Role details

French Speaking Account Manager - Travel

London   •   £40,000 - £45,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • A leading name in Business Travel is looking for an experienced Account Manager
  • A portfolio of European clients - you must be fluent in English and French

About Our Client

A leading brand in the Corporate Travel Market

Job Description

We're looking for someone to…

  • Manage a portfolio of diverse corporate clients across their core markets (UK & France) within a corporate offer
  • Negotiate European Corporate Agreements (discounted fare rate) with corporate travel managers and buyers based on the organisation's framework
  • Identify and assess incremental sales potential and establish an efficient account plan and calendar activities
  • Manage a portfolio of business Travel Management Companies in order to optimize the first class revenue and the ticket mix
  • Responsible for negotiating all Preferred Supplier Agreements with TMC within your portfolio
  • Optimize trade-offs beneficial for the organisation to ensure revenue growth and business development
  • Drive new business opportunities within the portfolio of managed Travel Management Companies

The Successful Applicant

We are looking for someone who has…

  • Experience of managing a clients portfolio on a day to day basis with strong relationship skills
  • Proven experience in conducting negotiations, influencing decision makers, understanding levers to trade off, demonstrating commercial agility to optimizing revenue
  • Good experience and knowledge of the business travel market that improve the efficiency of portfolio management and position your profile as an expert.
  • An ability to qualify prospects to transform them on clients
  • An ability to manage a strong commercial plan and a budget
  • Being a key player within a dynamic team
  • An ability to manage efficiently your time management to be able to be present with corporate, TMC and in all markets.
  • A good presence to represent in Business organisation
  • Fluent in English and in French
  • TMC distribution and technology knowledge

What's on Offer

Basic Salary up to £45,000 plus performance related bonus

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