HEAD OF SALES
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This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced and passionate head of sales to join a growing, Berlin-based OTA. Our client is looking for a knowledgeable and enthusiastic head of sales to grow and nurture their sales team of hunters and gatherers (a mix of BDM and Account Managers). Using your first-hand knowledge of the travel market (with an enthesis on hotel partnerships), along with your natural leadership skills, you’ll be key in driving and improving the operational success of the business. You will be a motivational and highly credible sales manager, with the ability to support your team in acquiring new hotel partners, as well as supporting and maintaining existing hotel partnerships. You’ll create and implement strategy, analyse business performance, improve service levels and grow sales revenue in line with company and commercial goals. This is a truly outstanding opportunity for an established, travel industry sales leader.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
My customer is a fresh and innovative online travel company, whose reputation for premium and unique travel experiences, along with exceptional customer service is fast securing them as the go-to online booking platform for worldwide travel.
WHAT EXPERIENCE DO I NEED?
*Travel industry experience is mandatory for this role
*Proven experience within a sales management position, ideally within an e-commerce driven online booking company/tour operator/travel agency
*Demonstrable sales/business development background within travel – preferably with a network of hotel partnerships
*Commercially astute and able to demonstrate strategic capabilities
*Articulate and decisive with business development and performance management experience
*Ability to motivate and encourage a sales team and identify training needs
*Tenacious and determined with the desire to succeed in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
*Fluent in German (mother tongue) and English. Additional European languages would be advantageous
WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME?
You’ll enjoy a competitive remuneration package, along with the opportunity to grow and lead your own sales team within a thriving, entrepreneurial travel business where your contributions are recognised and rewarded.
Fiona Morrison-Arnthal is recruiting this Head of Sales role in Berlin. Please click to apply.
Applicants must have the legal right to live and work in the country where the vacancy exists. We regret we are only able to contact shortlisted candidates.
Progressive Travel Recruitment (a trading name of Progressive Personnel Ltd., est. 2005) is a leading international travel and hospitality recruitment company with offices in the UK, USA, Canada, United Arab Emirates, South Africa, The Maldives and Estonia.
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