When it comes to people who work for this luxury Tour Operator, this travel brand wants individuals to express themselves in an environment where change and new ideas are celebrated. This is because they truly believe every person who works in their luxury tour operator contributes to the company’s on-going success and where they go.
As a Product Executive & Tailor-made Sales Consultant, you will support the Company’s new development strategy with this combo role by creating, developing and selling the tailor-made holidays & tours to Australia, NZ and South Pacific Islands. You will ensure the delivery of the new department’s growth objectives, working alongside other destination Product and sales departments in achieving company goals.
For the Successful Applicant, this position will eventually lead to becoming a Product Manager for Australia, NZ and South Pacific Islands destinations.
The Exciting Combo Product & Sales Role:
Create & develop an outstanding Australia, New Zealand & South Pacific Islands Product
Work closely with the Travel Management team, taking responsibility for the product range adding new products and updates of best seller destinations to Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific Islands
Develop relationships with Hoteliers, Ground suppliers and DMC’s, negotiating best rates etc.
Be involved in Product development meetings with the Product Managers/Product Director and brainstorming new product trends on a weekly/monthly basis where appropriate
To interpret, create and develop new commercial deals quickly for the luxury travel brand - act with pace
Sell tailor-made holidays and tours of the products you have created
Research Australia, NZ and South Pacific markets and blogs to make sure your travel brand is constantly focused on your customer’s holiday product needs, using websites, ecommerce sites - including travel blogs and social networking sites
Research in overseas markets and visiting travel trade shows
Provide input into the product strategy for the department
Support with the development of new colleagues joining the Australia, NZ and South Pacific Island team, delivering relevant training and support when required
Understand the luxury travel brand’s business and customer strategy
Now Let’s Talk About You:
Previous experience in Creating Tailor-made holidays and tours to Australia & New Zealand in a fast-paced travel environment is essential
Possess knowledge of the players within the current Australian and New Zealand market place
Experience of selling South Pacific Islands is an advantage but not essential
Ambitious with Good leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to initiate and build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Good Influencing skills and Organisational skills
Strong Presentation Skills
Ability to work to Targets
Interested? This Luxury tour operator employs some of the nicest, brightest and most interesting people in the travel industry. Our client’s working environment is development lead, where individuals are encouraged to progress towards their career goals, to their full potential.
Salary Package: The basic sales is up to £28,000 per annum, plus commission, where the OTE is £50,000.
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.
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