills (particularly French, Spanish, and Italian) are preferred.


Our Story – Travel Recruitment Specialists

Platinum Travel Recruitment have become recognised specialists within the travel industry for many years. Our consultants possess a profound depth of knowledge of the travel industry having worked within travel, with an array of contacts throughout the UK and beyond. 

This is just one of the factors that allows us to provide a superior recruitment service. We ensure that our clients have access to the cream of the crop within the travel industry and candidates can enjoy exciting career-enhancing opportunities. The services that we provide to our clients and candidates show that we are not just recruiters; we are HR professionals, career advisors and experts in the travel industry.

Having two offices strategically placed in the Midlands and Surrey, close to London, this enables us to service a large geographical area and provide that face to face contact for both clients and job seekers.

Strategic in our thinking with a responsive approach to future needs, we think far beyond the conventional recruitment process by conducting a thorough analysis of both our candidates and clients.

Our experienced consultants manage the full recruitment process, screen and test each potential applicant matching the job specifications ensuring time is not wasted on unsuitable candidates. Our open, honest and committed approach will ensure that you reach your goals. So, let’s link up and chat what success means to you.


Why use Platinum Travel Recruitment?


Ability to supply professional pre-scanned travel candidates screened from consultants with years of experience in the travel industry.

Quality applicants rather then quantity.

We appreciate locating the right candidate can be a challenge. We save you time and money on locating candidates by short listing, database searching, head hunting and advertising the vacancies at no cost.

With our strong marketing prescience we are able to target the best applicants right from the outset.

Interviews are only organised for applicants clients wish to see free of charge. Once the candidate is placed a competitive fee will be charged with free trial periods for candidates starting with your organisation.

Many clients use us on an exclusive basis as we listen to requirements and offer the highest level of customer satisfaction whilst understanding your business needs.

If you are looking to expand your company or need recruitment advice feel free to call us on 0208 942 4103


Assistance with the interview and application process

Our experienced and qualified consultants will listen to your requirements in locating the right role and progress your career

Able to provide free career advice on your next move

We have a range of roles including Reservations, Business Travel, Marketing, Product, Management plus more many more exciting opportunities to enhance your career.

Our service is free and kept strictly confidential.

Utilise your experience and achieve your goal – send us your CV today

Find Us
Coombe Croft, Howell Hill Grove
KT17 3ER
United Kingdom
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