Commercial Placement - Crystal Ski at TUI UK

Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
12th January 2020
Greater London
Salary Band
£18,000 - £19,999
Role May Involve
Business Analytics Business Management Travel and Tourism

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Commercial Placement - Crystal Ski

Want to get your career off to a flying start? The sky’s the limit with TUI. We’re the world's number one tourism business, operating in around 180 destinations worldwide, which means limitless global opportunities for you and your future.

As a placement in our Crystal Ski Holidays Commercial team, you’ll spend an invaluable year working right at the heart of our business – with real responsibilities, and the chance to work on real projects. You’ll gain a unique insight into our exciting and dynamic industry, with exposure to many other functional areas and senior colleagues, as well as the opportunity to enhance your professional skills through an extensive and tailored programme of learning and development. You’ll have lots of fun during your time with us, and we’ll ensure you get the support you need every step of the way. Plus, if your placement goes well, you could be fast-tracked to an offer for when you finish university.

What you’ll be doing

During your Commercial placement, you’ll spend 12 months in Product and Planning with our Crystal Ski Holidays team in Surbiton, where you’ll be playing a key role in making sure we have the right products on offer to give our customers the widest variety of holidays to choose from.

Throughout your placement, you will provide support to the Product & Planning team, ensuring tasks are completed accurately and promptly. The role requires performance analysis of units, resort and country to highlight opportunities & flag risks to support both tactical pricing activity, as well as longer term strategic planning. You will need to support our sales channels on any customer queries that they may have and where necessary pass on information to the Content team to ensure we are providing customers with the information that they require

Another key role of the product team is to compose our destination level strategy and you will be required to support the Product & Planning Manager in reviews and bed briefing to define and drive the future shape and size of the destination. You will report on wider market activity & competitor positioning to ensure that our offering is appropriately marketed & priced, giving insight & support to the Trading Assistant for your destination.

You will monitor the merchandising of your product portfolio across all channels, taking actions to ensure that it is appropriate, timely & in the right place to maximise programme performance. You will use data from Google analytics to report back on performance of demand and conversion for your products and recommended actions at Destination & Trading Meetings.

What we’re looking for

Our placements are suitable for those who are on a sandwich degree course, looking for a 12-month placement to commence in August 2020, and due to graduate by September 2022, as you’ll complete the industrial placement in your penultimate year of university.

You’ll be on track for a 2:1 or above in any subject, and have a minimum of 120 UCAS points under the 2017 tariff system (extenuating circumstances will be considered on a case-by-case basis).

We're looking for agile-minded, innovative thinkers, who are keen to learn and take on new challenges. Those who have a flair for collaborating with others, a natural drive for results, and are able to think strategically about the business. Adaptable individuals with a talent for thinking analytically, and a focus on providing unrivalled service to our customers.

You’ll also have a passion for business development, as well an interest in the travel and winter sport industry.

About TUI

TUI Group is the world’s number one integrated tourism business operating in around 180 countries worldwide with over 1,800 travel agencies across Europe, six airlines operating more than 130 aircraft, more than 300 Group-owned hotels and resorts and twelve cruise ships. Our 77,000 colleagues, all with a passion for holidays, work hard to deliver our customer promise ”Discover your smile”

TUI UK & Ireland part of TUI Group and is home to some of the most well-known holiday brands such as First Choice and Crystal Ski to name a few. As well as being a market leader, we’re a FTSE 100 company which means we have to make sure we’re always one step ahead of competition. We focus on providing unrivalled choice, professionalism and confidence our customers and stakeholders can rely on. We employ a team of 13,300 employees and serve over 5.2 million customers each year.

How to apply

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