Job Description

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 as a Revenue Manager where you will join a highly developed programme that will train and develop you in the field of setting pricing strategies for a portfolio of UK based hotels. In return for your hard work and commitment we offer a structured 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.

 
This position is based in our office 3 days a week with the option to work from home on the other two.

Our head office address is:

Sleepy Hollow,
Aylesbury Road,
Thame
Oxfordshire
OX9 3AT
 
 

What you’ll be doing:


  • Manage price and yield tactics across a cluster of hotels, in order to maximise the revenue, and outperform the market. 

  • Achieving the revenue key performance indicators.

  • Managing the IDeaS Revenue Management system to ensure pricing strategies are optimal and appropriate.

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

  • Owning the commercial strategies for each hotel, in association with the Area Revenue Managers and the Sales and Marketing teams.

  • Effectively communicating the revenue performance in the hotels during regular commercial reviews with the Area Revenue Managers. Discussing revenue strategies, competitor pricing, IDeaS G3 configuration and forecast positions.

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

  • Support team to cover holiday, sickness and project work as required.

  • Communication with hotels and other stakeholders.

  • Building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders.

  • Work with the Hotel Booking Support Team to ensure the balance between the commercial focus and customer experience is maintained.



What we’ll expect from you


You’ll be analytical, with the desire to work in a fast paced, target and results driven environment. You’ll also have:


  • Educated to degree level, or equivalent commercial experience. 

  • Proven track record of successful commercial decision making

  • Experience of analysing data, identifying trends and making comercial recommendations  and decisions. 

  • Good communication and influencing skills

  • Excellent prioritisation and organisation skills

  • Able to demonstrate when you have shown flexibility and embraced change to meet the varying needs of the business

  • Proactive, Self motivated, enthusiastic, personable and energetic


What will set you apart


  • At least 6 months Revenue Management or pricing experience

  • Good Excel skills


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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