Corporate Travel Account Manager

Location
West Yorkshire, England
Salary
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted
28 Jan 2019
Closes
25 Feb 2019
Ref
21564
Contact
Christine Wilkins
Job function
Management
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
My client is a leading travel management company based in Yorkshire.
This role of Corporate Travel Account Manager will be responsible for retention and development for my client's important business. You will be working to grow the profitability for my client in the UK.

Corporate Travel Account Manager - JOB DESCRIPTION
Working as a Corporate Travel Account Manager you will work alongside the other Account Managers in all new business activity, Lead identification, generation and proactive selling especially client facing new business scenarios.

Duties include:
- Implement agreed strategies for attracting new business and for promoting the company
- Successfully account manage a client portfolio (client communications, reporting, reviews, business plans, overseeing comment management)
- Develop and manage a sales strategy for new business
- Manage a sales pipeline and prospect clients
- Ensure that new sales are implemented in line within guidelines (fees, credit, contracts & timelines)
- Be responsible for developing own portfolio of prospects with personal sales target (amount to be agreed)
- Effectively liaise with stakeholders in Finance, HR, Operations and IT
- Maximise opportunities from that market through effective selling techniques.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
- Proven sales skills and achievement of new business trading target.
- Proven experience in B2B / B2C travel sales
- Proven experience in client account management
- A detailed understanding of the corporate travel market (sales/account management/operations)
- Formal presentation skills
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Ability to communicate in a friendly, pleasant and professional manner
- Excellent analytical skills

THE PACKAGE:

You will be offered a basic salary up to £40,000 and the role will be field based but would require you to get to the Yorkshire office occasioanly

Please call Christine at Travel Trade on 0141 248 5222 or email me your CV christine@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

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