Requires strong business acumen. Prepares business plans and profitability analysis, builds business cases, and provides recommendations
Proactive Leadership of all aspects of Southwest’s vacation packages business: product management, website experience, Customer service, Partner relations, contract negotiations, and revenue targets
Strategic planning and business development responsibilities,
Manage and prioritize packages technology project list
Leads a team of 3-5 Employees that are responsible for product and vendor management.
A Servant Leader who invests in Team development and growth.
Leadership presence and influence, effectively works to gain commitment from both internal departments as well as outside vendors
Demonstrates interpersonal skills and knowledge of product and performance when working with suppliers
Ability to partner across multiple cross-functional teams, both internal and external, to drive results
Entrepreneurial spirit, proven innovation, and creative thinking
Maintains authority-level knowledge of the package travel industry
Strong communication skills. Prepares and delivers effective oral presentations and clear written communication of business cases, marketing plans and program updates to both internal leadership and external Partners
Develops annual package product goals, forecasts and budgets
Strong organization and time-management skills required
May perform other job duties as directed by Employee's Leaders.
High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education required.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.
EDUCATION (Level, and degree if applicable)
College degree or equivalent work experience in related field required.
A college degree in Business, Marketing, Finance or Economics is preferred
WORK EXPERIENCE :
Minimum 5 years work experience in related field required.
Advanced user of Microsoft Office tools – especially PowerPoint, Excel and Word.
Must have experience with Microsoft Excel pivot tables, formulas, and graphs.
Travel required, 25-30%
5+ years of Marketing, Product Management or Revenue Management experience with Customer-focused brand(s) preferred
2+ years direct supervisory and team leadership experience preferred
2+ years of Travel work experience preferred
2+ years of ecommerce experience preferred
Basic technical knowledge of ecommerce platforms
Experience using online analytics
tool(s)— i.e. Omniture, Google Analytics, etc., preferred
Must be able to comply with Company attendance standards as described in established guidelines.
Must be able to work well with others as part of a Team.
Must be able to receive assignments in task and objective oriented terms.
Tasks are reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting department objectives.
Able to interpret policies that typically affect direct reports and overall Team. Recommends modification of procedures and policies that affect Team.
Accomplishes results through indirect guidance of Team who exercise significant independence in their assignments.
Functions as an advisor to Team on projects. Becomes actively involved in daily operations only when required to meet deadlines or resolve complex problems.
Ensures that projects are completed on schedule and within budget.
Decisions or recommendations and ability to complete assignments in a timely manner will have an impact on expenditures of time, human resources and funds.
Contacts are frequent with internal Employees and outside Customer representatives at various management levels concerning operations, including the scheduling of specific phases on projects or contracts.
Conducts briefings and participates in meetings for Internal and External representatives concerning specific phases of projects.
Must maintain a well-groomed appearance per Company appearance standards as described in established guidelines.
Southwest Airlines Co. (Southwest) is a passenger airline that provides scheduled air transportation in the United States. As of December...