Head of Tourism Sales

  • Job Reference: Kn1594
  • Date Posted: 13 February 2018
  • Recruiter: Strong Recruitment
  • Website: http://www.strongrecruitment.co.uk
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £120,000 to £150,000
  • Sector: Tour Operators/Wholesale, Tourism, Tourism Board
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Head of Tourism Sales– global company seeks a Head of Tourism to manage all the travel and tourism sales relationships and to manage a global sales team based in 8+ countries including Europe and North America. You will drive the creation, development and delivery of tourism strategy and programmes for new and existing locations, liaising with UK and the international travel trade and creating tourism collateral and marketing materials for city centre specific usage. 

The tourism industry are vital to this multi-billion business and your key responsibilities will include : 

  • Working with the global tourism industry particularly the group market and travel companies with European based tours

  • Managing a globally based sales team including recruitment and developing direct reports

  • Develop FIT business from the emerging markets with all sectors of the travel industry

  • Set the sales strategy for new openings

  • Improving communications between internal departments

  • Set an international policy with tourism publications, websites, trade magazines to extend PR exposure

  • Work closely with trade partners such as tourist boards & trade associations

  • Research new opportunities and initiatives to react to industry trends 

Head of Tourism Sales must be able to demonstrate : 

  • Proven knowledge of the global tourism industry

  • experience of selling a multi-national product

  • experience of managing a global sales team

  • Educated to degree level

  • Experience of selling to the emerging markets such as India and China 

One of the leaders in its field , it is currently managing a multi million growth and opening a number of new sites in Europe. The Company offer an extremely competitive salary for the right candidate and they will also offer a generous bonus scheme, excellent pension and car allowance. 

Successful Head of Tourism Sales will be contacted within 2 days of receipt of CV – we will arrange to meet you to discuss the role and company in full to ensure this is the right career move for you. All candidates applications are treated in the utmost of confidence.