Sales Manager Europe (Fluent French)

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Sales Manager Europe (Fluent French)

Job description

We are a leading travel management company for the charity and academic communities and we’re proud and passionate about what we do.


We are currently looking for a French-speaking Sales Manager to identify and close new business opportunities within the European charity, non-profit and academic sectors. This role will be based in the UK combining office and home- working, and will require travel to Europe. Key area of responsibility will include:


  • Developing profitable leads through effective management of the target account list
  • Working with the VP Sales on building a target list for the designated territories
  • Developing profitable leads through effective management of an assigned target account list
  • Developing and managing a sales pipeline to enable you to consistently meet/exceed revenue and margin targets
  • Identifying all the stakeholders in prospect organisations and adopting sales strategies that meet their needs
  • Responding professionally to RFPs and managing major new bids/tenders with the bid team
  • Preparing and delivering high quality client presentations and web demonstrations to potential clients
  • Maintaining current CRM information in line with the sales policy



Requirements

  • Proven new business sales skills in a structured B2B sales solutions environment, ideally within travel management
  • Fluent French and English language skills
  • Experience in managing and responding to tenders, with the support of a bid manager
  • Experience working with travel bookers, heads of procurement, Finance Directors and C-level Executives
  • Experience of working in complex sales environments, with multiple stakeholders
  • Confidence in working in a technology-driven environment in respect to both client solutions and internal processes/applications
  • Good IT skills - particularly Excel, Word, PowerPoint and database management
  • Essential to hold a full UK driving licence



This is a great opportunity to build experience and progress within a fast-growing organisation and we offer an attractive package which includes:-


  • Competitive salary (£40k - £50k) plus bonus (OTE to £20k);
  • 24.5 days (holiday plus bank holidays), rising to 25.5 days
  • Hybrid role between office and home
  • Option to buy or sell annual leave days
  • Excellent opportunities for internal progression
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Season ticket loan
  • Discounted staff travel
  • Cycle to Work Scheme



If you are interested in the Sales Manager role and meet the criteria outlined above, then please get in touch. Our working hours are 8.45am - 5.30pm Monday – Friday and there is the option to work from either our office or your home location.


Welcome to Diversity Travel – We’re a leading travel management company for the charity and academic communities. We’re proud and passionate about what we do in helping our clients understand and save money on their travel and accommodation. We invite you to visit our company LinkedIn page https://www.linkedin.com/company/diversity-travel/ to learn more about us and what we do.

We’re proud and passionate about what we do.

We embrace diversity and treat everyone with respect and trust.

We always look to improve our products, services and ourselves.

We keep the customer at the heart of everything we do.