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Salary: £35,000 upwards dependent on experience
Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Mon - Fri
Location: The VHQ, Crawley, West Sussex
Closing date: Monday 21st October 2019

Many of our staff at Virgin work flexibly and in many different ways, including part-time, different core hours or remote working. Please talk to us at your application or interview stage about the flexibility you need. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we are happy to explore what’s possible for the role.

In a nutshell

Reporting to the Senior Manager-Sales Planning you’ll be responsible for supporting Virgin Atlantic’s Sales efforts, including planning, analytics, effectiveness, and team leadership. You'll work alongside a small team of analysts to support the execution of VAA’s sales and distribution strategy. In addition to this you will be actively involved with integrating VS and AF/KL agency contracting subject to regulatory approval.

Day to day

Liaise and coordinate with management information specialists on the development of new reporting platforms.

Utilise analytical models to successfully create, negotiate and manage agency revenue programmes and market propositions to achieve Virgin Atlantic’s revenue and cost budgets.

Assist sales managers by building and analysing agency incentive deals and performance using airline sales planning tools.

Create Virgin Atlantic's custom analytical tools (spreadsheets, databases etc.) to assist in providing quality insight into agency deals and performance.

Assist Head of Global Sales Development with ad hoc projects that cut across all departments within Virgin Atlantic.

About you

To apply for this role you will need to have demonstrable analyst experience, preferably within the airline industry and a strong understanding of airline economics of business drivers. You'll have an understanding of systems engineering and design concepts and the ability to manipulate large volumes of data to draw strategic insight. Understanding of airline fare filling, IATA contract law and drafting principles would be an advantage in this role but not essential.

The type of individual suited to this role will have proven ability to juggle multiple priorities, make decisions in ambiguous situations and be comfortable with an autonomous style of working. You'll have excellent written and verbal skills and confident at presenting to large audiences. If you also have proven ability to work cross-functionally and build strong working relationships with senior stakeholders this could be the role for you.

There is a requirement to be flexible to travel internationally on occasion and it's preferred if you have an advanced degree in Business, Economics or Airline Management or equivalent.

If you would relish the challenge of working with our Sales team and can demonstrate the experience outlined above, we would welcome your application.
The perks

We recognise the value you add to our dynamic company. That's why we give our people the rewards that they deserve. We have a whole host of benefits to help you enjoy life to the full, including up to seven flights a year to a wide range of fabulous Virgin Atlantic destinations. Of course you can also take advantage of discounts on our amazing Virgin Holidays hotels. We also offer a competitive benefits package including pension and private medical schemes and life assurance. You can even self select whats important to you through our benefits portal. We appreciate that life is busy, so when operationally possible remote working is available.

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