4 months ago
This successful and fast-growing UK DMC offering comprehensive ground handling services for touring and special interest groups, is seeking an ambitious and proven senior sales manager to manager the incoming Nordics travel market into the UK and Ireland and really drive it forward.
Summary of Role:
*To increase awareness and overall business within your markets
*To create a logical and proactive yearly sales strategy for your markets with concise measurable and clear goals to achieve growth based on agreed financial targets
*To effectively grow our market share by cementing relationships with key stakeholders in the relevant markets of expertise.
*To develop and maintain excellent working relationships with all clients.
*To lead at trade fairs and to be the face of the company in your market of responsibility.
*To build strong working relationships with the various BDM's and operations team, ensuring that the enquiries being sent to us are of good quality and that quotes created are fulfilling the client's requirements.
*Making sure that the team offers are sent out on time and within budget.
*To ensure that our market share from all clients is growing and to be aware when clients are using us less and to be pro-active in finding out why and dealing with any issues.
*To ensure that you have excellent knowledge of any services that are offered.
*To assist with setting financial targets for your areas.
Key skills required:
*Fluency in English and Swedish is essential and a second language would be advantageous
*Ideally, a minimum of 4-5 years experience working for an inbound group operator, with a proven selection of key contacts in the market of expertise
*Excellent knowledge of the UK and Ireland as a destination, and willingness to learn about the USA.
*Knowledge of the products that are offered, Hotels, restaurants, venues, attractions etc.
*Excellent numeracy skills and financially aware
*Ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders and team members.
*Excellent communication and persuasive skills at all levels
*Ability to work under pressure, to work independently and be goals and target driven.
*Ability to travel extensively in your designated markets (Nordic countries) and to UK and Ireland offices when necessary
A very competitive compensation and bonus package is on offer for the right candidate with the relevant inbound travel market experience.
If you think you have the right skills and background please submit your CV by applying to this advert online.
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