Trade Sales Executive - leading Tour Operator

Recruiter
New Frontiers
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£26k - 30k per year + Bonus and Benefits
Posted
04 Jan 2018
Closes
01 Feb 2018
Ref
TY21531-2
Contact
Tony Yerasimou
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Trade Sales Executive

Base salary to £26K +bonuses and benefits

Central London

My client is a a globally based tour operator specialising in upmarket tailormade and escorted tours.

The are now seeking a Trade Sales Support Executive in order to support the Business Development managers in developing strong relationships with their travel trade partners.

The candidate must be sales driven with good relationship building skills.

In addition to thus, the candidate must be a flexible all-round team player and self-starter, and will be a first class communicator for both verbal and written communication with excellent IT skills in all Microsoft applications.

Trade Sales Executive Responsibilities:

Handle all trade agent requests concerning systems support, merchandise supplies, joint marketing and queries of a general nature, which require referral to the appropriate manager/ department

To act as primary reference point and provide operational support for the regional sales team

Maintain the data base of retail membership

Distribute welcome packs to agents and follow up with a telephone call

Co-ordinate all agent incentives: collate, list and rank all entries, report to BDM and issue qualified entrants with appropriate prizes or vouchers as instructed

Produce weekly, monthly and quarterly performance booking reports by agency affiliation in addition to ad-hoc requests by regional sales team for sales meetings

Collate feedback on market and trading conditions and opportunities, from Sales and Reservations Departments.

Respond to all travel agent and email enquiries from the UK & Republic of Ireland providing a fast, friendly and professional service.

Trade Sales Executive Previous Experience Required:

Previous experience within a similar role within the travel industry is essential

Organisational ability – exhibits good organisational skills and time management skills

Communication – possesses excellent relationship management skills

Drive to get the job done / Results focused – innovative, and driven to exceed targets

High standards focuses on the client with a high attention to details at all times

Initiative – thinks about new approaches and innovative ways of promoting the company

Energy & Tenacity – has the desire to succeed, and have fun doing so

Trade Sales Executive Salary and Benefits

Base salary to £26K + Bonuses

20 days holiday

Pension

Health care

To be considered for the Trade Sales Executive role, please email your CV to tony@newfrontiers.co.uk or contact Tony on 0207 812 3820 for additional information.

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