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Click&Go to Appoint New Product Development Manager

Click&Go to Appoint New Product Development Manager

Click&Go has created the new role of Product Development Manager (Cruise, USA and Worldwide) and the closing date for applications is Tuesday 31st January.

To apply for this job, send a copy of an up-to-date CV and a cover letter to jobs@clickandgo.com

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

The successful applicant will initially report to the Chief Executive and will then report to the Head of Product. Click&Go launched cruise holidays in 2014 and wants to build that growth for cruise across the key brands – and also wants to focus on developing its USA and Worldwide programmes.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop relationships with key suppliers
  • Develop product flow to the sales and marketing teams year-round
  • Update the Sales and Marketing teams with live pricing and content for promotion
  • Regular reporting on performance across all three product areas – Cruise, USA and Worldwide
  • Be responsible for setting the strategy and targets for cruise, USA and Worldwide
  • Be responsible for the product portfolio on the ClickandGo website (research, decision making and loading) to ensure the right product offerings
  • Liaise with key suppliers in terms of regular meetings, targets and overrides

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Three to five years’ experience in product or business development
  • Strong proven commercial background ideally in the travel industry (but not essential)
  • Highly proficient in Excel and ideally in programmes such as Tableau to graphically present statistical results
  • Highly numerate in terms of management information, reporting, performance analysis and competitor reviews
  • Strategic planning experience and results orientation
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Self-sufficient once training provided for any product areas

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • A positive attitude towards work
  • A professional telephone manner
  • Self-motivated and able to work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Flexibility and a great team player
  • An ability to prioritise own workload
  • Problem solver and solution focussed
  • Good commercial and competitor awareness
  • Confident / Self-driven
  • Professional
  • Ability to multitask

DESIRABLE BUT NOT ESSENTIAL

  • Background in the travel industry
  • Product experience in one of the following would be very beneficial – Cruise, USA and Worldwide

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as required by the ongoing needs of the business.

As the company grows and evolves, the above criteria may change. As a result the company will endeavour to carry out performance reviews on an annual basis.

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 50 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 40 years.

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