ACCOUNT MANAGER - EDUCATIONAL TRAVEL

Location
London, England
Salary
£35000 per annum + car, commission and benefits
Posted
02 May 2017
Closes
23 May 2017
Ref
SL325
Contact
Tony Macdonald
Job function
Management
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
ACCOUNT MANAGER - EDUCATIONAL TRAVEL
HOME BASED (SOUTH/LONDON AREA)
SALARY UP TO 35K PLUS CAR, COMMISSION AND BENEFITS

An exciting, brand new position has arisen for an experienced customer account/business development manager to work for one of the country's leading provider of student travel, tours and conferences to higher education colleges and universities throughout the UK.

You will be accountable for the management of sales and relationships of clients based within the South of England, by effectively developing and maintaining preferred supplier, or sole supplier status, with existing clients and developing accounts with potential/new clients.

The role requires you to develop a very strong understanding of the further and higher educational travel market, in order to create long term relationships with academic institutions and to profitably develop the business and generate sales.

Responsibilities include: representing the company in the market place and at industry events and exhibitions where required, attending client on site meetings, delivering tenders and presentations to clients, analysing competitor activity and customer trends.

Experience of the following is required: -

*Managing a sales area
*Customer account management
*New business development and lead generation
*Delivering successful customer presentations
*Meeting and exceeding sales targets

Please note this role is effective from September 2017.

Sue Ledgard is handling this south, home-based, Account Manager role.

Please click below to apply.

Progressive Travel Recruitment (a trading name of Progressive Personnel Ltd., est. 2005) is a leading international travel recruitment consultancy with offices in England, Scotland, United Arab Emirates, South Africa and The Maldives.

Applicants must have the legal right to live and work in the country where the vacancy exists. We regret we are only able to contact shortlisted candidates, but we may retain your details on our database and consider you for future openings.