Retail Travel Manager

Location
March, Cambridgeshire, England
Salary
Market Rate
Posted
10 Jan 2019
Closes
07 Feb 2019
Ref
21482
Contact
Katy Gaskell
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Are you currently a Retail Travel Branch Manager looking for something new to get your teeth into? Do you consider yourself a dynamic travel manager with fresh, new ideas and initiatives? Do you thrive off the challenge of increasing travel sales and getting the best out of your travel consultants? If you have experience of managing a large team within a retail travel environment we want to hear from you! A leading independent retail travel agency are looking for an experienced Retail Travel Manager to work within one of their successful stores in the Cambridgeshire area, to maximise the potential of this store and develop its staff. This is a hand on management role, with a large team of experienced Travel Consultants.

DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION:
- To lead, motivate and energise your team, identifying training and development needs, along with recognising your individual staff's potential and promoting it.
- To set targets in accordance to staffing levels, seasons and trends whilst suggesting ideas and solutions to improve revenue and profit.
- Ensure that your branch goes from strength-to-strength, reaching and exceeding targets
- Get involved in the day to day holiday enquires, and to secure the booking
- To plan and execute in-house promotions, company campaigns and incentives
- To keep your product and brand knowledge up to date whilst having in-depth knowledge of the company's brochures and destinations and preferred suppliers
- Produce reports for senior management and the Regional Sales team through the analysis of commercial performance
- Deal with complaints in a calm and diplomatic manner and be able to deal with a wide range of both internal and external customer issues

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
The successful candidate will have a proven travel background and relevant travel management experience. Have strong leadership skills, commercial awareness and the ability to inspire a large team.
At all levels you'll need a passion for customer service and a strong track record in sales.

THE PACKAGE:
My client offers a fantastic salary which is completely dependent on your experience. Alongside this is additional commission, incentives and bonuses. They also offer additional benefits including discounts and pension, which make it an attractive package.
This position is to cover Maternity Leave, but has the potential to go permanent.

INTERESTED:
If you are interested in this fantastic Retail Travel Manager position please follow the instruction to apply. For more information contact Katy at Travel Trade Recruitment on 0121 450 9776 or email katy@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

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