Job Title: Sales Manager

Location: Leinster

Salary: €50,000

Reference: LMF1393

This leading tourist destination in gorgeous Wicklow setting attracts a large international audience as well as being popular with domestic visitors. They now seek an experienced, agile Sales Manager to play a key role in the design and delivery of the strategic sales plan, setting clearly defined objectives, strategies & tactical plans to ensure long-term sustainable growth.  

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Overall responsibility for the Sales function of the business: actively engage with existing clients, attract new visitors, drive visitor numbers, increase revenue and drive yield.
  • Devise an annual sales plan.
  • Ensure systems are in place to communicate all bookings between the Sales and Operations teams.
  • Manage and build relationships with key accounts and new high-value accounts.
  • Assess sales performance data and make recommendations (visitor segmentation, channel performance) and lead strategies for specific sales activity including pricing strategies, lead generation, offers/bundles etc.
  • Assess & leverage consumer insights, business data, and KPIs to regularly inform senior management on sales channel performance and opportunities.
  • Devise & manage sales initiatives including events, asset development and other tactics to ensure long-term sustainable growth.
  • Act as an ambassador, ensuring a positive brand image is communicated across all interactions.

The ideal candidate will have at least five years’ experience as Sales Manager in a hospitality/tourism sales role with a third level qualification in Business/Sales/Tourism/Events or related discipline.  Will demonstrate exceptional sales ability and thorough understanding of the sales process with proven track record of sales success.

In addition, candidates will have/be:

  • Experience working with tourism agencies & trade partners.
  • Experience in scripting and delivering presentations at the senior level.
  • Strong business development, lead generation and conversion & revenue management experience.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills, able to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Highly skilled in offline and online sales channels, B2B and B2C sales channels across domestic and international markets.
  • Skilled at data collation and analysis.
  • A highly organised, goal-focused and target-driven person.
  • A self-starter who is equally a strong team player.

Benefits include hybrid work options, pension, Death in Service benefit, EAP program, staff discounts and memberships, Long Service Annual Leave.

If you are the consummate sales professional looking for a new challenge within a standout Irish establishment, this could be the one for you!