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Travel Retail Branch Manager

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Recruiter
Travel Trade Recruitment
Posted
27 April 2012
Closes
25 May 2012
Ref
8400-GFA
Contact
Gerry Friel
Location
Maidenhead
Hours
Contract Type
Salary
competitive + free flights +benefits

Further information

Do you have solid travel and supervisory experience?

Retail Travel Branch Manager required for this Maidenhead based travel agency.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
We have a dream Retail Travel Branch Manager role for you! A leading and innovative travel provider is keen to recruit an experienced branch manager for their new store in Maidenhead. The role involves training and motivating a team of Travel Consultants to exceed targets, and establish their new retail travel branch.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
- Lead the branch to exceed sales targets, whilst offering exceptional customer service and growing the brands reputation in Maidenhead
- 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 track 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, commission, free flights, amazing benefits & discounts, as well as career / personal progression.

Interested?
If you are keen on this position, please follow the instructions to apply. If you have any questions, please contact Gerry at Travel Trade Recruitment on 0207 3475060



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