Travel Sales Manager - Luxury and Winchester

£26k - 40k per year + Bonuses and benefits
11 Oct 2016
08 Nov 2016
Tony Yerasimou
Job function
Full Time
Contract Type

Travel Sales Manager


Basic salary to £26k + commission (OTE £40k)

My client, a leading long haul travel company is now recruiting for a Sales Manager for their Winchester store to deliver a 'World Class' service to our diverse portfolio of clients.

In this role, the Travel Sales Manager has overall responsibility for driving the store team to maximise revenue opportunities and deliver the agreed profit targets.

This role requires previous travel industry experience and a hands-on approach.


Travel Sales Manager Responsibilities:

  • Manage the strategy to maximise revenue from a strong sales and customer service focus
  • Deliver the agreed levels of service and quality at all times ensuring targets and goals are achieved
  • Lead the team in a dynamic and inspirational manner
  • Implement, co-ordinate, manage and plan all sales activity and available resource and ensure the store is resourced to correct capacity in line with forecasted volumes
  • Work in partnership with the post-sales teams to ensure a high quality end-to-end service to the customers at all times
  • Drive sales performance through the creation, management and review of the Sales Incentive Plans within the store
  • Lead, develop and motivate direct reports by proactively identifying and delegating development opportunities to encourage succession planning
  • Lead, develop, train, assess, and manage all direct reports to meet operational requirements
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with senior staff
  • Develop the capability of key staff, evaluating performance on an on-going basis
  • Manage enquiries in accordance with company policy including timely responses and follow up

Travel Sales Manager Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • Extensive travel industry experience of working at a strategic level in an inbound Sales environment whether call centre or retail (preferred)
  • Sound operational management experience with a proven track record of adherence to schedules and achievement of SLAs
  • Previous travel industry experience
  • Excellent team player, with the ability to contribute and challenge, providing leadership and coaching opportunities within the scope of the performance management process
  • Inspirational leader who engages employees to achieve results
  • Ability to introduce meaningful and stretching KPIs and maintain focus on achievement of
  • Excellent influencing skills at a senior management level
  • Results-focused and committed to high personal standards and a desire to achieve
  • Behaves responsibly and efficiently in use of resources and services, ensuring compliance with Health and Safety and expenditure within budgetary controls

Travel Sales Manager Salary and Benefits

  • Base salary to £26,000 OTE £40K +
  • 22 days holidays
  • Pension
  • Health Care
  • Travel Concessions
  • Career Progression

To apply for the Travel Sales Manager role, please email your CV to or contact me on 0207 812 3820 for additional information.

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