Corporate Travel Key Account Manager - London - Hybrid

Platinum Travel Recruitment
London (Central), London (Greater), Herts, Surrey, Kent, Essex
£45k OTE £65K
Closing date
16 Dec 2021

View more

Business Travel
Full Time
Contract Type
Job function
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Job Details

We are seeking an experienced Corporate Travel Key Account Manager due to remarkable growth with direct TMC experience managing large global corporate accounts to work in London and from home.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for significant revenue retention, identification of growth opportunities, commercial negotiation and delivering a winning strategy for our largest corporate customers. 

As a Key Account Manager your objective is to nurture excellent client relationships, drive customer profitability and deliver a best-in-class travel program.  You will be the key strategic owner of the relationship between global clients. 

Key Account Manager Duties:

  • Ultimate owner of the client relationship working with other local and regional Account Management teams to provide a globally consistent travel program. 
  • Develop and execute a global travel cost management business plan. 
  • Drive client compliance and growth with directly procured products and services. 
  • Ensure client sales of secondary products and services to improve client profitability. 
  • Taking a key role for the global client implementation plan
  • Provide assistance to the client for local, regional and/or global airline negotiations.
  • Ensuring at all times the business is focused on retaining existing customers through a bid avoidance strategy and if necessary renegotiating client terms. 
  • Assisting in Sales with new business and playing an active role in winning new accounts. 

Essential Requirements:

To be successful in this rewarding role, you’ll need to demonstrate exceptional customer service and relationship building skills along with the ability to negotiate and problem solve effectively. You’re analytical and sales skills will be the key to your success as you work with our medium to large sized organisations. Experience is handling corporate clients such as banks, consulting etc is essential with a commercial and strategic mindset.

  • Degree educated but not essential 
  • Experience with global clients 
  • Business travel experience is essential
  • Demonstrated experience in B2B  
  • Demonstrated strong time management skills and attention to detail 
  • Demonstrated superior negotiation skills 
  • Highly developed analytical and presentational skills 
  • Highly tuned interpersonal skills 

Lucrative benefits include:

  • Generous remuneration structure 
  • Rewards platform, cash health plan, travel discounts, in-house financial 
  • Employee share plan 
  • Pension
  • Consistently recognised externally as a ’Great Place to Work’  
  • Fun, social, egalitarian culture with focus on ownership and responsibility 
  • Global career opportunities in a network of brands and businesses 
  • Ongoing training and professional development 
  • Hybrid working model 

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.


Our Story – Travel Recruitment Specialists

Platinum Travel Recruitment have become recognised specialists within the travel industry for many years. Our consultants possess a profound depth of knowledge of the travel industry having worked within travel, with an array of contacts throughout the UK and beyond. 

This is just one of the factors that allows us to provide a superior recruitment service. We ensure that our clients have access to the cream of the crop within the travel industry and candidates can enjoy exciting career-enhancing opportunities. The services that we provide to our clients and candidates show that we are not just recruiters; we are HR professionals, career advisors and experts in the travel industry.

Having two offices strategically placed in the Midlands and Surrey, close to London, this enables us to service a large geographical area and provide that face to face contact for both clients and job seekers.

Strategic in our thinking with a responsive approach to future needs, we think far beyond the conventional recruitment process by conducting a thorough analysis of both our candidates and clients.

Our experienced consultants manage the full recruitment process, screen and test each potential applicant matching the job specifications ensuring time is not wasted on unsuitable candidates. Our open, honest and committed approach will ensure that you reach your goals. So, let’s link up and chat what success means to you.


Why use Platinum Travel Recruitment?


Ability to supply professional pre-scanned travel candidates screened from consultants with years of experience in the travel industry.

Quality applicants rather then quantity.

We appreciate locating the right candidate can be a challenge. We save you time and money on locating candidates by short listing, database searching, head hunting and advertising the vacancies at no cost.

With our strong marketing prescience we are able to target the best applicants right from the outset.

Interviews are only organised for applicants clients wish to see free of charge. Once the candidate is placed a competitive fee will be charged with free trial periods for candidates starting with your organisation.

Many clients use us on an exclusive basis as we listen to requirements and offer the highest level of customer satisfaction whilst understanding your business needs.

If you are looking to expand your company or need recruitment advice feel free to call us on 0208 942 4103


Assistance with the interview and application process

Our experienced and qualified consultants will listen to your requirements in locating the right role and progress your career

Able to provide free career advice on your next move

We have a range of roles including Reservations, Business Travel, Marketing, Product, Management plus more many more exciting opportunities to enhance your career.

Our service is free and kept strictly confidential.

Utilise your experience and achieve your goal – send us your CV today

Find Us
Coombe Croft, Howell Hill Grove
KT17 3ER
United Kingdom

Apply for Corporate Travel Key Account Manager - London - Hybrid

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required

Your file must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, or .rtf. No larger than 1MB
Selected file:
Your communication preferences

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named employer, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please contact us. All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.

You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert

Similar Jobs