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Villa Contracting Manager

Job title: Villa Contracting Manager
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Cheltenham
Industry: Tour Operators
Salary £35k per year
Reference: AJCM02
Contact name: Anna Jones
Contact email: anna@tmstalent.co.uk
Job description

Villa Contracting Manager

Cheltenham

Base Salary to £35,000 +bonuses

PURPOSE:

My client is a leading high- end luxury Travel Company offering a bespoke travel experience.

As part of their product, they have an exclusive villa program. They are seeking a Contracting Manager to report to the Programme Manager to increase the portfolio of Villas across Europe.

Villa Contracting Manager- Key Responsibilities:

Negotiating rates/commission levels with existing and new villa owners

Sourcing new product to ensure that the client is at the forefront of the market

Analyse market trends and keep abreast of product featured by competitors

Report on performance of profit within your region

To organize PR trips for journalists and educational trips for staff

To help facilitate processes such as contracting, pricing, sales operations and market to ensure a seamless launch for each villa

To ensure all villa information is updated and accurate for marketing purposes

Building and maintaining strong relationships with villa owners

Ensuring that contracting requirements are adhered to, including Health and Safety audits

To ensure Travel Consultants have the product knowledge to sell effectively and advising/supporting where necessary

Assisting with marketing and reporting

Revenue and Profitability

  • Monitor quotes and proposals sent to ensure maximum conversion to sales
  • Have an awareness of team targets, so that these may be met/exceeded
  • Maximise profits through accurate use of in-house database/reservations system and margin guidelines.
  • Minimise costing errors through attention to detail.

Villa Contracting Manager- Experience required:

  • Previous travel industry experience
  • Flexibility to travel overseas when required
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Good working knowledge of the South of France and the rest of Europe
  • Clean driving license
  • French speaker (desirable)
  • Villa Contracting Manager- Salary and Benefits
  • Base Salary to £35,000
  • Pension
  • 30 days annual leave
  • Travel Concessions

If this position is of interest, please contact anna@tmstalent.co.uk, or call 02078123811. Please note, due to the volume of applicants, we can only contact shortlisted candidates.