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Aviation Manager

Succeed Recruitment Solutions
Birmingham, West Midlands / Home-based
Highly competitive plus bonus & excellent benefits
Closing date
27 Feb 2022

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We're looking for a commercially focused, travel industry professional to join a leading Tour Operator as an Aviation Manager.

Based in our client's Birmingham office, (with the potential to also work from home) the role will see the successful candidate responsible for all aspects of Aviation, to include building of relationships with airlines, securing new deals and marketing funds, meeting sales targets and driving sales of preferred airlines through the business. The role will involve liaising with existing e-sales customers, reservations and airlines.

Previous experience within a similar role is essential for the position, along with a pro-active, motivated approach and in return, our client can offer a competitive salary plus bonus and excellent industry benefits. If this role is of interest to you, please contact us today for a confidential chat, or apply online.

Role of Aviation Manager:

  • Ensure that reservations team & e-sales managers are updated with new fares, special fares, changes to routings
  • Produce airline reports for preferred airlines, flown revenue and booked revenue
  • Assist product department by providing airline and long-haul content for offers for marketing
  • Assist with GDS Relationship at operational level
  • Organise, attend and minute airline meetings with airlines and secure exclusive fares, marketing funds and airline of the months
  • Monitor competitor activity and pricing
  • Monitor company websites and e-shots for accuracy, content and relevance and test
  • Incentive management and co-ordination, including providing accounts with invoicing information and updating of spreadsheets.
  • Specialist fare management, to include cruise fares, cat 35, e-global, corporate fares and one ways ensure that they are loaded into all GDS systems
  • Liaising with e sales customers to keep them updated with relevant new fares, special fares, changes to routings, drop netts via e-shot
  • Assist MD with airline marketing plans, ensure they are kept updated and monitored

Skills required for the role:

  • Previous experience gained in a similar role within the travel/airline industry - essential
  • Excellent worldwide geographical knowledge, airline and fares knowledge - essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Strong customer focus
  • Strong analytical and organisational skills

If you’re interested in learning more about this Aviation Manager role, please contact Succeed Recruitment Solutions or press the apply online button now!

Not for you? Then please visit our website to view the other exciting roles we have available;

Succeed Recruitment Solutions – for the best Travel jobs, Multilingual jobs and Contact Centre jobs.


Succeed Recruitment Solutions is a specialist recruitment consultancy dealing with roles across the travel sector, including Airline, Business Travel, Cruise, Conference & Events, Contact Centre, Hotel/Hospitality, Homeworking, Leisure Travel, Multilingual, Retail Travel, Tour Operations & Travel Technology.

We partner with some of UK’s leading organisations, recruiting from entry level right up to senior management positions. Whether you’re a candidate looking for an exciting career opportunity or a client looking to fill an urgent vacancy, we’re with you every step of the way.

We’re renowned for the highly personal service we offer and have a singular aim for clients and candidates – success!

If you want to speak to people who will take time to understand exactly what you’re looking for and are prepared to go just that little bit further to help you achieve success - you’re in the right place! At Succeed, we place huge emphasis on finding roles which will not only match your skill set but will offer you the working environment and career potential you deserve. 

We enjoy excellent relationships with our clients and want to spend time getting to know you so that we’re able to confidently recommend you to them and them to you. By taking the time to do this, we can be sure the fit will be a good one. We also understand how important feedback is to our candidates and will always provide this following an interview or assessment day – we know only too well that there’s nothing worse than being left in the dark after all your hard work and preparation! 

To find out more about how we can help, or to view our current vacancies, please visit our website; or call us on 0161 408 0357 / 0358 for a confidential chat. We look forward to hearing from you!

Find Us
0161 408 0357 / 0358
Peter House, Oxford St
Greater Manchester
M1 5AN
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