Director of Sales Travel / Tourism

Job Title:
Director of Sales Travel / Tourism
Job Location:
Midwest
Relocation:
No
Position Level:
Director
Position Report To:
Executive VP of Sales
Position Responsibilities:
  • Energetic outside sales professional in high-end international travel company
  • Meet or exceed established sales goals
  • Develop and maintain a network of existing and new clientele through outbound sales calls in order to build relationships
  • Communicate and advocate product and price value in support of successful conversions
  • Demonstrate competency of destination knowledge
  • Collaborate with internal departments to facilitate booking process and sales
Percent Travel:
75%
Direct Reports:
Yes
Experience Required:
  • Associate or Bachelor degree preferred or equivalent experience
  • High School diploma required
  • Two years travel industry experience preferred
  • Two years of sales experience preferred

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an emphasis on telephone sales
  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills and ability to multi task
  • Strong worldwide geographic, destination, cultural and world affairs knowledge
  • Intermediate computer skills required (Microsoft Office) and ability to quickly master new technologies
  • Good judgment and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
Education Required:
BS/BA pref.
Other Remarks: