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Commercial Analyst

Travel Trade Recruitment
Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
£30000 - £40000 per annum + Additional Company Benefits
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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My client renowned for delivering unparalleled luxury experiences on the high seas are seeking a dynamic Commercial Analyst to join their commercial team. Do you have experience of reporting KPI metrics? Do you have a good understanding of competitor analysis and data integrity with current business information systems? If the answer is yes, click apply today!

The role in a nutshell…

This role carries responsibility for the delivery of timely and accurate reporting of KPI metrics to the UK business, providing regular pricing availability updates & co-ordination of promotional activity from a pricing/discount perspective. You will also be involved in competitor analysis & data integrity within the current Business Information Systems.

This role requires close working relationships across all areas of the business to ensure everyone is fully conversant with the current sales trends, offers and pricing levels, and that any changes are communicated effectively. It is ideal for a Commercial Analyst with 2-3 years' experience to join a fast paced, ever changing and growing business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Net Revenue Optimization: Identify and capitalise on opportunities to enhance net revenue and profitability at both global and market levels.
  • Data Analysis and Recommendations: Analyse data to make informed recommendations on pricing, promotions, global guest sourcing, occupancy maximisation, and revenue optimisation.
  • Market Strategy: Develop strategic and tactical responses to market changes, inventory needs, and overall revenue management strategy, with projections on their potential impact.
  • Policy and Sales Optimisation: Recommend market policies, payment terms, and sales conditions to improve booking curves and prevent retroactive revenue loss.
  • Analytical Tool Management: Maintain, optimise, and create analytical tools to track demand trends and booking curves by market, cabin, channel, and key segments.
  • Performance Reporting: Produce daily, weekly, and monthly performance reports. Prepare weekly presentations highlighting key focus areas and insights for global alignment.

Ideal Candidate Profile

  • Minimum of 2 years in a role focused on commercial marketing or sales analytics
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. Experience with business intelligence and visualization tools such as Power BI or Tableau is essential.
  • Experience with reservation systems and a background in the cruise or broader travel/hospitality industry is preferred
  • Demonstrates strong analytical abilities, capable of interpreting complex data and presenting clear, actionable insights.
  • Highly organised with excellent time management skills to manage productivity across different time zones.

Company Benefits:

  • Opportunity to be part of a dynamic and innovative team in the cruise industry.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package, including performance bonuses and travel perks.
  • Career development and advancement opportunities within a rapidly growing company.
  • A supportive and inclusive work environment where your ideas are valued and encouraged.
  • Hybrid working (3 days office based in Manchester City Centre / 2 days from home
  • 25 days holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • FAM trips and business travel as required.

How to Apply:

If you're ready to embark on an exciting journey with a leading cruise company, we would like to hear from you! Please send your CV and a cover letter detailing your experience and why you would be a perfect fit to Gemma - or call me on 01619236120


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.

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.
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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

London Office
Tel: 0203 887 9444

Birmingham Office
Tel: 0121 222 2624

Manchester Office
Tel: 0161 923 6120

Leeds Office
Tel: 0113 394 4147

Scottish Division
Tel: 0141 248 5222

Temp Division
Tel: 0203 887 9444



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0203 887 9444
3rd Floor, 1 Aldgate

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