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The Role – Expedition Sales Manager ( pdf pdf (408 KB) )

Reports to - Director of Sales - The aim of the role is to generate and maintain new business. You will be a ‘people-person’ whose outstanding school sales ability will ensure confident recruitment and retention of teacher and student teams for our amazing overseas school expeditions.

No agency calls please, direct applicants only.

The role will include but not be restricted to:

  • Business Growth and Sales
  • Proactively work to achieve (or exceed) your own agreed quarterly sales targets
  • Build an excellent and ongoing relationship with allocated Key Accounts
  • Support the company Lead Generation plan by creating opportunities for growth of new business
  • Carry out confident cold calling to targeted new schools
  • Undertake inspirational face to face sales meetings
  • Launching expeditions at school assemblies and parent-pupil presentations at both new and existing client schools, maximising numbers attending and hence booking (these may be weekday evenings or weekends)
  • Accurate updating and reporting using our Client Relationship Management system (CRM) ‘Salesforce’
  • Administrative tasks that require timely, efficient and accurate completion
  • Other tasks related to our business as required

You will:

  • Be ambitious and target driven with demonstrable sales experience
  • Be able to present inspirationally to a large audience
  • Be efficient, reliable and accurate
  • Be resilient to pressure and function efficiently when multitasking
  • Be enthusiastic with good communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Be flexible and happy to adapt to varied duties
  • Be trusted by clients and respected by colleagues
  • Represent the company with your friendly and confident personality

Training and benefits will include:

  • OTE £35-40K per annum (includes £25K basic + uncapped commission based on our current company bonus structure)
  • Full training will be given. Any previous knowledge of school expeditions abroad will be useful
  • Use of a company car (note you must have a current full driving licence)
  • Company mobile phone and laptop
  • Great outdoor clothing and equipment company staff discounts
  • Far Frontiers Expeditions has a policy of encouraging and contributing to outdoor or professional qualifications where there is a personal interest and business benefit
  • Opportunities to take periods of unpaid leave
  • Flexible working and opportunities to earn extra days leave
  • Discounted travel opportunities
Further Information
  • This role will be carried out in accordance with the current Far Frontiers staff handbook, policies and procedures
  • Annual leave must be agreed in advance as there will be restrictions based on business need
  • Our standard office hours are 40 per week
  • The office is open 0830hrs to 1700hrs Mon–Fri excluding bank holidays
  • We offer 30 days’ holiday a year inclusive of bank holidays
  • Our offices are closed for at least a full week in the Christmas/New Year period, and you will be required to take annual leave at this time
  • Like the rest of the team you will join our 24hr support team which offers out of hours telephone and/or office expedition support while our trips are abroad, which is generally during school holidays
  • You agree to sign a confidentiality clause
  • This is a full time role and carries a 6 month probation period
How do I apply?
Please send your CV, with a covering letter explaining what makes you a perfect fit for this role, to our Executive Director Jan Short on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. There will be an initial first interview with Mrs Jan Short by arrangement which can be either day time or evening. Short listed candidates will meet the Managing Director and the Sales Director from the 11 December 2017. We are aiming for an appointment start date early in the New Year 2018.

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