Account Executive (Travel Industry)

Blackpool, Lancashire, England
£16000 - £20000 per annum + Excellent commission structure
12 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
Gemma Thelwell
Job function
Full Time
Contract Type
Have you worked in a Travel Sales environment and are looking to do something a bit different in travel? A leading group travel specialist are seeking motivated Customer Service Account Executives, with target driven experience to join their successful team in Blackpool, making group travel reservations and pro-actively developing business. This is an excellent varied opportunity with a competitive starting salary of £16k pa - £18kpa, OTE of £23k pa - £28k pa and Monday-Friday office hours!

- Take enquiries from existing clients to organise group travel to UK, Europe and Worldwide
- To provide exceptional reliable customer service to clients from enquiry through to post travel, and to engage in, ensuring the successful resolution of any client related travel issues
- To liaise effectively with commercial, support departments, external contacts to ensure each element of the customer experience (itinerary, transport, accommodation, visits etc) is delivered effectively
- To liaise closely with and build effective relationships with the account management team and designated accounts
- Achieve growth in enquiries, bookings, revenue and profit
- Book and organise group tours, liaising with suppliers
- Pro-actively seek to build business, nurturing relationships with existing clients to increase business as well as pro-actively contacting potential new clients
- Support the achievement of the Groups tours commercial aims by maintaining profitability of Tour Opportunities through the sales process.
- Develop and maintain an awareness of the company products, destinations, and marketing activity and systems / procedures to deliver an effective service to the customers.
- Working Mon-Fri office hours 0900-1700

If you have a background in travel sales then we are keen to hear from you! You will have experience of reaching and exceeding targets through excellent customer service. You will be good at building long term relationships and be able to multi-task, as you will be combining duties or making group reservations, balanced with pro-actively business development.

This company offers an excellent basic salary of £16k - £17kpa dependent on experience with a first year OTE of £20K. With experience, you could earn around £26k pa! Excellent working hours and further benefits.

Please follow the instructions to apply attaching your CV or contact Gemma at Travel Trade Recruitment 0161 9236120

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