Product and Marketing Executive – Exeter

Salary: £18,000
Location: South West, Exeter
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Internet & Digital Media, Marketing, Travel & Hospitality

Join our team of graduates who enjoy the Art of Intelligent Travel Organising.
A well-established (since 1989), luxury, specialist tour operator is looking for a graduate who wants a career in the travel industry.

This is an excellent opportunity to use your energy and passion for both travel and marketing to get involved in our luxury, tailor-made product and marketing department (to selected destinations worldwide including Italy, Spain, France, other Mediterranean countries, Sri Lanka, the Caribbean and Mauritius).

You will:-
• be responsible for ‘looking after’ existing products and programmes in a number of ways: Reporting on what sells, making sure our information is up to date, updating brochure/print, updating website, Investigating new areas, presenting the packages for new product, understanding the pricing of holidays, special offer understanding (loading strategic and tactical special offers), competitor analysis
• implement the marketing of the above with our website, use of print, use of direct mail (electronic and hard copy), use of social media where relevant, above the line advertising and use of PR
• report using Google analytics and Google adwords, as well as producing reports from our in-house reservations system
• use your understanding of the target audience and the psychology of purchasing habits to communicate directly with our clients.

This is a rewarding job for an energetic, bright and highly motivated person who can combine a naturally analytical way of thinking with creativity. Previous marketing experience is not essential and training will be provided. You need to demonstrate an ability to communicate in a style that is right for our target market, both verbally and in writing. You should demonstrate keen intelligence and self-motivation. You will need to be able to listen to a brief, implement what is necessary, work on your own, but also think independently about how to enhance and improve

You will be educated to UK degree level, probably from a Russell Group university. Good working knowledge of one or more European languages is an advantage and it is absolutely essential that you speak and write English fluently and correctly. You should have a commercial aptitude and quickness with numbers. Ideally you are naturally competitive, but also want to deliver outstanding customer service.

You may have spent time overseas travelling or working and are looking for a career in the travel industry, where you will be dealing with a high-value product and discerning, high net-worth clients.

You will be joining a team of other graduates, some from Exeter, others from other UK universities, who work across the company in holiday sales, marketing, product, admin and accounts, based in our attractive and spacious offices with parking in Exeter. There are career opportunities in different roles within the company. Training will be provided on the job, in-house and externally, including visits abroad where appropriate.

Please click on the apply now button to submit your application.