Luxury Travel Sales Manager

Location
Brighton, East Sussex, England
Salary
Competitive Basic plus benefits
Posted
06 Feb 2017
Closes
06 Mar 2017
Ref
MCA - SM5169
Contact
Matthew Carr
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Are you an experienced Travel Manager looking for an exciting new role? Do you have a strong travel management background? A Brighton based luxury tour operator are looking for an Experienced Travel Sales Manager to join their award-winning company on a 12 month Maternity Cover Contract. This is a rare opportunity to join a successful company as Travel Sales Manager managing a team of consultants who specialise in Africa, Asia and Latin America regions. With support and direction the Travel Sales Manager will be responsible for maximising the sales of your team of staff while delivering excellent service and maximising the conversion rate from enquiry to booking.

The role is focused on the recruitment, training, management and motivation of your team, and leading by example in setting a professional and productive environment with a positive approach to change. This really is a fantastic opportunity and shouldn't be missed if you are experienced and passionate then read on!!

TRAVEL SALES MANAGER (MATERNITY COVER) RESPONSIBILITIES:
*Create a positive, competitive and supportive sales environment
*Create a motivational and competitive environment
*Set targets and expectations as per the business plan to stretch each individual
*Access and maintain key performance reports to ensure resources are targeted
*Ensure that every enquiry is dealt with effectively in order to maximise profit
*Team training and development
*Promote a culture of continuous learning and development within the team
*Actively develop all specialists to perform beyond expectations
*Identify skill and product gaps and provide appropriate training
*Organising and budgeting familiarisation trips

TRAVEL SALES MANAGER (MATERNITY COVER) EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
*Must have strong tailormade travel experience creating luxury holidays
*Management experience essential within the travel industry
*Personal knowledge travelling on Safaris to Africa, Asia, Latin America
*Passion for Wildlife an advantage
*Strong commitment to selling and promotion of the company and brand
*Organised approach to delivering and selling
*Excellent internal and external communication skills (verbal and written),
*Able to manage and prioritise workloads
*Good computer skills and ability to quickly learn new systems
*Willing to travel abroad for familiarisation trips

THE PACKAGE:
A very competitive basic salary plus commission
This is a 12 month Maternity Cover Contract which could be made permanent at a later date
Central Brighton location
Monday to Friday

INTERESTED?
Please follow the instructions to apply together with a travel profile or for any questions, please contact Matt on 0207 347 5060 or e-mail your CV to Matthew@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

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