Activity Holiday Sales Executive

Brighton, East Sussex
Up to £28,000
18 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Job Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity in the role of Activity Holiday Sales Executive has become available within the Sales Team. Sitting in the Education Division we are dedicated to selling Residential Activity Trips.

What you will be doing

  • Establish client contact over the telephone and via email
  • Handling all aspects of the booking to deliver a seamless, personalised service. Answering queries from clients on all aspects of their booking prior to confirmation
  • Generating and loading quotes using our bespoke, live reservation system
  • Converting enquiries to sales and initiate follow-up procedures to ensure successful conversion
  • Produce accurate quotation letters and invoices
  • Maintaining our in-house CRM system
  • Successful generation of revenue, margin and volume in line with individual targets
  • Proactive approach to producing and managing your call lists and other data requested by the Sales Manager including cold calling, web research and email marketing
  • Maintain up-to-date information relating to current campaigns, special offers, operational changes, product updates, competitor products and offers as required
  • Support new product development projects and market research
  • Implementing new business development activity, gathering market information and identifying decision makers for residential trips
  • Establish repeat business to aid your personal achievements within the team


What we are looking for

  • Previous sales experience preferred
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative with a desire to succeed
  • Computer literate with use of Word/Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work to and achieve set targets
  • Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise work throughout the day
  • Ability to confidently cold call and close the sale
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and oral
  • Provide and demonstrate excellent customer service skills to clients and colleagues alike
  • Ability to quickly grasp new products, marketing initiatives and hold a lateral thinking approach to sales


Working within Travelopia

Our Specialist & Activity Sector is part of Travelopia Holdings Ltd, a leading travel organisation. Operating across the globe, we’re passionate about being the best and pride ourselves on the unique and diverse range of holiday experiences we offer our customers. Our businesses combined are the world’s largest provider of specialist and experiential travel through its range of unique experiences, from private jets, polar expeditions, sailing and ski holidays and more.

Join us and in return you'll be rewarded with

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday
  • Reward scheme – on
  • Opportunity to rep abroad
  • Discounts on products & services plus late seat & accommodation offers
  • Childcare vouchers & cycle to work scheme
  • Contributory Pension scheme
  • Career progression opportunities