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Spanish Speaking - Key Account Executive

Employer
C&M Travel Recruitment Ltd
Location
Crawley, West Sussex, England
Salary
£29000.00 - £31000.00 per annum + Staff Travel Discounts
Closing date
9 May 2024

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Sector
Tour Operator
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Job function
Commercial

Spanish Speaking - Key Account Executive
This award winning premium travel company are looking for a Key Account Executive to join their Commercial & Product Division to look after their Spanish market. The Key Account Executive supports the Key Account Manager in managing the relationships with a wide portfolio of hotel partner accounts. This is a rare opportunity to join this department and would suit candidates who are fluent in Spanish with proven experience working in an online trading environment or an account management / key account / partnerships or commercial role for a tour operator, airline or hotel chain. Salary of up to circa £31k, hybrid working and some of the best benefits and travel concessions in the business!

Spanish Speaking - Key Account Executive: Role & Responsibilities:

  • Effective management of key accounts by phone and email and in person to optimise commercial opportunities and delivery of targets.
  • Contribute to defining the hotel range - to identifying, developing and implementing new hotel opportunities to ensure product is optimised for key Spanish market. This includes ensuring appropriate hotel descriptions and offers are available in Spanish language.
  • Assist in identifying & developing possible new accounts.
  • Contribute to agreeing supplier commercial terms and override agreements.
  • Carry out analysis of booking data and competitor analysis to understand and optimise performance.
  • Investigate and discuss opportunities for promotional and PR join activities.
  • Investigate and resolve any issues relating to the on sale process of hotels within the group.
  • Ensuring the ongoing quality standard of hotels in tandem with Product and Health & Safety team.
  • Ensure relevant staff have the required training to ensure best knowledge of properties within the key accounts.
  • Represent the company at evening / weekend functions as required to support marketing activity.

Spanish Speaking - Key Account Executive - Skills & Experience Required:

  • Spanish language skills - The role is responsible for Spanish suppliers and fluency in Spanish and English is therefore required.
  • Experience of an online trading, key account or junior account management, product or commercial role within travel, ideally gained working for a Tour Operator or Hotel Chain.
  • Commercial awareness - A strong grasp of data/stats to understand and articulate performance and identify areas of weakness/opportunity.
  • Excellent relationship management and negotiation skills, with the ability to build strong rapport with suppliers
  • Knowledge of market trends, online travel, sales and distribution travels.
  • Strong commercial acumen, analytical and logical thinking.

Spanish Speaking - Key Account Executive- Key Benefits:

  • Salary according to experience £29k to £31k.
  • Working Hours - 0900 - 1730 Monday to Friday, with some flexi time at the start and end of the day available.
  • Hybrid working, minimum of 2 days in the office. Flexibility required according to meetings, supplier visits and ad hoc business needs.
  • Travel concessions, including unlimited discounts on flights from the date of joining.
  • Flexible benefits package including market leading defined contribution pension scheme and generous life assurance cover, plus options such as dental /medical cover, and cycle to work, technology and electric car schemes.

Please apply for the role of Spanish Speaking - Key Account Executive online or email your cv to lisa@candm.co.uk.

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C&M Travel Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all candidates. For more opportunities, please visit www.candm.co.uk

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