Our client is a successful and dynamic elite travel company that offer a range of bespoke itineraries across the globe. Due to remarkable growth now seeking an experienced Villa Contracting Manager to join its busy team to manage, develop and enhance our clients portfolio of properties. This role is ideal for an experienced contractor seeking career progression and something unique.
Your career begins here, duties include:
- Responsible for all contracts, pricing, occupancy and yield management of our clients portfolio
- Contracting and negotiating rates and commission levels with existing and new villa owners
- Keep abreast of products featured in key media and competitors
- Ensuring villa owners adhere to contracting requirements including Health & Safety audits.
- Building and maintaining excellent relationships with key villa providers
- Source appropriate local representatives and suppliers to enhance the villa experience
- Ensure Travel Consultants are product knowledgeable
- Sourcing and producing marketing collateral (text and imagery) for web purposes
- Organise and operate PR trips for and to coordinate staff educational trips.
- Contracting management experience is essential within the travel industry
- Must have a good working knowledge of the South of France and Europe and experience of contract negotiation
- Drive, ambition and a ‘can-do’, flexible approach in order to continue to grow revenue and maximise margins.
- Excellent communication skills and ability to build strong relationships with suppliers
- Clean driving license
- French speaker is desirable but not essential
- Role available in either London or Gloucestershire
- Lucrative salary
- Travel perks
- Birthdays off
- State of the art offices
- Friendly team
- Varied job role
- Career development within a forward thinking & dynamic high class travel company
- Plus many more perks!
Give your travel career a boost and apply today! Please note only suitable candidates from a travel background will be considered for this role.
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