Title: Head of Europe
Office: Singapore or Hong Kong

The Employee will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Manage the sales teams in Singapore, Hong Kong and Dubai covering all countries across Europe
  • Create and implement signature departures within Europe
  • Working with Lightfoot’s Head of Sales to ensure all those managed are reaching full potential and meeting/exceeding targets and OTE
  • Act as a senior travel designer, planning trips for clients – with your own sales and revenue targets.
  • Assist with marketing activities, including development and implementation of a sales and marketing activity plan for the delivery of agreed goals for Europe
  • Assist in the development of sales strategies
  • Source and negotiate commissionable rates with hotels and villas across Europe
  • Where necessary visit the hotels, villas and locations to vet and accurately report on such for inclusion in company marketing material
  • Conceptualising regional tours and weekend breaks
  • Manage client and supplier relationships in order to obtain new business opportunities
  • Build contact database
  • Maintain positive relationships with key clients who have travelled within Europe and have a significant impact on the success of the company
  • Attend networking opportunities and other functions for business related interests

Background Experience & Key Skills

  • A passion for the world of travel and luxury hospitality
  • Candidate requires at least 5 years travel industry experience
  • Proven sales success against set KPIs
  • Excellent destination knowledge of luxury products and luxury travel partners in Europe
  • A willingness to travel abroad
  • Ability to professionally represent the company
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, team player and willingness to be flexible in a small team, innovative thinking, ability to work under pressure, attention to detail and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Proficient with IT applications, including word, excel and outlook.

 

We offer a competitive package. Please send your CV (in English) via email to HR@lightfoottravel.com  along with a cover letter and a relevant destination travel log.