£25000 - £28000 per annum
Manchester, Greater Manchester
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I am currently recruiting for a well-established, educational tour operator who specialise in bespoke, great value tours to a range of worldwide destinations! Their aim is to inspire, motivate and create a path for young people to achieve their goals. They are one of the fastest growing Education Travel Companies in the UK and due to growth of this fantastic company I am looking for a Field Based Account Manager to join their team. This role in particular is covering the North & Scotland.

Job Description:
*You will be responsible for the management of sales and the relationships of clients based within a geographical region
*Effectively develop and maintain preferred suppliers or sole supplier status with existing clients
*Responsible for developing new accounts and relationships with potential new clients
*Representing the company brand in customer account meetings, tenders, presentations and industry events and exhibitions
*Understand customer demands and plan how to meet these demands and generate sales
*Develop a strong understanding of the Further and Higher Educational Travel Market, to gain valuable insight into the competitive landscape, and customer trends, to profitability develop the business

* Sales experience within the Group Tours market or Educational Travel (other strongly related industries will be considered)
* Experience of new business development and lead generation
* Experience of managing a sales area
* Experience of delivering successful customer presentations
* Experience in sales both telephone and face to face
* You must be commercially astute and have excellent communication skills at all levels
* Attention to detail
* Self-Motivated
* Target Driven

*A competitive salary between £25,000-£30,000 depending on experience
*An excellent bonus structure
*Company car, laptop and mobile phone

If you feel you could be their new Customer Account Manager, please contact meg@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk or call 0161 923 6120 for more information.