Retail Travel Branch Manager – Independent Travel Company – Edinburgh
Our client, an ‘award winning’ independent travel company, is currently looking to recruit an experienced retail travel branch manager to oversee & develop their busy retail travel office in Edinburgh.
As a retail travel branch manager you will be required to oversee & develop a well-established retail travel office, and manage, motivate & train a dedicated team of travel sales consultants. You will lead by example, ensuring that all sales & service targets and met (and where possible exceeded), and ensure that all staff members work to their full potential. You will handle all marketing & administration for the branch, and act as a first line of support to your team, dealing with any problems or issues in a professional & efficient manner. You will cover all banking duties for the branch, and roll out any new policies & procedures as required. You will also work in a ‘hands on’ capacity on a regular basis, handling enquiries from customers, and making bookings for all areas of retail travel.
As a retail travel branch manager you will have proven experience working in a similar branch management role for an independent or multiple travel agency in the UK, and have the ability to manage, motivate & train a dedicated team of travel sales consultants. You will be an extremely sales & target driven branch manager, who can lead by example, and help their staff maximise the revenue & profit margin on each booking they make. You will have extensive experience booking all areas of retail travel, and have a good overall knowledge of the UK travel industry. You will also be a self-starter, who is very organised, driven by results, and who can communicate effectively on all levels.
Salary & Benefits
Excellent basic salary on offer for the right retail travel branch manager, along with a great commission structure & benefits package, and sociable hours of work Monday to Sunday (5 days)
To apply for this retail travel branch manager role or to enquire about similar management or supervisory positions in travel then please apply below quoting ref: KB449
* Please note that we are only able to contact applicants who have the exact experience our client is currently looking for; as per the above job spec