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Retail Marketing Specialist - P&O Cruises Australia

Posted on 07-Jul-2017
Application Close Date: 28-Jul-2017
Job Details
Marketing and Communications
Position Type:
Full Time
Job Reference:

Throughout our 80+ year history P&O Cruises has remained Australia's most loved cruise line. We offer careers ‘like no place on earth', not to mention it's a pretty exciting time to join us with two additional ships recently joining our existing fleet.


The Retail Marketing Specialist is responsible for the execution of retail marketing programs for P&O Cruises Australia in the Australian and New Zealand markets. This position will drive demand for P&O Australia through the execution of a variety of communication vehicles including ATL, digital response and B2C marketing ultimately delivering revenue and passenger objectives as detailed in company business plans.


Other specific responsibilities include:

  • Managing P&O's eDM calendar (messaging and timing) working with key stakeholders to increase sales as effectively and efficiently as possible
  • Communication with Sales, Call Centre, PR, Marketing, Legal and other relevant internal teams regarding latest marketing activity
  • Develop and manage campaign timelines
  • Manage day-to-day execution of the retail campaign elements including collecting pricing, itineraries, seeking legal input & signoff and proofing the creative
  • Ensure campaign content is loaded and removed from the P&O Australia B2C website in accordance to campaign timings


We seek applications from thorough and detail-orientated individuals who bring:

  • A minimum of 3 years' experience working in a marketing department, or a creative/media agency
  • Travel Industry experience (preferable)
  • Degree in Marketing, Business or Communications preferred
  • Previous experience in direct response marketing highly regarded
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written, with a high attention to detail
  • An understanding of creative design and print/press production processes
  • An understanding of how to execute marketing activity plans and calendars, along with tactical campaign development
  • An understanding of TV and digital production processes preferred but not essential
  • Strong stakeholder management skills and relationship building skills
  • Resilience, with the ability to multitask and prioritise to meet multiple deadlines
  • Highly creative, inquisitive and a calmness under pressure is a must! 

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