A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a large tour operator based in Birmingham as their Aviation Manager. The purpose of this role is to maximise commercial opportunities from strong relationships with airlines and to ensure sales growth is generated from airline-based marketing campaigns. Reporting to the board of directors, this opportunity if the most senior aviation role within the business and will be responsible for all matters relating to aviation.
Aviation Manager responsibilities:
Managing, developing and strengthening airline relationships
Negotiating fares and terms
Recommending promotions based on airline deals
Managing and developing existing marketing campaigns
Implementing product aspects of promotional campaigns
Monitoring and analysing promotional campaigns
Managing relationships with GDS provider
Maximising the scope and profitability of airline-based opportunities, in particular looking to build online sales.
Specialist Fare Management, to include, cat 35, e-global, corporate fares, cruise fares
Aviation Manager Skills Required:
Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a similar role
Strong relationships with airlines
Excellent commercial, analytical and numeracy skills
Strong leadership skills
GDS experience -Amadeus, Gal and Worldspan
Superb communication skills.
Interviews to be held ASAP. Please apply by submitting your CV FAO of Marie Moore or feel free to call Marie on 07958 191955/ 0203 5877087.