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Contracts Executive — Clerkenwell, London

Posted on:
9th September 2013
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Contact Details

Name: Jobs - UK
Company: Secret Escapes
Contact via: Email
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Package: Competitive salary (commensurate with experience)

Secret Escapes launched in January 2011, specialising in ‘Flash Sales’ (limited time sales at heavily discounted prices) of luxury hotels and holidays. Due to rapid expansion the company is now searching for a Contracts Executive to accelerate our drive in this exciting area of opportunity.

The role

Reporting to a designated Contracts Manager, this person will be responsible for assisting the Contracts Manager in their daily tasks and ensuring offers are price checked and contracts are in order. This role includes the following duties:

  • Liaising with suppliers to obtain final offer details and the best images
  • Price-checking of offers to ensure Secret Escapes maintains the optimum level of discount
  • Ensuring the maximum amount of allocation is maintained during the sale period
  • Sourcing and “warming up” new hotels to work with Secret Escapes
  • Assisting with Customer Support issues and queries

As this team is a main hub you will be liaising closely with all of the other teams in the company, so good communication, attention to detail and a proactive, positive approach is vital.

Your profile

  • Experience in the online travel/hotel industry, particularly in a contracting or loading department
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and speed
  • Organised, thorough and methodical approach to work
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, ‘can do’ attitude
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Personable, good communicator

Is this the right role for you?

Secret Escapes is a privately owned business (c 65 people) experiencing substantial growth and with a wealth of opportunities. Our environment is exciting, the pace of change is lightning fast and we have little or no red tape to slow us down. We all have a deep-seated belief that we can really make things happen and if you are similarly energetic and prepared to roll your sleeves up and get stuck in you will love the opportunity that this role will give you.