Sales & Marketing Executive

Location
Essex, England
Salary
Market Rate
Posted
17 Nov 2017
Closes
15 Dec 2017
Ref
19751
Contact
Regis Banza
Job function
Marketing & PR
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Combine your passion for the travel industry, knowledge of tour ops and marketing enthusiasm for your perfect role.

My client, a privately-owned travel company based in south Essex is seeking a Sales & Marketing Executive. This is a challenging and exciting position which will involve working to administrative deadlines and sales targets, representing the company at outside promotional events involving occasional weekends and weekday overnights. Full training will be provided including an insight into the company's marketing and communication strategy and a full product overview.


THE JOB:
*Looking after trade relationships and encompasses a range of important functions including trade marketing, creating campaign ideas and social media
*Organising events and overseas educationals
*Producing sales reports to drive agency sales
*Supporting the BDM and Sales team to increase business
*Monitoring trade sales and Implementing targeted sale activity to maintain and grow trade sales
*Identifying new agent leads
*Acting as the first point of contact for travel agent partners and liaising with them for sale promotions and marketing opportunities


EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
*Strong understanding of Tour Operating and /or Retail Travel Agents
*Knowledge of marketing principles and methods
*Good understanding of the guided holiday sector preferred
*Strong analytical and organisational skills
*Must be able to work under their own initiative plus manage and prioritise their workload
*A strong communicator
*To keep abreast of industry and product developments
*A good knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook Email and a basic knowledge of Sales and Marketing functions is essential.
*Full driving license


THE PACKAGE:
In return the successful candidate can expect a competitive salary of £18,000 - £20,000 along with excellent benefits and opportunities for personal and professional development.


INTERESTED?
If you feel you meet the specific job requirements and would like to be considered please click on 'Apply' and attach an up to date copy of your CV.