SENIOR TRAVEL PRODUCT EXECUTIVE

Recruiter
Progressive Travel Recruitment
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
30000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
28 Feb 2019
Closes
27 Mar 2019
Job Type
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
SENIOR TRAVEL PRODUCT EXECUTIVE
COVENTRY
UP TO GBP35,000 DOE

THE JOB
This is a hugely exciting opportunity to be part of a very well established and growing travel company who are looking for someone highly knowledgeable and experienced in long-haul travel with a background either in a travel product executive role or as a long-haul tailor-made senior travel consultant who is looking to make a move into travel product. You will specialise in developing new tours, tailor-made itineraries and products within their long-haul travel portfolio. This will involve liaising with existing and potential new suppliers, visiting them when necessary, as well as working with the marketing team to make sure the new product is marketed effectively. You will need to be commercially intelligent to ensure accurate costing, pricing and required margin returns on each product and provide training to ensure the whole team is up-to-date with current and future products

THE COMPANY
A well-established and growing travel company in Coventry

WHAT EXPERIENCE DO I NEED?
*Educated to Degree level
*Experience of working in a long-haul travel product department, with direct reports, or a proven background in arranging long-haul tailor-made travel is essential
*Driving licence, able to travel abroad regularly
*Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
*Highly customer focused, friendly and team orientated
*Numerate with strong commercial acumen
*Ability to prepare and present well
*Proactive, demonstrating initiative and problem-solving abilities
*Strong influencing and negotiation skills

WHAT'S IN IT FOR ME?
You'll benefit from an excellent basic salary plus generous company benefits, free parking and international travel as part of the role. This is also a Monday to Friday role with office hours

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Progressive Travel Recruitment (a trading name of Progressive Personnel Ltd., est. 2005) is a leading international travel and hospitality recruitment company with offices in the UK, USA, Canada, United Arab Emirates, South Africa and The Maldives.