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Luxury Asia Product and Sales Executive


Prospects4LeisureTravel
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + commission
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Recruitment Team
Category: Tour Operator Jobs
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A luxury Asia specialist is required to join  one of the world’s most original and creative travel companies. The cornerstone of this company’s reputation is founded on challenging the status quo and thinking differently. By focusing obsessively on their  clients, and applying uncommon originality and insight, we create uniquely transformative and legacy-rich travel stories . Working within a small, friendly and dynamic team, the role offers considerable scope for someone of impeccable travel credentials to develop and take ownership of a key destination for the company, and is ideally suited to an intelligent, self-motivated professional looking to develop their creative skills while challenging conventional notions of luxury within travel.

Luxury Asia Product and Sales Executive Job Description   

  • Creating incomparably original, creative and considered travel experiences for clients in line with the company’s brand values
  • Achieving agreed sales targets
  • Communicating with clients by phone, email and, on occasion, face to face to discuss travel plans and present itineraries
  • Conducting extensive research to develop often logistically complex ideas into client trip concepts
  • Briefing local partners to develop itineraries that meet our clients’ briefs, and analysing and refining partner proposals and quotations
  • Pricing of itineraries in accordance with company margin requirements
  • Briefing internal or external writers to create travel concepts and detailed itinerary proposals
  • Adhering to company operational guidelines, especially in terms of booking, checking and re-confirming travel arrangements
  • Trip management and guide liaison before and during a client’s trip, including being available as a contact outside normal office hours
  • Managing local partner relationships in your area of regional expertise
  • Researching and travelling to new destinations to deepen the company’s knowledge
  • Building the company’s knowledge base (photography, destination intelligence, country overviews etc.)
  • Working with local partners and tourism boards to develop content to be promoted through our various marketing channels
  • Monitoring competitor activity in your area of regional responsibility
  • Representing the company at events and trade shows in the UK or overseas

Job Requirements

Luxury Asia Product and sales Executive Skills  

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a sales or product role within luxury and/or adventure travel
  • Passion for and a willingness to travel
  • An outstanding knowledge of Asia
  • A genuine appetite to research and create highly differentiated product
  • Uncommonly creative big-picture thinking and problem-solving
  • A genuine can-do attitude, enthusiasm, open-mindedness, integrity and sense of humour
  • Impeccable organisational and administrative skills, and a tenacious attention to detail
  • Excellent numeracy and written English, with the ability to weave information into an engaging story
  • The flexibility to travel in the U.K and overseas to meet clients or attend events - sometimes outside normal office hours
  • A willingness to become involved in areas of the business outside your immediate remit
  • Excellent computer skills

A great opportunity for a commercially astute individual to really start earning a decent  salary

A luxury Asia specialist is required to join  one of the world’s most original and creative travel companies. The cornerstone of this company’s reputation is founded on challenging the status quo and thinking differently. By focusing obsessively on their  clients, and applying uncommon originality and insight, we create uniquely transformative and legacy-rich travel stories . Working within a small, friendly and dynamic team, the role offers considerable scope for someone of impeccable travel credentials to develop and take ownership of a key destination for the company, and is ideally suited to an intelligent, self-motivated professional looking to develop their creative skills while challenging conventional notions of luxury within travel.

Luxury Asia Product and Sales Executive Job Description   

  • Creating incomparably original, creative and considered travel experiences for clients in line with the company’s brand values
  • Achieving agreed sales targets
  • Communicating with clients by phone, email and, on occasion, face to face to discuss travel plans and present itineraries
  • Conducting extensive research to develop often logistically complex ideas into client trip concepts
  • Briefing local partners to develop itineraries that meet our clients’ briefs, and analysing and refining partner proposals and quotations
  • Pricing of itineraries in accordance with company margin requirements
  • Briefing internal or external writers to create travel concepts and detailed itinerary proposals
  • Adhering to company operational guidelines, especially in terms of booking, checking and re-confirming travel arrangements
  • Trip management and guide liaison before and during a client’s trip, including being available as a contact outside normal office hours
  • Managing local partner relationships in your area of regional expertise
  • Researching and travelling to new destinations to deepen the company’s knowledge
  • Building the company’s knowledge base (photography, destination intelligence, country overviews etc.)
  • Working with local partners and tourism boards to develop content to be promoted through our various marketing channels
  • Monitoring competitor activity in your area of regional responsibility
  • Representing the company at events and trade shows in the UK or overseas

Job Requirements

Luxury Asia Product and sales Executive Skills  

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a sales or product role within luxury and/or adventure travel
  • Passion for and a willingness to travel
  • An outstanding knowledge of Asia
  • A genuine appetite to research and create highly differentiated product
  • Uncommonly creative big-picture thinking and problem-solving
  • A genuine can-do attitude, enthusiasm, open-mindedness, integrity and sense of humour
  • Impeccable organisational and administrative skills, and a tenacious attention to detail
  • Excellent numeracy and written English, with the ability to weave information into an engaging story
  • The flexibility to travel in the U.K and overseas to meet clients or attend events - sometimes outside normal office hours
  • A willingness to become involved in areas of the business outside your immediate remit
  • Excellent computer skills

A great opportunity for a commercially astute individual to really start earning a decent  salary


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