As a Product Executive, you will have a key role in supporting the Product Manager in all aspects of product management. You will be the face of the company to our suppliers and a vital link for our sales team. Creating and maintaining great relationships with suppliers is pivotal to the success of the business. You will need to demonstrate strong interpersonal skills along with excellent negotiation skills, a firm hand at times, great attention to detail, perseverance and drive. It is vital you are passionate about expedition cruising to the Polar regions, as the primary focus of the role will be related to this area of the world, although there may also be requirements to assist with ad hoc projects for Latin Routes.
Future Latin Routes Products / Brands
As the company grows your responsibilities may also be applicable to any additional holiday products, sub brands, sister companies or partners that the company creates.
During the development of the business and this new role, your flexibility is required to take up tasks not listed above, if deemed appropriate and practical by the management or the board. This will be discussed and agreed as and when necessary, About You The number one thing we look for is energy and enthusiasm. We want someone who will embrace what we are trying to achieve as a company and work hard to help us get there.
You will find an ideal candidate list below, but every point is not essential as finding the right person is most important.
The role is a hybrid one which includes 2 set days in our head office in Kingston Upon Thames, currently Tuesdays and Thursdays. This enables the team to be together for collaboration and support. For the other days, you are welcome to choose whether you work from the office or at home and currently, the majority of the team choose to work from home on those days.
Your flexibility will be required to work at any location across London on occasion (such as travel shows) and there may be the occasional ad-hoc requirement to work an additional day or two in the office. The hours are 42.5 per week, Monday-Friday, 9am – 5:30pm with 45 minutes for lunch. There may be the occasional requirement to work an additional weekend for specific events, but time for this is given back in lieu. Members of the Product team are also expected to attend evening networking events throughout the year where possible, but these are not frequent.
In return you will receive a competitive basic salary dependent on experience. Employees will also receive 24 days holiday (plus bank holidays and birthday), which increases with length of service. Please note we have a holiday embargo at key periods of the year for your department. Additional benefits include pension, a generous company discount for personal trips, free travel insurance, a volunteering day each year, as well as the opportunity for company fam trips to our destinations.
There is a bright and vibrant atmosphere in our office and the team regularly socialise both at company events and informally. We are looking for someone who would be looking to be involved with this side of company life. Our office is located within a 5-minute walk of the shops, bars and restaurants of Kingston Town Centre.
If you like the sound of the above and would like to apply for the role of Product Executive, please send your CV and cover letter to email@example.com.
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