Our client is a successful, dynamic and award-winning tour operator that offer various holiday types across the globe to travellers. Due to success and expansion, they are now seeking an experienced on the road Business Development / Field Sales Manager to join its friendly team due to remarkable growth.
This exciting opportunity is ideal for an experienced business development, regional sales or trade sales professional from a tour operator or travel agency seeking career development, a varied role, something a little different in which you will be rewarded for your work.
This is a home based role, working from the Hampshire/Surrey office 1-2 days per fortnight, the other days your time will be spent visiting travel agents around the UK.
Your career starts here, each day will not be the same, duties include:
- Develop relationships with existing and new partners to assist in growing trade sales.
- Promoting our clients destinations, growing existing business and developing new sales opportunities.
- Develop and maintain excellent working relationships.
- Engage with the retail agency network to deliver innovative training and product knowledge via face to face (in-store) and online platforms.
- Representing at industry conferences, trade shows and consumer expos.
- Assist in the implementation and maintenance of a social media and email strategy for agency partners.
- Brochure inventory control and system updates.
- Assist in the development and implementation of trade campaigns and promotions and incentives
- Monitor and combat competitor activity.
- Proven working experience as a Business Development Manager, Field Sales Manager or similar within the travel industry is essential.
- Outstanding interpersonal skills, with the ability to quickly build rapport and communicate effectively at all levels.
- Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
- Confidence in presentations and training customers in product features and benefits.
- Hold a drivers licence
- Career growth and development
- Car allowance
- Generous bonus
- Travel perks
- Varied job role
- Lucrative salary
- Plus many more benefits
Give your travel career a boost and apply today!
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