Retail Account Manager UK & Ireland

United Kingdom
£25,000 - £30,000 gross per year depending on experience
03 Aug 2017
03 Sep 2017
Job function
Full Time
Contract Type

Job description

Sunhotels is looking for a Retail Account Manager based from home in the UK

Purpose of role:

  • The overall task and responsibility of the holder of this function is to generate revenue by managing existing and creating new partnerships with Retail Travel Companies in the given area.
  • Work with the Head of Sales to ensure that revenue from the designated territory meets or exceeds the planned budget
  • Propose & implement sales strategy within territory in conjunction with management & in line with overall company goals
  • Generate business from direct contact with Travel companies

Main responsibilities

  • Ensuring that existing and new partner targets are met
  • Perform sales trips to all areas within territory, visiting existing and finding new customers
  • Acting as the main point of contact with the Travel Agents for resolving issues
  • Liaising with internal business units (including purchasing, pricing, operations, IT and credit control), internally with other departments and externally with suppliers.
  • Analyze market trends and identify new streams of business for revenue generation
  • Representing territory at internal meetings and company at trade shows as required
  • Reporting to senior management as required.
  • Specific projects as requested by senior management.

Knowledge, skills and behaviours:

  • Strong commercial orientation
  • Outgoing personality
  • Ability to conceptualize new ideas
  • Developed communication and decision-making skills
  • Highly self-motivated and able to perform well under pressure
  • Strong understanding of the Travel industry
  • Strategic thinker with ability to communicate the strategy effectively
  • Experience minimum 1 year
  • Ability to understand and communicate technology concepts to customers

As well as welcoming applications from individuals currently working as sales or account managers in the travel industry we welcome applications from travel agents looking to get into a sales or account management role.

If interested please contact to Joe Cerdan on 07711484408 or email your CV by clicking "Apply Now"

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