Partnership Development Manager (South West)
When you think of iconic brands certain names jump to mind. Join our team, and you’ll play a key role within our sales team as we continue to develop our sales, trade marketing and distribution strategy.
You’ll be joining the sales team at an exciting time, as we further develop our luxury proposition and as we prepare to put our 4th ship on sale in 2020.
As a Partnership Development Manager (South West) within the UK partnership development team, your role will be to develop the performance of a number of national and retail accounts across a specified geographical division (one of five UK Regions) by ensuring frontline travel agents are motivated and educated to sell Cunard cruises effectively. The role will be tasked to lead communications at a regional level across agents. Emphasis will be placed on product training/education and promotional events/activities for which the role will take full responsibility for coordinating and delivering. Your role will focus on the commercial relationship with a number of key travel agent partners, working with them on the development and delivery of Joint Business Plans. You will manage and target advertising and incentive investment, driving execution that aligns with the business plan.
Please see the job description attached for the full details.
You will have a solid commercial and / or sales background, and have a clear understanding of the UK travel agent universe. You will have experience of leading, or have a passion to lead, a geographically diverse team, supporting commercial, operational and personal development. You will be proactive in creating strategies and plans that line up with wider business objectives, and be confident in proposing and presenting them internally and externally.
This position has been levelled at CUK8
One of our core organisational values is that we are 'better together' and that’s why we’re working hard to build a flexible and inclusive culture; where difference is respected and valued and where our people can be themselves. Inclusivity is at the heart of everything we do so we welcome applications from everyone. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership and pregnancy and maternity.
Carnival UK is the operating company for P&O Cruises and Cunard. We provide unforgettable holiday experiences and operate a winning culture to achieve standout success.
Cunard’s ships have been defining sophisticated ocean travel for over 179 years. Our ships have always been The Most Famous Ocean Liners in the World. We continue our legacy of luxury ocean travel with our flagship Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth, with Queen Mary 2 providing the only regularly scheduled transatlantic service between Southampton and New York. In 2022 our fourth ship will join the Cunard fleet.
It takes great passion and real dedication to maintain our position at the top. That’s why extraordinary, passionate people are at the heart of our journey delivering the highest standards to our valued guests. With support to help you reach your potential, attractive company benefits and incredible employee offers on discounted cruises we want your career with us to be successful and fun.
Join us on our journey, apply now.