Travel Trade Account Manager (Field Sales - Business Development)

Location
West Midlands, Birmingham, Staffordshire
Salary
£20k-£27k + bonus + benefits
Posted
07 Mar 2018
Closes
07 Apr 2018
Ref
PTR 2609
Job function
Management
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client is a well-established, award-winning and dynamic tour operator, now seeking an experienced Travel Trade Account Manager to join their friendly team. This well-known tour operator offers luxury European and Worldwide tailormade tours & cruises to the discerning clientele.

This position is ideal for a travel professional with experience in field sales, account management or business development.

The exciting account manager role entails a wide range of tasks, this includes:

  • Assist and implement our travel trade sales campaigns
  • Developing existing and new client relationships, this will include regular visits and conducting training where required
  • Attend trade functions such as Cruise Events, Trade conferences and conduct presentations and webinars

Essential Requirements:

  • A confident networker
  • Must have account management experience within travel
  • Great communications and negotiating skills
  • A proven track record in business development and agency sales within the travel industry
  • B2B Travel Trade / Account Management Experience within travel.
  • You will be required to attend agent training, conferences and cruise events all over the UK so it is imperative you own your own car

Benefits:

  • Generous bonus
  • FAM trips
  • Ship visits
  • On-going training
  • Career progression
  • Pension
  • Working for a dynamic and forward thinking tour operator in which you will be rewarded for your hard work.

To apply click APPLY NOW, any questions give us a call on 0208 393 9925 and our dedicated team can assist in locating the right opportunity for you.

www.platinumtravelrecruitment.co.uk

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