Senior Hosted Buyer Events Account Manager

Recruiter
Platinum Travel Recruitment Ltd
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Aug 2019
Closes
03 Sep 2019
Ref
1236096536
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Love to work in the world of Luxury Travel and event management? Passionate about Sales? This is your chance to combine your career with your passion, working with a group of inspiring, dynamic and like-minded individuals on events for the big hitters in global luxury travel. This elite organisation create events that are fast-becoming the most sought-after in the industry.

Due to remarkable growth, we are now looking for highly motivated sales professional to join our clients Buyer Relations department to work on private and luxury events as a Senior Hosted Buyer Elite Events Account Manager.

This exciting opportunity entails all aspects of business development for the UK and international territories. Prior knowledge of Luxury Leisure Travel would be a significant advantage.

Ideal for a luxury travel professional with either business development, sales or account management experience seeking the next step in the elite events industry.

Main Responsibilities:

* Responsibility for implementing campaign strategy on UK & international territories

* Some international travel at Leisure Events

* Attendance of industry trade events

* Building key relationships with clients in your area of influence

* Playing an active part in the live delivery of Leisure Events to all clients & stakeholders

* Researching the market, consistently maintaining and tracking sales development using a variety of online tools & software packages, including social media

* Reaching weekly sales targets via telephone sales and communications tactics

Skills & Experience:

* At least two years of experience in a professional sales environment within the events and/or luxury travel industry

* A background that shows interest in and understanding of the luxury travel industry

* Outstanding communication skills with complete fluency in spoken and written English

* Additional language skills are useful and candidates with fluent French or German are of interest

* Results-driven with an emphasis on the ability to close sales

* Initiative, critical-thinking, personality and high energy luxury travel professional

Benefits

* Competitive salary and generous bonus & commission

* Varied job role

* Career progression

* Pension

* Travel perks

* Opportunity for a luxury travel professional to pursue a career in events

* Social events

* Plus many more perks

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