Director of Sales

Job Description

Well established Global tourism technology group seeks a Director of Sales for their London based office, to lead a team and grow business from the visitor experience and attraction sector. A leader in their field and the ability to continue to invest in new technology, they have recently launched some exciting new technology products. 

As Director of Sales you will be managing and contributing to the future growth and drive success. A varied role, it will suit someone who thrives in a fast paced, high energy environment. 

Your responsibilities will include : 

  • Building strategic sales plans to support growth

  • Provide strategy to target delivery of defined KPI’s across the sales team

  • Observe market trends and monitor main competitors

  • Provide tracking and sales forecasting

  • Source, maintain and maximise new and existing business

  • Develop excellent working relationships with tourism partners

  • Attend major trade shows and events and be active in the tourism trade bodies and associations 

Successful Director of Sales candidates must be able to demonstrate : 

  • Great industry wide connections in the UK & Ireland visitor experience and attraction sector

  • An understanding of technology

  • Be able to report to Board Level

  • Proven track record of building relationships

  • Building and managing a successful sales team

  • Proven UK & Ireland partnership management experience

  • A passion for coaching and developing a sales team

  • A successful background in tourism sales

  • Strong operational and analytical abilities 

The company welcome passionate people who are eager to contribute to their culture and offer generous awards for successful candidates. They empower their staff and the sales team produce amazing results. This is a new role as they are significantly growing the scale and scope of their products and market penetration. This will be a high profile role, reporting to an overseas based Director who is extremely well respected and known in the global tourism industry. You will get all the support you need to make the team succeed. 

Successful Director of Sales candidates will be contacted within 2 working days – we will arrange to meet you to discuss the role and company in full to ensure this is the right career move for you. Since 2001 we have helped many people find the right career move – we hope we can help you. All applicants are treated with the upmost confidentiality.