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Account Manager (Corporate Travel)

  • Job added:   24 June 2016
  • Salary :   £35,000 - £40,000 basic £50,000 OTE
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Reference :   JN -102015-925

Account Manager (Corporate Travel) – London & South East

  • £35,000 - £45,000 Basic Salary depending on experience
  • £55,000 OTE uncapped
  • Company Car
  • 25 Days Holiday
  • Pension
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Phone & Laptop

Our client is a leading international vehicle rental company who operate in more than 100 countries and have a customer base spanning both private and business travellers. Due to their continued growth and ambitious growth plans they have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, driven, motivated and tenacious relationship builder and account manager. The successful candidate will work extremely closely with the highly experienced and knowledgeable senior management team who are very well respected in the industry. Our client is looking for someone with proven success of building strong commercial and strategic relationships at a corporate level and who has a working knowledge of GDS.

Looking after London & South East of the UK: 

Reporting into the Managing Director, the Account Manager (Corporate Travel) will have field based business to business account/relationship management experience preferably in the business travel industry and maintain/develop existing client relationships, grow sales and raise brand awareness for our client.

  • Generate high level of customer satisfaction through timely responses to customer needs, deliver great service and provide prompt and reliable follow-up to customer requests.
  • Develop the trading and interpersonal relationships with the account base to deliver company goals for sales and profit.
  • Conduct timely and targeted visits and sales calls to customers and prospects to create and maximise continuous and profitable revenue.
  • Manage and develop effective working relationships at all levels and relevant functions within the major accounts, ensuring our clients senior team members are also connected to key individuals.
  • Negotiate trading terms in line with contractual agreements.
  • To be the principle point of contact internally and externally.
  • Self-generate leads for the sales team by building strong commercial relationships with business travel account directors.
  • Deliver proposals, presentations and reports to Account Directors.
  • Build corporate relationships and maximise revenue and profit potential with existing customers.
  • To maintain and develop relationships through networking and attending customer events.
  • Organise and manage own diary and workload for maximum efficiency and output.
  • Negotiate trading terms in line with contractual agreements.

Desired Skills & Experience

 In addition to this, the Account Manager will be:

  • A strong presenter and communicator.
  • The ability to plan and ensure their time is managed efficiently.
  • Candidates that have a proven history of over achieving.
  • Strong negotiating, reporting and commercial skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Computer literate (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and have a positive and enthusiastic attitude.
  • A self-starter who is comfortable working remotely and managing their diary effectively.
  • An excellent negotiator who can balance the requirements of both the company and the client to achieve results.
  • Confident and articulate in all forms of communication and is able adapt their style to suit each situation or audience.
  • Full UK driving licence and prepared to travel extensively across London & South East.

How To Apply

Call Mark Walker on either 01494 590443 or 07701 283045.

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