£25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits!
Birmingham, West Midlands
  1. Travel Agent
  1. Permanent
Unique opportunity to help an established business owner, move into the travel industry market. With established businesses in other fields, including marketing, this successfully business owner has a travel business ready to launch and is keen for a Travel Manager to run the Travel Agency, based on the outskirts of Birmingham (north-east of the city centre). This is more than just a branch manager role, as you will be using your extensive retail knowledge to open the business, recruit the team and drive it to success!

*With a website and premises already in place, you will start this position by recruiting a team and launching the business
*You will pro-actively work with a marketing team to promote the business
*You will use your extensive knowledge of retail travel and managing travel consultants to develop the business
*You will be responsible for motivating your team to deliver exceptional customer service in order to maximise sales and overall profitability, whilst ensuring the Head Office runs efficiently and effectively in line with company procedures
*You will be passionate about finding every customer and walk him or her through their ideal holiday in order to achieve both individual and team sales targets.
*You will lead by example and direct the coaching and development of staff to ensure the company's high standards are maintained.
Experience Required:
You will already have a long career within the Travel Industry, with at least five years in a Retail Travel Agency management role and will be looking for a challenging role, that is not just a standard Branch Manager positions, as you will be launching and growing a business not just maintaining it.

Starting salary is circa £25k - £30k pa dependent on experience, with additional benefits and bonuses to be discussed at interview. In respect to the current restrictions connected to the Covid 19 crisis a launch date later in the year is expected, but applications and desired asap, to put plans in place!!

If you are keen to be considered for this opportunity, please follow the instructions to apply and attach your CV. Alternatively email your CV to: info@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

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