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Sales Coordinator, Travel Trade

CA-AB-Canmore
1 week ago
Job ID # (iCIMS)
2017-9328
# of Openings
1
Job Posting Categories
Sales

Overview

We wake every day to greet glaciers, mountain peaks and turquoise lakes. At Pursuit, we live the dream. We’re united by an intrinsic love of exploring that can’t be confined by physical borders. Together, Pursuit team members and guests create inspiring memories they’ll share with their friends and families for years to come. It’s all about sharing our amazing destinations. 

We have gathered a collection of adventure travel experiences, each of them thoughtfully united by their power to inspire and invigorate. As a brand, Pursuit weaves elements of wonder and amazement across our range of awe-inspiring experiences. 

  • Our Vision is to be the world’s leading provider of experiential adventure travel.
  • Our Mission is to connect guests and staff to iconic places through unforgettable, inspiring experiences. 

Responsibilities

The successful candidate provides administrative support through effective communication for the Travel Trade Sales Managers. This position reports to the Acting Director of Sales, Travel Trade. Responsibilities include;

  • Acts as a support contact in the absence of the Travel Trade Sales Managers for colleagues and clients
  • Support and assist the Travel Trade Sales Managers in all customer requests and follow up
  • Assist with client reporting including client history, monthly and quarterly reports, and additional reporting as required
  • Coordinate sales contracts including timely follow-up and approval by Sales Managers
  • Coordinate tradeshows, including client profiles and sales materials
  • Maintain sales database and client information in SalesForce
  • Organize and participate in familiarization tours, receptions, site visits, and other events as required
  • Control and issuance of International promotional giveaways and prize letters
  • Assist and support other coordinators with the goal of creating a cohesive team environment
  • Assist with tasks and requests for all markets, in the absence of other coordinators
  • Responsible for administrative and sales support, reporting or other documentation for the sales & marketing team

Qualifications

  • Possess knowledge of the tourism business, including industry organizations and large private industry influences
  • Knowledge of the trends and characteristics of visitor markets
  • A degree or diploma, preferably in marketing /business, with a minimum of three years related business experience
  • An independent worker, self-starter, assertive attributes
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, with the ability to see multiple projects and tasks through to completion on a timely basis
  • Ideally possess tourism related business experience but consumer products experience would be acceptable
  • A detail oriented person, who possesses strong administration and organization skills with a team approach on all projects
  • Computer literate, comfortable with Microsoft Office package with a willingness to learn new programs
  • Familiarity with SalesForce an asset
  • Must be able to work some overtime and enjoy working with a team in a busy, fast-paced environment

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