Specialist Sales Manager - Ski - Home Working

Location
West Midlands, England
Salary
Great Benefits
Posted
10 Aug 2018
Closes
07 Sep 2018
Ref
20861-MHE
Contact
Marie Heaven
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
A fantastic new role has become available for an experienced Ski Specialist, My client are looking for a someone with a great sales background within the Ski industry. Preferably you will have worked for an educational company selling and putting together group Ski Trips. As a family run company, there main focus is on personalised customer service and expertise which is at the heart of everything they do. This will be a home working role with the occasional trip to the head office for meetings and training.

The Job
* Taking a consultative approach, you will use your ski destination knowledge to advise customers on the best resorts and products for their groups' needs.
* Predominately working from home via phone and email but also able to visit group leaders at school to go through requirements in person within a prescribed region and to sell generate leads from surrounding schools.
Also required to provide parent evening presentations or other similar support as and when required.
* Prepare accurate and detailed quotations and outline the most suitable itineraries. Follow up on these quotations and close the deal.

Develop Your Knowledge
* Keep in touch with product developments and gain an expert inside knowledge of ski resorts, hotels and travel options.
* Involve yourself in destination training and occasional resort visits. As with all small teams you'll be required to be flexible and chip in to help where needed. This may involve extra tasks such as writing blog posts, updating the website and so on; whilst this will keep you on your toes, it is also a great opportunity to gain a diverse range of experience across the wider business.

About You
* Excellent knowledge and experience of the school ski travel market with a minimum of 2 years' experience with a proven track record in a similar role.
* A keen interest in the ski and snowboard industry ideally with a strong passion for skiing.
* Proven track record of reaching and exceeding targets.
* Enjoy speaking to customers over the phone and in person and have a professional and confident manner.
* Inquisitive and driven with a desire to find the best outcome in every scenario.
* Able to deliver outstanding customer service and exceed customers' expectations.
* Self-motivated and energetic with a can-do attitude with a desire to attain your own and the businesses goals.
* Well organised with impeccable attention to detail.
* Strong IT skills with the ability to pick up new systems quickly.

Working Hours
* A strong work ethic and flexibility is essential in this role. Teachers are difficult to get hold of during the day so some evening work may be required.
* 37.5 hours per week.

What We Offer
* A Highly competitive basic salary plus generous uncapped commission.
* Home based (ideally in the Midlands area).
* Company car or car allowance.
* Company pension scheme.
* Regular opportunities to visit our ski resorts.

Interested?
Please contact myself Marie Heaven on 0121 450 9776 or email your CV to Marie@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk
You can also apply via the link below.

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