Friday, 14 August 2020

Looking for a job? Fancy fixing prices? Frontier may be the way to go.



Join the Frontier Airlines Team as our Director of Pricing

Frontier Airlines, is one of the most profitable low-cost U.S. airlines, operating a relatively young fleet of aircraft with the vibrant and often enchanting animal tails.

Right now,  the airline is looking for a Director of Pricing to join its leadership team.  Would you like to be a key driver of the company’s success?  Do you thrive in an environment where you get to quickly drive innovative pricing solutions that provide value for the customer while directly contributing to the company’s top line revenues?  If so, then read on and learn more about this exciting opportunity. 



Why Work for Frontier Airlines?

At Frontier, we believe the skies should be for everyone. We deliver on this promise through our commitment to Low Fares Done Right. This is more than our tagline - it’s our driving philosophy. Every member of Team Frontier has an important role to play in bringing this vision to life.  Our successful business model allows travelers to take advantage of our fast-growing route network while our bundled and unbundled pricing options allow our customers to personalize their travel experience and only pay for the services they need – saving them money along the way.

What We Stand For

Low Fares Done Right is our mission and we strive to bring it to life every day.   Our ‘Done Right’ promise  means delivering not only affordable prices, but making travel friendly and easy for our customers.  To do this, we put a great deal of care into every decision and action we take. We must be efficient with the use of our resources and make smart decisions about how we run our business. We must also innovate and be pioneers - we’re not afraid to try new things.  While our business requires us to fly high in the air, we also consider ourselves down-to-earth in our approach, creating a warm and friendly experience that truly demonstrates Rocky Mountain Hospitality.

Work Perks

At Frontier, we like to think we’re creating something very special for our team members.  Work is why we’re here, but the perks are nice too:

Flight benefits for you and your family to fly on Frontier Airlines.
Buddy passes for your friends so they can experience what makes us so great.
Discounts throughout the travel industry on hotels, car rentals, cruises and vacation packages.
Discounts on cell phone plans, movie tickets, restaurants, luggage and over 2,000 other vendors.
Enjoy a ‘Dress for your Day’ business casual environment.
Flexible work schedules that support work/life balance.
Total Rewards program including a competitive base salary, short term incentives, long-term incentives, paid holidays, 401(k) plan, vacation/sick time and medical/dental/vision insurance that begins the 1st of the month following your hire date.
We play our part to make a difference. The HOPE League, Frontier Airlines’ non-profit organization, is dedicated to providing employees financial assistance during catastrophic hardship.





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What Will You Be Doing?

The Director of Pricing oversees the staff, activities and resources of the Pricing team and reports to the VP, Network and Revenue.  This role currently manages two direct reports:  Sr. Manager, Technical Pricing and Sr. Manager, Strategic Pricing.   In a nutshell, the leader in this position manages the business process of Pricing to attain company revenue objectives and commercial strategies and maintain competitive advantages.

Essential Functions:

Manages the business process of Pricing to attain company revenue objectives and commercial strategies, and maintain competitive advantages, including:

Tracking and reporting to senior management on all aspects of competitive pricing
Developing pricing strategies, tariff structures and responses to competitor actions
Evolving pricing strategy in response to competitive environment, and align team activities to strategic goals
Partnering with Yield Management for optimal revenue production
Provides strategic direction/objectives to and coordinates efforts of teams in the performance of assigned projects.
Establishes and tracks performance of market-level pricing strategies, with the goal of identifying and exploiting revenue opportunities in a highly competitive environment.
Provides direction and strategy for block seat agreements and group travel revenue.
Works across departmental lines to produce timely actions to support company strategies.
Develops and oversees production of senior management pricing reports.
Oversees Sabre Air Price and/or other alternative pricing tools.
Manages evaluation of team members, including skill sets, skill development and regular reviews in line with department policies
Other Functions:

Assists in the teaching/training of analysts to maximize pricing team efficiency
Leadership and team building
Monitors and manages analysts as it relates to maximizing revenues
Maintains good communication within the department as well as other departments
Manages and develops direct reporting employees
If management or supervisory position, which positions report directly to this one?

Manager, Pricing and Manager, Specialty Revenue
Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Finance, Aviation Management or related field or equivalent work experience
5+ years of experience in pricing and revenue management preferred
3 years of previous experience with day-to-day usage of a competitive pricing tool (AirPrice or similar)
3+ years of prior supervisory or demonstrated experience in leadership
Experience with the theory and practice of pricing strategy in the U.S. competitive environment
Excellent MS Excel, MS Access skills, general SQL knowledge
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Thorough understanding of the overall structure and operation of a high performance, competitive pricing department
Demonstrates outstanding analytical and intuitive revenue management skills
Able to efficiently summarize competitive pricing actions, and quickly develop counter-strategies
Highly motivated
Strong leadership skills
Excellent analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
Proven track record of team work


For more details and to apply visit Frontier's site


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