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Japanese Speaking Account Executive

C&M Travel Recruitment Ltd
London, England
£20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Closing date
23 Feb 2024

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Airline & Airport
Full Time
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Japanese Speaking Account Executive, London, Salary to £30k plus travel benefits
This is a fantastic role to for a major carrier for an experienced aviation professional. They are seeking a friendly and motivated candidate who speak fluent Japanese and English. Salary to £30k and shift work is required but there are great travel benefits!

Japanese Speaking Account Executive Responsibilities:

  • The key objective is to drive sales performance in the market through the implementation of Sales strategy across a portfolio of trade and corporate customers maximising revenue contribution in order to exceed revenue targets.
  • Complete and continually update Account Development Plans, ensure all action points are actioned in a timely manner.
  • Ensure business plans are met and to maximize the most cost effective channels of fulfillment for business sales.
  • Solicit new and existing accounts to meet and/or exceed revenue goals through sales calls, written communication, e-mail and telephone solicitation.
  • Follow up on leads and business generated by sales calls.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with partners in the airline industry.
  • Develop and maintain long term strategic relationships with trade partners and corporate clients.
  • Prepare an account development plan to achieve short, medium, and long term mutual benefits for both Trade Partners and Corporate customers.
  • Contribute to the formulation and implementation of the sales strategy, to maximise short and long term revenue opportunities, reduce cost of sale and generate channel shift where appropriate.
  • Reviews sales data with the account portfolio to drive revenue and seek out tactical revenue opportunities
  • Develop tactical Sales and Marketing activity in support of sales opportunities in both TMC and corporate market place.
  • Provide regular Market Intelligence and feedback from customers and competitors.
  • Represent at trade events, promotions and sales functions, including supporting educational and familiarization visits.
  • Perform other related functions, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
  • The jobholder may be required to carry out other duties provided they are within the general level of responsibility of the duties set out above.

Japanese Speaking Account Executive Requirements:

  • Language skill - fluent in Japanese and English(both written and spoken)
  • Inside sales or outside sales experience
  • Commercial acumen. Able to spot and interpret market trends
  • Experience in negotiating contracts is a must.
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Proven commercial skills and business acumen
  • Ability to develop a good network within the airline industry
  • Strong influencing and high quality negotiation skills
  • Strong and quick decision making and problem solving skills
  • Excellent planning and time management skills
  • Ability to sell all the benefits of products and services
  • Ability to use/create documents with Word/PowerPoint/Excel
  • Clean Driving licence
  • Able to make business trips on a regular basis in short notice

Additional Information:

  • Flexible and able to work shifts, including weekends according to roster. Times may vary.
  • Discounted travel
  • Company offer 50% contribution to Private Medical Insurance
  • 24 days for the first year plus public holidays
  • Annual bonus after probation
  • Company loan is available to help with commuting i.e. season ticket loans/Car Insurance/Car Tax

Please apply online to outlining your suitability or call Shannon on 02073971295

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