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Sales Manager

Travel Trade Recruitment
Altrincham, Greater Manchester, England
£35000 - £40000 per annum + additional benefits
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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A leading travel agency and tour operator specialising in cruise packages are seeking a dynamic and experienced Sales Manager to lead our sales team and drive revenue growth. The Sales Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing strategic sales initiatives, identifying both further opportunities from our current activity and new sales opportunities, and fostering a high-performance sales culture. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of success in sales leadership, strong communication and a deep understanding of the travel industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute strategic sales plans to achieve revenue targets and company objectives.
  • Lead and mentor the sales team, providing guidance, training, and support to maximise performance and productivity.
  • Create a sales team structure to facilitate company growth.
  • Identify new business opportunities, including partnerships, sales channels and opportunities.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key industry partners.
  • Analyse sales data and market trends to identify opportunities for growth and optimisation.
  • Collaborate with marketing, product development, and other departments to ensure alignment and integration of sales efforts.
  • Monitor and evaluate sales performance metrics, providing regular reports and insights to senior management.
  • Stay informed about industry developments, competitor activities, and market dynamics, adjusting strategies and tactics as needed.


  • Experience in sales leadership roles, preferably in the travel or hospitality industry.
  • Proven track record of achieving and exceeding sales targets and driving revenue growth.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate a team.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to develop and implement effective sales strategies.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to interpret sales data and market trends.
  • Customer-focused with a passion for delivering exceptional service and experiences.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to changing priorities.


  • Competitive salary and performance-based incentives.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance and pension contributions.
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement within the company.
  • Vibrant and inclusive work culture with a focus on teamwork and collaboration.
  • Exciting travel perks and discounts for employees.


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

London Office
Tel: 0203 887 9444

Birmingham Office
Tel: 0121 222 2624

Manchester Office
Tel: 0161 923 6120

Leeds Office
Tel: 0113 394 4147

Scottish Division
Tel: 0141 248 5222

Temp Division
Tel: 0203 887 9444



Company info
0203 887 9444
3rd Floor, 1 Aldgate

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