Business Travel Sales Account Executive

£24k basic salary plus 10k OTE & excellent benefits
15 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Job function
Full Time
Contract Type

We're looking for an ambitious Junior Account Manager or New Business Account Executive to join our client, a global TMC based in Manchester, as they continue with their substantial growth. Reporting to the Sales Director, this role is responsible for the development of a portfolio of Small to Medium (SME) accounts and is an excellent career move for an experienced sales professional who's looking to take that next step, or those looking to move into an Account Executive role within the Travel sector.

The role will involve a high volume of outbound calls and email activity and in addition, the successful candidate will be required to attend networking events, trade shows and client sponsored activity.  This role is ideal for hunter candidates who enjoy leading prospects through the sales development cycle to being a fully engaged customer.  You'll have great communication skills, be achievement-oriented and expect recognition with performance rewards for exceeding targets. On offer is a competitive package of up to £34k uncapped and excellent benefits, including a structured career path. Please contact is today for a confidential chat or apply online.

Role of Business Travel Sales Account Executive:

  • Take ownership of  a ’Warm’ database and look at cold call prospecting
  • Work directly with SME customers who the main contact will often be the CEO
  • Work with marketing to develop creative and engaging content for phone and email campaigns
  • Plan and manage an event calendar to ensure effective coverage and maximise the investment return on the event cost
  • Deliver webinar and training sessions on our client's products and services, where needed be customer facing to deliver or support similar events
  • Ensure the lead and opportunity profiling is accurate and insightful
  • Manage and track your activity, recording all information in a CRM (Sales Force)

Skills required for the role:

  • Proven experience in an account executive, account management or business travel operational/sales environment role
  • A willingness to learn and develop
  • An understanding of how to gauge customer requirements
  • Perseverance and the ability to think out solutions that meet the customer’s need
  • A great networker, with strong communication skills
  • Commercially aware, with good numerical skills
  • Confident and tenacious
  • A self-starter, driven to achieve

If you’re interested in learning more about this Business Travel Sales Account Executive opportunity, please contact Succeed Recruitment Solutions or press the apply online button now!

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