Commercial Crystal Ski Student Placement - 12 month FTC

Posted 15 November by TUI in the UK

During your time on the award winning TUI Placement Scheme, you will assume a Commercial Executive role within Crystal Ski. Whilst on the scheme, you will support a portfolio of destinations within the Crystal Ski programme where you will gain valuable professional skills which really matter in a high performance company. From day one you will form part of a commercial team that sits at the heart of everything that we do, making important commercial decisions which will help to drive forward the strategy and profitability of the UK business.

TUI Group is one of the world’s leading leisure travel groups. Right now, we’re developing into a European-wide organisation that will continue to deliver award-winning travel products and services. Joining us on placement will not only provide opportunities for you to gain invaluable work experience, but will also offer the benefits of being part of an exciting, larger, multi-cultural and united team, with the chance to re-join us after graduation if you perform well.

It goes without saying that we think our Placement Scheme is one of the best and we’re pleased to say that we’re not alone. We’re are consistently placed in Rate My Placements Top 30 Medium Placement schemes - an award based on the reviews of our previous intakes!


What you will be doing

The purpose of the Commercial Executive position is to provide support to the destination team. Working closely with the Destination, Yield and Aviation teams this will be achieved by providing market & portfolio analysis, supporting the trading performance of the destinations, monitoring competitor activity and working with the Content & Customer Proposition teams to ensure the right level of exposure for key properties & strategic partnerships. You will also be required to support in the pricing of our products, starting at the initial brochure pricing through to early and late trading. You will gauge demand for certain products to ensure that we maximise revenues. The commercial executive will also be expected to build a strong understanding of our cost base and identifying any areas that need to be addressed. You will also be involved in the pricing, loading and trading of our ancillary products.


What we are looking for
  • Undergraduates looking for a 12 month, full time placement position as part of a sandwich degree 
  • 300 UCAS points from 3 A-Levels or equivalent 
  • Expected degree classification of a 2:1 or higher
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage tight deadlines 
  • Motivated team player 
  • Confidence and competence with numbers and analysis 
  • Ambition, passion and a desire to work in the Travel Industry

Working within TUI group

For us in Crystal Ski Holidays, the mountain is everything. We love it as much as our customers do - and we get to talk about it every day. Imagine that?
Since 1981 we’ve been finding the best places to ski, and the most beautiful lakes and mountains to awaken our senses in the summer months. We are the UK’s leading ski operator and our success is rooted in our people and their passion for the mountains. Many of us started out as reps overseas and have developed careers in the UK after several seasons on the snow. In fact several of the Leadership team started out that way.
We are enthusiastic, fun, approachable, and expert on all things ski & lakes. We work hard for our customers to ensure they can easily choose, book and experience the best possible holiday for them.

TUI UK and Ireland is the UK’s largest tour operator with key brands including TUI, First Choice, Marella Cruises and Crystal Ski Holidays. Sub brands include Sensatori, Sensimar, and Family Life, as well as First Choice Holiday Villages and SplashWorld Resorts. Our airline is the UK’s third largest with 62 aircraft operating to over 88 destinations in 30 countries. We have a team of more than 10,000 employees serving over 5.5 million customers each year.

It’s our people that make us number one.

TUI Group is the leading tourism business with over 67,000 employees across the world. The Group includes our unique hotel portfolio, our cruise ships, our own aircraft, tour operators, travel agencies, and much more. At TUI, we have embarked on a journey of development towards a more digital, connected and integrated future. But we haven’t arrived there yet. Join us now and shape the future of travel.

You can look forward to a competitive salary, pension scheme and further benefits such as generous holiday discounts, great rates with foreign exchange and discounts with retailers and a £500 relocation loan (deducted from your pay).*.

In addition, you will be offered an extensive and tailored programme of learning and development and some excellent graduate employment opportunities. Please visit our website for more information.


How to apply

1. Apply online Fill in our online application form. There’s a series of questions to answer and a CV upload section.

2. Online Test If your application is successful, you’ll be asked to complete an online numeracy test. There may be a similar test at the Assessment Day if you pass this one.

3. Telephone Interview If you successfully pass the online test, you'll be asked to complete an interview by phone.

4. Assessment Day The final step in our application process is the Assessment Day. There’ll be several different exercises to run through as well as a competency based interview. You’ll find out more about this closer to the time.

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*Correct at time of going to print, some benefits are non-contractual and subject to change

Anticipated closing date is 31 January 2019 however this may be subject to change if we receive a high application response.


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