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Associate Product Development Manager : CVPD-APDM-080621

Not Actively Recruiting

Friday, August 6, 2021

We are looking for an Associate Travel Market Manager who has a passion for travel, is excited to learn new things, and wants to influence the creation of those memorable experiences for our Travel Agent customers. Is this you?

What you’ll do:

  • Assist Managers and Directors with dayto-day operations, partner relationships for both hotels and ground operators of assigned products, including merchandising, training & education and providing resolution for escalated issues
  • Manage and maintain adhoc projects for the department
  • Lead crossdepartment initiatives and communication
  • Develop and sustain strong partner relationships by providing relevant data insights and consulting services
  • Manage profitability for your specific destination to obtain and maintain terms and conditions set by Classic Vacations
  • Create presentations and present to external partners
  • Review numbers and communicate to partners what they mean; strategize to gain more sales
  • Negotiate contracts, rates, inventory on a daily basis of assigned products
  • Create training materials for our internal and external customers
  • Provide unique market insights (partner reports, competitive data, key performance drivers)
  • Secure seasonal deals and dynamic promotions to support Classic’s merchandising and marketing efforts
  • Market and merchandise opportunities to ensure crossteam awareness
  • Travel: approx. 15% travel required for market visits
  • Communicate with Operations and submit tasks for all hotels to be correctly loaded in the system as well as monitor that our system reflects correctly the hotel’s content and contract
  • Make final decisions regarding client issues and vendor offloads
  • Interact with Vendor Payables Department concerning reconciliation issues

Who you are:

  • Associates/Bachelor's degree
  • 3+ years of experience in a similar industry role
  • Advanced Excel and Tableau skills
  • Strong analytical skills – not only working on numbers and statistics but able to articulate and strategize them with your partners
  • Must have the ability to juggle multiple tasks at once, be organized, and work in a fastpaced environment
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experienced in areas of focus negotiation and hotel account management; relationship building
  • High impact personality: intellectually agile, entrepreneurial mind set, empathetic in relationships
  • Partner who works effectively across all levels of the team with a heart for mentorship
  • Motivated, resultsfocused and metrics-driven
  • Expert in organization and time management with a mastery over details
  • Persistent when facing challenging situations and attending to all needed follow up
  • Sincere in building relationships and earning the confidence of others
  • Open to technology innovation in a fastchanging business environment
  • Change ambassador

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