Sales Accounts & Business Development Manager

Role: Sales Accounts &Business Development Manager - Hotel Contracting & Wholesale

Product: Outbound Travel (Hajj & Umrah) - Wholesale of hotels allotments & Hotel Contracting

Location: Office Based- Central London base, covering UK, Europe and KSA

Base Salary: £33-36k

Closing date for applications: [10/May/2018]

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

-Experience of working with Hotels in Makkah and Madinah (5 Years at least)

-Excellent business relationship with existing Saudi Travel agents. (e.g. Dar Aleiman, Mawasim, Elaf Group.)

-Strong abilities to build network and relations with new suppliers and agents.

-Previous experience in Hotel Allotments.

-Previous experience in negotiating Hotel contracts.

-Experience in handling back to back Haj & Umrah allotments

-Proficient in carrying out product demonstrations.

-Handling new accounts and following up admin skills.

-Evaluate the market resources and maintain sales structure & strategy.

-Ensure all staffs knowledge of several programs services, features and policies.

-Manage, lead, train and develop sales team.

-Communicate anticipated business demands daily with each employee.

-Ability to communicate and relate to clients in the UK as well as to suppliers in English, and Arabic languages.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS:

- Excellent communication and sales skills

- Excellent knowledge of the work ethics in Saudi Arabia

- Ability to negotiate deals and make favorable contracts

- Excellent written English and ability to write compelling sales messages

- Numerate

- Energetic and with a positive attitude

- Friendly, empathetic, Self-motivated, energetic, open approach, embrace new challenges and adaptive to changes.

- Proficient in Microsoft office

- Ability to work with Sage

- Ability to work to deadlines

- Decision maker

- Team player

- Ability to create long term relationships with contacts

- Graduate caliber: Minimum qualification BSc

- Demonstrate ability to sell into a complex/competitive travel markets, experience with Hajj & Umrah markets are preferred.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £33,000.00 to £36,000.00 /year

Required skills

  • Admin
  • English
  • Hotels
  • Negotiating
  • Sales

Reference: 34863305

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