We are currently recruiting for a sales position based in our London office. This is a full time salaried position with an interesting and diverse role.
The primary role will be to promote the Cayman Islands as a preferred travel destination to the travel industry and consumers, through sales promotional activities, travel industry training, logistics and B2B/B2C exhibitions and development of MICE business. Additional responsibilities will include supporting the Regional Manager Europe with development of sales strategies in new markets including, but not limited to, the Middle East and Asia. This position will require frequent travel and some evening and weekend work.
The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism is seeking a self-motivated and enthusiastic individual to join its London based European team in the position of Sales Executive.
Candidates should possess the following:
Educated to degree level
Minimum 5 years experience in sales
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
Detail orientated and highly organized
Outstanding customer service skills
Experience with sales and promotional events
Excellent presentation skills, comfortable speaking to an audience
Must be able to travel internationally and hold a valid passport
Must hold a valid full UK driving license
Fluency in one or more languages, preferably German, French, Italian and/or Spanish.
Experience within the tourism industry
Knowledge of and exposure to the Cayman Islands and Caribbean region
Scuba diving certification
Salary range £28-£35k
Holidays, initially, 20 days plus public & bank holidays
Private health care
All interested persons should apply including a C.V. and cover letter explaining their interest in and availability for this position. Deadline for submitting application is 31st August 2017