Job Title

Key Account Manager

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Job Description

Company Introduction

Our client is a DMC that over the years has succeeded in developing longstanding business relationships with the island’s top hospitality product and service providers. Our client forms part of a worldwide family of DMC’s handling millions of travelers worldwide.

Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Develop, maintain and improve relationships with the hotels decision makers, sales and marketing and key staff in the operation.
  • Familiarise closely with clients' set up and business model. Develop a strategy with assigned clients outlining clear objectives, and adapt the product to their needs and realities.
  • Compile contract documentation.
  • Prepare and conclude all related reports and forms, (i.e. contracted / SPO reports, average rate reports, SPO index, weekly materialisation report).
  • Send out final quotations and itineraries to overseas Tour Operators.
  • Weekly review of hotels sales situation with yield and reservation.
  • Allotment observation of all assigned Tour Operators.
  • Ensure a thorough knowledge of the destinations' culture, history and all the features that make tourists want to visit the destination.
  • Organise familiarisation trips for the clients making sure that expenditure on such publicity / educational initiatives do not exceed budgeted costs and ensure the most mileage out of every euro / dollar spent.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by Manager or Department Head.

Experience

  • Have 3-4 years sales experience in a travel agency or tour operator and a sound knowledge of the local tourism scene, the suppliers and the people behind them.
  • Be in possession of a bachelor in tourism or similar field.

Personal Skills

  • Possess strong communication skills in English; fluency in other languages such as French and / or German will be considered as an asset.
  • Have strong negotiation and problem solving skills.
  • Have strong time management and analytical skills
  • Be able to work under pressure and within a team.
Tags: Business, Business Administration, Calling Clients, Client Networking, Client Relations, Cold Calling, Confidence, English, Report Writing, Written and Oral English Communication

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