Manager, Strategic Account

Employer
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 17, 2017
Closes
Aug 14, 2017
Sector
Travel Agency
Role
Sales
Job Type
Freelance
Hours
Full Time
Manager, Strategic Account

Great vacations begin with great employees!

Combine your experience and sense of adventure by joining our exciting team of employees in Eastern Pennsylvania. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is pleased to offer a competitive compensation & benefits package, and excellent career development opportunities, each offering unique ways to explore the world.

Position Summary

Reports to Director, Sales (Region) and is responsible for the strategic, profitable revenue generation amongst retail travel agency and incentive accounts within specified geographic territory. Meet or exceed corporate growth goals, including Quarterly and Annual Sailed Revenue, as well as Quarterly Sailed Guests. Make sales presentations & conduct training seminars to small/large audiences to promote entire brand, specific ships, programs and destinations. Create and execute local co-op marketing and promotional programs with prioritized accounts within territory.

Career Snapshot

* Build and maintain relationships with decision-makers at current accounts within territory.

* Work with Director, Sales to analyze and develop opportunities within territory.

* Develop territory account business plans and marketing/promotional strategies for prioritized account base.

* Responsible for complete knowledge of all Royal Caribbean International products, services, and brand representation.

* Analyze sales data in order to present monthly and quarterly business reviews with prioritized accounts across territory.

* Work with other Strategic Account Manager roles, as well as National Accounts, handling HQ roll-up accounts to analyze and maximize opportunities.

* Access, analyze & communicate business booking trends with top accounts to ensure profitable growth (ROI, cost of sale, yield, retention, automation).

* Develop brand champions ensuring customers/agents are kept up to date with the latest information on itineraries, pricing, product enhancements and brand positioning.

Financial Responsibilities

* Will be responsible for managing a co-operative advertising & sales activities budget for respective territory (will vary by territory).

* Responsible for managing Travel & Entertainment budget using common cents approach.

Requirements

* High School graduate required; Bachelor's degree preferred, or combination of education and experience.

* Travel industry background preferred.

* Outside sales experience [1-3 years] strongly preferred.

* Must be aggressive, self-motivated, self-disciplined and a self-starter.

* Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

* Must have strong organizational/presentation skills.

* Proven outside sales experience required.

* Must be able to travel and live in assigned territory.

* Proficiency in communication and interpersonal skills.

* Ability to use advanced business and sales knowledge to make decisions, use sound judgment, negotiate effectively and deliver results.

* Excellent organizational and presentation skills.

* Ability to use multiple communication and interaction methods to collaborate effectively, get results with others and develop customer champions.

* Ability to display the highest level of personal integrity, take responsibility for personal and organizational results, and proactively develop greater ability.

* Travel industry experience.

* Must be proficient in communication skills including (but not limited to) Microsoft Office 365, including Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Join our team as Manager, Strategic Account. Once you click to apply below, it will take you 10-15 mins to complete our application, which will help us better qualify your candidacy. If you are being considered for this position you will hear back from us within the next 30-60 days. During this time, you can view your application status on our career site.

Join us at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., where great vacations begin with great employees!

RCL is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.Posted by StartWire

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