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Sales Manager Belux at Costa / AIDA Cruises - Homebased


Job ID: 51043
Job Views: 945
Location: Home based
Sector: Cruise & Ferries
Contract: Fixed: full-time
Posted: 11.23.2017

Job Description


Company description:
Costa Crociere is part of the Carnival Corporation & plc group, the world's leading cruise ship operator. In 2016 Carnival Corporation & plc group was the largest cruise company with a global market share of 48% based on the number of guests carried and a leading provider of vacations to all major cruise destinations throughout the world.
Costa Crociere , headquartered in Genoa, comprises the brands Costa Crociere and AIDA Cruises. It has the largest fleet of all European cruise ship operators, with a total of 26 ships in service, plus another 6 new ships to be delivered. In Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Benelux Costa Crociere is a leading cruise company.

Job description:
We are looking for a charismatic networker and results-oriented Sales Manager to further grow Costa & AIDA's leading position in the Belgium and Luxemburg region.

The job includes:
- Extensive travelling to maintain relationships with our partners and to further build the business.
- Develop account plans and marketing/promotional strategies.
- Offers preparation, negotiation and follow up to ensure the best profitability on each project.
- Make presentations to small/large audience.
- Analyze and interpret data; monitor and react to the business opportunities and trends.
- Support the wholesale team as needed.
- Other responsibilities as the role and business evolves.

This is a demanding and challenging account, but the opportunities for learning and exposure are substantial.
The position reports to the General Manager based in Amsterdam, as part of the Benelux and Scandinavian team with HQ in Amsterdam.

Job Requirements


Job Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree in tourism, e-commerce, business, marketing or related field.
- Fluent in French, Dutch, English is mandatory. German would be an advantage.
- Home-based in Belgium and ready to travel within Belgium and Luxemburg and occasionally to Italy and The Netherlands upon business requirements.
- Minimum of 3-5 years of proven Sales&Marketing experience within the Belgium travel industry.
- Must have excellent verbal / written communication skills.
- Must have strong organizational and analytic skills.
- Ability to multi-task.
- Ability to display the highest level of personal integrity, take responsibility for personal and organizational results, and proactively develop greater ability.
- Must be proficient (but not limited to) in Excel and Powerpoint.

Offer: 
Competitive salary, including company car, fuel card, mobile phone, home office allowance...

Interested?
Please send your CV to: jeroen.vandervelde@freshfield.be or call him for further information on 02/719.03.55.