Sales Account Manager
This highly successful luxury Agency are recruiting a Sales Account Manager to join their team with key contacts across Travel OR currently working as a Tailormade Consultant and looking to step into a Sales Account Manager role.
Location: Oxford /London/South West (possibility to be home based with requirement to visit Head office in Oxford at least 2 days a week as required)
Sales Account Manager Job Outline
As the Sales Account Manager you will proactively develop and implement trade sales strategies maximising awareness and increasing revenue opportunities for our luxury travel clients. This is a UK based Sales role that will require a hands-on approach to being on the road, generating powerful ongoing relationships with luxury and niche tour operators, concierge services and luxury agents.
In addition to managing ongoing campaigns and being the day to day contact for a portfolio of accounts you will be passionate and responsible for developing new contacts within the client business and driving incremental business forward. You will also be responsible for managing the workload of more junior members of the team - coaching, mentoring and encouraging them to develop their Sales and Marketing skills.
You will need to be self-motivated and driven, able to work independently and with a high degree of initiative whilst holding an in-depth knowledge of the travel sector, ideally luxury travel. You will be able to deliver results with a can-do attitude whilst working within a fast-paced environment. To fulfil the duties of your role there will be times when you are expected to work outside of your usual working pattern.
Sales Account Manager Skills Required
Broad travel industry knowledge, within an Agency or in-house with a tour operator, ideally in the luxury tourism sector
Strong evidence of personal ability to initiate and develop relationships with clients and key stakeholders
Strong time management & organisation skills with a proven ability to juggle and prioritise changing demands within a fast-paced environment
Expert in both written and verbal communication
A pro-active and conscientious self-starter, happy to work autonomously and as part of a team
Results driven with strong evidence of turning ideas into plans
Full driving license
A keen willingness to travel overseas and throughout the UK and Ireland.
UK work permit
How to apply
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