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Japan Business Travel - Account Executive

  • Up to £28,000
  • Permanent
  • Central London
  • Ref: 19544

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Your New Job Title:  Japan Business Travel - Account Executive
Your New Salary:      Up to £28,000
Status:                     Fulltime/ Permanent
Location:                London, Zone 1
Skills:                      MICE, group tour, Business travel, Japan

Who you'll be working for:
Our client, travel operator is looking for an account executive to maintain good relationships with clients.
The main duty of the role is selling /organising group packages and MICE products to clients. Obtain new clients.

What you'll be doing each day:
- Prepare action plans and identify specific targets
- Present and sell our services to current and potential clients
- Create travel plans in accordance with client’s requirement
- Research the best option for the hotels, where to visit and what/where to eat etc
- Take quotations for flights, entertainment and events, accommodation, meeting rooms, transfer etc
- Prepare presentations, proposals, quotations and sales contracts
- Follow up potential clients to receive the order
- Negotiation with suppliers to meet the clients’ needs for the tour
- Follow up for the collection of payment/making invoices
- Tour Escort (ie 1 week travel with the group in Japan) if needed
- Sales calls/visits to obtain new clients

The skills you need to succeed:
- Ability of speaking/writing in English and Japanese at business level
- Prepare presentations using PowerPoint, Excel or Word
- Business trips might be required (both UK and abroad)
- Excellent communication skills with fluent spoken and written English/Japanese (business level)
- Experience in the Travel industry, especially in Sales and Operation for few years at least
- Knowledge of advertising and sales promotion techniques
- Ability to develop new business
- Good time management skills
- Persuasive
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Able to work under pressure
- Pay attention to small details

We would be grateful if you could send your CV as a Word document. If your application is successful, you will be contacted within 7 days. We regret that due to the high volume of applications we receive we cannot provide feedback on individual CVs. Please note that we can only consider candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are able to provide relevant supporting documentation.

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