Trade Sales Executive - leading Tour Operator
Trade Sales Executive
Base salary to £26K +bonuses and benefits
My client is a a globally based tour operator specialising in upmarket tailormade and escorted tours.
The are now seeking a Trade Sales Support Executive in order to support the Business Development managers in developing strong relationships with their travel trade partners.
The candidate must be sales driven with good relationship building skills.
In addition to thus, the candidate must be a flexible all-round team player and self-starter, and will be a first class communicator for both verbal and written communication with excellent IT skills in all Microsoft applications.
Trade Sales Executive Responsibilities:
Handle all trade agent requests concerning systems support, merchandise supplies, joint marketing and queries of a general nature, which require referral to the appropriate manager/ department
To act as primary reference point and provide operational support for the regional sales team
Maintain the data base of retail membership
Distribute welcome packs to agents and follow up with a telephone call
Co-ordinate all agent incentives: collate, list and rank all entries, report to BDM and issue qualified entrants with appropriate prizes or vouchers as instructed
Produce weekly, monthly and quarterly performance booking reports by agency affiliation in addition to ad-hoc requests by regional sales team for sales meetings
Collate feedback on market and trading conditions and opportunities, from Sales and Reservations Departments.
Respond to all travel agent and email enquiries from the UK & Republic of Ireland providing a fast, friendly and professional service.
Trade Sales Executive Previous Experience Required:
Previous experience within a similar role within the travel industry is essential
Organisational ability – exhibits good organisational skills and time management skills
Communication – possesses excellent relationship management skills
Drive to get the job done / Results focused – innovative, and driven to exceed targets
High standards – focuses on the client with a high attention to details at all times
Initiative – thinks about new approaches and innovative ways of promoting the company
Energy & Tenacity – has the desire to succeed, and have fun doing so
Trade Sales Executive Salary and Benefits
Base salary to £26K + Bonuses
20 days holiday
To be considered for the Trade Sales Executive role, please email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Tony on 0207 812 3820 for additional information.