Trip Development Manager - Private Jet, Adventures & Expeditions
Company: Disney Vacation Club
Posted on: September 24, 2022
The A&E (Adventures by Disney and National Geographic
Expeditions) trip development organization is responsible for
creating and developing all new trips that support the brand, high
guest expectations, and all business objectives.
You will work with the Manager, Private Jet Trip Development to
create and tweak itineraries for new Private Jet -departures, build
out detailed itineraries, partner with DMCs to obtain costing from
suppliers, build -costing models, -and confirm all required
inventory (hotels, attractions, activities, meals and
-transportation). These efforts are to be completed per business
This includes extensive RFPs (request for proposal) and driving the
vetting for new suppliers, activities, DMC (Destination Management
Company) qualifications, animal programs, Public Affairs and global
security (in partnership with the supplier management team).
Internal partnering is required with operations, sourcing &
procurement, risk management, supplier management, finance, revenue
management, marketing & sales, and business integration. Trips must
be completed per all sales launch deadlines.
This role requires frequent domestic and international travel. In a
typical year, travel can be as much as 30% of the time.
This role is located in the greater Orlando, Florida area.
Project Planning and Management--manages new and evolving
development projects for NGE and ABD Private Jet tours. Works with
Manager, PJ Trip Dev to determine, define, -document and manage
project scope, milestones, timelines and project deliverables
including project plans, scope -statements and risks/issues lists.
- Resources tasks and trip costing models to ensure the project
goals are communicated to all -resources/team members/stakeholders
and performed within time and budget constraints. ----
May lead Assistant Manager, Trip Development who manages much of
the documentation and detailed processes of the projects.
Partners extensively with all internal functional partners as
described in the summary.
Develops product in a hands-on manner in addition to leadership
responsibilities of the Assistant Manager, Trip Development.
Networks within the travel industry.
Creates and facilitates product overview trainings and
presentations as needed.
Minimum 3 years private jet travel industry experience in
leadership roles; preferably with tour operators and in trip
Ability to create and present compelling PowerPoint presentations
to various internal teams regarding new product(s).
Ability to meet or exceed deadlines.
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Vast destination knowledge.
Proven ability to create itineraries and unique, differentiated
Travel is required up to 30% of time.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
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