Assistant Sales Manager

Hampshire, England
£19000 per annum + OTE £37000
03 Jan 2017
31 Jan 2017
Lauren Franks
Job function
Full Time
Contract Type
Are you an experienced team leader or travel professional looking for the next step up in your retail travel career? We are looking for someone with the qualities required to help support the Sales/Store Manager to ensure Sales Team meets targets and goals by overseeing all aspects of the sales process, ensuring profitability and service is maximised for the business.

My client is a reputable travel company based in Winchester who require an Assistant Sales Manager to support the Sales Manager lead and manage their travel sales team to success. You will be responsible for ensuring that the sales department exceeds targets and achieves an overall profit for the company. In reward you can expect a basic salary plus excellent performance related bonuses.

*Support Manager in achieving team targets
*Assist with motivation of Sales Consultants on a daily basis
*Maintain sales focus at all times on sales floor
*Mentor and support new staff
*Act as Duty Manager when requested by Sales Manager
*Assist with questions and queries from other Sales Consultants
*Act as a role model at all times
*Handle escalated customer complaints to arrive at a mutually satisfactory outcome
*Supervise 'team buddy' system to ensure all customers receive excellent service in the absence of their own consultant
*Collate and communicate feedback on success of promotional activity
*To QC new sales bookings ensuring all parts of the booking are considered and match and that the "best pricing" is used, to advise and instruct sales on best practice to maximize sales

*Must have a proven track record in a management/team leader capacity
*Proven track record in coaching team members
*Must have previous experience of travel sales
*Willing and able to motivate and lead a team to achieve results

The successful candidate can expect a basic salary, great commission structure, with discounts and concessions offers within travel. This role includes shift work including weekends.

If you have the experience required for this position please follow the link below to apply for the job. Alternatively you can call Lauren at Travel Trade Recruitment on 0207 347 5060 or email your CV to

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