Agency Sales Manager

  • Job Reference: 1226655502-2
  • Date Posted: 2 February 2024
  • Recruiter: Travel Trade Recruitment Limited
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: £35,000 to £38,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Excellent Benefits Package
  • Sector: Events & Experiential, Marketing, Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Trade Sales Manager for leading International, luxury Tour Operator, covering Northern Ireland, Scotland and north-East England. I am excited to recruit for a leading Tour Operator and Destination Management Company, with two well established brands. Are you an experienced Agency Sales Manager, looking for an opportunity to promote a popular, established luxury product, to both maintain existing relationships with travel agencies and to further grow the trade sales? The successful business development manager will receive a competitive starting salary circa 38k pa, and a generous benefits package including car allowance, discount travel on amazing products, competitive pension scheme, 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), bonuses and discounted gym membership. You will be part of one of the worlds leading luxury travel brands, who offer luxury adventures that can't be found elsewhere!

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Responsible for developing and growing our presence within the travel agency community in Scotland, NI and North-East England
Be responsible for specific revenue and volume targets from this segment.
Working with the Sales teams to develop and deliver our UK travel community strategy
Build strong relationships with key travel agents to maximise revenues through marketing, staff training and educational trips
Conduct sales calls with travel agents and logging sales activities and identifying key trends
Identify & win new business
Organise & host educational trips, attend industry events & forums in the UK & abroad
Provide market feedback and intelligence to senior management team
Act as an ambassador for the brand
Negotiate commission levels with agents in accordance with management guidance
The role will be based from home and on the road in your designated area as well as international travel.

YOUR EXPERIENCE:
Travel will be in your blood and your people skills will be fantastic. With at least 5 years' experience within the Travel Industry and ideally at least two within agency sales / trade sales, you will know your region and have existing relationships and contacts in this region.

THE PACKAGE:
Starting salary is dependent on experience but in the region of 35k - 38k pa plus an extensive benefits package including:
Car allowance
Discounted travel
Pension
25 days' annual leave - In addition to bank holidays
Cycle to work scheme.
Employee Assistance Program
Travel Loans
Display Screen Equipment Eye tests
Recruitment Bonus
Discounted Gym Membership
Social Events
This is a highly reputable brand to join, well established and an international company. Excellent career progression opportunities as this position has become available following promotion!

INTERESTED?
Please follow the instructions to apply, attaching your CV. This vacancy is being managed by Claire Muge (phone number removed) (url removed).

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