We are currently hiring for the following positions:
Partner Relations Manager
Ultimate Jet Vacations' Product Manager - Who are we looking for?
Our product manager will be our #1 liaison with our hotel partners & DMC's. We're looking for an experienced luxury travel industry professional with a reputation for being an excellent relationship builder. Must have a true passion for the travel industry. Outside-the-box thinker, who can be creative in finding win-win situations between our company and our hotel partners, be able to communicate and train our internal team on product, all while working with marketing & business development to focus our efforts on product & relationships that will maximize revenue.
*Please don't apply if the above does not describe you or if you don't have experience w/ the core skills we're looking for.
- Responsible for overseeing company's hotel portfolio worldwide, setting minimum standards for being part of our portfolio, establishing a procedure for adding new hotels as well as removing product
- Make strategic decisions for new destinations for our company to develop and execute contracting, training and sending our reservations team to discover, as well as developing new relationships.
- #1 Rule for Making Decisions: Ask “What are our clients looking for from UJV next?”
- Oversee & negotiate contract and marketing agreements with hotel partners to maximize revenue opportunities, maintaining company strategy for product offering
- Secure Co-Op Marketing Agreements, Overrides, and Low-Season incentives
- Strategically enhance relationships with all vendors, with a focus on key partnerships
- Establish or enhance relationships with DMC’s to improve our product offering & increase revenue
- Must make sure that our product offering at each destination is complete with all potential key partners on board for our reservations team to have all tools available to succeed.
- **Will include quarterly bonuses for alternative revenue raised towards marketing budget.
- Must establish a very close working relationship with our Sales Floor Manager, Reservations, Business Development, and Marketing Teams
- In charge of leading product training with our reservations team and communicating product updates throughout the company
- Assist Business Development team with Fam Trip logistics
- Set up unique, exclusive experiences for our clients as a benefit for booking through us (think outside the box, innovate)
PERSONALITY & EXPERIENCE
- #1: Passion for and experience in the luxury travel industry
- Experience in sales/marketing or revenue management is a MUST and knowledge of the ins and outs of how hotels operate
- Knowledge of luxury Caribbean, Mexico, USA, Hawaii, Maldives, Europe hotels is a plus
- Sharp negotiator who is always thinking of win-win opportunities, long-term thinker
- Strong relationship builder that will value our vendors as much as our clients
- Excellent communicator, must be able to communicate information and ideas clearly
- Methodical, attention to detail (contracts).
- MUST be well-organized and have excellent writing skills (really!)
- Process driven, always looking to improve internal processes
- Outside-the-box thinker, innovative
- Self-motivated, desire to work to achieve agreed upon goals and objectives
- Ability to integrate self to a fast-paced, exciting, growing company, entrepreneurial spirit is a definite asset
- Commitment to help build market leader in the luxury wholesale travel realm with a focus on luxury travel advisors
Enjoy the perks of working with a luxury travel company - travel to some of the top luxury destinations in the world! Oh, and we're also a pretty solid company. Just made the Inc 500 list of fastest growing companies in the USA as well as South Florida Business Journal's 50 fastest growing private companies. We have a fun team and work environment and try not to take things too seriously - it's hard work, but we make it fun!
ABOUT ULTIMATE JET VACATIONS
- #465 on Inc 5000 2016 List of fastest growing private companies in America
- #2 South Florida Business Journal's Fastest Growing Companies - 2016 Fast 50 Under $25 Million
Ultimate Jet Vacations is a boutique luxury tour operator with in-depth knowledge of the luxury hotel market that works with the top luxury travel advisers in the industry as a wholesaler. Our concept is simple: Do the right thing for our clients, listen to their needs, and success will follow.
These elements, combined with an impeccable and highly experienced concierge team, represent the concept and essence of our product.
This is a fast moving firm, looking to bring on board bright individuals with skills to grow within our company. Our company is young and growing very quickly - which means there's opportunity for our employees to grow and develop long term careers with us.
To apply to any of the above, please send a cover letter and resume to:firstname.lastname@example.org