Job Description

The job in a nutshell

Are you a recent graduate that has a passion for working with large data sets to maximise our top line revenue? 

Being part of our Revenue team means you’ll support the Revenue Team to maximise the top line revenue, exceed targets and deliver effective pricing strategies.

You’ll also manage the room inventory at the hotels especially within group and wholesale segments. You will be the primary point of contact for the Area Revenue Managers for performing ad hoc analysis to maximise revenue performance. It will also be primarily office based with an opportunity to work remotely for two days a week.

Where this role can take you

This is an excellent opportunity to move into Revenue Management. With the experience you gain, we would expect you to be able to move into a Revenue management role within 6-12 months. We are passionate about developing our people, and we advertise all of our future opportunities internally, giving you the opportunity to move around the business and grow your career.

What you’ll be doing

  • Provide quotations for group booking requests within agreed timescales ensuring that the revenue opportunities are maximised, whilst maintaining a high level of conversion.

  • Support the Revenue Managers with ensuring that all hotels have optimal inventory available to meet demand. Liaise across departments to highlight any concerns and opportunities.

  • Support the Revenue Managers with tactical rate decisions within the Revenue Management System (IDeaS)

  • Support the Revenue Managers with maintenance of the Revenue Management System. 

  • Perform ad hoc analysis for the Revenue Team to assist with commercial decision making. 

  • Manage the employee discounted room allocations 

  • Control the room allocation and availability to Travel Trade clients.

  • Plan and support of contract re-negotiations with Travel Trade clients.

  • Assist with any other reasonable request to support the Revenue Management of the Travelodge business.  

A bit more about you

You’ll bring your natural desire to work in a fast paced, analytical, customer focused environment. You’ll be comfortable building relationships and supporting the wider team. 

In addition you'll be able to demonstrate:

  • Intermediate level in Excel and able to work with large data sets.

  • Good commercial awareness

  • Excellent prioritisation and organisation skills

  • Excellent communication skills

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

  • Proactive, self-motivated, enthusiastic, personable and energetic

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office packages. 

What we offer you 

  • exciting, fast paced environment with the opportunity to progress

  • an in depth training program

  • 25 days annual leave (rising to 30 days) plus bank holidays

  • performance related bonuses

  • hybrid working, giving you the flexibility to work from home 40 % of the time

  • BUPA healthcare insurance

  • 50% off accommodation, food and soft beverages at our hotels, plus a whole range of employee benefits including discounts at many major branded stores.

  • You can expect to have a full induction and training relevant to your role. 

Based in Thame, Travelodge is the UK’s largest independent hotel chain with over 570 hotels across the UK. We pride ourselves on offering an informal, but fast paced environment which offers a great work life balance.

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