Account Manager - Educational Travel

Recruiter
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£30k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted
04 Jun 2018
Closes
02 Jul 2018
Ref
TY23207L
Contact
Tony Yerasimou
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Account Manager – Educational Travel

South East London or Home Based

Base salary to £30,000 + Bonus

My client is a fast-growing educational tour operator in the UK and due to growth of this fantastic company, they are recruiting for an Educational Travel Account Manager to join their team.


Working in our Tours Department, the Account Manager will be responsible for putting together study tours for UK based student groups within schools and universities. A key part of the role is to increase new business and manage existing accounts. Much of the tasks will involve liaising with UK school and college academic staff; UK and European accommodation suppliers; flight, rail and coach operators, visitor attractions and overseas agents.

Account Manager Educational Travel Main Duties & Responsibilities
Manage your own portfolio of key accounts, ensuring all client requests are responded to effectively and making sure enquiries, quotations and bookings are administrated in line with company procedures.
Work with the Tours General Manager and Director to achieve customer and company targets and KPIs
Liaise closely with lecturers and other clients to tailor an educational travel package to meet client needs, carrying out research as necessary
Deal with clients via telephone, email and letter promptly and professionally
Calculate and provide accurate quotations, ensuring that documentation is sent promptly
Work closely with suppliers and the Operations Dept regarding transport, accommodation and visits to ensure programmes run smoothly
Undergo training as necessary to maintain product knowledge and comply with Health & Safety policies and procedures

Actively participate in the weekly quality control meetings and other departmental meetings
Make familiarisation visits in the UK and abroad as directed

Account Manager – Educational Travel Experience Required:
Experience of working in a fast-paced sales environment
Track record of exceeding sales targets
Experience of working with overseas clients
Comprehensive knowledge of European cities
Experience of dealing with airlines, hotels and coach suppliers
Experience of working in the travel industry


Account Manager – Educational Travel Salary and Benefits

Base Salary to £30,000 depending on experience + Bonus

Pension

20 days holidays

Monday to Friday 9-5.30

To apply for this Account Manager – Educational Travel role, please email your CV to tony@newfrontiers.co.uk or contact me on 0207 812 3820 for additional information on the role and company.

Please note, by applying to this job vacancy, you agree that New Frontiers Recruitment Ltd can hold your personal information on our secure database for the sole purpose of helping you with future employment. We will NEVER pass your details to 3rd parties without your express permission. You have the right to request for your details to be removed at any time, please email tony@newfrontiers.co.uk and we will action immediately.

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