Position Description

Sales Manager, Travel
Location Paris, France
Job Code 373
# of Openings 1
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Travelzoo® provides our 28 million members insider deals and one-of-a-kind experiences personally reviewed by one of our deal experts around the globe. With more than 25 offices worldwide we have our pulse on outstanding travel, entertainment, and lifestyle experiences. For over 15 years we have worked in partnership with more than 2,000 top travel suppliers—our long-standing relationships allow us access to the very best deals.

Travelzoo is seeking a Sales Manager, Travel for our Paris office. The Sales Manager, Travel is responsible for expanding business in the Company’s current travel client portfolios (tour operators, travel agencies, airlines) as well as generating new business in the French market.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The Sales Manager, Travel is responsible for expanding business in the Company’s current travel client portfolios (tour operators, travel agencies, airlines) as well as generating new business in the French market.

  • Develop outstanding advertising sales relationships within the French travel industry, both via telephone and in person
  • Evangelise on behalf of Travelzoo’s 28 million members worldwide to source the very best travel deals
  • Construct and deliver campaign review presentations to senior manager or director level
  • Sell Travelzoo’s media
  • Meet or exceed quarterly sales goals, through account development and new business
  • Work with colleagues in Europe and the US to ensure that opportunities are fully leveraged and the very best content is secured
  • Represent Travelzoo at various industry events

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential Criteria

  • The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of media/advertising selling (3-5 years’ experience) and used to working in a fast paced, high growth work environment
  • A proven ability to plan, develop and execute online sales strategies (esp. flash sales)
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal communication skills with particular emphasis on presentation, analytical and sales expertise, and negotiation techniques
  • Ability to achieve results while working independently
  • Bilingual level in French and English
  • Valid full European driving licence
  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent)

Desirable Criteria

  • Knowledge of the online travel/media publishing industry would be an advantage
  • Experience working with a booking engine sales model

We offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Travel perks, including an annual stipend to experience Travelzoo’s deals
  • Systematic and individual training as well as promotion through personal coaching
  • Entrepreneurial culture with global career development
  • International mentoring programs and e-learning options
  • Outstanding working conditions and modern offices in the heart of London

 If you are a globally-minded professional who thrives in a collaborative environment and values a meaningful career, then we want to work with you!