Travel Trade Sales Director London hybrid up to £115k + bonus (PTR 4255)

Travel Trade Sales Director London hybrid up to £115k + bonus (PTR 4255)

Travel Trade Sales Director London hybrid up to £115k + bonus (PTR 4255)

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Travel Trade Sales Director to join a successful travel company based in London, hybrid working model.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing key account relationships, leading product familiarization activities, leading a regional sales team, and ensuring the overall sales performance of the managed territories.

Travel Trade Sales Director Duties:

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive trade sales strategy for EMEA to drive revenue growth and market share.
  • GSA Relationship Management: Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with General Sales Agents (GSAs) to ensure effective distribution and representation of the cruises in the region.
  • Sales Team Leadership: Manage and lead a regional sales team to effectively penetrate the market.
  • Sales Performance Management: Monitor and analyse sales performance metrics for the managed territories, identifying opportunities for improvement.
  • Oversee marketing activities in the regions, collaborating with local partners to localize collateral as needed.
  • Market Intelligence: Stay abreast of industry trends, competitor activities, and market dynamics to inform sales and marketing strategies.

Essential Requirements:

  • Proven experience in trade sales within the travel or cruise industry is key.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, or a related field (MBA is a plus) or equivalent.
  • Strong understanding of the EMEA travel market and distribution channels.
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills.
  • Exceptional communication and negotiation abilities.

Generous salary, bonus, travel perks, hybrid working model, career development and many other benefits are on offer.

To apply click APPLY NOW or email your CV to [email protected]

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