Our client is a highly successful tour operator who’s brand values are at the very heart of their business. With a trophy cabinet that is bursting at the seams, this is an exciting business that is known to be one of the best companies to work for, and with such high staff retention rates it’s not very often that positions within this company come up. Our client specialises in weird, wacky and wonderful holidays all over the world, allowing its customers to experience travel like never before.
What's in it for me?
20 days annual leave
Day off on your birthday
Season ticket loan
Tell me more...
A unique opportunity has arisen to join this leading tour operator as Director of Trade Sales. You will be responsible for achieving the company’s long- term commercial trade sales for the UK & Ireland.
You will have full responsibility for the recruitment, training, and development of the trade sales team ensuring they are the best in the market to promote this business combined with achieving sales targets. You will have outstanding leaderships skills and have successfully created a highly motivated team that is stand out within the travel industry.
This senior job in travel requires a highly commercial individual who has a proven track record of managing a team whilst leading them to build successful relationships with travel agencies and consortiums in the leisure travel market.
You will have strong sales presentation techniques, business planning and financial management experience and be an innovative and creative thinker that can deliver time and time again.
Please Note: Due to high volumes of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.
Do I tick the boxes?
- Experience of managing a trade sales team
- Excellent communication and negotiation skills
- Strategic thinker
- Highly motivated, energetic
- Strong commercial acumen
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