Senior Sales Planning Executive - Cunard
Shore Based - Southampton

Job reference: SBS-CMX-02558

Location: Shore Based - Southampton

Closing date: 23/09/2016

Employment type: Perm - Full Time

Department: Cunard Marketing

Known for exceptional service, exquisite dining and a world class brand, Cunard operate spectacular cruises around the world where each departure is an event. This is your chance to be part of it. An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Sales Planning Executive within the Cunard Marketing team at Carnival UK’s head office in Southampton. 

The Cunard Planning function’s purpose is to support the brand to deliver its commercial targets through effective planning of Marketing and Sales activity in order to maximise Revenue, Brand influence and marking effectiveness across all key markets.

Reporting to the Cunard Brand Planning Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring comprehensive activity plans are in place to meet both strategic and tactical deliverables across our Sales channels.

Liaising with stakeholders across the business, you will make sure that those plans are robust, planned and budgeted.

About You:

  • Demonstrable experience within a commercial sales planning role.
  • Experience of operating and communicating at a senior level
  • Demonstrable high calibre of analytical analysis
  • Recent experience of marketing activity planning and tracking of integrated  campaigns
  • Experience of working in a collaborative role and ability to influence at a senior level
  • Budget planning and forecasting experience
  • Performance reporting and understanding
  • Experience of report writing and business cases
  • Experience working with budget review reports and cost of sale and return on investment.

Naturally, you will have superb attention to detail and you’ll also be able to undertake complex analysis where required. Your commercial acumen will help you to express the outcome of that analysis in a compelling way, that the wider business can understand.

About Us

Carnival UK is the operating company for P&O Cruises & Cunard. We provide unforgettable holiday experiences and operate a winning culture to achieve standout success.

For over 175 years, our iconic ships have been defining sophisticated ocean travel. Our Cunard ships have always been The Most Famous Ocean Liners in the World.  We continue our legacy of luxury ocean travel with our flagship Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth, with Queen Mary 2 providing the only regularly scheduled transatlantic service between Southampton and New York. 

P&O Cruises has a proud and long tradition, with seven ships including our flagship Britannia which joined our fleet in March 2015.  We offer holidays tailored to British tastes combining genuine service, a sense of occasion and attention to detail, ensuring passengers have the holiday of a lifetime, every time. 

It takes great passion and real dedication to maintain our position at the top. That’s why extraordinary, passionate people are at the heart of our journey delivering the highest standards to our valued customers. With support to help you reach your potential, attractive company benefits and incredible employee offers on discounted cruises we want your career with us to be successful and fun.  Join us on our journey, apply now. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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