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Contracts Executive


Up to £24000 per annum + bonus


A Specialist Travel Tour company based in Kent are looking for a Contract Executive to work for their successful, diverse, fast growing tours team.

  • Are you an Outgoing go getting individual who wants to develop and progress? Do you have Contracting/Product experience within the Travel Industry and looking to get away from the London commute?

  • Product Development

  • *Analyse market trends (both own product and industry) and propose new tours
    *Create new itineraries (tours) for presentation at appropriate meetings
    *Take advantage of new routes/flight opportunities

  • Yield Management

  • *Review sales and take appropriate action in terms of renegotiation of rates, increase late availability rooms and contracting forward departure dates

  • Commercial and Contracting

  • *Maintain and react to competitor analysis on all product
    *Negotiation of rates/dates/terms for assigned areas within given parameters.
    *Renegotiation of existing contracts
    *Maintaining excellent supplier relationships and promoting the brand positively
    *Ensure all assigned areas have a valid contract in place
    *Dealing with invoice queries

  • Costing and Pricing

  • *All costs/dates for assigned areas loaded
    *Pricing of itineraries in accordance with company margin requirements

  • Product Management

  • *Res training on new and existing tours to ensure high quality of knowledge on detail is given
    *Ensure that all information regarding assigned areas is communicated promptly internally
    *Brochure proofing
    *Assisting with PostTrip Reviews and complaints
    *Management of Tour Dossiers

  • Operational

  • *Assist in any operational situation should the need arise, to support the relevant Manager

  • General

  • *To complete any task in addition to the above that may be needed by; The Chairman, CEO, Managing Director or Head of Tours

  • Essential Skills

  • *Previous product or commercial experience in a tour operator role essential
    *Strong team and work ethic, providing assistance when colleagues absent
    *Good communication skills
    *Numerate with good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
    *Excellent understanding and application of English language both oral and written
    *Excellent attention to detail
    *Strong interpersonal skills and an outgoing, approachable personality
    *Ability to work in a busy and pressured environment
    *Willingness to travel internationally for work


  • The salary package on offer for this position of Contract Executive includes a basic salary of £24,000 (plus bonus).


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    Please note that only candidates who meet the shortlisted requirements will be contacted

Posted 30 days ago

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