Join the team

What do you want from a career? Engaging daily projects where variety fuels your enthusiasm? A sociable and inclusive working environment, where you’re supported and appreciated? The opportunity to move and grow as your skills develop? Well, with Specialist Journeys, these things are very much within reach.

With offices in the UK and North America, and an existing team of both experts and passionate staff, this is more than just a job opportunity. This is the chance to work with people’s dreams, creating experiences that will leave guests with lasting memories.

Available Positions - May 2018


Product Manager

Purpose of the role:

To develop and drive forward Specialist Journeys’ product range through strong commercial understanding and the creation of exciting, demand driven products.

Duties and Responsibilities:

To create a commercially focused culture which results in increased sales and profitability.
To support staff in personal development through training and personal development programmes.
All existing and new product development
Research and develop innovative new product, meeting standards and reaching commercial targets
Contract and negotiate all product content
Product changes and supplier relation management
Negotiating with suppliers including hotels, tour companies, transfer companies etc
Accountability for the trading performance of designated destinations and product lines
Competitor analysis and market research
Co-ordinating activities with other departments to ensure maximum exposure and sales
Identify areas of development based on competitor research, market analysis and demand.
Overseas travel to recce trips, meet suppliers, attend trade shows , expect to be away 2 mths+
Ensure all website images and content for product is displayed accurately
Support the sales team with product training and information.
To recruit and train office and specialist on tour staff
Coach team on best practices for negotiation, daily tasks and potential challenges

Key skills and competencies:

Previous experience in a product role at team leader level.
Would suit a process and planning driven individual with strong commercial acumen.
Excellent leadership skills
Exceptional time management and organizational skills
The ability to take in multiple opinions and make decisions
Flexible to travel nationally and internationally as part of the role
Able to work towards tight deadlines
History of over delivery on targets
Experience in database systems
Strong commercial understanding

If you want to be considered for this role please email your CV and covering letter to tim@specialistjourneys.com


If you like what you see, give us a call on 01722 567423 or send an email to jackiewillis@specialistjourneys.com for more details, or to share your CV with us.