Key Account Manager – South

Reference Number KAMSOU
Consultant Sue Marchant
Date Posted 4 November, 2022
Salary £Good plus bonus and benefits
Location South England
Company type Travel and Tourism Business
Job sector Account management
Job description

This is an exciting time to join this global travel company as our client looks to deliver significant growth in a highly competitive market.  With a need for laser-focused account planning, relationship management and execution, our client is looking for an experienced account manager to own and grow their cruise specialist accounts. The role requires excellent relationship skills – working with internal and external stakeholders to maximise the performance of the accounts.  Also, this oportunity will implement integrated sales and marketing plans to meet and exceed targets.

Tagged as: Permanent

Skills
  • Proven professional sales and account management skills gained within a dynamic global matrix environment – ideally from a travel /tourism business
  • Highly commercial with good sales planning skills and a sound understanding of setting and implementing sound distribution strategies working with senior managers and other the KAMs
  • Excellent relationship management skills gained in a global business – proven track record of working with key decision makers
  • Ability to act as an ambassador for the brand you will deliver product training plans to key partners, attend relevant trade and consumer events, and host and attend educational events and conferences
  • Highly numerate with previous experience of delivering budgets/forecasts and sales strategies on time and within budget.  You will have previous experience of sales planning tools, relevant travel technologies, marketing and sales budgets (co-op and non co-op)
  • Excellent communication and compelling presentation skills
  • A self-starter who works equally well as a team player in a matrix environment
  • Resilient – not easily discouraged and a good influencer
  • Excellent written and spoken English – additional language skills would be useful but not essential
  • Flexibility to travel frequently to your regional accounts and abroad
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