SPYSCAPE is a revolutionary new edutainment brand. Our mission is to empower people to see themselves and the world more clearly. Our first ‘spy museum and experience’, located in New York City, has taken the edutainment world by storm. We are now developing new locations and new products to fulfil our mission.
This is a rare opportunity for a motivated self-starter to be part of building a new global brand.
The Sales Manager is a key point of contact for the travel trade - building successful new partnerships, and maintaining existing relationships. The Sales Manager will work closely with the Director of Sales to ensure that all sales goals are met or exceeded.
Our ideal candidate has extensive industry contacts and has a strong understanding of the international tour and travel market. The role reports to the Director of Sales.
Cultivating new & existing business via sales calls and office visits. Initiating, maintaining and negotiating contracts with tour operators and 'receptive operators'. Handling incoming inquiries in a timely manner and converting to sales. Providing the highest level of customer service to all clients. Utilizing our ticketing system to make and update group reservations. Tracking all client relations through our CRM and periodic database cleanup. Attending trade shows as needed. Communicating in a timely, efficient and professional manner both internally and externally. Serving as point of contact between ticket office & group sales. Achieving and exceeding monthly sales goals. Hosting site inspections. Creating packages & partnerships with partners. Maintaining and cultivating relationships with NYC & Co and other membership organizations. Representing SPYSCAPE positively and proactively to the travel trade. Efficient and effective allocation of resources in development of new business partnerships, in line with overall sales strategy.
The Sales Manager will also need to travel from time to time to various trade shows and have a flexible schedule. As a Sales Manager, you will need to attend various evening networking events and travel and/or work occasional weekends.
Qualifications and Requirements
The successful applicant will have a strong track record of successful sales experience in the hospitality industry, >3-5 years sales experience in a fast-paced work environment.
Personal Attributes - Numerate and highly detail-oriented - Excellent communication skills - Highly collaborative, enjoys working with others - Highly-organized, diligent and an efficient multi-tasker - Self-motivated, positive and keen to learn - Flexible, willing to adapt to different working styles - Pproactive - Leads by example, encourages and motivates.
Competitive salary and benefits, based on experience
For consideration, please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to CareersNY@spyscape.com. Please reference the job title in the subject line.
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