Travel Account Sales Executive 

Location
Essex, Chelmsford, Romford, Ilford, Benfleet
Salary
£25k-£26k + bonus + benefits
Posted
28 Mar 2017
Closes
28 Apr 2017
Ref
PTR 2337
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client is a successful and dynamic tour operator with offices across the globe that offer various holiday types to travellers. Due to success and expansion, now seeking a driven Travel Account Sales Executive to join their friendly team. This exciting opportunity is ideal for a business development, and/or account manager or travel sales professional seeking something a little different. This vacancy is ideal for a person who has natural sales talent and is commercially-minded and able to build strong client relationships with a generous bonus package on offer.

GIVE YOUR TRAVEL CAREER A BOOST & APPLY TODAY! 

Each day will not be the same, duties include:

•     Schedule calls and occasional visits with clients according to when they are planning tours.
•    Identify and target clients to sell existing allocations to, aligned with sales and profit needs.
•    Generate sales enquiries from clients and make sure that the right product is located to best match their purchasing profile and other specific requirements.   
•    Prepare costings and quotations. 
•    Chase quotations and maximise conversion into confirmed bookings. 

Essential Requirements:

•    Account Management or tailormade travel sales experience within travel industry i.e. from a tour operator is essential.
•    Group travel experience would be ideal but not essential.
•    Good geographical knowledge is ideal along with an understanding of tourism. destinations within Europe and the UK.  
•    Highly-motivated travel sales professional with a can-do attitude. 
•    Computer literate.
•    Candidates must possess a current/valid Driving Licence and have own transport. 

Benefits:
•    Career development & progression
•    Varied job role
•    Working Hours sociable office hours - Monday to Friday from 09.00 to 17.30hrs.  
•    Annual salary reviews 
•    Pension Bonus
•    Travel perks

Please include a travel profile outlining all the places you have visited with all applications. 

 

To apply click APPLY NOW, any questions give us a call on 0208 393 9925 and our dedicated team can assist in locating the right opportunity for you. www.platinumtravelrecruitment.co.uk

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