Retail Travel Sales Manager - South Middlesex

Location
Twickenham
Salary
£18000 - £22000 per annum + Commission and Superb Benefits
Posted
19 Apr 2012
Closes
17 May 2012
Ref
GRM1524
Contact
Garry Mewett
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Are you a Retail Travel Branch Manager, with extensive long-haul travel product knowledge? Are you looking for an exciting new challenge in the travel industry? Excellent opportunity for a proven sales manager to manage and motive a team and share in the company's ongoing success. If you live easily commutable to Wimbledon and Richmond please call today.


JOB DESCRIPTION:
- Lead the branch to exceed sales targets, whilst offering exceptional customer service and growing the brands reputation in the local area.
- Lead and drive this busy team, ensuring the smooth, efficient running of the branch.
- As a team player, sell long haul destinations, including single centres, lots of Florida, multi-centres, cruise and high end, luxury travel.
- Deliver and exceed branch performance and productivity.
- Contribute towards the sales and profit targets of the business.
- Implement new, alternative and innovative ideas of achieving new business.
- Be proactive in feeding back ways to enhance sales.
- Participate and cooperate with colleagues to achieve the team objectives.
- Keep your own product knowledge up to date and make best use of the information facilities available, relaying this to colleagues.
- Lead by example; demonstrating to the team an exceptional high level of customer service going above and beyond.
- Liaise with senior management.


EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

- The successful candidate will ideally have previous travel management experience, with the ability to motivate, lead and inspire a team.
- You will also have solid product knowledge of long haul destinations, particularly USA, Canada, Caribbean, Middle East, Far East, Australia, and be confident in talking about and selling long-haul and short-haul destinations.
- A proven back record in reaching and exceeding targets, excellent customer service and a real drive and passion for travel are also required.


THE PACKAGE:

This excellent position offers a highly competitive basic salary of up to 22k, depending on experience, excellent commission, benefits & discounts, as well as career / personal progression.


INTERESTED?
If you are keen to be considered for this Retail Travel Branch Manager role situated near Twickenham please send your CV to garry@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk or call Garry Mewett on 0207 347 5060.