Travel Trade Manager

Date: 20 Mar 2024

Location: London Stansted Airport, GB

Company: MAG

•    Travel Trade Manager 
•    Based at London Stansted Airport or London
•    Hybrid role with international travel
•    Salary up to £55,000 plus bonus scheme 

 

About MAG

 

At MAG we provide the airport facilities and travel services that people need to connect with the world. As the largest UK owned airport operator, we serve over 60 million passengers a year from Manchester, London Stansted, and East Midlands Airports. With over 270 destinations across the globe, our businesses not only bring people together but also support the prosperity of the regions in which we operate.  
 
At MAG, we recognise creating a first-class journey for our customers starts by creating a first-class career journey for our colleagues and we are committed to building inclusive environments in which our people can thrive.

 

 You’ll also have access to some great benefits including: 

 

•    Bonus scheme 
•    11% company contribution pension 
•    25 days holiday plus bank holidays 
•    Free parking 
•    Subsidised public transport 
•    Huge range of company discounts 

 

About the role

 

The role of a Travel Trade Manager is to develop and maintain relationships with the sales and marketing teams of our airline partners, tour operators, travel agents, international tourist boards, local tourism organisations, corporates, and local businesses in our catchment to drive growth at London Stansted Airport. 

You will establish strong relationships with the travel trade, understanding their customers and objectives and work with our marketing team to develop campaigns to drive sales, increase our route network, ensure that all key leisure and business travel agents are fully trained and updated on selling London Stansted Airport and its products.  

 

What will make you successful in this role


The successful candidate will have extensive experience in the travel trade, tourism and marketing industry, strong influencing skills and entrepreneurial approach to work. You must have a strong understanding of the travel industry, booking patterns, developments and innovations.

Other key attributes include:


•    Airline or travel trade background with an established contact network in the industry
•    Knowledge of airline network and commercial activities
•    Ability to convert strategies into executable plans for aviation accounts
•    Ability to influence senior level stakeholders (both internally and externally). 
•    Strong commercial acumen with the ability to influence and become an advocate across multiple business divisions and airports. 

 

Equal Opportunities & Reasonable Adjustments

 

At MAG we believe in the importance of diversity & inclusion for all. We are committed to creating a workforce that is reflective of our society. As such we welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

 

We’re also committed to well-being with a focus on mental health and supporting colleagues from underrepresented groups through our Colleague Resource Groups.

 

As a Disability Confident employer we are committed to creating an environment where candidates and employees can perform at their optimum. Please let us know if we can provide you with any reasonable adjustments to aid your application or interview process.

 

You can contact the team by emailing HR.Recruitment@MAGAirports.com

 

Our Colleague Resource Groups include: Women’s Network, Embrace - Race & Ethnicity Group, Fly With Pride (LGBTQIA+), Mental Health, Parent & Carers, Disabilities including neurodiversity