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Agency Sales Manager

Travel Trade Recruitment
£40000 - £46000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package!
Closing date
25 Mar 2024

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Tour Operator
Full Time
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Trade Sales Manager for leading International, luxury Tour Operator, covering Northern Ireland, Scotland and north-East England. I am excited to recruit for a leading Tour Operator and Destination Management Company, with two well established brands. Are you an experienced Agency Sales Manager, looking for an opportunity to promote a popular, established luxury product, to both maintain existing relationships with travel agencies and to further grow the trade sales? The successful business development manager will receive a competitive starting salary circa £40k pa, and a generous benefits package including £6k car allowance, discount travel on amazing products, competitive pension scheme, 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), bonuses and discounted gym membership. You will be part of one of the worlds leading luxury travel brands, who offer luxury adventures that can't be found elsewhere!

* Responsible for developing and growing our presence within the travel agency community in Scotland, NI and North-East England
* Be responsible for specific revenue and volume targets from this segment.
* Working with the Sales teams to develop and deliver our UK travel community strategy
* Build strong relationships with key travel agents to maximise revenues through marketing, staff training and educational trips
* Conduct sales calls with travel agents and logging sales activities and identifying key trends
* Identify & win new business
* Organise & host educational trips, attend industry events & forums in the UK & abroad
* Provide market feedback and intelligence to senior management team
* Act as an ambassador for the brand
* Negotiate commission levels with agents in accordance with management guidance
The role will be based from home and on the road in your designated area as well as international travel.

Travel will be in your blood and your people skills will be fantastic. With at least 5 years' experience within the Travel Industry and ideally at least two within agency sales / trade sales, you will know your region and have existing relationships and contacts in this region.

Starting salary is dependent on experience but in the region of £40k pa plus an extensive benefits package including:
* Car allowance £6k
* Discounted travel
* Pension
* 25 days' annual leave - In addition to bank holidays
* Cycle to work scheme.
* Employee Assistance Program
* Travel Loans
* Display Screen Equipment Eye tests
* Recruitment Bonus
* Discounted Gym Membership
* Social Events
This is a highly reputable brand to join, well established and an international company. Excellent career progression opportunities as this position has become available following promotion!

Please follow the instructions to apply, attaching your CV. This vacancy is being managed by Claire Muge 0141 248 5222

If this role is not quite right, but you have Travel Industry experience and are keen to find a new opportunity, please do send your CV, we may have something else that could be perfect for you!

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Travel Trade Recruitment handles vacancies from hundreds of employers each year. We have a wide variety of permanent and temporary job opportunities within all sectors of the travel industry, including business travel, tour operations, retail travel, and reservations.
We want to help you find the ideal travel industry job, make the next career step, and maximise your potential. We do this by finding out about you, as well as what is important to your career goals and lifestyle aspirations.

We also offer CRS training courses in the four major systems of Galileo, Sabre, Amadeus, Worldspan, and can advise which course would enhance your career.
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Travel Trade Recruitment won three awards in 2009 for Best Travel Recruitment Consultancy, including 'Best UK Travel Recruitment Consultancy' at the Globe Travel Awards, Star Recruitment Consultancy at the Travel Bulletin Awards, and Travel Recruitment Company of the Year at the recent British Travel Awards. We are an official ABTA Industry Partner, Members of the Institute of Travel and Tourism (IATA) and the Recruitment and Employment Confederation.

All information supplied to Travel Trade Recruitment will be dealt with confidentiality. Your details will not be passed onto a Client without your specific permission.

Our service to job seekers is completely free. Contact your nearest office and speak our friendly consultants for free advice, or register for our online recruitment services at

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Tel: 0203 887 9444

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Tel: 0121 222 2624

Manchester Office
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Leeds Office
Tel: 0113 394 4147

Scottish Division
Tel: 0141 248 5222

Temp Division
Tel: 0203 887 9444



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0203 887 9444
3rd Floor, 1 Aldgate

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