Closing Date: 18 October 2021
Location: The O2
Salary: £35,000-40,000 a year plus benefits
Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Number of roles to fill: 1
Up at The O2 (UATO2) is looking for a Travel trade manager to join their friendly and busy team.
You’ll working with the B2B market in growing our F.I.T and Groups products and helping to deliver budget targets and KPI’s, as well as maintaining existing partnerships.
Whilst planning and delivering a successful all year round travel trade strategy; you’ll monitor and report on sales, targets and opportunities in line with objectives and financial budgets.
You’ll continue to develop and promote the existing education and concierge programme to help deliver admissions and revenue; and manage and deliver the integration of third parties and agencies in to fully digital experience and streamline booking and invoicing processes for both internal stakeholders and external customers.
And you’ll work on short term and long term strategies for new attractions and opportunities on-site and promote the on-site destination offering and integrate in to UATO2 sales process and promotions.
We’re looking for someone who has previous experience of working in a visitor attraction or leisure orientated business, with seasonal visitor number variations. You’ll have Travel Trade and leisure experience and be sales and target driven.
Highly organised with the ability to manage a varied workload and prioritise accordingly; you‘ll be a team player who can build strong working relationships with internal departments and external businesses.
With a good knowledge of the UK and European trade, groups, concierge and education market; you’ll have a willingness to attend evening events both UK and internationally as required.
You’ll have strong upselling and negotiating skills; be commercially astute with ability to identify potential partners and revenue; and be able to produce financial reports and presentations.
We’ll give you all the training in our systems, policies and procedures and the way we work at AEG so that you’ll need to be set up for success.
Where: You’ll be based at The O2, Peninsula Square, London SE10 0DX.
So why apply?
AEG is an inclusive organisation where we value everybody’s contribution. We empower and trust our people to do the right thing. We go the extra mile, for our customers and each other, every time. We are always open to new ideas and respect all opinions. We support and bring out the best in each other. We really value our people and inspire them to be the best in class, always!
You can find out about our Vision and Values here: https://careers.aegeurope.com/our-values
To find out about our benefits visit: https://careers.aegeurope.com/life-at-aeg
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