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Product Manager

Employer
Red Planet Recruitment
Location
South East London
Salary
£30,000 per annum + lucrative benefits on offer
Closing date
6 Jul 2022

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Sector
Tour Operator
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Job function
Product
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Job Details

Product Manager £30,000 + lucrative benefits, South East London (Hybrid)  An awesome new Product Manager opportunity has become available to join a multi-award winning Tour Operator in South East London. This sought after role will join an established Product team and report directly to the Head of Product. The successful applicant will assist in the development of our client’s worldwide holidays and tours programme aligned with their business objectives.

Our client will consider candidates who are Product / Contracting / Commercial Executives looking for a step up to become a Product Manager or an experienced Product / Contracting / Commercial Manager seeking a new role.

This exciting brand’s mission is to continue to grow and bring new talent to the business and develop their global products & services they offer, also to lead the market in the destinations they sell.

Some international travel involved.

Product Manager Responsibilities:

Commercial

  • Maintain and react to competitor analysis on FIT and tours product
  • Negotiation of contracts and special offers
  • Research and develop new markets and destinations
  • Research hotels to be sold via direct contacts and 3rd parties
  • Maintaining excellent supplier relationships and promoting the brand positively
  • Analyse market trends (both own product and industry) to propose and then develop new tours
  • Tour amendments and hotel changes
  • Take advantage of new routes/flight opportunities
  • Yield management of tours and river cruises and cancelations
  • To monitor the daily sales with the Head of Product to highlight areas / products to improve sales for the business
  • To undertake overseas visit from time to time to contract hotels or tours and or to inspect destinations and services

Costing and Pricing

  • All costs/dates for assigned areas loaded
  • Pricing of itineraries in accordance with company margin requirements

Marketing and Brochure

  • Ensure timely delivery of all brochures in conjunction with the Head of Product and the marketing department

Team Management

  • In conjunction with the Head of Product and the team, look to streamline processes and introduce good working practices
  • To ensure the team is working as efficiently and productively as possible and to ensure accuracy of all material being sent out from the dept.

Essential Skills

  • Previous product, contracting or commercial experience in an outbound tour operator is essential
  • Strong team and work ethics and good communication skills
  • Numerate with good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an outgoing, approachable personality
  • Ability to work in a busy and pressured product environment

The Package:
This Product Manager role comes with a competitive salary, fantastic benefits and an opportunity for fast career growth and personal development in the company, both financially and within the role itself.

  • Basic salary is £30,000 per annum
  • Hybrid role, 3 days in the office, 2 days from home
  • Private pension
  • Private health cover​
  • Work one month from anywhere in the world
  • Gym membership​
  • Department and company team-building dinners
  • Long service awards scheme
  • Annual leave buy and sale scheme
  • Personal days
  • Professional learning sponsorship and professional subscriptions​
  • Life cover​
  • Enhanced payment for maternity and paternity leave​
  • Nursery vouchers
  • Lunch on the company and in the office every other Thursday
  • Fresh fruits and essentials for breakfast​
  • Cycle to work scheme

Sounds Like You?
If so, we’d love to hear from you!

Important, Please Note: It is unlawful to employ a person in a UK-based role who does not have permission to live and work in the UK. You should make yourself aware of how immigration laws apply to your situation prior to applying

Company

We are travel experts

No matter what your career goals, Red Planet has the expertise and the travel industry connections to help you maximise your potential in today's job market. 

We believe a job is more than just a means to pay the bills - it is a creative outlet for people to apply their skills and talents to something that’s bigger; something that is both challenging and rewarding. The right job will not leave you dreading Monday morning, but positively anticipating what new things the week will hold. If that is something you have yet to discover, then it’s time to call Red Planet! 

As specialists in travel recruitment, Red Planet offers candidates a service that is second to none. The services we provide to our candidates show that we are not just recruiters; we are career advisors and experts in the travel industry.

Red Planet prides itself on the fact that the recruitment team is managed by people who know the travel industry exceptionally well because they have also worked in this exciting and vibrant sector. This makes a big difference as they know what they are talking about.

We have merged the best services that a recruitment agency can offer in order to create an exclusive travel industry personnel and recruitment service, benefiting both our candidates and clients.

Consider us your travel industry connection

Contact us

Red Planet Travel Professionals
86-90 Paul Street
London, EC2A 4NE

Telephone: 020 3540 8981
Email: jobs@redplanetrecruitment.co.uk
Skype: redplanetrecruitment

www.redplanetrecruitment.co.uk

 

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