My client is an award winning leading travel media company who specialise in a portfolio of B2B platforms such as publications, websites and events. They are currently looking to bring a new travel account manager to the team on an initial 6 month contract basis. This role will be focused on working with existing accounts as well as winning new business from hotels
My award winning client is a leading travel media company who specialise in a portfolio of B2B platforms such as publications, websites and events. This fast growing business provide market analysis and articles for UK travel outbound and domestic holidays. My client prides themselves on promoting from within and offer a collaborative working culture. Working alongside leading brands and a thriving team you will have great exposure and a platform for career development.
An Travel Account Manager role has become available to work closely with key accounts across digital and print. The role requires an individual to maximise revenues and exceed financial targets across new and existing clients and advertising agencies. This role requires an individual to build long term client relationships, nurture existing business and network within their designated sectors.
Key duties are as follows:
. Working to your own territory you will contribute to a team revenue target across print, digital and event sponsorship.
. Generate monthly appointments, daily calls and presentations to existing and new clients.
. Developing strong personal links with all the key individuals in your major accounts and turning relationships into long-term partnerships.
. To prepare and research appropriately in order to recommend the best "solutions" and inform the client.
The successful Travel Account Manager will have:
. 2-3 year's experience in advertising sales is essential
. Excellent selling, presentation, communication and negotiation skills that allow you to inform, advise and influence others clearly and confidently.
. High levels of organisation and presentation
. A good knowledge of the travel market place, and its latest developments and issues, is desirable.
. Self-motivated, strategic thinker with the ability to sell creative concepts.
. Great time management skills and the ability to work within a fast-moving environment
The Successful Travel Account Manager
27-30k basic salary
Central London based