European Travel Sales Manager
Hybrid - Part Remote and Part Office - Oxfordshire or Fully Remote within the UK
£45,000 + Performance based Bonuses OTE £50,000
My client is a niche tour operator who specialise in activity-based holidays withinEurope.
They are an ambitious and growing business, and this role offers the chance to be part of a dynamic team, with career and personal development opportunities
They are now recruiting for a European Travel Sales Manager to lead their sales efforts across their entire European portfolio of activity based bespoke programs focusing on cycling and walking tours.
This is an exciting opportunity for a driven salesperson and passionate Traveller to further a career in the travel sector by building a sales team as the company executes their growth strategy.
Experience in the travel industry is an advantage but not essential, previous sales experience and a passion for activity-based holidays is a requirement.
The role is offered on a hybrid basis, part remote and part office based in Oxfordshire.
European Travel Sales Manager Responsibilities
Selling bespoke holidays to an entire portfolio of European destinations
Develop good working knowledge of their ethos, and the holidays themselves
Responding quickly and accurately to phone, email & web chat requests from the initial quote to confirmation of sale
Maintaining regular communication with key guests and group leaders to ensure high level of repeat custom
Developing relationships with travel agents in the UK, Europe and beyond
Managing direct sales and travel agent enquiries and bookings, recognising the different needs and maximise all mutual opportunities.
Working with our New Destinations team to plan sales targets for new trips
European Travel Sales Manager Experience Required
Previous sales experience in a targeted environment
Passion and knowledge of European Destinations and activity-based holidays
Ability to develop rapport with clients and convert holiday queries
Good focus on attention to detail
European Travel Sales Manager Salary and Benefits
Salary up to £45k (based on experience) + incentive scheme based on sales up to £5k pa
Commission based on sales targets
Opportunity to travel
22 days annual leave
To apply for this European Travel Sales Manager role, please email your CV and a member of the team will be in contact to discuss the role and company.