Sales Executive - Ref: SEUK/10/18/2

Recruiter
Air Mauritius
Location
Chiswick, London
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
26 Oct 2018
Closes
13 Nov 2018
Ref
SEUK/10/18/2
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Air Mauritius is an international airline operating out of its base in Mauritius and flying to over 18 destinations in Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa and the Indian Ocean. It is a Skytrax 4* rated airline.

It is exciting times at Air Mauritius with the expected growth of the Company and the introduction of the new generation Airbus A350-900 aircraft and A330-900NEO in its fleet. To support our growth plans we require a pro-active Sales Executive capable of tapping the full potential of our key sectors. The Company is looking for someone with an excellent portfolio of contacts in the leisure market capable of generating revenue growth whilst delivering the highest customer service standards.

Based in Chiswick and reporting to the Sales Manager UK & Ireland, the successful candidate will be responsible for handling trade enquiries and to provide support for the external sales team with an emphasis on developing the groups and MICE business. Key to their success will be their ability to promote the Air Mauritius brand, products and services through key distribution channels as well as actively supporting a portfolio of accounts via telephone account management.

This is a great opportunity for someone to make a real impact on the future success of Air Mauritius in the UK.

EXPERIENCE AND PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE

Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent, 4 years airline or travel industry sales experience with a minimum of 2 years in a support/account management role and:

 Commercial experience working with travel trade partners

 Proven account management skills

 Good influential selling skills

 Natural Relationship builder

 Knowledge of GDS platform

NB "Applicants not having a Degree but having worked for a minimum 4 years in the Sales field of an airline/travel related industry will also be considered"

PERSONAL QUALITIES AND COMPETENCIES

Self-starter with strong sales, planning, presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills across all levels of hierarchy, in particular:

 Pro-active and positive

 Proven sales drive and ability

 Good negotiator

 Comfortable analysing data

 Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills

 Reservations and Ticketing knowledge preferred but not essential

 Good written and oral English language skills

 Ability to work under pressure and to short lead times

PACKAGE

Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Send together your full curriculum vitae and your highest educational certificate by clicking "Apply Now"  by 30 November 2018.

We will only consider those candidates with the right to work in the UK.

All applications will be treated in strictest confidentiality.

The Company reserves the right:

 To convene only the most suitably qualified candidates for the selection exercise(s);

 To make no appointment following this advertisement.

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