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Account Manager

Salary £28,000
Location London, Shoreditch
Role Sales
Job Type Permanent
Size 1-20
Job overview
Looking to work for a leading Travel & Tourism startup? This is a flexible working role, with great opportunities to advance your career and work with a range of property owners. Apply today and kickstart your career!
Looking for Tourism roles, Travel jobs, or Account Management jobs in London? Want to work for a leading Travel & Tourism startup? This new job could be the one for you - apply today!

Company profile - Travel Startup

In this Graduate Account Manager job in London, you will be working for a disruptive startup in the Tourism and Travel sector! Its online marketplace is number 1 for dog-friendly travel in the UK, offering options for over 17,000 dog-welcoming hotels, hound-friendly hideaways, cottages and vacation homestays for owners wanting to travel with their furry friends!

This dog-friendly startup delivers an end-to-end, personalised service for guests looking to rent out exceptional quality accommodation in the most desirable destinations. This vibrant and entrepreneurial team have big plans for expansion over the coming year and is looking to grow at pace, so there's no better time to jump on board!

It is now looking for a driven and personable Account Manager to help build and strengthen relationships with property partners across the UK - apply now!

Job description - Account Manager

By joining the Account Management function, you’ll play a crucial role in ensuring business success. The company's Property Partners are at the heart of its business. As a Junior Account Manager, will be the first point of contact for an existing portfolio of hotels, cottages, and B&Bs across the UK, helping to improve its performance and conversion rates by building strong partnerships and learning everything there is to know about their beautiful accommodation. Your ultimate goal will be to grow your accounts and increase their revenue.

As a Graduate Account Manager, you will need to be able to negotiate effectively as well as have outstanding interpersonal skills. The successful candidate will be a people person and enjoy the opportunity to meet and liaise with a variety of property owners, each with very unique needs!

Key responsibilities - Account Manager

In this Account Manager job in London, your responsibilities will include:

  • Building strong relationships with your designated portfolio of properties, to help improve their performance and conversion with the ultimate goal of driving higher revenue
  • Working with the property partners to put together an attractive holiday for customers, with exclusive packages, rates, and availability
  • Being the first point of contact for property partners, resolving all escalations of issues concerning their properties
  • Negotiating commission rates to improve margin and deliver commercial growth

  • Keeping up to date with competitor and industry activity to ensure you are constantly producing attractive and competitive offerings

  • Visiting properties to ensure standards are in line with the brand, and to improve B2B relationships

  • Providing data-driven marketing reports, both internally to key stakeholders in the business, and externally to property partners

  • Working closely with marketing to build out key advertising campaigns

Job requirements - Account Manager

  • A recent graduate from a relevant degree course

  • Ideally some experience as a travel agent or in a sales or product role

  • Good geographical knowledge of the UK

  • Experience in negotiation with key decision makers would be a bonus

  • An analytical approach, combined with strong commercial insight and attention to detail

  • Outstanding interpersonal, communication, and presentations skills via email, telephone, and face-to-face

  • Taking ownership in driving results and a strong desire to exceed targets

  • Effective prioritisation, initiative, time management, and self-motivation skills

  • Ideally, have your own car and driving license with a willingness to occasionally travel to hotels for face-to-face meetings

Benefits of the job - Account Manager

  • Competitive graduate salary of £28,000 + 20% bonus structure (uncapped)
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pets in the office!
  • Regular charity activities
  • Hybrid working
  • Quarterly socials
  • Summer & Christmas parties
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Electric car scheme

Looking for Account Management jobs and for Sales jobs in London? If you're a driven graduate with an interest in the Travel & Tourism sector, apply for this Account Manager job today!

Give A Grad a Go is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith, disability or other. We are continually finding ways to improve the way we work, read our Diversity and Inclusion promise for more information about this.

Megan Pease
Key Account Manager