TRAVEL Sales Account Manager

Recruiter
TMS Talent
Location
Oxford
Salary
£28k - 33k per year + Benefits
Posted
31 Jul 2019
Closes
28 Aug 2019
Ref
EK012018
Contact
Elena Ktori
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

This highly successful luxury Agency are recruiting a Sales Account Manager to join their team with key contacts across Travel OR currently working as a Tailormade Consultant and looking to step into a Sales Account Manager role.

As the Sales Account Manager you will proactively develop and implement trade sales strategies maximising awareness and increasing revenue opportunities for our luxury travel clients. This is a UK based Sales role that will require a hands-on approach to being on the road, generating powerful ongoing relationships with luxury and niche tour operators, concierge services and luxury agents.

In addition to managing ongoing campaigns and being the day to day contact for a portfolio of accounts you will be passionate and responsible for developing new contacts within the client business and driving incremental business forward. You will also be responsible for managing the workload of more junior members of the team - coaching, mentoring and encouraging them to develop their Sales and Marketing skills.

You will need to be self-motivated and driven, able to work independently and with a high degree of initiative whilst holding an in-depth knowledge of the travel sector, ideally luxury travel. You will be able to deliver results with a can-do attitude whilst working within a fast-paced environment. To fulfil the duties of your role there will be times when you are expected to work outside of your usual working pattern.

Sales Account Manager Skills Required

Broad travel industry knowledge, within an Agency or in-house with a tour operator, ideally in the luxury tourism sector

Strong evidence of personal ability to initiate and develop relationships with clients and key stakeholders

Strong time management & organisation skills with a proven ability to juggle and prioritise changing demands within a fast-paced environment

Expert in both written and verbal communication

A pro-active and conscientious self-starter, happy to work autonomously and as part of a team

Results driven with strong evidence of turning ideas into plans

Full driving license

A keen willingness to travel overseas and throughout the UK and Ireland.

UK work permit

How to apply

Elena Ktori is recruiting for this role on behalf of her client. Please click to apply ASAP

Due to Volume applications ONLY Sucessful applicants will be contacted

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