Sales & Marketing Executive

Reference Number 885056-KW
Consultant Kristina Wallen
Date Posted 14 July, 2017
Salary £good with benefits
Location Central London
Company type Escorted Tours
Job sector Marketing and PR
Job description

This is a great opportunity to join this well-established tour operator with an excellent reputation for delivering exceptional customer service.  As sales and marketing executive you will take responsibility for supporting both the sales and trade marketing teams.   Working closely with trade partners your responsibilities will include but not exclusively, telephone account management, trade marketing campaigns, agency sales support including events and educational.   This role would suit a recent graduate with work experience gained in the travel sector with a keen eye for detail, passion for the travel industry and previous experience in sales, account management and/or trade marketing.

Tagged as: Permanent

  • Previous experience of working within the travel/tourism industry is essential whilst knowledge of the touring, escorted tours market would be useful
  • A can-do attitude with a desire to deliver support across both trade marketing and agency sales in a timely and accurate manner
  • Excellent time management and interpersonal skills with the ability to multi-task and meet regular deadlines
  • Experience of working in a busy agency sales and/or trade marketing department
  • Computer literate with a good understanding of Salesforce
  • Sound knowledge of trade marketing techniques with a good eye for detail – checking copy, trade marketing collateral and other. Ensuring accurate brand messaging always.
  • Excellent organisational skills with experience of organising familiarisation trips and agent events
  • Good knowledge of the production process – particularly with marketing collateral, brochures and trade communications
  • Good all-round knowledge of digital marketing including social, content and website management
  • Experience of working in a matrix environment and managing multiple projects is essential
  • Team player with clear communications skills – sense of fun and creativity will be important too
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