Sports Sales Specialist

7 days left

Location
Brighton, East Sussex, England
Salary
£18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
04 Jan 2017
Closes
01 Feb 2017
Ref
MCA - 182381
Contact
Matthew Carr
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Are you sales driven and passionate about the Sports Industry? A leading tour operator in East Sussex require an experienced and knowledgeable Sports Travel Specialist based in the heart of central Brighton.

The position is to secure sales for a range of group sport trips by following up on enquiries, encouraging repeat bookings, servicing inbound calls, using a database of group contacts to conduct sales campaigns as directed and actively searching for new business.

This will be achieved by pro-actively sourcing and converting leads and enquiries procured from all sources into sales, following set KPIs and targets whilst maintaining the highest levels of customer service at all times.

SPORTS SALES SPECIALIST JOB DESCRIPTION:
*Prepare and issue the quotes for sports and international enquiries
*Liaise with the country sales specialists and sports suppliers
*Drive sports and international conversion
*Attend occasional face to face meetings with key sports and international customers
*Liaise with customers and the sales team on amendments and additions to proposals
*Arrange matches and fixtures for our groups on confirmed sports tours
*Initiate and deliver team wide sports sales initiatives
*Attend sports inspection visits with customers and colleagues
*Rep our sports and international groups as per the needs of the business
*Contribute and participate in the creation of the sports brochure
*Hold key relationships with sports suppliers i.e. football clubs, training facilities


SPORTS SALES SPECIALIST EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
*Knowledge of the school travel market - desirable
*Proven interest and passion for sport
*Excellent telephone manner
*Proven success in a sales driven environment
*Target driven
*Being highly motivated and used to working within a driven team environment
*Resilient and self-motivated
*Strong attention to detail
*Adaptable communication skills and developed sales skills such as persuasion, influencing, consultative, organisation and prioritisation
*Good working understanding of office IT products including MS word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and MS Powerpoint.


THE PACKAGE:
The successful candidate can expect an attractive salary.
Monday to Friday working hours.

INTERESTED?
For more information on the role or to apply please contact Matt at Travel Trade Recruitment on 0207 347 5060 or email matthew@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk or click APPLY NOW



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