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Latin America Travel Product Executive (from sales to product) - hybrid

Platinum Travel Recruitment
Surrey, South West London
£30k-£32k DOE, NEG, + perks
Closing date
4 Aug 2022

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Job Details

We are seeking a driven Latin America Travel Product Executive to join a highly successful travel company, hybrid role based in SW London/ Surrey. Ideal for an existing Latin America product professional or a Latin America Travel Specalist seeking a career in product.

The Travel Product Executive has a key role in supporting the Product Manager in all aspects of product management. Ideal for an existing product executive seeking their next step in product within a reputable travel company.

Travel Product Executive Duties:

  • Assist the Product Manager in the selection and refinement of product offered to clients
  • Look for and implement new product opportunities that the business can add into its portfolio 
  • Planning and costing of website and ad hoc itineraries, always considering new product and ways to improve or refine the current portfolio
  • Negotiate with suppliers for the most competitive rates
  • Set contracts with suppliers and negotiate the best terms
  • Write texts for hotels and excursions and load into the in-house system with accompanying images
  • Copywriting
  • Provide support to the Marketing team in product selection and development for marketing campaigns
  • Competitor analysis and market research.

Essential Requirements:

  • Knowledge and passion for Latin America, as the primary focus of the role will be related to this area of the world, although there may be opportunities to progress into other destinations.
  • Experience in contracting and/or rates negotiation
  • Commercially minded individual, with a drive to help the business grow
  • Experience in the sale of tailormade or luxury holidays
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A good understanding of the tailormade holidays sales process
  • Excellent attention to detail.

Hybrid working role, social team, FAM trips abroad career progression, pension and many other perks are on offer. Please note, only suitable candidates from a tour operator with product or sales experience with good knowledge of South America will be considered for this post. Salary is negotiable depending on experience.


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

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Coombe Croft, Howell Hill Grove
KT17 3ER
United Kingdom
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