Product Assistant

Posted 17 April by TUI in the UK

A fantastic opportunity to work for a leading travel company in a fast paced environment responsible for the planning and product strategy of our mainstream holidays. As Product Assistant, your role is fundamental in supporting the Product Manager in developing and driving forward the TUI UK product in line with the strategic imperatives and wider Group strategy.

TUI UK & Ireland is one of the leading markets within the TUI Group – the world’s number one integrated tourism business. Within the Product department, we understand what our customers want and how the world is changing to design and develop dream holidays, many of which they can only get through us. As we deliver these holidays, we achieve growth and profitability by focusing on what customers want, how much they will pay, and ensuring our key messages are understood.

What you will be doing

As a Product Assistant you will have responsibility for a number of destinations, assisting on the commercial performance including competitor analysis, seasonal planning, online and offline product content and promotion of our holidays within the brands and Group product strategy.

You will play a fundamental part in planning and implementing of seasonal plans. You will understand factors that affect market demand, the competitive landscape as well as customer feedback, to ensure the future programme is planned appropriately.

You will support the Product Manager in developing pricing strategies for each of your resorts to ensure they are priced correctly to hit target margins that maximise profit and revenue.

Regular tracking of sales and margin performance by property and destination with the trading team is a key part of the role and taking steps to maximise sales and to overcome any barriers. You will use statistics on web share and other available information to review and challenge web content, working with other internal customers to implement changes

You’ll need to display strong communication skills with key stakeholders across the commercial division and beyond, to drive current and future business strategy.

What we are looking for
  • Knowledge of Specialist Holidays including Tour holidays, City Holidays and/or scheduled flying business models is highly desirable.
  • Educated to degree level (desired but not essential)
  • Flexible, adaptable responding well to change
  • Team Player
  • ‘Can do’ attitude
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Understands customer perspective, with knowledge of the TUI & First Choice product line up
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Numerical, confidence with numbers

Working within TUI group

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.

How to apply

Apply online, we just need a few details from you and your CV.

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