Director of Leisure Travel

C&M Executive Recruitment  •  Salary available upon request
Work location: City Of London, London
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Industry : Travel Agent or Tour Operator
Sector : Travel Agent (Cruise), Travel Agent (Groups), Travel Agent (Home worker), Travel Agent (Luxury), Travel Agent (MICE), Travel Agent (Online), Travel Agent (Retail/Leisure)
Department : Executive/Management, Marketing, Sales
Employment Type : Full-Time, Permanent
Work Sponsorship : Local contract only
Experience : 5 to 10 Years
Vacancies : 1
Job Status : Active
Job Description

Director of Leisure Travel – London. An exciting and newly defined, board-level role working for a well-known travel business in Central London. Using your strong commercial skills and expert knowledge of the UK Leisure Travel Industry, you will be responsible for driving the organisations proposition, marketing, commercial and business development functions to grow the business.

Director of Leisure Responsibilities

You will be responsible for leading a team of around 15 people, creating and delivering strategic initiatives to grow the business which will involve developing the organisations proposition, managing and shaping the suppliers they work with (air/hotel/cruise/ancillaries), engaging with trade partners to retain and grow the customer base. You will be operating at a strategic level in the business with the expectation of rolling your sleeves up to drive things forward from the ground up.

Director of Leisure Skills Required

  • Must have a sound knowledge of the UK Leisure Travel Industry – online and retail travel agencies, tour operators etc
  • Broad commercial skill-set with experience of developing customer propositions and delivering multi-function strategic initiatives
  • Inspirational people leadership skills
  • Strong financial acumen with experience of managing p&l’s
  • Experience of supplier negotiations and management
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Director of Leisure Package

A highly competitive basic salary, dependent on experience to be discussed on application plus bonus and benefits

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