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Commercial Specialist (2813146733)

Sales Associate 銷售

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GCSE/Scottish Standard Grades A-Level Postgraduate or above 碩士或以上 Undergraduate or above 學士或以上 Intermediate apprenticeship 學徒

Apprenticeship 學徒 Contract 合同制 Full-Time 全職 Internship 實習 Part-Time 兼職

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Hythe, Kent, United Kingdom

Commercial Specialist - Shortbreaks Salary starting at £25,000 DOE Benefits 37.5 hours per week Location - Hythe, Kent We strive to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels at home, no matter where you choose to work. For us, it’s about being connected and contactable. Due to the nature of this role, there may be times where we require you to work from the office, however we are open to those looking for a hybrid of home and office-based working. About Reporting into the Contract Manager, we’re looking for a Commercial Specialist to join our fast paced and dynamic supplier-facing Commercial team with responsibility for negotiating rates and availability with, and monitoring daily rates for, our offsite hotel programmes. A Commercial Specialist is a Commercial expert with good communication and negotiation skills, working closely with the Contract Managers to drive revenue through hotel performance and Commercial opportunities. Commercial Specialists are great at working independently, efficiently and have exceptional organisational skills, with the ability to multitask on a daily basis. You will provide day-to-day support to our Contract Managers in managing the relationship with our key hotel partners, using data and analysis to identify trends and opportunities and contributing to their strategic decision making. Championing destination strategies, you will deliver exceptional service to our suppliers helping to maximise their sales whilst offering our customers competitive hotel pricing. Would you like to…? Build and maintain relationships with hotel suppliers on a daily basis, ensuring sufficient supply at all times. This will include negotiating and securing additional allocations, being responsible for day to day questions and issues from hotel suppliers. Use the data system (Looker) to translate the data into information to drive hotel performance. Learn about the different markets, what drives performance, and know what it takes to provide a good product, and negotiate a good deal. Analyse hotel rates and availability using OTA Insights to ensure we’re delivering the best package prices, are on sale when we should be, and identifying revenue driving opportunities. Support the Contract Managers with the drawing up of hotel contracts and offers. Be creative and come up with good ideas for revenue driving opportunities. Communicate and collaborate with other teams to support the launch of new products and development projects, attending meetings where necessary to represent and contribute from a Commercial perspective. Work closely with the Operations team and Content team to ensure the Commercial tasks are moving forward and are completed on time. Take the opportunity to develop skills and progress your career. What you can bring to the team: Strong negotiation and communication skills with the ability to build strong rapport. The ability to flex and adapt your style depending on the situation. You have strong organisational skills and can prioritise your own workload You are able to work independently when needed You have the ability to work under pressure and hit deadlines while maintaining a high level of attention to detail Good numerical and data analysis skills with the ability to spot trends and seek opportunities. A strong interest in understanding commercial markets and negotiations, is results focussed and able to see the bigger picture. Think commercially and creatively to drive revenue, and think of new opportunities. Is proactive, confident, and is able to make independent decisions. A forward thinking attitude, pre-empting problems and providing solutions. Is assertive and able to hold position, challenge and push back on supplier demands. Has versatile IT skills with excellent knowledge of tools and platforms to report internally and externally on the performance of suppliers (e.g. Excel, Google Slides etc) It’s a bonus if you have… An understanding of Shortbreaks products and our Partners Experience in using CHIP’s Everyone’s career path is individual and different, so this is just a guide. At Holiday Extras, we’re looking for diverse perspectives and big ideas from people who are curious and keen to learn. So even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job, you’re encouraged to apply so that we can discover your unique talents How we hire for this role: We know your time is precious, so we keep our application and interview process as quick and easy as possible, being open with what to expect before and at each stage. If we believe you might be a match for a job you’ve applied for, you’ll enter our hiring process as follows: Step 1 Initial phone call to find out more about you Step 2 Face-to-face interview with our hiring managers including a task to complete Step 3 A chance to come in and meet the team Cultivating a diverse and inclusive culture is paramount for our business. As part of this, we have designed our interview process so you can be comfortable to confidently convey your strengths and who you are. Recognising we are all different, if for whatever reason you need us to adapt the process, please get in touch via recruitmentholidayextras.com. Why choose Holiday Extras? We believe that time is precious, so we create products, tech and services that make travel and holidays memorable and fun. We’re on a mission to Remake Holiday Making our customers’ needs, wants and dreams into reality, for every stage of their trip. At Holiday Extras we’re creating a workplace where everyone can thrive. A place where you can build your career and reach your limitless potential, supported by a community of experts to help you get there. Not only can you learn from us, but we can learn from you as you bring your unique experiences and knowledge into our team to help us grow together and transform the way our customers travel. By joining our team, you can enjoy a world of benefits, including 25 days off, your birthday day off, enhanced parental leave, pension, life assurance, cycle to work and electric car schemes. Supporting your wellbeing, we also have a free employee assistance program, discounted gym memberships, private medical insurance and health screening (after 4 years’ service). We also have a network of trained mental health first aiders, on hand should you need support. Learn more about our unique culture and team.