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Group Sales Manager – Luxury Travel
Travel and Tourism
BC - British Columbia, VANCOUVER
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Summary

Our client is a true success story within the luxury travel industry. With 30 years as a leader in their field, their team has worked tirelessly to earn a world-class reputation for creating and delivering the ultimate cruising and touring itineraries for travellers who seek wondrous experiences and exceptional 5-star service. They seek a Group Sales Manager to develop and implement the group strategies in order to meet profit and consumer targets within budget. Utilizing your experience managing a team in group sales, within the luxury travel/tourism industry; you will be able to translate the needs of the groups team to increase brand awareness and drive sales.

Contact Jeremy Atkins at 6042686202 or submit your resume in confidence below.

Description

  • Manage groups team. Identify and implement areas to improve overall efficiencies and process.
  • Overall responsibility for the acquisition, growth and renewal of all groups for the company.
  • Utilize existing relationships and hunt for new opportunities.
  • Actively pursue new partners for Group and/or Charter commitments.
  • With team, follow up on all leads provided from Business Development Managers or Direct inquiries.
  • Overall responsibility, provide timely and accurate quotations within designated timeframes.
  • Overall responsibility to prepare, deliver and finalize contracts.
  • Manage the Group space allocations.
  • Identify future business opportunities related to specific theme cruises.
  • Continual focus on customer service and delivery.
  • Analyze market and consumer trends and develop recommendations to drive group and charter sales.
  • Analyze and review weekly sales results and provide report on results, hot issues, and next steps to achieve goals.
  • Tracking and monitoring results, analyze overall success and recommendations on next steps.
  • Role in pricing recommendations, comparisons, and competitive analysis.
  • Brainstorm new and innovative ideas for growth strategies.
  • Manage relationships with key stakeholders.

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience in the travel industry, specifically in Groups role
  • Experience managing a team
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills with strong cross functional team management experience
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office applications, particularly Excel
  • Ability to prioritize and undertake multiple tasks
  • Knowledge on international destinations Europe River Cruising, South America, Asia, Egypt & worldwide destinations

Corporate Culture

Passion, Trust, Respect, Communication and Happiness (because little things make a big difference)!

Perks & Benefits

Dental
Extended Health

Certifications / Education

Post Secondary Degree

Position Type

Permanent
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