A strong Sales & Business Development team is essential for the growth, development and success of any travel organisation. There are numerous Sales & Business Development roles within this sector, all of great deal of importance, which could entail you working for an airline, tour operator, business travel, car hire company, cruise company or within a hotel chain.
Business Development identifies new business opportunities and targets new sales leads.
Account Managers, Key Account Managers or Sales Managers are just some of the roles available in this sector, and these jobs ensure the account is maintained and sales are maximised and targets met.
Field Sales Executive are predominately located ‘on the road’ promoting and selling the company’s’ products to key decision makers within targeted organisations to ensure the best sales are closed in order to make the travel organisations prosper further.
To work in this sector you need to have an excellent proven sales background where you have achieved and exceeded set targets. You must be a strong negotiator, have outstanding presentation and persuasion skills and be able to maximise, build and maintain relationships. Strong interpersonal skills and an outgoing personality are essential.
Roles in this sector include:
• Sales Executive
• Sales Manager
• Account Manager
• Business Development Manager
• Business Development Executive
• Recruitment Consultant
• Sales Director