Cruise Product Executive

  • Job Reference: 1108700687-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2023
  • Recruiter: Travel Trade Recruitment Limited
  • Location: Chester, Cheshire
  • Salary: £22,000 to £25,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Additional Benefits
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Do you love cruise? Know your ships? And have an abundance of cruise knowledge? Previous product experience? Then this is the role for you My client is an award winning tour operator based in Chester and they are seeking a Cruise product Exec to join their new team! This is a fresh, new and exciting role where you will be responsible in marketing leading rates, aiding in the creation of cruise product strategy, building relationships with cruise suppliers and ensuring cruise product is loaded correctly as well as remaining competitive. This is a full time, hybrid or office based role in Chester. Monday to Friday with a salary of up to 25k depending on experience.


  • Responsible for supporting the Senior Cruise Development Manager in negotiating market leading rates, exclusive offers and availability with cruise suppliers
  • Aiding in the creation of the product strategy for our strategic cruise suppliers, specifically completing market research, competitor analysis and cruise product performance reviews
  • Supporting in the development and management of cruise supplier relationships across a range of cruise lines and across a range of international destinations
  • Responsibility for ensuring cruise suppliers pass across all information ready for loading into our booking systems
  • Ensuring our Cruise Product remains competitive through analysis of rates versus competition, and the follow-up required with cruise suppliers
  • Helping to ensure all designated Cruise Product lines and suppliers adhere to full Health and Safety requirements
  • Supporting the sales teams with cruise product training and information

What you will have:

  • Ideally have previous experience working within a Cruise - Product/Purchasing/Sales role within a UK Tour Operator
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint)
  • Good interpersonal, communication skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent team player with the ability to work independently
  • Ability to organise, prioritise and manage own workload efficiently to tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated, proactive and enthusiastic

The package:

  • Hybrid & Office based in Chester, with free parking
  • Monday to Friday office hours
  • A salary of up to 25k DOE
  • Company pension
  • 22 days holiday
  • Plus many, many more benefits!


Please follow the instructions to apply attaching your CV. This vacancy is being managed by Hollie on (phone number removed) (url removed)