Head of Sales & Market Development

19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Strong Recruitment are recruiting for a newly created role at a leading European tourism group based in Central London. Working with a professional and motivated team, this is a busy and varied role and will involve managing a sales team, sales, account management and new product development and liaise with various senior members of the team in other departments including Marketing and Events.

Head of Sales & Market Development candidates will be responsible for :

  • Managing and leading a sales team

  • Create sales plans and strategies

  • Manage and grow certain sectors of their client base

  • Work closely with the CEO on commercial objectives

  • Hold weekly sales meetings and prepare monthly sales reports for the Board

  • Be industry aware and react within a fast paced environment

  • Attending major trade shows and events

  • Representing the company at a senior level with industry partners, tourist boards, tourist associations and trade bodies

Successful Head of Sales & Market Development candidates should be able to demonstrate :

  • Man management skills

  • Proven sales success

  • Understanding of the Pan European inbound tourism industry plus knowledge of the long haul inbound market

  • Graduated to degree level

  • Preferred candidates will have fluency English and a 2nd European language

  • At least 5 years’ experience running a commercial sales team

  • Be currently based in the UK

We will contact successful Head of Sales & Market Development candidates within 2 working days and arrange to meet you to discuss the role and company in full to ensure this is the right career move for you.

It’s a company we have worked with for 15+ years and have helped build a high profile team who are highly respected in the tourism industry. They are going through a major growth period at the moment so its an exciting time to join.

Strong Recruitment have specialised in the inbound tourism industry since 2001 - and we hope we can help you find the right opportunity.