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Commercial/Operations Manager

Employer
Travelcorp Midlands Limited
Location
Hampshire, Birmingham
Salary
Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Closing date
30 Dec 2023

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Sector
Travel Agency
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Job function
Commercial

Job Details

To be responsible for the daily running and management of the branch network to include Toucan Travel, Hart Travel, Elite Escapes & Chatsworth Travel.  Plan and implement sales strategies; improving systems and processes. Ensuring that monthly branch sales/margin targets are met.  Harness a working environment which encourages teamwork, energy and creativity. Promote and ensure that excellent service levels are maintained at all times. Ensure the group has the best commercial terms with Operators and suppliers.

Personal Requirements:

Proven experience in Retail Travel Management

Excellent service delivery and customer service skills

Solid understanding of reporting and operational procedures

Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills

Excellent organisational and leadership skills with a problem-solving ability

Able to negotiate at commercial agreements.

Main duties:

  • Drive sales to deliver and exceed branch network performance and productivity.
  • Produce weekly/monthly sales reports to head office.
  • Implement alternative and innovative ideas for achieving new business.
  • Oversee the smooth, efficient running of the branch network.
  • Motivate the branch teams to hit and exceed their targets and ensure company profitability.
  • Conduct regular meetings to deliver key messages and sales targets/performance.
  • Update and feedback to head office on strategy.
  • Oversee the recruitment, selection and retention of staff.
  • Implement incentives to the sales team to motivate and drive sales.
  • Conduct monthly 121’s. dealing effectively with any performance related issues. Recognising training needs and implement improvement measures and performance improvement plans where necessary.
  • Ensure that an excellent level of service is delivered to all customers and stakeholders at all times.
  • Liaise with the Marketing and Product Department for relevant POS in line with market and local trends.
  • Conduct regular branch visits and ensure compliance in line with company policy and procedures.
  • Ensure all daily/weekly/monthly tasks are being carried out and in line with company policy, procedure, and audits.
  • Resolve escalated customer complaints in an efficient and professional manner, whilst maintaining the retention of the customer.
  • Review customer feedback and customer related statistics To promote equality, diversity and rights in all actions and activities throughout the Company. Monitor/Analyse what suppliers are being booked by the branches and negotiate commercial agreements and special deals with suppliers.


 

Company

We are a cutting-edge, one-of-a-kind travel agency set to becoming a rising star within the UK travel industry. We're continually striving to find new ways to provide customers with a wide range of options, paired with high-quality service, excellent value, and the flexibility to suit individual needs. Our vision is to offer high-quality, market-leading holidays at the lowest possible cost.  Our network of shops includes Toucan Travel at Chineham, Hook & Tadley.  Hart Travel at Fleet, Elite Escapes in Studley & Chatsworth Travel in Chesterfield (branch opening soon).

Company info
Telephone
01527851400
Location
High Street
Studley
Warwickshire
B80 7HJ
GB

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