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levels of performance is also nec-
Vacancy: Scheduled air product manager, essary. Knowledge of GDS, BA fares and ticketing
Phil Norris (pictured) has joined Hays Faraway one and two is desirable.
in the newly created position of sales director. Location: Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Norris was previously sales and marketing Salary: Negotiable What are you expecting the candidate
director at Freedom Flights and Medlifehotels, Job details: Provided by Charlie Bateson, to achieve?
part of the former XL Leisure Group. sales and commercial director, based in They must take responsibility for the air product
Sunderland and reservations teams, and maximise sales by
John Lynch (pictured) has been made director of working closely with other departments. In con-
tourism at the Jamaica Tourist Board. He has What are the key responsibilities? junction with the product managers and finance
previously served the tourist board in roles such The development and day-to-day management of director, they should deliver the pricing strategy,
as senior manager of trade services, regional the air product and reservations department, and set mark-ups and monitor profitability.
director based in Chicago and deputy director of the flights team. This includes overseeing the
tourism. delivery of scheduled air product and optimising What challenges should they expect?
cross-departmental efficiencies. Also, devising a This is a new yet important role in the business
Flight search engine Skyscanner has taken on company aviation strategy, and establishing and and as such there are associated challenges which
Rob Innes in the newly created position of building relationships with key suppliers. will require strong negotiation skills.
vice-president for marketing. He was previously
head of digital at BD Network where he developed What skills do you need for the role? What are the perks?
marketing campaigns for clients such as Coke, Excellent communication and confident leader- As it’s a new role, there is the opportunity to help
Nintendo and eBay. ship skills to liaise with all levels of shape this developing area of the
staff. Strong commercial/financial business. The remit is also wide-
Marie Fagan has joined the Hilton Cardiff as awareness and excellent problem ranging and will suit anyone looking
general manager. She moves from the global solving skills are also required. for a challenge. The successful can-
hotel’s branch in Rome and more recently as didate will equally enjoy a competi-
general manager of the Hilton Milan. What experience is needed? tive salary.
The individual must have scheduled
The Canadian Tourism Commission has welcomed airline negotiation experience
Samantha Scutt as consumer marketing manager. and existing contacts in the airline ■ To apply for this vacancy, email Alex
Scutt brings 11 years’ marketing experience in industry. A proven track record of Rutherford, recruitment manager, at
Charlie Bateson
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