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Product Manager

Employer
Travel Trade Recruitment
Location
South East London, London, England
Salary
£40000 - £45000 per annum
Closing date
3 May 2024

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

Job Details

Amazing opportunity for a Product Manager to join a friendly team in London. You will be responsible for driving profitable income through the creation and oversight of products and services in your designated portfolio. Your duties encompass every element tied to achieving a successful product outcome, including its design, contracting, pricing strategies, yield optimisation, and the provision of services within the country. If you are a Product Manager looking for fresh new challenge, please apply below.

The Job:

  • Collaborate to provide continuous support, guidance, and direction to the product team.
  • Ensure timely and spec-compliant delivery of all tasks, in alignment with internal structures and reporting lines.
  • Participate actively in planning meetings from concept through execution to ensure successful project scope delivery.
  • Oversee and innovate in product training, ensuring engaging and relevant content is produced for staff education.
  • Monitor the markets and conduct quarterly competitor and price analyses.
  • Price services and itineraries within margin guidelines for promotional materials, maintaining consistency and accuracy.
  • Ensure quality control in all service aspects, maintaining standards and compliance.
  • Analyse weekly tour performance, adjusting as needed with global and local partners.
  • Coordinate with partners on itinerary changes and standards.
  • Ensure flight schedules align with travel plans.
  • Partner with Customer Relations to address regional issues.
  • Stay updated on travel advisories, informing the team of critical updates
  • Research and develop new marketable ideas.
  • Leverage feedback to improve and innovate product offerings.
  • Stay ahead of industry trends to inform strategic planning.
  • Evaluate sales against targets to gauge product success.
  • Ensure competitive pricing while maximising profit margins
  • Proactively disseminate product updates and information internally.
  • Equip teams with necessary information for effective support and communication.
  • Update and refine tour documentation, ensuring clarity and accuracy.
  • Develop new materials aligning with brand standards.
  • Proofread all promotional materials for consistency and accuracy.
  • Assist the brochure production team with content and imagery
  • Work with the Global Product Team to align strategies and product offerings.
  • Engage in innovation discussions for product improvement.
  • Share updates and collaborate on best practices with global counterparts
  • Assist in the brochure production process, ensuring timely delivery of product content.
  • Ensure all materials are accurate and comply with quality standards
  • Foster and enhance relationships with all suppliers, including hotels, airlines, and DMCs.
  • Represent the company at relevant industry events and promotions.

Skills Required:

  • Proven track record in product management preferably within the group touring sector.
  • Commercially astute, with the ability to analyse data to make substantiated recommendations to improve commercial performance.
  • Co-ordinate and deliver operational functions.
  • Customer service and quality focused.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Suite - Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Experience in copywriting, proofing and image selection.
  • Proven relationship management skills with Destination Management Companies (DMC) and other business partners.
  • Ability to design and deliver creative and differentiated new product.
  • Clear and effective communicator both written and verbal.
  • Must have a high level of attention to detail.
  • Proven effectiveness in time management skills and working to structured deadlines.
  • Team player and ability to work autonomously.
  • In-depth understanding and commitment to product differentiation and market impact.
  • Able to work under pressure, in the dynamic environment that is travel.
  • Willingness to take ownership of all challenges in the product area with focus on the outcome.
  • Driven to test, learn and find best practice.

The Package:

  • Salary £40,000 - £45,000
  • Hybrid Working Model: Eligible for 50% in-office and 50% remote working.
  • Annual Bonus: Participation in the company's annual bonus scheme.
  • Educational Trips: Annual opportunities to experience our products and destinations firsthand.
  • Travel Discounts: Significant travel discounts for family and friends.
  • Pension Scheme: Enrolment in the company pension plan.
  • Holiday Entitlement: 23 days of annual leave, increasing by one day each year up to 25 days, in addition to public holidays and educational leave.
  • Additional Leave: Enjoy your birthday off as an extra day of leave.
  • Gym Membership: 50% discount on gym membership fees.
  • Healthcare: Access to a private healthcare plan after one year of service.
  • Team Building: Regular team-building events to foster a collaborative work environment

Interested:

  • If you would like to apply for the above vacancy, please click 'APPLY' or email helen@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

Company

TRAVEL TRADE RECRUITMENT
Travel Trade Recruitment handles vacancies from hundreds of employers each year. We have a wide variety of permanent and temporary job opportunities within all sectors of the travel industry, including business travel, tour operations, retail travel, and reservations.
We want to help you find the ideal travel industry job, make the next career step, and maximise your potential. We do this by finding out about you, as well as what is important to your career goals and lifestyle aspirations.

TRAINING
We also offer CRS training courses in the four major systems of Galileo, Sabre, Amadeus, Worldspan, and can advise which course would enhance your career.
Find more details at www.traveltradetraining.com

VOTED 'BEST UKTRAVEL RECRUITMENT CONSULTANCY'
Travel Trade Recruitment won three awards in 2009 for Best Travel Recruitment Consultancy, including 'Best UK Travel Recruitment Consultancy' at the Globe Travel Awards, Star Recruitment Consultancy at the Travel Bulletin Awards, and Travel Recruitment Company of the Year at the recent British Travel Awards. We are an official ABTA Industry Partner, Members of the Institute of Travel and Tourism (IATA) and the Recruitment and Employment Confederation.

All information supplied to Travel Trade Recruitment will be dealt with confidentiality. Your details will not be passed onto a Client without your specific permission.

Our service to job seekers is completely free. Contact your nearest office and speak our friendly consultants for free advice, or register for our online recruitment services at

www.traveltradejobs.com

London Office
Tel: 0203 887 9444
Email: london@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

Birmingham Office
Tel: 0121 222 2624
Email: birmingham@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

Manchester Office
Tel: 0161 923 6120
Email: manchester@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

Leeds Office
Tel: 0113 394 4147
Email: leeds@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

Scottish Division
Tel: 0141 248 5222
Email: scotland@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

Temp Division
Tel: 0203 887 9444
Email: temps@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

 

 

Company info
Website
Telephone
0203 887 9444
Location
3rd Floor, 1 Aldgate
London
EC3N 1RE
GB

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