Due to internal promotion SLC Representation is recruiting for a Sales Manager to manage the UK and Ireland Sales, Marketing and Representation for the ONYX Hospitality Group (brands include Amari Hotels and Resorts and OZO).
The role includes:
- Responsibility for delivering growth in room nights and revenue from the UK & Ireland markets
- Managing all trade relationships
- Managing an annual sales calendar of planned activity, sales calls, training and promotional activity
- Pitching for new accounts through personal visits, presentations, and on-going correspondence
- Analysing sales figures and suggesting suitable strategies for growth
- Working to agreed sales calls targets
- Liaising with airlines and tourism authorities to generate leads
- Working co-operatively with tour operators on marketing campaigns
- Organising in-market sales visits, educational trips and promotional events
- Planning and attending trade shows
- Delivering extensive sales training
The successful applicant must be educated to degree level, with a sales background and a strong knowledge of the UK & Ireland travel industry. Experience within the APAC region, hotel sales and corporate experience highly desirable. Must have excellent communication skills and be commercially-minded, a strong negotiator and confident at presenting with a proven ability to grow business in a B2B environment.
Location: Wimbledon, London, with extensive travel in the UK
To apply for this role, please email your CV, covering letter and current salary by clicking "Apply Now"
Closing date for first round applications is the 16th January 2017