Trade Sales Manager Travel & Tourism
Trade Sales Manager – Travel & Tourism
Up to £35,000pa (depending on experience)
Trade Sales Manager required for a Leading Travel & Tourism Company based in Central London to increase sales and manage relationships within the Travel Industry.Responsibilities:
·Implementation and management of the business’ sales strategy and meeting/exceeding sales targets
·Responsible for the management and maintenance of Travel Trade accounts, in addition to developing new business opportunities within the market, focusing on maximising revenue and passenger yield
·Create, maintain and enhance strong relationships with travel agents, tour companies and other trade partners
·Creating relevant packages/joint tickets with these partners to deliver increased sales and new business?.
·Attend Travel Trade events and conferences, making relevant contacts and representing the company at these events.
·Attend meetings regularly to develop, maintain and enhance relationships within the concierge and hotel market
·In co-operation with all other staff, provide a welcoming and efficient service to the B2C and B2B audiences.
·Provide support and guidance to Business Development Executive and Sales Executive where necessary
Skills and experience required:
EssentialYou’ll possess strong sales skills and at least 2/3 years’ experience ideally gained in the visitor attraction or travel trade sectors Proven Track record for building and managing relationships that increase revenueSelf-starter with the ability to use your own initiative Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
·Ability to work flexibly as part of a team
·Ability to network effectively internally and externally
·Commitment to providing customer service of the highest standard
·Ability to prioritise and manage a sizeable workload
·Excellent IT skills, including the MS Office packages
·Educated to degree level
·Previous media sales experience
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