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Revenue Manager
Travelodge Support Office Thame

Position:
Revenue jobs
Pay:
Up to £35,000 plus bonus
Job Description

The job in a nutshell


Be a part of something special and join one of the top 10 fastest growing private companies in the UK*.


A great opportunity exists to join our highly dynamic Revenue Management team where you will be responsible for setting pricing strategies for a portfolio of UK based hotels. In return for your hard work and commitment we offer an in depth training program and excellent progression opportunities across the company.


Other benefits include 25 days annual leave (rising to 30 days) plus bank holidays, performance related bonuses, staff loyalty card offering up to 50% off accommodation, food and soft beverages at our hotels, free car parking,  plus, from our relationship with Edenred, a whole range of employee benefits will be available to you, including discounts at many major branded stores.


Based in a historic market town located within easy access of major rail & motorway networks; we pride ourselves on offering an informal, but fast paced environment which offers a great work life balance.  Flexible working will be considered for this position.


What you’ll be doing:


  • Utilise commercial acumen & market insight to develop and own long term pricing strategies for a hotel cluster

  • Monitor demand drivers and ensure changes to market conditions are swiftly reacted to and maximised.  

  • Manage short lead price and yield tactics to maximise potential revenue opportunities

  • Aim to achieve the KPI targets which include budget targets and market performance measures

  • Utilise the IDeaS Revenue Management system to ensure pricing strategies are appropriate.

  • Work in association with the Area Revenue Managers and the Sales & Marketing teams to identify trading opportunities & challenges

  • Attend regular commercial reviews with the Area Revenue Managers to discuss and review trading performance, revenue strategies, and forecast positions.

  • Work in association with the Premium Events Team to ensure that revenue strategies on and around key event dates are appropriate.

  • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders across the business  

  • Maintain a high standard of communication with hotels and other stakeholders including presenting to Hotel Operational Meetings as required

  • Work with the Hotel Booking Support Team to ensure the balance between the commercial focus and customer experience is maintained.Provide support to the team to cover holiday, sickness and project work as required.

What we’ll expect from you


You’ll be naturally analytical, with the desire to work in a fast paced target driven environment. You’ll be comfortable and confident making commercial decisions. You’ll also have:

  • Strong commercial drive and acumen

  • Ability to analyse data and identify trends

  • Good communication and influencing skills

  • Excellent prioritisation and organisation skills

  • Flexibility and be able to embrace change to meet the varying needs of the business

  • Proactive, Self motivated, enthusiastic, personable and energetic


What will set you apart


  • Experience of IDeaS RMS

  • Good Excel skills

  • Hotel/ hospitality experience


At Travelodge, we believe that behaviours are just as important as the activities you carry out. The ones we look for in every colleague are:


I care about people

  • I treat everyone in a way I would like to be treated

  • I am easy to work with

  • I have a can do attitude

  • I care about the impact my work has on others


I pay attention to detail

  • I do the little things that make a difference to our customers

  • I work to brand standards

  • I treat Travelodge time, equipment and stock as if it were my own


I drive for results

  • I hit targets in my role and work at the right pace

  • I take ownership of problems and try to fix them fast

  • I look for ways to avoid future problems

  • I look for ways to promote Travelodge


What you can expect from us


Culture


At Travelodge, we are warm, straightforward and optimistic. We have a big footprint in the UK, but still a small company feel and you can expect quality and value to be built in to everything we do. You’ll have the support of a close network of colleagues and managers, and every day is different here! We want you to bring your personality to work and we love our diversity.


Reward and recognition


It’s not just our customers we want to wake up with a smile on their face. As well as a competitive salary, being part of our hotel support centre means great holiday entitlements, pension contribution deals, being part of our bonus scheme, and a Thanks Card giving generous room and food discounts as well as friends and family rates.


Career and development


We want you to develop further with us at Travelodge and we’ll provide you a development plan to help you reach your goals.   You can expect to have a full induction and training relevant to your role. We advertise all our vacancies internally, so you’ll have the opportunity to really develop your career with Travelodge.


* as listed in the prestigious Sunday Times Fast Track league Table.

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