Villa Product and Partnerships Manager

World Travel Holdings - Remote3.4

Full-timeEstimated: $110,000 - $140,000 a year
EducationSkills
Overview

Do you possess a natural ability to develop vendor relationships? Are you a strategic thinker with proven ability to create operational efficiencies while mentoring and developing a remote team? If yes, this may be your next career opportunity!

World Travel Holdings is seeking a Villa Product & Partnerships Manager for its Luxury Villas Division. In this role, you will lead a team responsible for the set up and deployment of luxury villa products in accordance with our website style guide. In addition, this role is responsible for maintaining and establishing vendor relationships, leading product development efforts in current and new markets, product reviews, developing operational efficiencies and collaborating with Customer Care, Marketing and IT teams to drive initiatives.

Responsibilities
Manage and provide strategic direction to the Product team ensuring operational efficiencies and effectiveness of their efforts.
Manage the review process of new partners, contract negotiations and on-boarding of suppliers and villas to our portfolio including website build out, training, distribution and documentation.
Maintain vendor relationships and ensure vendor data, contracts and policies are maintained in our CMS while communicating important changes to relevant internal teams.
Collaborate with Marketing and Web Development teams on IT projects involving product management to include CMS enhancements, new website features, vendor data feeds, etc… in accordance with our product development roadmap.
Compile and analyze booking data to determine areas of opportunity and make recommendations on product expansion.
Conduct regular evaluation of product to ensure we are offering the right product mix across all distribution channels.
Coordinate with Customer Care management team to provide agent training on product, suppliers and destinations.
Conduct regular meetings with villa partners or homeowners.
Provide reporting and analysis to the Senior Management of the division focused on product distribution, sales, and growth opportunities.
Attend industry events and conferences.
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, Marketing, or Business preferred with 3+ years’ of relevant experience leading a team.
Experience with Content Management Systems is required; knowledge of Process Wire, WordPress, Drupal or Joomla is a plus!
Charisma to build relationships and work cross-functionally with internal and external teams.
Highly organized and adaptable to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.
Proven ability to create operational efficiencies and streamline processes.
Proficient with Photoshop and Microsoft Office applications; strong knowledge of Excel a plus.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Flexibility to go on product and FAM inspection trips when required.
Travel Industry experience with destination knowledge of Caribbean, Mexico, Hawaii and Europe is helpful.
Must be a resident and live in a US state. We do not currently hire in AK, CA, HI, KY, ND, OH, OR, and PA.

About World Travel Holdings
World Travel Holdings is the nation’s largest cruise agency and award-winning leisure travel company with a portfolio of more than 35 diverse brands. In addition to owning some of the largest brands distributing cruises, villas, resort vacations, car rentals, resort day passes and luxury travel services, World Travel Holdings has a vast portfolio of licensed private-label partnerships comprised of top leisure travel providers, including almost every U.S. airline, leading hotel brands and prominent corporations. The company also operates a top-rated travel agency franchise and the country's original host agency, and is consistently recognized as an industry leader in work-at-home employment. Its global presence includes operating multiple cruise and vacation brands in the United Kingdom. World Travel Holdings has offices in Wilmington, Mass.; Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Virginia Beach, Va.; New York, NY; and Chorley, England. For more information, visit WorldTravelHoldings.com.