Travel Manager, Leeds

Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
Salary
Market Rate
Posted
06 Jan 2018
Closes
03 Feb 2018
Ref
19916
Contact
Christine Wilkins
Job function
Management
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Are you an experienced Travel Manager that wants to work for a Travel Agency that specialise in bespoke tailor made holidays?
Retail Branch Manager required for Retail shop based in the Leeds area, that is a leading provider of tailor-made Worldwide holidays.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
As a Retail Travel Branch Manager you will work in this small to medium team and lead the Travel Consultants to continued success. If you are motivated, can motivate those around you and enthusiastic about Travel then this is the role for you. The role comes with a highly attractive salary package, with excellent all round benefits and career stability.

For this Retail Branch Manager role your Responsibilities will include:

- Meeting and exceeding retail sales targets
- Drive all sales and convert bookings by closing the sale and driving top line figures whilst achieving the budgeted operating profit
- Day to day running of the store including operations and administration
- Responsible for the development of fully trained, informative, highly motivated and expert travel Consultants who deliver exceptional service and revenue
- Develop local marketing initiatives and campaigns and set up instore events where appropriate and commercially beneficial to drive sales and build relationships to provide travel services for local business employees.
- Forecast walk in business, plan staffing levels and opening hours accordingly, well in advance to ensure excellent customer service is maintained at all times.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
This Branch Manager position requires experience of managing at travel team with a true passion for Travel and sales with profit and staff responsibility, strong track record of delivering sales results and exceptional service. You will be well-travelled, as you will use your first hand destination knowledge. Experience of using Amadeus, Galileo and Sabre is an advantage.

THE PACKAGE:
The successful candidate will receive a salary between £23-£30k pa dependent on experience, but there are many additional benefits, discounts and incentives which make this such a great company to work for!


Please call Christine 0161 923 6120 or email christine@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

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