Full time

Product Manager - Guest Services

Closing date Friday 23rd April 2021

Employment Type

Full time


Remote Working

The Role

The Travel Chapter Group, incorporating Holidaycottages.co.uk and other holiday cottage acquired businesses, is an award-winning holiday letting company with over 30 years’ experience specialising in quality holiday properties across the UK.

We pride ourselves on our extensive and varied portfolio of properties, and always strive to exceed the expectations of our holidaymakers and property owners alike. With over 350+ staff across the UK and a thriving portfolio of 6500+ properties across the UK you can expect to work in a progressive and agile team.

As the Product Manager of guest services, you will influence the experiences our guests have through their ‘post booking’ to ‘post trip’ journeys. Pre-holiday communications, terms and conditions pages, the tools for guests to alter their booking or crafting the on-holiday experience through new digital products will all be in your remit to ensure the best possible customer experience.

You will be establishing priorities with stakeholders across all areas of the busines and senior management ensuring the right things are being built, at the right time, delivered and evaluated in the best way possible across product and marketing teams.


We are looking for

Knowledge, skills and experience required:


  • Previous experience as a product manager within a technical team
  • Comfortable with the ambiguity that comes from working in a fast-paced environment and adaptable to changing market needs
  • Equally adaptable to working with senior management and team members alike
  • Ability to quickly absorb technical concepts and communicate them to a non-technical audience
  • Strong analytical skills and able to cut through opinions with data
  • An expert in customer-focused product development and comfortable working across all different stages of the product lifecycle
  • Experience with prioritisation frameworks, requirements gathering and user story writing

Work Location

  • Main work location will be work from home
  • Should also be available to attend meetings at HQ in Bideford when required       
What will you be doing?

Main Responsibilities:

  • Create clear OKRs for the team to help them efficiently execute and ship work, delivering value for our business and users
  • Translating user needs and initiatives into well-written user stories with clear acceptance criteria to enable effective delivery
  • Helping the team define minimum viable product
  • Research, synthesise and share user data with your team to inform future iterations
  • Communicate product direction and the rationale behind it clearly to build consensus around your recommendations
  • Prioritising backlogs with product teams and ensure benefits, dependencies and risks are communicated clearly and regularly
What's in it for you?
  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Pension Scheme 
  • Travel Chapter Employee Rewards - Exclusive staff discounts
  • Healthcare Cash Plans
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Free Healthy Snacks 
  • Exclusive staff holiday discounts  
  • 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Regular social and team events
  • A relaxed, friendly and fun work environment
  • Time for training and self-improvement
  • Highly effective, motivated and supportive team members!