Sales Executive/ Account Manager

East Didsbury
Contract type
1062 days ago


Outgoing are one of the most exciting companies in youth culture today. Working for us provides a wealth of benefits and a career path that is something completely different to a dry 9 to 5.

We are a market leading tour operator specialising in student travel, adventure sports and music events. We are increasing our reach, growing and are aiming to attract talented and ambitious people to join our team.

Job Description - Sales Executive / Account Manager:
We are looking for a Sales Executive / Account Manager to join our Travel Team in our head office in Manchester.
The department delivers weekend breaks, holidays and day trips to the student groups. You will be working in a small friendly team in a vibrant and fast paced environment.

Responsibilities include:
Sales Activity:
 Professionally handling incoming enquiries
 Pro-actively contacting previous clients in order to gain repeat business
 Prospecting for new business via a variety of methods and media
 Conducting meetings and presentations with prospective clients
 Developing rapport with key contacts at Universities
 Networking and building contacts across the UK
 Working to sales targets and working to set deadlines

Group Management:
 Maintaining a database of regional contacts
 Managing Group Leaders
 Maximising trip sales throughout the sales process
 Utilising methods of communication to enhance sales
 Close communication with Trip Co-ordinator to ensure quality of delivery
We are looking for someone with the following attributes:
 Driven and ambitious
 A self-motivated individual with a positive attitude
 Able to use your own initiative
 Resilient and determined
 Excellent communicator
 Able to develop rapport and network
 Inquisitive and willing to go the extra step to find out about a client’s needs

Salary from £16K + bonus and benefits - depending on skills & experience.

Please apply with CV and Cover Letter.

Ad ID: 103447414