Senior Sales Manager / Head of Travel

Recruiter
Platinum Travel Recruitment Ltd
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
03 Mar 2019
Closes
24 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a dynamic and successful groups tour operator, due to success and expansion, now seeking an experienced Senior Sales Manager / Head of Sales to join their friendly team due to remarkable growth. This award winning tour operator offers upmarket group travel for schools and universities throughout the UK, Europe and beyond. This role is ideal for a travel professional with extensive sales management experience, seeking career progression & development, sociable working hours and a varied job role in which you will be rewarded for your hard work. Reap the benefits and give your travel career a boost today!
Your career begins here, duties include:
* Lead the Sales team ensuring they are equipped to meet team and individual KPI’s
* Work closely with Head of Operations and Client Care to ensure smooth running of the business
* Plan, develop and implement sales strategies, incorporating annual sales and commercial plans
* Work closely with marketing to agree future marketing initiatives to increase enquiries
* Performance management of sales team including sickness
* Coach team members to develop outstanding performance
* Identify, develop and implement training and development needs
* Recruitment for sales
* Develop and manage induction programme for new team members
Essential Requirements
* Must have sales management experience within the travel industry.
* Experience of developing and implementing sales plans and setting sales goals and quotas
* Experience of leading and managing high performing sales teams including evidence to support sales performance
* Experience of working in educational and group sales
* Able to build relationships and work across teams
Benefits
* Lucrative salary & bonus
* Monday to Friday sociable hours
* Varied job role
* Social events
* Pension
* Lucrative salary
* FAM Trips
* Plus many more generous perks.
Give your travel career a boost and apply today

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