The Hertz Corporation Sales Manager - Leisure & Tourism in Uxbridge, United Kingdom
Hertz started as a 12 car operation in Chicago in 1918, and has since grown into the world’s leading car rental company with over 11,000 locations in 140 countries and now a multi-brand that includes Dollar Thrifty, Firefly and Hertz 24/7. The secret of our success is no secret, really - it lies in providing rewarding career paths, fostering personal achievement and celebrating our collective success. Being # 1 takes talent, a clear vision of the road ahead, a driving passion for excellence, but most of all, great people.
Our European Head Quarters based in Uxbridge employs approximately 350 people with over 23 different nationalities and we’re currently looking to recruit a new Leisure Sales Manager who will be working on The Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty Brands to destination USA & Canada .
As the Hertz Dollar Thrifty Sales Manager you will beresponsible for a large percentage of the Divisions overall Revenue, the Sales Manager will establish a positive working relationship with key buyers in various distribution channels. Working closely with Brokers, on-Line Travel Agents, Tour Operators and other travel related companies. Performance driven with a strong understanding of all Commercial aspects of the Companies contracts the Sales Manager will constantly increase the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty business. Understanding and communicating business performance via the Companies various reports is essential to ensure all Partners are building towards agreed forecast numbers A strong relationship/people person, who is comfortable attending domestic and overseas functions and travelling approximately 5 to 7 days a month.
DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage, maintain and expand relations with existing portfolio of accounts, including Brokers, On-Line Travel Agents and Tour Operators.
Achieve quarterly and annual Revenue Sales targets
Responsible for negotiation of contractual terms.
Deliver sales presentations to key accounts
Organise and cction key accounts product training
Plan and Action client Meetings/Reviews
Work with the Companies IT departments to maximize the integration of XML systems (XML)
Assemble and collate market intelligence including travel trends, pricing, travel industry news etc
Involvement in ad-hoc company or department projects
Maintain and use existing network of industry contacts to generate new business
Identify, follow- up and arrange meetings for new business opportunities
Communicate new product developments to prospective and existing accounts
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or Travel and Tourism related field. (Required but not essential)
At least five years related experience in the travel industry.
Experience in Relationship Management
Numerically astute/numbers driven
A strong and enthusiastic personality with a history of success
Positive and persuasive
In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with excellent career opportunities, training & development, a competitive Incentive package, staff discount programme and many more.
If you believe you have the skills and experience required to succeed within this challenging role in an established organisation please APPLY NOW
Job ID 149815
# Positions 1
Category Sales - Sales
Position Type Regular Full Time