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District Sales Manager

Grand Circle Corporation | Boston MA 02210 USA | Full Time | Posted: 03/03/2014

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District Sales Manager - Florida

Grand Circle Corporation

 

Grand Circle Corporation is a premier direct marketer and the world leader in international travel, adventure and discovery for Americans over 50.   Headquartered in Boston, MA, we are a $600M global enterprise with 30 regional offices worldwide that employs more than 2,000 associates. 

 

Since our founding in 1958, Grand Circle has served more than two million travelers.  We have received numerous awards for our products and quality service by many of the premier industry publications including Conde’ Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure. Grand Circle has been recognized for our innovative philanthropic efforts worldwide.  We are committed to helping change the lives of our travelers, our employees, and the communities where we travel.  We encourage you to visit our websites at www.gct.com, www.oattravel.com and www.grandcirclefoundation.com.

 

Scope of Position

 

How would you like the opportunity to earn $75-$125K a year while being part of the excitement of the travel industry? If you are a confident, persuasive individual with strong prospecting, relationship building and communication skills and have a passion for international travel, we encourage you to consider working at Grand Circle/Overseas Adventure Travel (OAT).


Key Responsibilities

 

  • Identify new affinity groups
  • Acquire new accounts by prospecting, making cold calls, qualifying  leads/appointments, following up and converting groups 
  • Meet and exceed contract/sales goals in assigned territory
  • Surpass group renewal goals
  • Educate group leaders on our products
  • Secure a signed contract upon closing the sale
  • Strategize a marketing plan with each Group Leader
  • Communicate details to inside team
  • Travel 30-50% or 1-2 weeks per month

 

Qualifications

 

  • 3+ years of Travel related job history REQUIRED
  • 2 + years of outside sales history
  • Passion for international travel 
  • New business prospecting experience a must
  • Relationship building skills a must
  • Strong communicator
  • Closing skills a must 
  • Demonstrated experience working with group leaders
  • Large group presentation skills
  • Ability to travel within your assigned territory 30-50% of the time
  • Self-motivated and results driven
  • Team player

 

Benefits

 

  • Comprehensive health and dental coverage
  • 401K with company match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Company Wide Profit Incentive plan
  • Company paid Travel Training Trips and significant personal travel discounts
  • Paid Sabbatical every 5 years of employment

 

Click below to apply! 

 https://re21.ultipro.com/GRA1008/jobboard/NewCandidateExt.aspx?__JobID=780

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Location Boston, MA, 02210, United States
Industry Sectors Travel Agency
Function Management

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